May 9, 2017

Electricity is an essential part of our lives. However, it has the potential to cause great harm. Electrical systems will function almost indefinitely, if properly installed and not overloaded or physically abused. Electrical fires in our homes claim the lives of 485 A...

May 6, 2017

Clothes dryers evaporate the water from wet clothing by blowing hot air past them while they tumble inside a spinning drum. Heat is provided by an electrical heating element or gas burner. Some heavy garment loads can contain more than a gallon of water which, during t...

April 29, 2017

This is a common question we get during a home inspection, "What is that dial next to the Thermostat?"

It is a Humidistat.  To simplify it is a sensor designed to control humidity in a home.  In our opinion it should always be left in the on position or bypassed. I'll e...

March 25, 2017

The purpose of this article is twofold. First, at InterNACHI, we’d like you to take measures to keep your garage free from fire. Fortunately, there are ways this can be done, some of which are described below. Secondly, garage fires do happen, and we’d like you to make...