October 2017 archive

Oct 16

What Does a Home Inspector Look For?

I am asked all the time by new home buyers when looking for a home inspectors, “What do you look at?” or “What do you check?”.  My answer is usually, “We look from rooftops to foundations and EVERYTHING in between!“. Then there is a pause, and I run down the list. So here is a …

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Oct 13

Things Your Home Inspector Wishes You Knew

Getting ready for the home inspector to inspect your new home is never easy.  But here are 7 different things your home inspector wishes you knew. This article was written by Jaime Wiebe and appeared on realtor.com

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Oct 09

What is a Home Energy Audit

What is a home energy audit? And what can it do for me and my new home? Take a look at our page about our home energy report included with every home inspection. This article originally appeared on realtor.com and was written by Cathy Ericson.

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Oct 05

Fall is the Best Time to Buy and Inspect a House

Now that summer is over, and the leaves are changing, it’s the best time to buy and inspect your new home.  The reason being everyone from realtors, to home inspectors, to most contractors have more time available.  The exceptions being the HVAC and fireplace guys.  So get ready to move into your new home in …

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Oct 02

Common Household Pests

Before buying a home, it is wise to have the property inspected for pests. The last thing any new homeowner wants to find is problem with rodents, spiders, or other nuisances. Likewise, when selling a house, inspection can raise value and give potential homeowners added confidence.

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