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METAIRIE MOLD TEST

Mar 22, 2017

Pictured is my mold sampling kit that was set up on outdoor furniture in Metairie. The pump pulls air through a plastic tube and a cartridge, which is called an Air O Cell. The cartridge traps the spores that are floating …

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BATS AT METAIRIE HOME INSPECTION

Mar 13, 2017

Bats are beautiful. At least that was the name of the class I used to help teach at Calloway Gardens in Georgia. It was there that I learned to appreciate bats and what they do for us. Pictured is a …

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DIRTY COILS OR MOLD IN HOME INSPECTION

Oct 25, 2016

Spotting dirty air conditioning coils or mold during a home inspection can be easy. I make it a habit to open up the vent on the cold air return under every air handler. About 30% of time I can see …

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TOXIC MOLD TESTING RESULTS

Sep 23, 2016

We do mold testing here at Sunshine Home Inspection. Our owner is a real atmospheric scientist so it’s a natural thing, a good fit. Mold testing is in our wheel house as they say. We recently did a toxic mold …

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MOLDY GYM

Sep 12, 2016

Observations I recently conducted a mold test at an area gym and the results were jocking, I mean shocking. The first thing I noticed as I entered the large locker room/gym is that it was the coldest indoor room that …

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Mold House

Aug 27, 2016

Looks can be deceiving. I inspected a beautiful Uptown home that has undergone a recent renovation. The exterior façade and interior looked amazing, very nice work by the contractor but something was overlooked….science. This is something that I see flippers …

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Zip Level

Jul 26, 2016

I thought it would be nice to briefly explain a few home inspection tools. I use these on every inspection in New Orleans, Metairie and in Kenner where it is a must. Zip Level – This takes a relative elevation …

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STRANGEST LOOKING CEILING EVER ON METAIRIE INSPECTION

Aug 14, 2015

Someone was having artistic fun with the bathroom ceiling in a Metairie home that I inspected.   The buyers were not thrilled with it but of course this is not going blow the deal. Home inspectors do not write up cosmetic …

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ELECTRICAL PANEL FIRE THROWS MONKEY WRENCH INTO VACATION

Aug 14, 2015

A home inspection is so important, it can even save your life!   A few weeks ago, I was scheduled for a vacation in Destin, Florida in the beautiful home pictured.       I have also included the view of …

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Surprise Found in Metairie Commercial Inspection

Jun 18, 2015

I came across a fantastic surprise on a commercial inspection in a Metairie Dental Office. Pictured are the dental supplies on the counter.             Under the sink, I discovered copper water supply pipes that were …

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