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By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 32
Safety issues outside the home. More than just a fleeting thought. At Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico, safety is upfront and foremost. When ever I'm inspecting a home. I like to see the entire property. Especially when there is electrical involved. I have posted before of the t...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 29
Deferred maintenance can cost you in the long run. Fix it now. When 'm inspecting homes forI Desert Sun Home Inspections In Carlsbad New Mexico, I get to travel all over the Three countys here in the great Southeastern parts of the state. I get to see all kinds of home sin all kinds of shapes and...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
They are all done this way, what's the big deal? Installer say's O.K. Lets back up a little. The install of the range was posted in the Rain it was all about a home inspections and the range being listed on the report as not being connected correctly. At Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad Ne...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 24
When inspecting a home, how many pictures do you take?  One Hundred ? When I'm out and about performing home inspections in and around Carlsbad, New Mexico. I take a lot of pictures of the home being inspected. I add them to my reports in the section that the picture is relevent to. For instance,...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 32
Time to change out that old detector. If it's old it's probably bad. There has been a number of homes that I have inspected for Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad, New Mexico that have the old smoke detectors still in place. They don't work. they are old and in need of replacement. I test th...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 18
Deferred maintenance, lazy or just plain not knowing what to do. At Desert Sun Inspections, I get calls from concerned business owners who think they need to have a independent inspection of the property they own. This is an owner who lives out of town, way out of town. When they were getting sev...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 24
Water heater mishap. Is yours next? Installing a water heater right. Everyday in the United states there are an average of 100,000 water heaters installed. Most go into the homes and are installed by a quality plumbing company. But a whopping 40% of them are installed by the home owners or their ...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 92
  Updating your Google account? They need to know the right information.   I have been hounded, well not really hounded by Google but there have been a lot of calls over the last couple of weeks for me to verify my Google information. So finally I did wait for the next available representative to...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 19
We are sick. Can you help us. Home inspection for mold ETC. I get calls every now and then for a different kind of situation. This family called me because they are sick and tired of being sick. The lady of the home called me wanting me to come and inspect the home to see what I could find if any...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 26
What a day in the Rain. Featured post. Linkedin calls in. Most viewed. Last Sunday was a day to remember. First off I had a Featured post on Active Rain. I get featured post from time to time. But this post was a special post. It was number fifty for me. Subscriptions:92 Subscribers: 61 Points: 4...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 26
Flipper home. What was is no longer. The job is finished. Remember back when the fun began on this home? It has been a smooth ride for the most part. The only issues we had with the home was waiting on the plumbers and the electricians to get their jobs done so we could proceed along with the pro...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 16
Safety or liability? Both need to be explored here. What if factor. When performing Home inspections for Desert Sun Home Inspections In Carlsbad New Mexico I find all kinds of issues that need to be addressed. One of these issues I have posted about in the past being the walk way or sidewalk to t...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 18
Attic ducting. Ducting needs preventive maintenance too. In many cases when I am inspecting homes for Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico, I run into situations that are not a good thing for the buyers or the sellers. Many of the duct work issues are never seen by the seller, Realt...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 71
I really dislike the way this is going. But it's not my call. That's right  it is not my call on how others want to do things on a home. There are so many different ideas and ways of doing things. It brings me to the point of no return when I see things I really dislike. No matter what there are ...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 28
I stared for a while, then simply said O.K. There are some thing when inspecting homes that can leave you baffled. Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico had just one of those homes. I know there are a lot of movers and shakers in the world of home owners. Everyone has their ideas of ...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 25
If it is missing, do you write it up? Yes you do. Every time. When inspecting homes for Desert Sun Home Inspections in Carlsbad New Mexico, I find all kinds of things. Plus I don't find all kinds of things. I write them up as missing. In this case the roof was installed and I won't say who instal...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 30
Gutters installed, now what? The next step after installing the gutters onto the home is to install the down spouts. This is where there are issues with the homes installation of the gutters down spouts. I think they had a call made to the "infamous Uncle Bob" to finish the job. Let's take a look...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 23
How do you answer the phone? Remember the client just called you. They are calling for a reason. How do you answer the phone. I find my self say what I didn't even realize I was saying. I normally answer the phone by saying “ Clint McKie, Desert Sun Home Inspections” But there are times I just sa...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 13
Flipper home progress. Still waiting for parts. The flipper home here in Carlsbad is coming along nicely. There are still things that need to be finished up. We are still waiting on the carpet for the bedrooms. This week on Wednesday or Thursday. The appliances should be in late this week. The pl...

By Clint Mckie, Desert Sun Home, Comm. Inspection 1-575-706-5586
(Desert Sun Home, commercial Inspections)
Comments 32
  Being found on the internet. The Active Rain way.   I have been in the Active Rain Community since August 2011 It has been a rough time at times. Not having very much to come up with when it came to “new ideas” on what to post on Active Rain. I started out with a head full of ideas that I was t...

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