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A Closer Look at Common Problems: HVAC

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

In North Texas, our poor HVAC systems get a workout, especially on those “winter” days when we go from heat in the morning to AC in the afternoon, back to heat at night. The lifespan of an HVAC unit is about 15 to 20 years, so you’ll want to plan accordingly.

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Make Sure Your Furnace Brings The Heat in Winter With an Inspection

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in  for “Upon Closer Inspection.” North Texas winters are hard to predict, but our furnaces are getting a bit of a workout this year. In case HVAC isn’t your area […]

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Things to Watch Out For in Your New Construction Home

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 8, 2020 / 1 Comment

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in  for “Upon Closer Inspection.” Do I really need an inspection on a new construction home? If you’re buying a newly constructed home, you might think to yourself, why would […]

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DBA 2019 Year in Review: Celebrating Our Past, Focusing on Our Future

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

By Phil Crone, JD, CGP, GSP Executive Officer, Dallas Builders Association I must admit, I really enjoy writing this “year in review” column. It gives me a chance to take inventory of all we accomplished. Especially this year as we celebrated the Dallas Builders Association’s 75th anniversary and all who contributed to it. Much of […]

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Santa Will Have Some Trouble Landing a Sleigh on These Rooftops

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in  for “Upon Closer Inspection.” Up on the rooftop click, click, click! Ho, ho, ho! Santa might have a hard time delivering presents to some of the houses we see. From […]

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Red Flags: How to Spot Unhealthy HVAC in Homes

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / December 18, 2019 / 0 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in  for “Upon Closer Inspection.” One of the most common problems we run across as home inspectors is improperly maintained HVAC systems. And the No. 1 issue with HVAC systems […]

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