Vitale Inspection Services Blog

Checking Underground Ductwork in Slab Homes

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” we are focusing on slab homes. Specifically, we are looking at slab homes that utilize underground ductwork. Checking the underground ductwork on a slab home is one of the most important things you can do in the...

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Attic Ventilation: Allow Natural Drafting

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” with the weather getting warmer, many homeowners want to ensure their attic is properly ventilated. An attic that is not properly ventilated can allow the buildup of moisture. In turn, this can lead to the growth...

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Smart Homes: The Wave of the Future

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” we were at an event learning about what constitutes a “Smart Home.” With all the recent advances in technology, utilizing Wi-Fi and the internet in almost all of our daily endeavors has become commonplace. Using...

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Hiring a Home Inspector: Do Your Homework

On the most recent “Home Schooled,” we discussed the most important things to ask when hiring a home inspector. As you know, having a home inspection conducted is one of the most important parts of purchasing a home. Just like hiring a realtor and/or...

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Aluminum Wiring: Make Sure You Cover Your Bases

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” one common issue that is routinely found during a home inspection is aluminum wiring. Between 1965 and 1973, aluminum wiring was routinely installed and utilized for a home’s electrical system. While the use of copper wiring...

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How to Properly Store Alcohol In Your Home

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day weekend, we decided to have a little fun in the most recent version of “Home Schooled.” As such, we met with Antonio Carannante, the owner of Blend Bar and Bistro located in Hamilton, New Jersey, to obtain some “schooling” on how to...

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Sump Pumps: Check Them Frequently

With all the recent snow and rain in our area, it brings to mind a very important feature is many homes: sump pumps. As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” sump pumps are pumps used to remove water that has accumulated in a water-collecting sump basin, commonly...

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