Entries by William Frost

Residential Radon Monitor by Sun Radon lüft

I have been using this residential radon monitor by Sun Radon – lüft for almost two years now and I love being able to monitor my home for key environmental air quality metrics. The Luft allows me to self monitor the radon levels, VOC air quality, and humidity levels in my home. SunRadon’s lüft is an […]

Illinois Radon Awareness Act

The Illinois Radon Awareness Act went into effect Jan 1 2024. The goal of this new law is to reduce lung cancer illnesses and the approximate 1100 deaths per year that occur within Illinois. Public Act 103-0298 creates a change to 420 ILCS 46/25 rep. the Illinois Radon Awareness Act. https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/fulltext.asp?DocName=042000460K25 Radon is a naturally […]


We now offer a free HomeBinder account with our residential home inspections. It is the best way to track your most important investment and it can be a great selling tool to show future buyers the care that went into your home. Trusted by more than 950,000 homeowners nationwide, HomeBinder keeps keeps everything about your […]

Commercial Property Inspections

Commercial property inspections start with two primary decisions. First, choosing the right inspection format, and then second, choose the right inspection firm that knows how to follow that format. The inspection format is important as some lenders, especially on large projects, may require the ASTM guideline or portions of that guideline that may be excluded […]

Wipes in the pipes create sewer yipes!

Wipes in the pipes create sewer yipes! Public sewer lines are clogging with greater frequency and there is plenty of blame to go around from personal carelessness to faulty products. Many products are advertised as “Flushable” but really do not break down and clog systems within homes as well as throughout the public main lines. […]

Radon is a risk you need to know about

Radon is a risk you need to know about. It is one of the leading causes of lung cancer which results in over 20,000 deaths in the US each year. In the St. Louis metropolitan region in Illinois and Missouri we find high levels of radon in approximately 30% of the homes we test. Radon […]

Declutter for peaceful productivity

We enjoy our living and work spaces better when we declutter for peaceful productivity. Follow these steps to start your decluttering process by creating three actionable categories. Share- pass treasured belongings and family heirlooms to the the next generation. You can gift these on birthdays and holidays. Keep assets that will continue to significantly increase […]

Quickly obtain repair estimates

We are now offering RepairPricer as an option on all of our inspection reports so you can quickly obtain repair estimates. After the inspection report is prepared Buyers, Sellers and their Realtors are faced with the task of understanding how those defects translate into dollars. Scheduling repair people to provide estimates is difficult and time […]

Stove Safety Knobs

Stove safety knobs can protect pets and children that are tall enough to reach the counter which means they are also tall enough to accidentally turn on a stove. Choosing quality safety control knobs and setting lockouts on your oven control panel can help prevent the dangers of inadvertent operation. This recently happened in Parksville, […]