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What to Look for When Buying a House

Veteran Home Inspections was asked to contribute to this article on Redfin: What to Look for When Buying a House If you’ve ever been to an open house or toured a home then you’ve most likely marveled at different home layouts, lamented over beautifully designed kitchens or critiqued the color choice in the bathrooms. But

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Galvanic Corrosion

Galvanic corrosion (also known as bimetallic corrosion or dissimilar-metal corrosion) is an electrochemical disintegration that occurs when dissimilar metals come in contact with each other while immersed in an electrolyte. Galvanic corrosion is of major concern anywhere moisture can reach metal building components. Corrosion as a broader category is defined as the disintegration of a material

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Backflow Prevention

by Nick Gromicko, Kenton Shepard, and Michael Marlow We inspect a lot of homes that do not have proper backflow prevention around San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country area we cover.  These simple devices are essential to the protection of public and private water supply systems.  Read on to learn more about how these

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