TKO Home Inspections Bitpay Press Release


TKO Home Inspections Accepts Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash for Payments through BitPay Accepting Cryptocurrency Expands New Customer Acquisition Opportunity Groveport, OH 7/4/2018 – TKO Home Inspections (, a home inspection company, today announced the company is accepting Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash for payment for goods and services from BitPay, the largest global blockchain payments provider. […]

Central Air-Conditioning System Inspection


Central Air-Conditioning System Inspection by Nick Gromicko A building’s central air-conditioning system must be periodically inspected and maintained in order to function properly. While an annual inspection performed by a trained professional is recommended, homeowners can do a lot of the work themselves by following the tips offered in this guide. Clean the Exterior Condenser […]

Pool Water Pathogens


Pool Water Pathogens by Nick Gromicko Germs from other swimmers and unsafe water supplies can easily contaminate pool water, especially if it isn’t properly disinfected. Contaminated recreational water can cause a variety of ailments and diseases, such as diarrhea, and skin, ear and upper respiratory infections, particularly if the swimmer’s head is submerged.  Inspectors should be […]

A Garage Inspection


A Garage Inspection by Kenton Shepard Above:  garage exterior This is the exterior of a townhome I was asked to inspect. During the inspection, I ran into a neighbor who told me that the roof of another garage, identical to the one pictured above two buildings down, had collapsed the previous winter under a snow load. […]

Exterior Design Features


Exterior Design Features by Nick Gromicko Decks, porches, balconies, verandas and patios are outdoor architectural elements that are often confused with one another. An explanation of their intended use, history and design allow for useful distinctions, although a certain degree of exception and overlap is unavoidable.   Decks   A deck is a large, raised […]

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own

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by Nick Gromicko and Ben Gromicko     The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means exhaustive. Feel free to ask an InterNACHI inspector during your next inspection about other tools that you might find useful.   1.  Plunger A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient household problems […]