A dead bolt with a keyed lock on the interior of a residential door is prohibited. The locked door would pose a safety issue if the key was removed and there was an emergency requiring immediate egress. A knob on the inside and a key on the outside is correct.
Video: Would you leave a key in your front door lock when leaving your house, your garage door might be its equivalent.
Video about the rush to build houses cheaper, its often the beautiful wood lap siding that becomes a major liability.
In this day and age it’s all about multi tasking in our lives and multi purpose when it comes to equipment. Inspecting a home recently, we were surprised to find a secondary use for a kids paddling pool! Up in the attic, strategically positioned to collect water as it leaked into the attic was their […]Read More about Roof Leaks Amaze!
Video shows problem with casement sashes. Casement windows are windows with sashes that generally open with a crank handle and they are hinged at the side or top. All the top of the line casements windows are made of wood, some with an aluminum cladding on the exterior. The area that rots is the bottom […]Read More about Why Casement Windows Rot
Inspecting a 4 year old home in Xenia. The front of a two story the house had a big brick gable above the garage and on up into the roof. When we made our way into the attic we discovered that the brick mason had dry stacked the bricks and blocks, in other words they […]Read More about Who Needs Mortar between Bricks?
Cold Weather is on the way, as fall turns cold pipes freeze. Hose Bib’s are the worst offender, when garden hoses are left attached. All garden hoses should be disconnected to prevent the faucet rupturing inside the wall as a result of the water in the hose and faucet freezing. Hose bibs like the one […]Read More about Cold Weather is Coming