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I enjoy seeing all the interesting things that are found in the dark places of a home ,where realtors and sellers hardly ever go. This is why we are hired. To go places where few will venture, and bring light to the buyer. These are some fun pictures, Thanks Charles I have found all sorts of thin...
Well , I checked my email this morning and received this youtube video from my dad. Pretty interesting. I inspect homes in short sales and forclosures all the time. People are always worried about finding problems and not being able to get the bank to do anything about. After seeing this video, y...
This is why it is a good idea to have new homes inspected. Not all contractors are the same and I have found many homes like this from the over building done in this area at the begining of the decade.OK, I may be a Led Zeppelin fan and this post may not exactly be going to heaven, but it might j...
Homes being constructed today are more energy-efficient than those built even just a few years ago, primarily due to significant improvements in building products and techniques, as well as development of high-performance heating and cooling systems and other appliances. At InterNACHI, we believe...
by Nick Gromicko and Rob London Bed bugs are small, flightless, rust-colored parasites that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded animals. Inspectors should learn the telltale signs of these pests and be capable of providing information to their clients.   Bed bugs were diminished to...
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I performed a lot of inspections last week, and I noticed a common theme in the reason people were buying and selling. That reason was down sizing. With the current economy, some found that they were living beyond their means and needed a smaller more efficient home.Some had a bigger home used fo...
I often run across slow moving drains during an inspection. This bit of information could be helpful to most homeowners. I is far less costly than a service call. Thanks BrianWe have lived for over 3 years in an old apartment building and the sink in the bathroom doesn't drain!   We removed the p...
Electrical Safety 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 Americans e...
My last four clients have told me that the Realtor told them "you don't need an inspection on this house". Are they crazy or just trying to make a quick buck at the clients expense. It turned out that all of these properties had considerable issues. This seems somewhat unethical for a Realtor to ...

Brian Persons

Certified Master Inspector/Associate Broker
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Inspecting Northern Colorado for over 20 years