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2023 

Home inspectors in New Jersey often inspect properties with wood retaining walls. As home inspectors we often find problems with these wood tie walls such as wood rot, water damage, insect damage and inadequate construction.  Often these walls are built over masonry, pavers, or stone walls becaus...
08/25/2023
As home inspectors in New Jersey, we still come across electrical panel boxes that are made by the Zinsmeyer company. These panels were installed in homes in the 1950's to the 1970's. Zinsco electrical panels were both used in residential and commercial applications and their appeal was their low...
08/18/2023
New Jersey home inspectors should be on the lookout for powder post beetles while performing the wood destroying insect piece of the home inspection. Termites and carpenter ants get most of the attention however we can't forget the powder post beetle which can cause havoc to a wood stricture over...
08/13/2023
NJ Home inspectors often discover mold growth in attic of the homes they are inspecting. Attics are an important portion of the home often being used for storage and sometimes having the homes mechanicals such as furnaces and water heater units. Mold in attics can be a significant health hazard f...
08/06/2023
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