Closet Lighting

People don’t often think about the fire risks posed by the light in their clothes closet, but it’s one of the few places in the house where a source of high heat can get too close to flammable materials.  I come across this problem often in early 20th century homes. ...

Clearance Around Your Breaker Box

Having the appropriate clearance around your home’s breaker box is essential for several reasons: Your home likely has several safety features you may not know about like GFCI and AFCI protected breakers.  When these trip, an electrical circuit providing power...

Preparing for your Homes inspection

So you finally got a contract on your home.  Congratulations! Now it’s time to take a few moments and take the necessary steps to do all you can to make sure the inspection process goes as smoothly as possible.  This will save everyone involved time and...