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By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
Commercial inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico. Desert Sun Inspections. There is usually five inspections minimum for a commercial inspection. 1. A site inspection and grading of the site. 2. Underground utilities and foundations. 3. Concrete foundations and slabs. Building erection. Site prep for...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 20
Pre listing inspection in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Desert Sun Home Insp. A pre listing inspection is a very good way to go for the seller. In many cases when inspecting homes there are issues that the buyers want to have resolved before they close on the home. That is why a Pre listing Inspection is...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 36
Capping the wood stove stack. Really? A redneck approach. There I was in the back yard when I saw the neighbor out and about in their backyard. I said hello and told him that there was rain and snow on the way. He said he had heard about the incoming storm and said he wasn't worried. I told him h...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 17
Trees are great for a home. But they do cause issues. Keep trimmed. Having trees around the home is a really good way to help keep the heating and cooling costs lower. Especially here in New Mexico. Shade sells. But when the trees get grown and the limbs want to go places they are or were not mea...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
Holiday season. Time to thanks the troops. It's really easy. Now is the time for remembering and thanking the troopps that serve all over the world. from the clerk in the states to a special op's and Navy seal team in anothe country half way around the world. Many of the Active Rain Members have ...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 16
Attend the home inspection. Home inspection in Carlsbad N.M. 88220 At Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico. 88220 There are tons of things I want to point out to a buyer. This is why I do want the buyer at the home inspection. I understand that sometimes they cannot make it. We all ...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 20
Are attic's hiding a safety issue? Desert Sun Inspections Carlsbad, New Mexico. We have all heard just about everything in the book about why things are messed up in places we cannot readily see. Like in the crawl spaces and in the attic's of homes. These issues I find when inspecting homes are i...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 44
Carbon Monoxide, furnace testing. Desert Sun Inspections Carlsbad. NM. Testing a furnace before the start up of the heating season is a really good idea. Especially the gas fired appliances in the home. The safety of the family is the biggest concern for any parent. Install a C O detector or serv...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 17
Safety is number One. Desert Sun Commercial inspections Carlsbad, N.M. As always with my inspections I perform. Safety is number one priority for the owners and the buyers of homes and commercial property's. At a recent commercial inspection, the owners of a bowling alley were having major work d...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 20
Commercial inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico. Desert Sun Inspections. There I was minding the business getting thing done when I get a call from an insurance company in California. They asked me this. "Can you possible do a commercial evaluation for us in Carlsbad New Mexico"? I told them I woul...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 19
Meeting with the Realty staff. A Presentation, Desert Sun Inspections. I started out the day as usual. But when I stopped into a Realtors office to drop off some pens I had made up for Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico. The broker looked at me and asked if I would like to present...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 16
Making changes to your home? Home inspection in Carlsbad New Mexico.   It seems every single day that home owners want to make changes to their homes. Some are as simple as remodeling the kitchen or baths. But what about when the changes are for the worst? Those little things that were really mea...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 22
Installing a new Furnace or water heater? Trust but verify. When ever you have new appliances installed in a home. say the water heater or a furnace. There needs to be a "Trust but verify inspection" done. Almost all jurustictions in the United states require a permit for a new furnace or a new w...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 26
New Home? Everything should be O.K. right? Inspections in Carlsbad N.M. Buying a newer home should be a no brainer. There should be very little if any thing that needs attention when it comes to the way the home was built. I mean after all the home was built by a reputable builder and inspected b...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 20
Cap it off or replace it. What caused this? Home inspections in N.M. There are some things that are just  well....things that leave you wondering "WHY". The homes that Desert sun Home Inspections from Carlsbad, New Mexico inspects seem to have an array of issues. I post about many of them. But th...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 30
How many Uncle Bob's work for a plumbing company? Home inspections NM. At a recent home inspection in Carlsbad New Mexico, Desert Sun Home Inspections found a few issues with the way the furnace and water heater was installed. It would seem that these units were never permitted when they were ins...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 20
Upgraded electrical. Yes and no. Home inspections, Carlsbad New Mexico. From time to time I run into homes that are touted to have had a new roof, or upgraded appliances like the furnace water heater and the kitchen appliances. Even the homes with so called upgraded electrical. There needs to be ...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
Special request. Up up and away. Home inspection with a view. When ever I get a call from a Realtor about a home to inspect. I usually ask if the client has any concerns about the home they are wanting to get inspected. As stated in many posts I have done, Desert Sun Home inspections from Carlsba...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 15
USDA needs clarification on the roof. What's the issues with this home. I received a call yesterday about a home inspection that I have performed for a client. It is a USDA loan and the loan officer needed more in formation about the home. Specifically the roofs condition.  At Desert Sun Home Ins...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 34
EERIE INSPECTION STORY  This is a true story I wanted to share with the Active Rain members. EERIE Inspection. I was inspecting a home in Michigan I looked at the first floor and made my notes. When I went to the stair way to the second floor I could hear a bunch of kids playing sounded like the...

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