Vitale Inspection Services Blog

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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Anti-Tip Devices on Stove: Make Sure You Have One

As seen in the most recent “Home Schooled,” one common issue that is routinely found during a home inspection is the lack of an anti-tip device or anti-tip bracket on a stove. Quite simply, anti-tip devices/brackets are safety devices for children that prevent a stove...

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Open Ground: Common Problem, Easy Fix

As seen in most recent “Home Schooled,” a common issue found during the home inspection process is when an outlet and/or wire has an “open ground.” In simple terms, when a wire is not properly “ground,” it is a safety issue that can compromise the integrity of your...

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Foreclosure Properties: Stay On Top of The Bank

As seen in most recent “Home Schooled,” there has been a drastic increase in the purchase of foreclosed homes since the recent recession.  As such, there are certain tips a prospective buyer should know when buying a foreclosure property since the process is different...

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Tank Sweep: Best Insurance Policy

As explained in Tips at 10 with Carlo Vitale, Chris Jost from All American Tank Sweep explains what happens in a tank sweep in a “Home Schooled” video blog. Having a underground tank sweep is one of the most important things you can do prior to purchasing a home. Tank...

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