Stone Siding Installation Defects

- Of course, leaving a 4″ gap at the ground isn’t the prettiest looking thing in the world, but there is a solution; simply have the weep screed terminated at least 4″ above the ground, and have another layer of masonry veneer installed below it, as shown in the diagram below. ..More

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Missing Knockouts

- For Truth-in-Housing evaluations, openings in the front of an electric panel are required repair items in Minneapolis, Bloomington, Hopkins, Robbinsdale, and South Saint Paul. .  They’re considered a hazard in Saint Paul ..More

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Are ‘Hot Roofs’ allowed in Minnesota?

-  Also, on old one-and-one-half story homes with no soffits or very short soffits, adding proper soffit ventilation can be difficult or impossible. 8 per inch, while fiberglass batt insulation is about half that, and it’s nearly impossible to install properly.   Foam insulation makes for a perfect seal – no gaps, no air leakage, no attic bypasses.   Sprayed Polyurethane foam insulation has an R-Value of 6. . What are the benefits? Closed-cell spray foam has a higher insulating value (R-Value) than anything else.   If ductwork is located in the attic space it won’t need to be insulated, eliminating a lot of energy loss ..More

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Top 20 Home Inspection Photos from 2012

-  Don’t ask us how we know.   DO NOT test the oven if you ever come across this defect – a huge fireball will shoot out when you open the door, which will singe your hair and give you half a heart attack. . Exploding Range – what happens when you take a range designed for natural gas and install it in a home with LP gas?  You create an explosion hazard ..More

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A New Attic Problem with New Construction Homes

-   What better way to get low voltage wires from the basement to the attic?  The only problem is that some installers seem to forget that this is another attic bypass that will leak warm air in to the attic.  The other end of this tube is located in the basement utility room, near the data cable box – they call this a data tube or a tech tube, and I think it’s a great idea. . This localized warm spot on the roof is the result of a tube that was fed in to the attic as a chaseway for future wires, such as satellite cables or antenna cables ..More

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