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Bill Kibbel

Bill Kibbel

Contributing Writer
Bill Kibbel is a contributing writer and review editor for The Old House Web. Bill is an inspector and consultant that specializes in historic buildings with Tri-County Inspections . He has inspected more than 10,000 buildings between 100 and 350 years old and has been a consultant to historic sites in several States. Bill is a veteran old-house owner and restorer and has been contributing to OHW since 2001. For a full list of Bill's columns visit The Home Inspector in our How-To Advice section. Bill welcomes questions for possible future blog posts and articles. You may contact him at wkibbel(at)oldhouseweb.com
Recent posts:
Bill Kibbel
Dec
11
2009
That’s two-thousand dollars in water damage from a frozen pipe that burst.  That’s in addition to the $250.00 for the repair of the pipe. I see this at
Bill Kibbel
Dec
01
2009
In a previous post, I discussed a significant structural feature of many early Dutch homes that resulted in a specific form of house.  Below are some other
Bill Kibbel
Nov
21
2009
Every house that I’ve inspected, listed as a “Dutch Colonial”, has had very little in common with homes built by the Dutch in colonial America.  They
Bill Kibbel
Oct
25
2009
A local TV station is having its pre-Halloween Addams Family Show marathon. This, of course, leads to the annual comments from the wife about how she thinks
Bill Kibbel
Oct
18
2009
In case you aren’t familiar with the term,  a newel is a central column around which winding stairs are attached.  A newel post is (the often highly