Ever have trouble finding a friend’s house because you can’t see any house numbers? Well, imagine how hard it is for paramedics and firefighters who are trying to save lives. House numbers that are missing or not clearly visible from the street are a serious public health issue. Fortunately, house numbers cost almost nothing and are easy to install. Many jurisdictions have begun fining residents who fail to display numbers clearly. To find out more inspection-related advice about this topic and why it’s so important, check out our new article on house numbers for inspectors.