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2020-09-30 Commercial Property Inspections (Omaha Home Inspection)
Commercial Property Inspections

Some of our Commercial Inspections for 2020

This has been a unique year for inspections! I’ve had the pleasure of inspecting some really cool commercial properties for my clients. These are just some of the latest I’ve done. There was a newer 4-bay commercial use building in Gretna, a 4-plex from the 1950’s in Omaha with a

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2020-06-13 Attic Ventilation Issues (Omaha Home Inspection)
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Attic Ventilation Mistake by Builder

How to turn a New Construction Home into a Mold House: This Builder cut in tiny 5 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ holes in the soffits then installed the 14″ x 6″ soffit vents. From the ground, nobody was the wiser as it looked normal. In the attic, however, there literally

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Flood Damage To Mobile Homes – Part 4:

Opening the windows will help initially, but once you have the sopping wet items removed, you’ll need to run dehumidifiers to remove the moisture. The OSB sub-floor needs to dry out. Having the dehumidifiers inside the mobile running will help the top side. Underneath, the belly board insulation is going

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2019-04-02 Flood Damage (Omaha Home Inspection)
Flood Damage

Flood damage to a furnace in Valley, NE 4/2/19

Flood Damage – HVAC Equipment: This furnace in Valley, NE was 100% submerged underwater in this basement. You can see the stains right at the top of the white service sticker on the cold air return. This furnace is ruined. There is no saving it. This furnace has to be

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2019-03-22 image 2 Flood Damage (Omaha Home Inspection)
Flood Damage

Flood Damage To Mobile Homes – Part 3:

In this mobile home, water was about 2′ to 2 1/2′ up the walls. So what do you do? You need to take a step back and start calculating what it will take to get this mobile home back to safe living conditions. Most will conclude that it’s a total

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2019-03-22 Flood Damage (Omaha Home Inspection)
Flood Damage

Flood Damage To Mobile Homes – Part 2:

Electrical components and water don’t mix. No matter how normal the inside of your mobile home appears, however high the water level reached, the wiring, outlets, light switches, and other electrical components were damaged if they were wet. You can spend all the effort of tearing out the drywall, insulation,

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2019-03-21 Flood Damage (Omaha Home Inspection)
Flood Damage

Flood damage to Mobile Homes

Flood Damage To Mobile Homes – Part 1: Depending on the year manufactured, mobile homes can be set onto a foundation, concrete footings, or concrete block with no footings. In this picture, the mobile home was set on concrete blocks laid on the ground. This technique is no longer allowed,

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