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Minnesota Plumbing Contractor Minneapolis/St Paul MN If you’re planning on selling a home in the Minneapolis or Saint Paul area, there is a good chance you will need to have a home inspection done before you sell your home. It’s true that the purpose of a home inspection is only to inspect the quality, safety, and overall condition of things that are readily visible — that is, components of a home that don’t involve dismantling anything or opening up walls and ceilings. ...

Truth-in-Housing Plumbing Inspection MN...

Get A Plumbing Inspection Before You Put Your Home On The Market Buying a home is one of the most important purchases you will make in your lifetime, so you should be sure that the home you want to buy is in good condition. A home inspection is an evaluation of a home’s condition by a trained expert. During a home inspection, a qualified inspector takes an in-depth and impartial look at the property you plan to buy. In most cases, the inspection procedure involves the inspection of the home’s interior structure, water heating system, roof,basement, heating or...

Minneapolis MN Truth in Housing Plumbing...

Plumbing Inspection MN | MN Plumbing Inspection The biggest mistake that most Home Sellers make is waiting for the Buyer’s Home Inspection to assess the condition of their home. One of the main reasons that home purchase transactions fall apart is due to defects and/or issues that are discovered during the course of the buyer’s home inspection. Why wait until the last minute to see what issues may come up in a buyer’s inspection that may become stumbling blocks just before going to closing. ...

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Minnesota Plumbing Repairs Maple Grove MN To determine the degree of protection against backflow that is present in today’s homes. The results are summarized as follows: 9.6% of the homes surveyed had direct health hazard cross-connections 73% of the homes water uses were unprotected cross-connections 95.7% of the homes had either a direct or indirect cross-connection to a health hazard 91% of the homes had unprotected hose bibbs 43.6% of the homes had heating/cooling system health hazard cross-connections...

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Drinking Water Systems and Uncontrolled Cross Connection What is a Cross Connection? A cross connection is a point in a plumbing system where the potable water supply is connected to a non-potable source. Briefly, a cross connection exists whenever the drinking water system is or could be connected to any nonpotable source (plumbing fixture, equipment used in any plumbing system). Pollutants or contaminants can enter the safe drinking water system through uncontrolled cross connections when backflow occurs....

Basement Flooding Can Be A Serious Probl...

Avoid Basement Flooding – It’s all in the Connections Basement flooding is unfortunately a common occurrence in many homes in Minnesota. Basement flooding related insurance claims in Minnesota are estimated to be in the order of $140 million per year based on a multi-year average. This represents an average of approximately 30,000 to 40,000 incidents per year, with an average cost of damages per flooding incident between $3,000 and $5,000. ...

Plug Drains To Prevent Sewer Backup...

Plug Drains to Keep Sewage Backup Out NDSU has information on plugging drains to keep sewage backup out. Be prepared to plug your drains this spring to prevent sewer backup if you live in an area prone to flooding or heavy rain. Raw sewage not only can damage building components and carpeting; it also has high concentrations of pathogens that can pose serious health risks. ...