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Fungus Amongus
Tales From The Crawl Space
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This weeks edition of TFCS takes us once again to that dark, damp, dank nether region of the house known as the crawlspace. Some may refer to this area as the big unknown, because literally anything can happen down there. As a home inspector it's not uncommon to run nose to nose with a not so cartoonish version of Pepe Le Pew. And let us not forget snakes. I hate snakes. Spiders. Hornets. Sewage. Oh My! So grab your overalls and miners light and let's head down south.
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Last Updated on Saturday, 14 September 2013 22:18
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Running On Your Belly
Tales From The Crawl Space
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Have you ever ran on your belly?

I didn't know it was possible until last week. A real estate agent calls me for a last minute home inspection on a home in the La Mesa area. Apparently the home inspector that the realtor typically uses had backed out last-minute. So it was Housecall to the rescue. I agree to do the inspection, jump in my van and off I go. While en route the realtor offers me a lockbox code and tells me that nobody else will be visiting the property and that I could just do the home inspection and report back to her my findings. Common enough, I thought. Often times when I'm doing home inspections I'm the only one at the home. And that brings us to an important point.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 26 January 2012 21:54
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Slip Sliding Away
Tales From The Crawl Space
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Today's home inspection was on a vacant home in the San Diego State area just off of College Avenue. The client was most interested in having a visual Foundation Inspection done as they had already completed their standard home inspection. The area where the home is located consists of homes built in the 1930s and 40s and most of the homes have been upgraded or maintained meticulously. This particular home was in various stages of being remodeled, the wood floors had been sanded and partially refinished, and some of the doors had been replaced. The garage had been converted, and there was a permit card in the basement indicating that the city of San Diego had been out to verify that this conversion was done properly.
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Last Updated on Friday, 06 May 2011 14:34
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