Don Shaw, CPI

Don Shaw, CPI

Don Shaw, the owner of HomeCheck Property Inspections, is a degreed engineer, has been performing inspections for years in North Metro Atlanta and is a member of ASHI and InterNACHI.

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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...

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Benefits of Foundation Insulation

Benefits of Foundation Insulation

Benefits of Foundation Insulation Homes being constructed today are more energy-efficient than those built even just a few years ago, primarily due to significant improvements in building products and techniques, as well as development of high-performance heating and...

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Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

The following items are tools every homeowner should own. These are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask HomeCheck Property Inspections inspector during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful. 1. ...

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Ways to Prevent Garage Fires

Ways to Prevent Garage Fires

Ways to Prevent Garage Fires The purpose of this article is twofold. First, at HomeCheck Property Inspections, we’d like you to take measures to keep your garage free from fire. Fortunately, there are ways this can be done, some of which are described below. Secondly,...

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How-To Properly Display House Numbers

How-To Properly Display House Numbers

How-To Display House Numbers Here a simple guide on How To Display House Numbers.  Often, the previous owner installed the number and the new owner never had to think about it, leaving them clueless as to why it was placed where it is or why a particular color or size...

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A Homeowners Guide to Electrical Safety

A Homeowners Guide to Electrical Safety

Electricity is an essential part of our lives and it is important to practice electrical safety. However, it has the potential to cause great harm. Electrical systems will function almost indefinitely, if properly installed and not overloaded or physically abused....

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10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

There are a few good reasons why a homeowner should make their home more energy efficient. It increases the comfort level indoors and reduces our impact on climate change. Many scientists now believe that excessive energy consumption contributes significantly to...

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Reduce Energy Costs with Landscape Shading

Reduce Energy Costs with Landscape Shading

According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), air temperatures directly under trees can be as much as 25° cooler than air temperatures above nearby blacktop. Also, shade trees can reduce cooling costs by as much as 10%, which is important because the average home...

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What Really Matters in a Home Inspection

What Really Matters in a Home Inspection

Buying a home? The process can be stressful. A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind but, depending on the findings, it may have the opposite effect. You will be asked to absorb a lot of information over a short period of time. Your inspection will...

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