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Washing machine hose failures

In 1989, Steve Vargo was a property manager for several 40 story luxury condominiums.  One average night, an owner on the 34th floor had a washing machine hose burst while they slept.  About 5 hours later, an owner on a floor much lower than Mr. 34th stepped onto wet...

What is an anti-tip bracket?

The allusive, some say useless, never-the-less a necessary part of your complete oven installation…why it’s the ANTI-TIP bracket!  This handy piece of metal prevents your oven from tipping over when a child climbs on the open door or a lot of weight is placed on the...

ABCs of GFCIs

”GFI” is slang for ”GFCI” an acronym for Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter.  These are the receptacles with the funny little buttons on the front of them that are pushed to test and reset the device.  They are a safety device to detect a ground fault or an imbalanced...

Improper gas line sediment trap installation

We don’t experience a plethora of gas appliance installations in Central Florida. As you may expect, when we do come across gas lines, we sometimes find improper sediment trap installations. And although they may have been present for many years, it...
A business differentiator amid a Coronavirus pandemic

A business differentiator amid a Coronavirus pandemic

If a real estate agent or an investor had this competitive advantage, would they be more or less likely to list and show more houses and close more deals? One of the most relevant topics of our time is Coronavirus, stopping the spread and staying as clean as...