THE IMPORTANCE OF THE TPR VALVE

I’m sitting here in a hotel in Cleveland, Ohio the night before we begin our final preparations for our Franchisee Summit. This is an event that happens about every 18 months. As the National Technical Leader and Director of Education for the Inspect-It 1st franchise, I’ve been through this many times before. In a couple …

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SIMPLE ELECTRONIC GARAGE DOOR MAINTENANCE

Introduction The vast majority of homes that I inspect include garages with electronic garage door openers. The average-size home has a two-car garage door. There are a few different types of garage doors and electronic openers. For the purpose of this Blog, I am focusing on standard, hinged, overhead garage doors that use an overhead …

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WHY “SPRAY & PRAYS” MUST BE INSPECTED

Over the course of the last few years, I’ve coined the term “Spray & Pray” to describe properties that are bought by “flippers”. The term comes from my impression that the property is painted (sprayed on the inside) and then the flippers pray that they make it through the inspection period. Flippers are real estate …

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