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Electrical panel inspections

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By : John Martino | In : Home Inspections

Electrical panel boxes contain circuit breakers or fuses that act as over current protection devices for the electrical circuits that are installed in the home. If electrical current exceeds the capacity of the wire to carry it safely the circuit breaker will trip and stop electrical current from flowing. This can help to avoid a house fire and electrical shock. (more…)

Backdrafting and home inspections

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By : John Martino | In : Home Inspections

Back drafting is the condition where flue gas enters the living space rather then exit through the venting system of a combustion appliance. The majority of heating appliances and water heaters use room air rather then draft fans. Back drafting is one of the conditions that a professional home inspector will look for while performing your home inspection. (more…)

Keep garage fires from spreading

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By : John Martino | In : Home Inspections

Garage fires can occur, There are measures that you can take to limit the possibility of a fire in your attached garage from spreading to your home. At least you will have more time to escape the home in the event of a fire. A good home inspector will look for these necessary safety measures. (more…)

Simple steps to save on energy bills

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By : John Martino | In : Home Inspections

Improving your existing heating system may be less expensive and advantageous then buying an entire new heating system. Doing regular maintenance and adding small upgrades can make your older heating system more efficient and more cost effective to operate. Preventative and regular maintenance is the most important thing that you can do to make sure your heating equipment operate efficiently. (more…)

Buying a house is one of life’s biggest decisions. Before you close, you’ll want a professional inspection of the house to ascertain its true condition. John Martino is a formally trained New Jersey home inspector and member of the American Society of Home Inspectors...ReadMore