HVAC Tips

HVAC Inspections

We spoke about the importance of getting an HVAC inspection. An HVAC inspection is a process of examining the ventilation, heating, and air conditioning systems in a home. A home inspection is non-invasive, which means that home inspectors cannot damage the house. We do NOT take off panels and remove compressors for HVAC inspections, which …

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HVAC Inspection

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

This thermostat is in a brand new construction home and was working when I tested it at the beginning of the interior portion of the isnpection. At some point, however, I heard the HVAC switch off and when I checked the thermostat, it had gone completely blank and did not respond to any touch commands. …

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thermostat

Crawl Space 101

The crawl space is one of the most crucial areas a home inspector should inspect. This particular opening isn’t exactly large, but trust us, our inspector Rick has gotten into MUCH smaller spaces (attic openings are especially fun!). A home’s crawl space often contains HVAC components, exposed plumbing pipes, insulation, and vapor barriers and/or other …

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inside the crawl space
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