What level should a radon test be conducted on?

  Radon gas is a radioactive, colorless, odorless gas emitted from rock and soil from the ground. It can be contained in confined areas and or well water of a home. Radon gas is considered by the EPA to be the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. I have been asked … Read more

Home Inspection Horrors

A little article to have fun with as Halloween approaches. Some home inspections are a little more interesting than others. You can be sure that Bald Eagle Inspection Services will find all of the interesting stuff on your home inspection, such as these nightmares: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/home-and-garden/100-super-scary-home-inspector-nightmare-photos/ss-AAtXtig?li=BBnb7Kz#image=1    For more information regarding all the treats Bald Eagle … Read more

Proper Radon testing location during a home Inspection.

Placement of a radon test during a home Inspection is very important.  Per the EPA,  “The measurements should be made in the lowest level which contains a room that is used regularly. Test areas include family rooms, living rooms, dens, playrooms, and bedrooms.” Many untrained home inspectors make the mistake of placing radon test kits in … Read more

Dust Mites, Mold and Your Indoor Air Quality Health

Dust mites are microscopic arachnids that thrive indoors in warm, moist places, such as the insides of pillows and mattresses. They feed on dead skin that is regularly shed by humans and their pets. The harm posed to building occupants by dust mites is slight compared to other minuscule bed-dwellers, such as bed bugs.  Yet, … Read more

What you should know about dryer ducting in your home

We see a lot of discussion on home inspector forums about rules pertaining to dryer duct safety and dryer transition ducts.  We figure if home inspectors are having challenges getting the right answers then you as a homeowner might be even more confused. We do many home inspections in Albany, and throughout Saratoga County including … Read more

Why you should consider regular roof inspections

Seeing fall is upon us, it is time to start being proactive and make arrangements for the upcoming cold winter months. As an Albany home inspector, we highly recommend taking a proactive approach as opposed to a reactive approach. It’s kind of like changing your engine versus changing your oil. It is more cost-effective to … Read more

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