Archive for November, 2008

If no anti-tip brackets are installed, this will allow the stove to tip over if someone should lean on the door.

This could cause burn and physical damages.

Trees on roof

Keep those tree branches trimmed away from the roof to help prevent damaged shingles and eventual water damage inside

Dry rotted boots

Neoprene flashing boots last 2-4 years here in the south. Once they dry and crack, it’s a matter of short time before water leaks into the home


Seal the roof’s edges

All manufacturers I’m familiar with state in the installation instructions, that the roof’s edges should be sealed down to prevent uplift and damage of the shingles. This should be done anywhere high winds are experienced if you have a composite type roof covering

Take a look at the video for more information

There should be a single circuit breaker that will shut off the power to the entire house with this style breaker panel

E3501.7 Maximum number of disconnects.
The service disconnecting means shall consist of not more than six switches or six circuit breakers mounted in a single enclosure or in a group of separate enclosures.