Inspection Industry News

Kent Sweet, a Certified Inspector of Structures in Reno, Nevada, provides news articles relevant to the home inspection industry.

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today, A.O. Smith recalled John Wood brand oil-fired water heaters due to fire and burn hazards.

 

The United State consumer product Safety Commission announced today, the recall of residential elevators manufactured by Coastal Carolina.  Sold nationwide by builders including DR Horton.

 The United State consumer product Safety Commission announced today, the recall of Kidde plastic valve disposable fire extinguisers.

 

A Reno Gazette-Journal article, by Susan Howe of the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, describes the health risks associated with Radon in Northern Nevada.

 

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced today,  the recall of Dyson Bladeless portable heaters due to a fire hazard. 

 

 

Construction on Kingsbury Grade will impact travel between South Lake Tahoe and Minden/Gardnerville this summer.  Details available from the Tahoe Daily Tribune.

 

Aging Natural Gas Pipelines Raise Concerns: National Geographic News, March, 2014

 

Natural Gas Leak leads to building collapse and deaths: Reuters, March, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning can be the silent killer: Lake Stevens Journal,  March, 2014.  A 20-year-old boy and his 22-year-old sister were called home to Pocatello, Idaho last month while serving church missions in other states.

 

 

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