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Choosing The Best Home Inspector?

Choosing The Best Home Inspector Greg makes a living from flipping homes an Greg makes a living from flipping homes and is selling his next home via online classified ads. He’s never been completely satisfied with the home inspectors he’s hired in the past, so he is on a quest to find the best home […]
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Watch out for signs of sewer line failures

Do you suddenly have cockroaches appearing in your home? Sure, you’ll think to call an exterminator. But would you be surprised that you might need a plumber? The old, pre-1972 construction homes usually had cast iron sewer pipes. These pipes aren’t expected to last more than 40 or 50 years. Corrosion caused by age results […]
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Infrared: Facts and Fiction

Infrared Facts and Fiction It is common in service industries that the market place dictates the kind and price of the products it wants businesses to provide. This fact is no less true in the home inspection industry. For example, many home inspectors offer mold and Radon testing because it is requested by home buyers or real estate agents. […]
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Termite Damage Lurks Behind Home’s Wallpaper for Years

A couple living in a 20-year-old home had an unwelcome surprise two years after they bought it. When they pulled down some wallpaper in the kitchen, they discovered obvious tunneling activity by termites. Pulling down the sheetrock revealed damage to a board above a doorway. When they bought the home, a home inspection and wood-destroying insect report […]
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