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Links

American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)

Asbestos

Carbon Monoxide

Information

  • Journal of Light Construction: www.jlconline.com
    (Excellent magazine, good source of information when planning out a project.
    The Journal has articles for sale that more than justify their cost.)

Lead in the Home

Lead in Drinking Water

  • Municipal water authorities are required to test the water they deliver.
    Municipal water departments can be contacted to obtain a copy of the test results.

Handyman and General Home Owner Information (Entertaining)

  • Glenn Haege: Host of “American’s Master Handyman”: www.masterhandyman.com
    Listen to Glenn on WJR Radio 760 AM on Saturdays and Sundays 12 noon to 2 PM.

Leak Detection (under concrete slabs)

Licensing

  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairswww.dleg.state.mi.us/verify.htm
    (The State of Michigan does not license or regulate Home Inspectors.
    This link is provided so that a Michigan Residential Builder’s License can be verified.)

Masonry

Modular Homes

Mold

Odor Control

  • Nu-Tech Cleaning Systems: www.nutechonline.com 248-548-5211
    (Nu-Tech also sells “Microban”, a cleaning agent used in hospitals and for mold abatement.) Located in Berkley, MI

Paints

Product Recalls

Radon

Environmental Protection Agency

Septic Systems

  • Wayne County Dept of Environmental Health 313-326-4966
    Matthew Kobylarz, RS
  • Aquatest Laboratories 248-698-9500
    (Septic inspections, Oakland Co) www.aquatestlabs.com

Telephone Numbers

  • Detroit Edison: 800-477-4747
  • Michcon: 800-942-5571
  • Miss Dig: 800-482-7171
  • State of Michigan, Builders Division: 517-241-9317
  • State of Michigan, Boiler Division: 517-241-9334
  • State of Michigan, Electrical Division: 517-241-9320
  • State of Michigan, Mechanical Division: 517-241-9325
  • State of Michigan, Plumbing Division: 517-241-9330

Termites

Vermiculite (Insulation which may contain asbestos)

Water Testing

Window Repair Specialists

  • H&R Window Repair (Hazel Park): www.hrwindowrepair.com
    Serves the Detroit Metro area. 313-366-8282They can handle most of the Weathervane and Avon wood casements, some of the plastic parts are no longer available.
  • MMG Services  (Howell) 517-851-4120
    Mark (owner) All round window repairs, does not travel east of Telegraph.
  • IWR (Independent Window Repairs): www.independantwindowrepair.com
    (Chesterfield Township) 586-749-4449