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10 05, 2019

Small Business Week 2019

2019-05-10T20:59:34+00:00May 10th, 2019|

\                 May 5th through 11th is Small Business Week! Look for ways to support your local small businesses!! Supporting a business doesn’t always have to involve spending money. Use the tips below as inspiration for this week (and year-round!). Social Media Social media is a great resource [...]

27 02, 2019

Got Mold?

2019-02-27T21:44:50+00:00February 27th, 2019|

          Perhaps mold is a concern because you are purchasing a home and your inspection is soon, or maybe you suspect the presence of mold in your current home. Mold spores are present everywhere we live and breathe.  Mold spores enter our homes through open windows, our shoes from outside, or [...]

7 02, 2019

Crumbling Foundations

2019-02-12T02:04:02+00:00February 7th, 2019|

          The crumbling foundation crisis in Connecticut finally has some promising news! A process has been put into place for homeowners to get needed relief from the expense and stress of identifying and remediating your home if affected with a crumbling foundation. Approximately 41 towns in CT may have homes built [...]

24 01, 2019

Different Types of Radon Testing

2019-02-12T02:04:02+00:00January 24th, 2019|

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas and decay product which results from the breakdown of uranium in soil and rock and enters your home through the foundation. It is the second leading cause of lung cancer, after smoking. The EPA recommends every home be tested for radon, during the purchase process or anytime for [...]

16 01, 2019

Radon Myths & Misconceptions

2019-02-12T02:04:02+00:00January 16th, 2019|

                Over the years we’ve found a TON of misinformation exists surrounding radon. Whether you are a potential home buyer, homeowner or a real estate agent, you should understand the facts regarding radon. Here is a list of the top four misunderstandings we encounter and the appropriate response [...]

10 01, 2019

What is Radon? Why should I test for Radon?

2019-02-12T02:04:03+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Radon is a naturally occurring gas that results from the breakdown  of uranium. It is present in most rock, soil and water.  It enters the home through the cracks or other holes in the foundation or through the well. The air pressure outside of the home is significantly higher than within, thus a vacuum-like effect [...]

12 10, 2018

National Fire Safety!

2019-02-12T02:04:03+00:00October 12th, 2018|

October 7-13, 2018 It’s National Fire Prevention Week!  This year's theme is: "Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere." Have you ever wondered how fire-safe your home is?  Are you sure that you have protected your family by practicing fire safety? We at Schaefer inspection Service would like to help you learn additional ways [...]

22 06, 2018

#NationalSafetyMonth Home Safety: Fire Edition

2019-02-12T02:04:03+00:00June 22nd, 2018|

Schaefer Inspection Service wants to remind you and your family that it is National Safety Month. Protect your family against fire, so prepare today for a safer tomorrow. You can practice good fire safety year-round! Equipment Install smoke detectors on every level of your home, and outside of each bedroom. Test smoke detectors [...]