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There is a huge Home and Garden show at Island Grove Park in Greeley, on Feburary 26, 27, 28th. This is the 27th annual show and there is always a big turn out. 20,000+ people. There will be lots of vendors, give aways and workshops. Free admission. Sposored by the Greeley Tribune.
02/09/2010
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I just picked up a radon test last week from a home in Platteville, Co. The results were 26.4 pCi/L. The EPA recommends that you take action at levels over 4 pCi/L. It was a little sad for me because the occupants did not know what radon is and they had the basement set up as a play area for the ...
02/07/2010
Seller's Pre-Listing Inspections   Eventually, your buyers are going to conduct an inspection. You may as well know what they are going to find by getting there first.  Having an inspection performed ahead of time helps in many other ways: It allows you to see your home through the eyes of a crit...
02/05/2010
Brian Persons Earns Certified Master Inspector® Designation Greeley, Colorado, Front Range Home Inspections is pleased to announce that Brian Persons is now credentialed as a Certified Master Inspector (CMI)®, which is the inspection industry's top professional designation.   The Master Inspector...
02/02/2010
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Aging in Place By Nick Gromicko and Rob London     "Aging in place" is the phenomenon describing senior citizens' ability to live independently in their homes for as long as possible. Those who age in place will not have to move from their present residence in order to secure ne...
01/28/2010
I just Inspected a house with polybutylene plumbing and it has thrown my client into a predicament . They canceled the contract on another property because the driveway was going to need replaced and the water main checked. They sold their current home, and need something soon.If this would have ...
01/27/2010
That's a lot of money for only a few hours' work! by Nick Gromicko Founder, International Association of Certified Home Inspectors      If you've been in the inspection business for a while, you've probably heard one of your clients say, "That's a lot of money for only a few hour...
01/07/2010
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By Nick Gromicko, Rob London and Kenton Shepard     The pine beetle, also known as the mountain pine beetle, is an insect native to the forests of western North America. Periodic outbreaks routinely kill large stretches of pine forest and are a concern for homeowners in certain mountainous region...
01/07/2010
The term "manufactured home" was adopted in 1980 by the the U.S. Congress to describe a type of house that is constructed in a factory to comply with a building code developed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In the past, manufactured homes were called "mobile homes," a t...
01/07/2010
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Lead Facts Did you know the following facts about lead?   FACT: Lead exposure can harm young children and babies even before they are born. FACT: Even children who seem healthy can have high levels of lead in their bodies. FACT: You can get lead in your body by breathing or swallowing lead dust,...
01/07/2010
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