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Attic insulation and ventilation

Typical unconditioned attic spaces in our northern Michigan climate should be ventilated. This allows relatively warmer moist air to escape the attic before it can 1) cool to the point it condenses water (reaches the dew point) and 2) heat ...

Frost free garden hose bibs

As a home inspector, I see firsthand the effects water has on houses when left uncorrected or allowed to be somewhere it shouldn't. Often, I see issues with frost free garden hose faucets. Here are the most common issues and ...