• Paint Makers Try to Hold Off Lead-Hazard Court Ruling

    Here is an article from the Wall Journal that Sharp Inspections liked. September 22, 2013, 9:39 p.m. ET Paint Makers Try to Hold Off Lead-Hazard Court Ruling By JAMES R.   Read More...

  • Electrical Safety

    Extension cords are one of the most misused pieces of electrical equipment. When exposed to “normal” use, extension cords can experience rapid deterioration. When you subject the cord to additional misuse, such as removing the ability to ground the cord, the cord can be a ticket to the emergency room or even the morgue.   Read More...

  • House Fires

    When to Fight Fire Because fires are dangerous, you must know when it is appropriate to attempt to fight one with a portable fire extinguisher. You should meet the following criteria before fighting a fire in your home: Someone has called the fire department. The area has been evacuated or is in the process of being evacuated.   Read More...

  • What is CSST? Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) Part 2 (What are the dangers)

      What is CSST? Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) Part 2 (What are the dangers) As we talked about previously, in Part 1, if a Home Inspection reveals you have CSST in a home there are a few things you need to know. Recap, what is CSST?   Read More...

  • What is CSST? Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)

    What is CSST? Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST) Home Selling and Buying Maybe it’s time for you to get in the game and enter the housing market. Whether you are getting ready to list your home with a realtor or planning to start looking to buy a home you will need to have a home inspection done with a licensed home inspector.   Read More...

  • Listing of The Week

    Listing of the Week: 1622 W Britton Road The Listing of the Week is a remodeled and restyled brick-and-frame home in the Casady Heights neighborhood near N Pennsylvania Avenue and W Britton Road. | Published: March 31, 2012 0 The Listing of the Week is a remodeled and restyled brick-and-frame home in the Casady Heights neighborhood near N Pennsylvania Avenue and W Britton Road. The 1,370-square-foot home at 1622 W Britton Road has three bedrooms, two baths, one living room, one dining room and a...  Read More...

  • The Home Inspector said Repair or Replace the Shower Valve

    If Sharp Inspections, LLC from Norman, Oklahoma has just done your Home Inspection and we called out the need to repair or replace the shower controls you need to watch this video. A picture is worth a thousand words and a good informative video is worth an entire dictionary. Watch the video from PBS This Old House: http://video.pbs.org/video/2153824455   Read More...

  • Extension Cords Used in The Home

    Norman Chamber of Commerce Extension Cord use in homes, Home Inspection Quit often homeowners will try to find a quick fix for a need of a receptacle in an attic, crawl space or crowded area of the home and use a extension cord. Some may even have good intentions of having a proper “fixed wiring” receptacle installed later but never get around to it. Article 400 of the NEC National Electrical Code states: 400.8 Uses Not Permitted Unless specifically permitted in 400.7, flexible cords and cables ...  Read More...

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