Stucco: Stucco in the Middle
Stucco is the best exterior your home can have...until it isn’t. In this episode we explore the pros and cons of stucco; try to figure out why stucco is always installed incorrectly, and have a quick chat with Stucco Spec’s Beth Harbinson.
26 Nov 2019
Aluminum Wiring: We Didn’t Start the Fire
We didn’t start the fire but oxidation did. In this episode, we explore the history of electricity; the dangers of aluminum wiring; and the story of one of the most famous nightclub fires in American history.
12 Dec 2019
Wood Destroying Insects: Bugging Out
The Termite Queen invades in this episode as we discuss the 4 major wood-destroying insects: Termites, Carpenter Ants, Powderpost Beetles, and Wood-Boring Beetles (John, Paul, George, and Ringo).
20 Dec 2019
Foundations: Ok Ladies, Now Let’s Get in Foundation
In this episode we shake, rattle, and roll as we discuss the slab and pier and beam foundation. We also create a new drinking game centered around Foundation Cracks.
27 Jan 2020
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Infrared Scans: The Predator
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Roofing and Flashing: FlashDance, What a Feeling
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The Home Inspector: A Tale of Two Organizations
There was an American Civil War followed by an Inspection Civil War. In this episode, we discuss the history of the home inspection; the tools an inspector uses; and the difference between ASHI and Internachi.
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Hydrostatic Testing: Check Your House Before You Wreck Your House
What is the hydrostatic test and does my house need it? In this episode, we dive deep into the city sewer and unclog this history of waste pipes and the modern problems they pose.
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