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Cutting Out Joist Section

Cutting Out Joist Section

I viewed this in a recent inspection.... You loose all structural integrity when you completely remove a portion of a joist. Yes there is a metal strap, but that really doesn't cut it. (See what I did there) This is the importance of a home...

Cross Connections

Cross Connections

You may wonder why someone connects a water spigot to a waste line. Although ingenious, this maybe a cross connection. Connecting a hose to a waste pipe to push leftover solids to sewer, can contaminate drinking water. This is the importance of a home...

This my blog

This my blog

This is my new business website.  I am a home inspector in Portland, Oregon servicing the Multnomah and Clackamas areas.