Deck Maintenance Tips
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If you’re planning to list your home for sale, it’s important to start thinking about maintenance and repairs. During the home assessment, the inspector will take a thorough look at each part of the house and take note of any concerns. If your property has an attached deck, be sure to keep it well maintained prior to the inspection to improve the chances of positive results. Here, you’ll find a list of suggestions on how to properly care for this area.

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If you’re preparing to purchase a home, you’ll need to schedule an inspection to make sure it’s free of any issues that could come as a surprise. The evaluation is a crucial part of the process, since you’ll be made aware of any red flags that may require additional expenses. The roof is an area where problems often pop up, and drones are becoming a popular way of inspecting them. Here, you’ll discover the basics of this unconventional approach. Continue reading What You Need To Know About Drones For Roof Inspections

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Most modern homes have an attached garage to add convenience and curb appeal. If you’re planning to buy or a sell a house, keep in mind the importance of a well-maintained garage. Just because the door looks good from the outside doesn’t guarantee that it’s safe and in working condition. If you’re the seller and would like to avoid a common problem during the inspection, try the following tips to ensure that this crucial component of the house is in good shape. Continue reading How to Prepare Your Garage Door For a Home Inspection

Radon Testing
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If you’re about to put your house on the market or start the process of home buying, it’s always a good idea to have the residence inspected for radon. Here, you’ll learn the hazards of this chemical element and find out what you can do to protect your home.   Continue reading The Importance of Radon Testing For Every Home

Infrared Camera Home Inspections
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When you’re buying or selling a home, scheduling a home inspection is a crucial step of the process. While most home inspections are straightforward, not every company will provide the same services. Inspections using infrared cameras are becoming more popular—but how do you decide if this approach is right for you? Here are a few of the basics about home inspections that include the use of infrared cameras. Continue reading The Scoop on Infrared Camera Home Inspections

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If you’re preparing to buy or sell a home, the scope of the to-do list can quickly become overwhelming. The home inspection is an important step before closing, and it’s in all parties’ best interest to opt for a qualified inspector. Finding the right inspection company can be a challenge, but here, you’ll get an overview to help you choose a home evaluator. Continue reading Why Experience Matters For Home Inspection Companies  

HVAC
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When you’re preparing to put your home on the market, it’s important to check on the air conditioning unit and furnace. While these aspects of the home are vital for keeping occupants comfortable throughout the seasons, they’re often neglected. Buyers shy away from homes with HVAC issues, and for good reason—repairs to the air conditioning unit and furnace can be quite pricey. Before you list your home, be sure to review these guidelines to be certain that your HVAC system is in working condition. Continue reading The Importance of Caring For Your Home’s HVAC System

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If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you’re probably aware that you’ll need to schedule a home inspection before closing. This can be a stressful event for both buyers and sellers, as they may not be quite sure what to expect. Before the inspector evaluates the property, it’s helpful to understand how he or she will present the results. Inspection reports can be a little confusing, but here, we explain what’s on your home report.    Continue reading Understanding Narrative and Checklist Home Inspection Reports

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The key to a gorgeous lawn is keeping your sprinkler system in good condition throughout the year. If the pipes aren’t properly cared for to prevent freezing, you’ll be left with a yard dilemma when springtime arrives. And if you’re thinking about putting your home on the market, it’s crucial that every aspect of your home is in working condition weeks, or even months ahead of time. Here, you’ll find the steps to take to keep your sprinkler system prepared to withstand winter. For best results, start prepping your home for winter as soon as the weather hints that a freeze could be near. Continue reading Tips to Protect Your Home’s Sprinkler System For Winter

When you’re preparing to put your home on the market, it’s important to understand how drainage problems can affect the inspection outcome. According to HGTV, water damage is one of the most common problems that detract from otherwise uneventful home inspections.  Here, you’ll find a few of the most urgent problems that arise from clogged drainage systems and how to fix them. Continue reading How Poor Drainage Can Affect Your Home Inspection