For information on some of the common concerns regarding homes,
please try the following links we have found helpful:
How Stuff Works
Do It Yourself
All About Home Inspections
Polybutylene Replacement Company
Consumer Information Center
(Federal Consumer Information Center offering many helpful free publications helpful to a homeowner).
Electrical Safety Publications
(U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission listing of documents concerned with electrical safety. The documents are available for viewing and download. For example, included are Repairing Aluminum Wiring – GFCIs Fact Sheet – Preventing Home Fires: Arc Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs).
Fire Safety Publications
(U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission listing of documents concerned with fire safety. The documents are available for viewing and download. for example, includes a Fire Safety Checklist, and information about smoke detectors, chimneys, etc.)
Pool and Spa Safety Publications
(U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission listing of documents concerned with swimming pool safety. The documents are available for viewing and download. For example, includes Safety Barrier Guidelines for Home Pools)
Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
Building Material Information
National Association of Waterproofing and Structural Repair Contractors
Information concerning wet basements, basement waterproofing, concrete remediation, and qualified contractors.
Gwinnett County , Georgia , Storm Water Management
Information concerning Septic Tank Maintenance; Buffer, Landscape, and Tree Ordinances; Zoning Regulations; Soil Erosion Control.
Build a Safe Deck
Deck Framing Connection Guide
Home Inspector Professional Associations, National
- A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home
- Questions and Answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds