Atta Boy Property Inspections Spray Foam Open-cell spray foam absorbs and holds water. It has a lower R-value per inch than closed-cell foam and is vapor-permeable. The R-value is R-3.5 to R-3.6 per inch, so filling a 2×4 cavity yields about an R-13. With proper application, Closed cell-foam will last the lifetime of your home.
Atta Boy Property Inspections (Roof) Shingles (about 20 years) Homeowners with wood shake roofs should expect them to last about 30 years, while fiber cement shingles last about 25 years and asphalt shingle/composition roofs last about 20 years. Climate and weather conditions, such as snow, hail and hurricanes, can cut the life span of all
Air Conditioning Season Coming Soon!! What your A/C SEER rating actually means ? When an HVAC unit works efficiently, it will consume less energy as it makes your home feel comfortable. A factor that helps you determine an air conditioner’s efficiency is its Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) rating. In general, the higher the rating,
Pex Piping With Oxygen Barrier External coating of oxygen barrier PEX tubing effectively prevents diffusion of oxygen molecules into the water through walls of the pipe. This feature prevents corrosion of cast iron components in the system (circulator pumps, air purgers, fill valves, boiler heating elements, etc.) Most oxygen-barrier PEX does not have the appropriate
Atta Boy Property Inspections on Acreages. Water Pressure System, Trickle System How does it work? Water trickles from well at a lower flow rate into a large water grade storage tank. A secondary pump delivers the water from the storage tank through the house on demand. As water is used, fresh water is "trickled" into
A number of signs could indicate your windows need replacing: It's difficult to open or close the window The area near the window is drafty Your energy bill has suddenly increased The window has a rotting frame, chips or damaged glass You hear a lot of noise from outside when the window is closed Interior
Home Inspections. Brick Chimney. Clay or calcium silicate bricks can be used in the construction of a chimney. All chimneys have to be built with a flue lining to protect the masonry from combustion gases, of which the lining also improves the flow. FLUE: A vertical pipe or duct that provides a safe pathway for
Edmonton Atta Boy Home Inspections. Engineered wood flooring versus Hardwood flooring. Engineered wood is better than solid hardwood at dealing with moisture. Its plywood base is dimensionally stable, meaning that it warps and flexes less easily upon contact with moisture than solid wood. Fibers in plywood run in cross-wise layers, a far more stable structure