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Helpful Home Owner Tips

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Loppnow Home Inspections (LHI) Tip of the Week


  • State law requires home owners to install a smoke alarm and a carbon monoxide alarm (or combination alarms) in the basement and on each floor except the attic or a storage area.Click here for more information.


  • You can't see radon. And you can't smell it or taste it. But it may be a problem in your home.

    Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That's because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. Only smoking causes more lung cancer deaths. If you smoke and your home has high radon levels, your risk of lung cancer is especially high.



Journal of Light Construction - Very informational for new homeowners.


State of Wisconsin Home Inspector Standards of Practice



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