Startling Facts

CALIFORNIA DOES NOT LICENSE OR BOND HOME INSPECTORS & OTHER STARTLING FACTS

1.  California does not license home inspectors, although surrounding states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona do, and so do dozens of other states.  Therefore, anyone with little or even no qualifications can claim to be a home inspector and many do.  This is not a job for amateurs. 

2.  Claiming hundreds of lives each year, Carbon Monoxide is the #1 cause of accidental poisoning in the United States. Colorless and odorless, carbon monoxide is virtually impossible to detect without a CO alarm.  Click on  Carbon Monoxide Detectors

3. Decks cause more injuries and loss of life than any other part of the home Decks collapse suddenly and without warning. Click on Deck Collapses

4.  OSHA reports that one person is killed every day just from opening an electrical panel It's not just a strong electrical shock, they are actually cremated. Click on Electrical Dangers

5.  Water is the single most destructive force to a house. Click on Landslides & Underground Water

6.  Improper grounding of swimming pools and electrically operated components can cause a fatality upon entering a pool.  Click on Swimming Pool Inspections

7.  Each 1" of rainfall on a roof produces 600 gallons of roof run-off water for every 1000 square feet of the roof surface.  Click on Roof Leaks Spell Disaster

8.  Many people filter their drinking water.  But, your body can absorb a significant amount of contaminants from a hot shower or bath.  Click on  Water Quality & Treatment Systems

9. The Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer.  Please click on Radon

 

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