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Gutter & Downspout

Gutter & Downspout

DID YOU KNOW? Cleaning your gutter regularly and connecting downspouts to piping that will carry the water to a sloping final grade ≥ 5 ft. from the foundation protects your home from the damage caused by runoff water and prevent water from coming into the basement? Foundation damage: The main...

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Wood Destroying Insects

Wood Destroying Insects

Did you know that wood-destroying insects and other organisms can cause serious problems in the wooden structural components of a house, and may go undetected for a long period of time? TYPE, WHERE, AND CLIMATE? Termites, both subterranean termites and drywood termites, carpenter...

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Lessons Fill House of Horrors

Lessons Fill House of Horrors

Special to Press Enterprise ONE OF THE existing training sites dubbed “House of Horrors” is shown. The sample houses are built with 1,000 deliberate errors to test the skills of building inspectors in training. Inspector building errors into home to test trainees’ skills By SUSAN SCHWARTZ Press...

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