March 2017 archive

Mar 12

The Definition and Limitations of a Home Inspection

What is the definition of a home inspection?  What are the limitations of a home inspection.  This article covers both of these topics in a general way.  New home buyers that want and/or get a home inspections sometimes have unreasonable expectations of what they are receiving from a home inspection.  Here is what you can …

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Mar 08

Tankless Water Heaters

Are you considering a tankless water heater?  Is your old water heater in the garage or basement about to give up the ghost?  The home inspector told you that your water heater is “past the end of it’s useful life”.  Those of us old enough, know that is not what we want to hear!  Anyway, …

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Mar 05

Top 10 Rental Tools for DIY Projects

Ok, so you have a bunch of  DIY Projects to do around the house.  But who has the money to have every tool you need, especially if you just bought a fixer upper?  Owning your own tools comes with time and of course money, but you can rent the tools you need now.  It will …

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Mar 01

How to Choose the Right Home Inspector

So your’re buying a home?  You’re Realtor has asked you to get a home inspection.  How do you choose the right home inspector?  Where do you begin?  Your new home is probably the most expensive purchase you’ll ever make.  This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection.  The cost of a home inspection is very …

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