In a closed-cell foam, the gas forms discrete pockets, each surrounded completely by the solid foam material. In an open-cell foam, the gas pockets connect with each other.
Summer is almost here, and with the onset of warmer weather upon us, making sure our outdoor gathering spaces are safe becomes a priority.
The mentality is in favor of taking risk because property values are quickly rising, but the reality is buyers don’t understand how expensive what they don’t see could get.
Marketing is one of the most significant factors in starting a home inspection business. Though it can be costly up front, complicated and sometimes frustrating, marketing will ensure a home inspection business will grow and prosper.
While statistics vary, clothes dryers cause thousands of fires in U.S. homes every year, and many people are injured—even die—as a result.
We have all heard about incidents with carbon monoxide (CO). Many home inspectors are not familiar with the sources or the “acceptable” exposure levels.
Kevin Mathers realized he had made the right choice in picking American Home Inspectors Training Institute the day he took his state licensing test.
Home inspectors can help keep people safe by making sure heating systems, a common source of CO poisoning, are in good working order.
Keeping a home warm during the cold winter can be expensive and energy-consuming. But you can suggest things homeowners can do—even if they’re not handy— to reduce those costs and save energy.
Having a home inspection done can make the real estate transaction go smoother. But what about ways to make the home inspection itself a smoother process?