The Best Ways To Test Your Home for Radon

Radon gas can cause respiratory problems, so you want to make sure your home has as little radon as possible. An easy way to do this is to test your home’s radon level. Short-Term and Long-Term Testing You should first try a short-term test. For best results, be sure to close your windows and outside…

Switch Ceiling Fan Direction in Winter

Many homeowners don’t realize their fans can change direction, much less the benefits this can deliver from season to season. Most fans have an easy switch that reverses the direction of the fan blades from clockwise to counterclockwise. The switch should be somewhere on the base of the fan. Why is this important? You should…

Who Needs a Plumber Use Masking Tape

Over time as your home settles, vibrations and temperature changes can cause the joints of your pipes to loosen a bit and you may even see some leakage. Don’t panic, as this is common. And there is a solution that is easy, inexpensive, and likely sitting in your junk drawer – masking tape! Shut off…

Shelf Brackets Make Great Bike Racks

Are you looking for a new bike storage solution? Shelf brackets intended to hold closet poles can actually work spectacularly as bike holders. These brackets usually consist of a triangular frame with a hook that extends outward. One of the best aspects of using these shelves for your bike is that they are small, light,…

Most Common Signs of Plumbing

Problems If you notice any early warning signs of a plumbing problem in your home, you need to have them addressed immediately to prevent burst pipes, flooding, and other expensive water damage. Some of the most commonly reported telltale signs of plumbing problems include toilets that gurgle after flushing, sputtering faucets, and slow drainage in…

Is Your Home Properly Grounded

You’ve heard the sage advice to “keep grounded,” right? Well that goes for your house as well as for you. It’s shocking to realize how many homes are not properly grounded. It’s a good bet that much of this problem ties back to amateur electricians or undertrained appliance installers. Some of the rest may involve…

What Does Smart Home Technology Actually Do

You have probably seen lots of stories about “smart” technology for homes, but what does this mean? Smart devices employ automation and wireless technology to provide homeowners with more control over their homes in several ways. You can have easier control over lighting and appliances, track your energy usage effectively, and even reduce energy costs…

Wishing all a Happy New Year 2024

As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, ABC Inspections LLC extends heartfelt wishes for a joyous and prosperous 2024. Embrace the opportunities of the coming year, filled with success, growth, and moments of triumph. May each day be a step towards achieving your goals, and may the journey be as rewarding as the…

The Most Important Room in Your Home

What is the most important room in your home? If you think it’s the kitchen, you would be correct. The kitchen is the heart of the home for many reasons and a natural gathering place, so it definitely deserves the bulk of your attention when it comes to home improvements or preparing your home for…