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A Good Inspection

Here’s a “good” inspection. I highlight the potential for moisture problems at the front of the home: notice how roof water intersects or runs over

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A World Cup Event

Villa International is Atlanta’s welcome to the world. Villa has provided thousands of guests a safe and comfortable home while they live and work in

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Villa Mystery

How can Dan Curl, your Eco-Inspector, solve the mystery of the cold laundry in the basement of Villa International? Villa International is a place where

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Ducting Costs but Doesn't Pay

Ducting is a the neglected stepchild of the residential mechanical world. Contractors are trained to sell, install and maintain equipment, ducting is left to care

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Water Under the Skin

Buildings are “clad” with various types of materials, just like people clothe themselves with different fabrics or skin covers the body If you’re not careful

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Building Maintenance Basics

At the beginning of each inspection I explain to my clients that there are three physical forces that destroy buildings; Ultraviolet Light (UV), Heat and

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Posh Houses

Wallace Stegner’s comments about the West, and by extension the Sunbelt including my home Atlanta open this blog: “…the West at large is hope’s native

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Nature Strikes Back

Eco-Inspector’s brother Matt was bitten by a Copperhead on his pinky toe. If you think he was grubbing around in the woods you are mistaken:

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