Identifying a Correct or Incorrectly Installed Radon Mitigation System

Brandon Lyczewski Pro-Tech Home Inspection Services Over the past year, Radon exposure has become a fast spreading topic of discussion, especially in home buying. Pro-Tech Inspectors have performed many inspections for homes that have already been outfitted with mitigation systems over past years, but are noticing an increasing amount, likely caused by growth in exposure

Home Energy Efficiency Tips

Pro Tech Home Inspection – Home Energy Efficiency Tips One of the most effective steps homeowners can take to ensure that their home remains as energy efficient as possible is to have a comprehensive inspection performed by an HVAC expert. A seasoned heating and cooling professional can evaluate key aspects of your residential comfort system

Clean Window Wells

Pro Tech Home Inspections – Home Maintenance Tips - Clean Window Wells To prevent the risk of windows breaking from water pressure, clean out your window wells regularly. Window wells are ideal for allowing pleasant natural lighting to brighten your home’s basement in addition to providing some ventilation. However, they can place your basement at

Termites

Pro Tech Home Inspections – Home Maintenance Tips - Termites Protect your home from the risk of termite infestation. Termites present a significant hazard to wooden homes. Without the right precautions you may find eventually discover your home’s structural integrity or its foundation is compromised. Termites cannot survive in direct sunlight, so a likely place

Clean Refrigerator Coils

Pro Tech Home Inspections – Home Maintenance Tips - Clean Refrigerator Coils Keep your refrigerator coils clean. It’s common for grease, dust and dirt to collect and stick to the coils behind your fridge. If overlooked for too long this can make the appliance inefficient and even hazardous. The coils behind your fridge are what

Fire Safety Practices

Pro Tech Home Inspections – Fire Safety Practices *Remember to replace the batteries in your carbon monoxide and smoke detectors twice per year. Ideally, there should be one of each kind of detector on each floor of your residence. To help you remember, simply change out the batteries the same time you reset your clocks