Tips for Preventing Fires on Your Property, 360 Inspections, KC Home Inspectors

5 Tips for Preventing Fires on Your Property


Whether you’re a landlord, a homeowner, or a renter, it’s important to know how to prevent fires on your property. Fire prevention is especially important during the warmer months as things dry out and become more prone to being fire hazards. We’ve compiled a short list of quick and easy steps to preventing fires and the damage they cause to get you through the dry season. Continue reading “5 Tips for Preventing Fires on Your Property”

Basement Flooding - 360 Inspections Kansas City

My Basement Flooded, Now What?!


1. Safety First

  • Don’t risk injury if your basement is flooded. If there is an inch or more of standing water in your basement, this is considered severe flooding and the water can contain harmful bacteria so avoid entering the basement if possible.
  • Do NOT touch any electrical wires. As the old saying goes – water and electricity don’t mix; touching electrical fixtures while wet can be deadly.
  • If you have experienced severe flooding, have your basement pumped as soon as possible.

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Prepare Your Home for Summer - 360 Inspections Kansas City

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Summer

With warm weather just over the horizon, it’s important to make sure things are running smoothly around your home. Summer weather like heavy rain, drought, temperature fluctuation, and more can cause your home to react in expensive ways. Preventative maintenance is crucial to avoiding costly damage or accidents down the road, so we’ve put together a list of 5 ways to prepare your home for summer.

As always, safety is the priority; wear gloves, goggles, and a mask when around possibly hazardous materials, and always have someone close by in case of emergency. When in doubt, contact professionals before attempting something yourself.

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