Cast Iron Drain Pipes in Carlsbad Home Inspection

On a recent home inspection in Carlsbad, Ca, I came across rusted cast iron drain piping that had been painted over.  Cast iron has been successfully used as plumbing material for hundreds of years up until the early 1970's.  Like everything, cast iron does eventually...

Energy Efficiency in the Home

An energy efficient home is a growing priority for many home owners.  Significant savings in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be achieved with simple d.i.y. changes and updates. Some of the reasons for creating an energy efficient home may include: Financial...

Holiday Fire Safety

Holiday Fire Safety We’ve barley digested the Thanksgiving turkey and Christmas season is already upon us. For many, this time of the year means Christmas trees, lights and candle displays. Red Rock Home Inspections would like to remind you to be mindful with your...

Deep Fried Turkey – Home Safety

Deep Fried Turkey – Safety Tips           It’s that time of year again.  Great fun, family and of course, food.  A holiday meal just isn’t complete without a delicious and juicy turkey as the highlight and centerpiece.  Red Rock Home Inspections would like to remind...

How to Inspect for Termites

How to Inspect for Termites If you’re like most homeowners, you want to learn how to identify and prevent wood destroying insects such as termites to prevent damage to your property, which can result in costly repairs.  It is estimated that upwards of 80% of Southern...

San Diego Home Inspection Reports: What to Expect

San Diego Home Inspection Reports:  What to Expect By:  Keith Silvas Home Inspection reports have evolved over the past 30 years from a short checklist summary to a detailed digital report capable of supporting picture and video documentation.  The changes have...

What is Defensible Space?

One of the most common questions we receive is, what is defensible space?  This topic comes up frequently in the wake of the various Southern California wildfires.  This article explains what defensible space is and how you can mitigate wildfire impact and save not...

Safety Guidelines for Home Pools

Swimming pools should always be happy places. Unfortunately, each year thousands of American families confront swimming pool tragedies, drownings and near-drownings of young children. At InterNACHI, we want to prevent these tragedies. These are guidelines for pool...

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE YOU BUY A HOME IN SAN DIEGO

We have over 15 years of experience and thousands of clients here in the Greater San Diego Area, and there are some things you should know before you buy a home here.

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