Fire separation fire walls fire doors what you need to know | Santa Clarita

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Updated:4/8/2020 Garage to Single-family home separation is not a “FIREWALL” | Santa Clarita For many of us who are living in our Santa Clarita single-family or multi-family homes, we go about our day to day activities without knowing that there are literally thousands of building codes that make up your building’s structure. Many of these codes will pertain to protection …

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FREE DIY Home Inspection Checklist

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FREE Los Angeles DIY home inspection checklist In the state of California, there are no minimum requirements for anyone who wishes to conduct a home inspection. As a result, anyone can and do conduct home inspections. For the most part, all an individual needs are some basic tools and a checklist to follow. Our FREE DIY Home Inspection Checklist.  We took …

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Updating to Alumawood Aluminum Patio covers In Los Angeles

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Aluminum Patio Covers in Los Angeles Summer is almost approaching us and here in Southern California that means one thing… it’s about to get hot.  Afterall, heat for the most part is inescapable no matter where you try to hide. There is however, relief ladies and gentlemen and it’s name is Alumawood. By appearance, Aluminum Patio Covers in Los Angeles …

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Yard drains for proper drainage

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What to know about yard drains for proper drainage Back in the days when you could buy a house that sat on an acre of land, there was no need for yard drains. Here in Los Angeles and local newer communities such as Santa Clarita, yard drains are almost a necessity. Regardless of the soil types present in your area, …

Never use a home inspector from a realtors list

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Collusion Between Realtors and A Home Inspector from a Realtors List (trust me… it’s real) You just spent the last 3 weekends searching through multiple homes to find the one that’s just right for you. You made your offer and now its time to open escrow. Your realtor hands you a list of their 3 favorite home inspectors and says …

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Home Inspection Companies In Santa Clarita

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Home Inspection Companies Santa Clarita As a person who’s spent a better part of 40+ years in the Santa Clarita Valley, I’d say there has been a great many changes from growing up as a kid to now.  After being a professional home inspector for over 23 years now, I’d say i’ve seen great many changes here too. Some good …