After performing more than 10,000 home inspections, I’ve come to the realization that two of the most important contractors in the home are an electrician and a plumber.
The problems I generally see are in the more rural areas, where codes are lax or not enforced at all.
If an electrician makes a mistake, the results are usually immediate, resulting in blown fuses, tripped breakers or house fires.
If a plumber makes an error, outside of a leaky pipe or a supply line, the error may take a lifetime for you to discover. What I’m talking about, in general, are viruses and bacteria that exit the waste system.
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