Everything You Need To Know About Asbestos

Everything You Need To Know About Asbestos

What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral fiber that can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. There are several types of asbestos fibers. In the past, asbestos was added to a variety of products to strengthen them and to provide heat...
Energy Efficiency in Historic Homes

Energy Efficiency in Historic Homes

  As the cost of energy rises, resource supplies become precious and the public becomes increasingly aware of environmental dangers associated with the burning of fossil fuels, home energy efficiency has become more than a fringe concern. Homeowners worldwide are...
Advantages of Solar Energy

Advantages of Solar Energy

  Solar energy offers considerable advantages over conventional energy systems by nullifying flaws in those systems long considered to be unchangeable. Solar power for home energy production has its flaws, too, which are outlined in another article, but they’re...
Smoke Alarm Maintenance and Installation Tips

Smoke Alarm Maintenance and Installation Tips

A smoke alarm, also known as a smoke detector, is a device that detects smoke and issues an audible sound and/or a visual signal to alert residents to a potential fire. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Almost two-thirds of reported deaths caused by...
Guidelines for Pool Safety

Guidelines for Pool Safety

Swimming pools should always be happy places. Unfortunately, each year thousands of American families confront swimming pool tragedies, drownings and near drownings of young children. At HomeCheck Property Inspections we want to prevent these tragedies and strongly...