Category: General Information

Flexible drains are a temporary fix

As a home inspector, I see many flexible drains installed that are not leaking and have been solid for years. The chances of something getting stuck in the trap and clogging, or the chance of the connection leaking is greater than with a solid pipe installed by a licensed plumber. The image above shows the […]

9 inch tiles may contain asbestos

Asbestos, a very resilient and durable material, was banned in the early 1980’s due to associated health risks in the removal process. The asbestos fibers, when frayed, can crumble and float in the air we breathe. When the pieces lodge in the lungs, they will not break down and can lead to long term illness. […]