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How to prevent a dispute with a home contractor from blowing up in your face - Washington Post

Houston Home inspections - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 13:22

Washington Post

How to prevent a dispute with a home contractor from blowing up in your face
Washington Post
[More Chodorov: What to do when you get a bad home inspector]. A homeowner may need to bring in an expert witness to testify as to why the work was not done properly. There are other options for both homeowners and contractors in a dispute.

How to prevent a dispute with a home contractor from blowing up in your face - Washington Post

Google Home Inspector News - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 13:22

Washington Post

How to prevent a dispute with a home contractor from blowing up in your face
Washington Post
[More Chodorov: What to do when you get a bad home inspector]. A homeowner may need to bring in an expert witness to testify as to why the work was not done properly. There are other options for both homeowners and contractors in a dispute.

Things Remembered Recalls Children’s Jewelry Due to Violation of Lead Standard

CPSC recall information - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 12:30
The clear surface coating on the bracelets and necklaces contain lead in excess of the allowable limits. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

GSI Outdoors Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Violation of Lead Standard; Sold Exclusively at L.L.Bean

CPSC recall information - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 11:30
The lead solder exterior base of the bottles contains high levels of lead, which is toxic if ingested by young children can can cause adverse health issues.

Former boss behind two poor care home inspections stays in profession - Lancashire Telegraph

Houston Home inspection - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 10:43

Lancashire Telegraph

Former boss behind two poor care home inspections stays in profession
Lancashire Telegraph
THE former manager of a Pendle nursing home, whose actions contributed to two below-par watchdog inspections, has been allowed to remain in the nursing profession. Bosses at Belgarth Nursing Home in Barrowford dismissed Lynne Frankland after two ...

Seller stunned by home inspector's 'nitpicking' - Chicago Daily Herald

Houston Home inspections - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:07

Seller stunned by home inspector's 'nitpicking'
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We finally found buyers for our home, and everything was going smoothly until we were invaded by their home inspector. Now they're hitting me upside the head with a radical repair list. Look out! They want paint touch-ups on the doors, new ...

Seller stunned by home inspector's 'nitpicking' - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:07

Seller stunned by home inspector's 'nitpicking'
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. We finally found buyers for our home, and everything was going smoothly until we were invaded by their home inspector. Now they're hitting me upside the head with a radical repair list. Look out! They want paint touch-ups on the doors, new ...

Nestlé Waters North America Recalls AccuPure Water Dispensers Due to Fire and Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

CPSC recall information - Fri, 07/15/2016 - 09:00
The water dispensers can overheat, causing internal parts to melt and smoke. This poses burn and fire hazards.

IKEA Recalls Safety Gates and Safety Gate Extensions Due to Fall Hazard

CPSC recall information - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 14:00
The locking mechanism on PATRULL-line safety gates and safety gate extensions can open unexpectedly.

Three Types of Liquid Plumr Clog Removers Recalled by The Clorox Company Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

CPSC recall information - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 12:00
The recalled bottles are not child-resistant and children can remove the top.

Home Source Recalls Floor Lamps Due to Fire and Shock Hazards

CPSC recall information - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 11:00
The lamps can short circuit due to defective sockets.

Flushmate Expands Recall of Flushmate III Pressure-Assisted Flushing Systems Due to Impact and Laceration Hazards

CPSC recall information - Thu, 07/14/2016 - 10:00
The system can burst near the vessel weld seam releasing stored pressure. This pressure can lift the tank lid and shatter the tank.

Winchester Realtors noticing more people waiving home inspections - Wicked Local

Houston Home inspection - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 19:51

Wicked Local

Winchester Realtors noticing more people waiving home inspections
Wicked Local
Although hard to know exactly how prevalent the practice is, some real estate agents say they have noticed more people waiving home inspections in Winchester, where houses frequently receive multiple offers from bidders lured by the town's strong ...

Hot market forces home buyers to pay for multiple home inspections with no sale guarantee - KOMO News

Houston Home inspection - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 03:12

KOMO News

Hot market forces home buyers to pay for multiple home inspections with no sale guarantee
KOMO News
Today's buyers must not only be prepared with down payment and approved financing- they also need extra cash for home inspections. Real estate broker Kelley Meister says pre-inspections, mean serious buyers must pay for structural inspections 'before' ...

Bernhardt Recalls Dressers and Nightstands Due to Serious Tip-Over Hazard

CPSC recall information - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:00
The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not properly anchored to the wall.

Carol Poore Miller column: The value of home inspections - The Herald Bulletin

Houston Home inspection - Sun, 07/10/2016 - 12:49

The Herald Bulletin

Carol Poore Miller column: The value of home inspections
The Herald Bulletin
Most home inspections are done after a deal is made between a buyer and seller. Offers are typically contingent upon a home inspection so if a substantial problem is found, the buyer and seller can negotiate on how to resolve the issue. If it cannot be ...

The House Detective: Inspector missed window defects - NewsOK.com

Houston Home inspections - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 05:02

The House Detective: Inspector missed window defects
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: We bought our home about six months ago, and our home inspector found no problems with the windows. He said he opened and closed all of them, and they were all working OK. But this week we were repainting and discovered two ...

The House Detective: Inspector missed window defects - NewsOK.com

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 05:02

The House Detective: Inspector missed window defects
NewsOK.com
DEAR BARRY: We bought our home about six months ago, and our home inspector found no problems with the windows. He said he opened and closed all of them, and they were all working OK. But this week we were repainting and discovered two ...

Information for Morristown Home Buyers/Sellers on Appraisals and Home Inspections - TAPinto.net

Houston Home inspection - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 21:39

TAPinto.net

Information for Morristown Home Buyers/Sellers on Appraisals and Home Inspections
TAPinto.net
When buying or selling a home, many have heard of an appraisal and a home inspection. While both are very important to the entire transaction, an appraisal and home inspection are two very different things. If you're looking at buying a new home or ...

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Kawasaki USA Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury

CPSC recall information - Thu, 07/07/2016 - 15:30
The front floor boards can be punctured by a foreign object.
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