by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard Provided by InterNachi Bathroom ventilation systems are designed to exhaust odors and moist air to the home's exterior. Typical systems consist of a ceiling fan unit connected to a duct that terminates at the roof. Fan Function The fan may be ... » Learn More about Bathroom Ventilation Ducts and Fans
by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard History Between approximately 1965 and 1973, single-strand (solid) aluminum wiring was sometimes substituted for copper branch-circuit wiring in residential electrical systems due to the sudden escalating price of copper. After a ... » Learn More about Inspecting Aluminum Wiring
Knob-and-Tube wiring (K&T) was an early standardized method of electrical wiring in buildings, in common use in North America from about 1880 to the 1940s. The system is considered obsolete and can be a safety hazard, although some of the fear associated with it is undeserved. InterNACHI ... » Learn More about Knob-and-Tube Wiring In Your Home?
As we transition from autumn to winter, add these steps into your home maintenance routine! ... » Learn More about Winter Home Maintenance Checklist
Your Drinking Water Quality The United States has one of the safest water supplies in the world. However, national statistics don’t tell you specifically about the quality and safety of the water coming out of your tap. That’s because drinking water quality varies from place to place. This ... » Learn More about Drinking Water Quality