Home Pet Safety

Animal Proofing Your Home, Room by Room: Room: Kitchen Prime potential hazards: Food, cleaning supplies and sharp utensils. Toxic food for pets includes chocolate, avocados, grapes and raisins, macadamia nuts, onions, garlic and coffee. Proactive steps: Keep food out...

Clothes Dryer Vent

Have you ever noticed your clothes dryer feels cold in the winter and warm in the summer? If so, your dryer’s vent pipe is likely not sealing properly, and you are wasting energy as outside air leaks into your home. To prevent this, you should consider...

Deck Safety

Outdoor Decking: 10 Important Areas to Check Outdoor decking creates a great place for gathering with friends and family to enjoy your yard during nice weather. Below are the 10 areas you should inspect each year to ensure that your deck is safe and will continue to...

Standards of Practice

What are Standards of Practice (SOP) for a home inspection? SOPs set minimum requirements that home inspectors use during inspections. The main purpose is to provide clients with an itemized list of areas and components that are or are not to be inspected. At Accurate...