Carbon monoxide alarm requirements for Minnesota, including the little details

- The CO alarm pictured above was actually hanging from a cable jack on the wall of a kid’s toy room; I’d consider that a poor location. ..More

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Radon Testing – What The Results Mean

- The overall average is measured from the time the machine was set until the time the machine was picked up. . The EPA protocol average does not factor in the first four hours of the test.   The official number to go with is the EPA protocol average ..More

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Dimmer Switch On Ceiling Fan = Fire Hazard

-  You can actually purchase a device that will do this – it consists of a wireless remote and a receiver that gets wired directly in to the fan. . If the ceiling fan was a retro install, there probably won’t be proper wiring in the wall for separate fan and light controls; not to worry though.  These devices work very well, and as far as I know, they can be used with any ceiling fan ..More

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Boiler Inspections – Finding Exhaust Gas Leaks

-  While the most common use for a combustible gas detector is to detect natural gas leaks, they can also be used to detect exhaust gas leakage.  The video below shows me finding just such a leak with my combustible gas detector – a TIF8800A. . To confirm these exhaust gas leaks, I use a combustible gas detector.  When I inspect boilers, I check around the entire boiler for exhaust gas leaks while it’s running.  A combustion gas analyzer can also be used to confirm exhaust gas leaks, but this method takes much more time, because there is no instant audible feedback ..More

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Inspecting Permanent Wood Foundations

- Today, George Ury conducts all of our intrusive moisture tests at permanent wood foundations. . POST UPDATE 6/12/18: Everything in this post is still accurate ..More

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