Biowall Inspection

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Biowalls — also referred to as living walls, vertical gardens, green facades, and green walls — are interior or exterior walls that are covered with living vegetation. Biowalls have practical applications for both indoor and outdoor use.

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Central Air-Conditioning System Inspection

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A building’s central air-conditioning system must be periodically inspected and maintained in order to function properly. While an annual inspection performed by a trained professional is recommended, homeowners can do a lot of the work themselves by following the tips offered in this guide.

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Attached Garage Fire Hazards

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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 sure that a fire cannot easily spread to the rest of your house.

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Air Quality in the Home

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Research has shown that the quality of indoor air can be worse than that of outdoor air. Many homes are built or remodeled more tightly, without regard to the factors that assure fresh and healthy indoor air. Our homes today contain many furnishings, appliances and products that can affect indoor air quality.

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Asbestos: Facts and Tips for Home Inspectors and Homeowners

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Asbestos is a mineral fiber that can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. From studies of people who were exposed to asbestos in factories and shipyards, we know that breathing high levels of asbestos fibers can lead to an increased risk of lung cancer in the forms of mesothelioma.

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15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

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The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask Spotlight Inspection Services during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful.

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

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Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do themselves. Of course, for homeowners who want to take advantage of the most up-to-date knowledge and systems in home energy efficiency…

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