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Leaking Window

Leaking Window – Active Water Intrusion

A water stain in a carpet is an indicator that there may be a leaking window. Check out our video on what we look for and how we document it.

What Home Inspectors Look For With A Pool

What Home Inspectors Look For With A Pool

Many times when we have an elaborate pool system that sits dormant, portions of the pool will have equipment that does not work. Here we will discuss what home inspectors look for with a pool. Here is an example of a salt water purification system that wasn’t functioning. There were leaks on the roof near […]

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How to Ensure Your First Home Buying Experience Goes Smooth as Silk

Your first home is a major investment, and you want to make good choices when it comes to the place that will be such a big part of your life.

Home Inspection Winter Tips

Home Inspection Winter Tips

Here are eight home inspection winter tips for homeowners to maximize efficiency and safety in their homes and maintaining its investment value. Home Inspection Winter Tips #1: Check gutters, downspouts, and downspout extensions. This allows water to travel away, otherwise blockages can occur. The result being stagnant water which causes damage to shingles, other roof […]

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What are Insurance Inspections?

Has your insurance company requested an insurance inspection on a house? We’ll provide you with the information you need to understand what Insurance Inspections are all about. The main two occasions for an Insurance Inspection are: When you first applied for your homeowners insurance policy When you make a claim The purpose of the first […]

Post Hurricane Inspection Information

Post Hurricane Inspection Information

Information about Post Hurricane Inspection Knowledge and Tips If you and your possessions were fortunate to survive the barrage of hurricanes, you still may have endured heavy winds and rain. It’s important to understand that just because you can’t see something, it doesn’t mean there isn’t a problem lurking in a dark, high reaching area […]

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Home Inspection Facts

Learn about Home Inspection Facts to get a good understanding of why it’s important to hire a professional home inspector. What is a home inspection? A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation. What does a home inspection include? The […]

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5 Mistakes Homebuyers Make

A home inspection is more than just checking the pipes. It’s a major event for the inspector (or should be). The process of a home inspection should be taken very seriously. If you’re buying a home, make sure not to make the mistakes listed below. 1. Hiring without Research It’s very important that you hire the […]

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10 Steps to Buying a Home

There are many reasons for purchasing a home. Some of us fortunate ones come into money, or finally save up enough. Others are tired of renting and are ready to settle down. Regardless of your situation, follow these ten steps to buying a home to have a good idea of what to do and where […]

Successful Home Inspection

Successful Home Inspection

Five Tips for a Successful Home Inspection Purchasing a home is time consuming, expensive, and stressful. To make things easier, educate yourself for a successful home inspection. 1. Which Inspection is the right one? If you haven’t had the conversation with your real estate agent, inquire about the different types of inspections available to you. Take […]

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