The following resources can be used as references for different areas / topics of home inspections and home ownership. Many of these resources are linked to from our inspection reports for the purpose or providing far more detail than can be provided in an inspection report.
The above chart details the predicted average life expectancy of appliances, products, materials, systems and components.
This Guide answers important questions about radon and lung cancer risk, as well as answering questions about testing and mitigation for anyone buying or selling a home.
Having your home “inspection ready” for potential buyers helps promote a sense of confidence and comfort, which can increase the likelihood of a smooth path to closing. We’ve created a list to help you out!
This handbook contains information you should know about Minnesota’s groundwater, well construction and protection, well operation and maintenance, and well water safety and testing.
This document is a prescriptive guide for the do’s and don’t of residential deck construction.
If your home was built between 1930 and 1977, there’s a good chance it may contain asbestos materials in one or more locations. This guide from Asbestos.com does a great job of answering many of the frequently asked questions you might have.
This document contains general guidelines and codes for the construction of residential decks in Minnesota.
This information will help you protect your family’s health and one of your largest investments: your home.
This short article from Schneider Electric provides the reasoning for why neutral conductors must be isolated in our panelboards.