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Guest Post From Anthem Inspections - Dave Reish

Greetings, from your friends at Anthem Inspections!

 

Topic of the day:

Ductwork

 

 Some ductwork manufactured up to the mid-nineties era of construction was deemed defective due to being prone to deterioration from radiant heat exposure. This primarily affected the outer plastic sleeve. While the ductwork itself remains mostly functional, the thermal properties of the duct becomes compromised, which in turn results in loss of efficiency, and can encourage biological growth within the duct. Ductwork in this condition should always be replaced.

 

BITS AND PIECES

Interesting facts from the world of home inspection:

 

It is not uncommon to find one or more ducts in the crawlspace with water in them. This occurs when there is a water incident on the main level of the home, such as a toilet or sink overflow. Water running over onto the floor will eventually reach a register vent, and flow freely into the duct. This ductwork should always be replaced, and should never be simply drained and repaired.

 

The Handy Homeowner

Homeowners can be pretty crafty

Flush Handle Repair!

 

Guest blog post by:

Dave Reish

208-941-5760

Anthem Inspections, Inc.

www.antheminspections.com

Kasey Boles, Managing Broker

REALTOR®, CRS, ABR, ePRO, SRS, SFR, GRI

 

John Boles / 208.830.6185 / johnboles@boiserealtystore.com

James Gannon / 208.570.4048 / james@boiserealtystore.com

Kasey Boles 208.830.6186 / kaseyboles@boiserealtystore.com

 

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Comment balloon 2 commentsKasey & John Boles • September 19 2018 06:47AM

Comments

Haha, that flush handle repair is crazy! And that's great info about the ductwork. Thanks for sharing!

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (Grand Lux Realty, Monroe NY, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com) about 1 month ago

Pretty innovative I thought, Kat Palmiotti. Haha! -Kasey

Posted by Kasey & John Boles, Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties (Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com) about 1 month ago

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