Home Inspection

The homeowners might not be in a good position to differentiate between issues in the old and new houses when conducting their regular home inspection. There are some issues which need to be checked by the experts such as electrical repairs while the homeowners themselves can do others. The simple maintenance issues done by the homeowners help in saving cost. These are those repairs which can be done easily such as replacement of bulbs.
These are some of the areas that require being addressed while conducting the home inspection.

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You should have a solid throne toilet but not the swivel or rocking chair one. Any loosening of the toilet flange causes damage might lead to leakages in the sewerage system. Replacement of the wax seal as well as resetting of the toilet should be done on those toilets which rock when seated on. This is a simple task that any homeowner can do as it is only the wax ring that is needed.

 

Leaking sinks

Leaks which occur under the sinks are a common problem in the plumbing system. Some of these leaks are difficult to be noticed. This is best done by putting the sink’s stopper in and then filling it up. Allow the excess water to flow through the overflow drain. The plug is then pulled once the sink is full. Carefully observe the flow of water under the sink by use of a flashlight. Any leakages below the sink are indicated by the dripping down of water. This problem is rectified by replacing the drain piping or by tightening things up.

Furnaces

If you have not changed your AC filter or furnace soon, then it is the high time to replace it. You should always ensure that there is enough fuel in the tank when inspection of the furnace is being done. You should also check on the condition of the pilot lights in your appliances.

Light bulbs

This is anoaafgnbvfdrkftgfdfther issue that should be inspected by the homeowner. Ensure that all the bulbs are working and the house is well lit. Besides, ensure that all the lighting system in the basement is in good condition. Any bulb that is not working should be replaced.

 

Attics

The attic should be inspected regularly. Always ensure that its insulation is in good condition. Focus mainly on the areas around the bathroom vent fans and the electrical boxes. Any blown in insulation should be replaced. You are advised to wear the protective clothing such as dust mask and goggles when you are doing this maintenance.…

The Benefits Of Living Green

Some people lose their jobs when the country’s economy is not doing well. Energy challenges are among the issues facing people in these days. The increased usage of oil and coal technologies as a source of energy has led to a lot of emissions which is doing a lot of harm to the environment.

Additionally, a lot of money is spent on these sources of energy. Going green with other clean and renewable sources of energy is the best alternative. This would help in solving some of the environmental issues caused by the emission of CFCs. Examples of these technologies include the wind and solar power.

Here are the main benefits of green living

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Most of the people are dependent on the services provided by the various electricity and gas companies. You can install your own wind or solar power to avoid overdependence on the power companies.

 

Freedom of usage

Bothe the wind and solar energy are provided for free by nature. You should make an effort of putting up mills or panels for generating power for your home if you are living in allocation where the two sources are available. This will allow you to use power without having to pay anything. The two sources of energy are eco-friendly since they do not release any emissions to the environment.

Reducing your power bills are you tired of paying huge power bill at the end of each month? The fact is that both gas and electricity are costly. You need to shift to both wind and solar technologies to power your hose. This will help you in saving a lot of money. This source of power will also prevent you from running out of power from time to time.

Saving the earth

There are some people who do not cawegdsdtdghertre about the environment. You need to take care of the environment for the future generation. Imagine how you could be living if the old generation polluted the Mother Nature. Your lives could be in a total mess. Renewable and clean sources of energy will help you in saving the planet from destruction. The production of CFCs has led to intense climate change as well as global warming.

 

Boosting the homes’ overall value

Greener homes are better as they promote good health as wee as lowering your month’s utility bills. The future of the eco-friendly houses looks very promising. Green homes are more likely to attract home buyers when selling your home. Such a home can be sold for a higher price.…