Most Common Problems Discovered in a Home Inspection
For most people, buying a home will end up being the single largest purchase in their lifetime. Regardless of if you are buying a brand new home or one that was built 100 plus years ago, you will want to have a Home Inspection prior to closing on the deal. Finding a great home inspector […]
When do I Need A Permit?
Do I really need a permit? You may be surprised to know that even some of the seemingly minor home improvement projects will still require a permit to be up to code. The last thing you want to do is make a large or even minor update to your home to later find out it […]
Do I Really Need a Home Inspection?
This question comes up often during the home buying process. Most home buyers think that since they are getting an appraisal done on the house there is no need to also do a Home Inspection, but they couldn’t be more wrong! A home appraisal must be completed when you are financing the home purchase, but […]
How to Read a Home Inspection Report
When buying any home it is crucial to obtain a Home Inspection to ensure the property doesn’t have any unknown major repairs that could cost you significant money after the closing. Included in the report could be a number of different issues, but unless you know what to look for you may not be able […]
Why a Window Inspection is Important
Most homeowners don’t really think much about their windows other than just keeping the glass itself clean. If you ask the experts, however, they recommend getting a full Window Inspection done twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. Making sure your windows are as efficient as they can be can […]
Common Electrical Mistakes Found During a Home Inspection
One or the most common items that we see in our inspections are issues with a home’s electrical wiring. This can be something as minor as needing a cover for a light bulb all the way to as major as replacing all of the boxes in your home. Here is a list of the most […]
6 Easy Ways to Lower your Energy Bill
According to the Energy Department, a typical family will use over $1,400 per year on utilities. It is no wonder the average American is trying everything they can do to reduce the amount of electricity they are using every month. Toss high electric bills in the garbage with these tricks to increase your home’s energy […]
Are the cracks in my home cause for more serious concern?
If you notice a crack on the interior or exterior of your home it can be worrisome, but how do you know if that crack indicates a larger problem or if it is just unsightly and not cause for concern? It is essential to find out if the crack could be an easy fix with […]
How do I know if it is time for a mold inspection?
As of 2020 in the United States, the average house costs $320,00. This makes our houses THE largest investment that many of us will make in our lifetime. As a homeowner, it is your responsibility to make sure your investment is taken care of; Whether it is making sure your roof is in good shape, […]
Radon, the Odorless Killer
Radon is a radioactive gas that is naturally occurring. This gas can be present when uranium, thorium, and radium break down in the soil, rocks, and underground. It enters the homes and buildings through cracks and gaps. This gas can cause lung cancer by breathing it in. It is extremely dangerous since it does not […]