Resources

Other Spots on the Web to Find Us:

American Society of Home Inspectors
Errickson Home Inspections on Facebook
Errickson Home Inspection's Blog

 

Common Home/Health Issues:

Asbestos:
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/asbestos/

Radon:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/radon/index.html
https://www.epa.gov/radon
http://radonresources.com/resources/

Carbon Monoxide (CO) in your home:
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/co/index.html

Mold and Moisture:
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/mold/index.html
http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html

Lead:
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/lead/index.html

Drinking water:
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/water/index.html

 

Growth On Your Roof?

http://www.roofcleaningchemicals.com/

Aluminum Branch Circuit Wiring

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/516.pdf
http://www.inspect-ny.com/aluminum/aluminum.htm
http://www.inspect-ny.com/aluminum/alreduce.htm

Stucco Questions and Answers

http://www.ci.woodbury.mn.us/planning/hmstucco.html

Exterior Insulated Finishing System (EIFS)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exterior_Insulation_Finishing_System

Attics and Insulation:

Need to find an insulation contractor?
Minnesota Building Performance Association

Energy Saver Tips:
https://energy.gov/eere/efficiency/homes

Proper Soffit Venting and how it can reduce ice dams:
http://www.epa.gov/indoorairplus/technical/moisture/wind_baffles.html

Principles of Attic Ventilation:
http://www.airvent.com/pdf/literature/PAVbooklet.pdf

How to seal attic air leaks:
http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Saving-Money/Energy-Efficiency/how-to-seal-attic-air-leaks/Step-By-Step?pmcode=IBFEC134&_mid=2302732&_rid=2302732.913533.217998

Water Heaters:

Water heater maintenance:
http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/how-to-drain-a-water-heater/index.html

Does you water heater make noise? This might help:
http://www.hot-water-heaters-reviews.com/noisy-water-heater.html

Guide to Tankless water heaters:
http://www.tanklesswaterheaterguide.com/

See a water heater explode on Mythbusters:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmJoyuUJj2Q

Water Boilers:

Introduction and Troubleshooting a Hot Water Boiler:
http://homerepair.about.com/od/heatingcoolingrepair/ss/trblsht_boiler.htm

Evaluating and Fixing Problems with Decks

http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Outdoor-Projects/Decks/Deck-Repair/easy-deck-inspection-and-deck-repair-tips?pmcode=IBFEC043&_mid=1661332&_rid=1661332.795900.368967

Helpful Resources for Home Remodeling Projects:

This Old House:
http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/

Ask the Builder:
http://www.askthebuilder.com/

Hometime:
http://www.hometime.com/home.html

Do it yourself:
http://www.doityourself.com/

Expert advice on home improvement:
http://www.dannylipford.com/

How to operate your home:
http://www.ainspect.com/mr_fix_it/