So you’re looking for a home inspector, but what do you need to know before getting a home inspection? The article was originally just 10 tips, but I added the 11th tip to help new homeowners understand the maintenance issues of owning a home. As they say, you don’t know what you don’t know. So …
June 2017 archive
We’ve covered the tools a new homeowner needs to complete tasks around the house, now here are the top 5 skills homeowners need to master after moving into a new home. This short list is just a few of the many skills that you will obtain if you are a do-it-yourself type person. This article …
Why should smart homebuyers hire a home inspector? Well none other than Dave Ramsey gives advice when buying a home about home inspectors. Where you should look for certified home inspectors, and the value of a home inspector. The following article appeared on the Dave Ramsey blog.
Why should you get a radon test when buying your home? Because data collected by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment indicates that approximately 50% of homes in Colorado have radon levels higher than the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-recommended action level
On a recent home inspection I found that the home had no carbon monoxide detectors. I was asked what is the proper placement of carbon monoxide detectors. While most real estate agreements require a CO detector to be placed within 15 feet of sleeping areas, the CPSC suggests something a little different. This article covers …