3 Choices to Replace Non-grounded 2-Prong Outlets

If your home has an older 2 wire electrical system, it most likely is not  grounded properly. It also may not be capable of delivering the power loads needed by today’s device standards. This 2-wire system was often used in  knob-and-tube (K&T) wiring which was commonly used between 1880 – 1930’s. Knob-and-tube wiring was insulated Read more about 3 Choices to Replace Non-grounded 2-Prong Outlets[…]

MN Smoke Detector & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Where do I put smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in my MN home? All to often I see people updating their smoke alarm  and carbon monoxide detector requirements only when their are getting ready to sell their home. MN Smoke Detector and CO Alarm Law- 1)  place a smoke detector  in every bedroom 2)  one in Read more about MN Smoke Detector & Carbon Monoxide Alarms[…]

The 5 Most Common Causes for Flat Roof Leaks

Flat roofs are most commonly found during Commercial Building Inspections. These are the places we look during a flat roof building inspection. Poor drainage areas- if there is nowhere for rain to drain, or snow to melt,  your roof acts like a pool. Breakage and damage will occur much faster in roofs with a poor Read more about The 5 Most Common Causes for Flat Roof Leaks[…]

Minnesota Ice Dams On Roof Inspection

Fall is here! It is almost time to clean your gutters of falling leaves and soil. Winter will undoubtedly bring ice  build up on your roof if your home has a poorly insulated attic. If you can’t add insulation at this time, it will still greatly help if you clear your gutters of debris. Ice dams will Read more about Minnesota Ice Dams On Roof Inspection[…]

MN Home Inspector is Worth the Cost

Did you know that the average home was sold for only 94% -96% of the listed price in 2015. Obtaining a detailed home inspection will most likely provide good reasons to renegotiate the asking price. With average home sales in the 7- County Twin Cities area being about $224, 000 you may be able to Read more about MN Home Inspector is Worth the Cost[…]