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October, 2015

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3 Costly Mistakes Every Home Buyer Should Avoid

#1 Mistake Thinking you can’t afford it. Today, buying the home of your dreams is easier than ever before. Many people who thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are now enjoying a new lifestyle in their very own new home. Buying a home […]

Blower Door Testing

What is a Blower Door? Inspectors should become familiar with blower doors, as they can be a valuable tool in energy audits.  A blower door is a powerful, variable-speed fan that can be temporarily mounted into an exterior door frame to provide controlled air flow for analysis.  The way that air flows through a […]

Static Electricity and Homes

Static electricity is the buildup of electrical charges on the surface of non-conducting materials. It is called “static” because, unlike a home’s electrical system, static electricity has almost no current. Static typically forms when two materials come into contact, and some of the charges redistribute by moving from one material to […]

Dryer Vent Safety

by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard   Clothes dryers evaporate the water from wet clothing by blowing hot air past them while they tumble inside a spinning drum. Heat is provided by an electrical heating element or gas burner. Some heavy garment loads can contain more than a gallon of water […]

Biological Pollutants in the Home

Outdoor air pollution in cities is a major health problem. Much effort and money continue to be spent cleaning up pollution in the outdoor air. But air pollution can be a problem where you least expect it, in the place you may have thought was safest — your home. Many […]

API Now Servicing Adams & Weld County

Alpine Property Inspection is proud to announce our new coverage area:  Adams and Weld Counties.  Adding to our existing coverage areas of Jefferson, Denver, Broomfield, Arapahoe and Douglas!