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...

April 22, 2017

Carpeted bathrooms are bathrooms that have carpeted floors instead of traditional floor surfaces, such as tile or vinyl. Despite their tendency to foster mold and bacteria, carpets are sometimes installed in residential bathrooms for aesthetic purposes. Carpets should...

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...