Westlake’s Memorial Day Celebration

It was an honor and privilege to ride in the parade and speak at Westlake's Memorial Day Celebration. Great job by the Westlake Kiwanis Club for organizing such a wonderful event. I was glad to take a day off from Home Inspections to spend quality time with family and friends. Some folks asked to see the video, so click below if you are interested. The video is about 6 minutes.  Thanks to Judy Rou...
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Dryer duct

During home inspections, I often see improper dryer duct. This article discusses the difference between flexible vinyl / foil, semi-rigid metal and rigid metal styles. It also provides tips for a better dryer vent. Go to TFHmag.com/dryervent for information on Family Handyman Magazine article DIY install guidance. Click here to see article Family Handyman Magazine article Article written by Jason...
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Power of More – Chamber of Commerce honors local veterans

Dave was recently recognized by the local Chamber of Commerce for his dedication and 23 years of service to the United States Coast Guard - CLICK HERE to go to the Westlake Bay Village Observer West Shore Chamber veterans honored at luncheon by Tammy Bertrand U.S. Coast Guard retired officer Dave Beck receives a flag pin from Nathan Gradisher, chair of Hospice of the Western Reserve...
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Have you flushed your water heater tank lately?

Have you flushed your water heater tank lately? Manufacturer’s recommend flushing every six months, sometimes more often when you have “hard water.” Be careful to follow the instructions carefully.  If you have not flushed the tank in a long time, sediment can clog the valve and prevent you from closing it, thus requiring extensive repairs. Be smart and be sure you are ready to tackle this proj...
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