Home Inspection

Articles about home inspections

How To Prepare for your Home Inspection

By | 2017-08-05T19:20:10+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Essential Reading, Home Inspection, How to|

A Home Inspection, Performed by a Professional Home Inspector is a key component of almost all home resale transactions. This article is intended to help the home inspection client obtain the most comprehensive home inspection possible. The Home Inspector is typically retained by the buyer during the contract option period, although more and more home [...]

Fire Extinguishers In the Home

By | 2017-07-31T17:33:28+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Home Inspection, Home Maintenance, Home Safety|

As home inspectors, an important part of our job is to inspect for and notify clients of potential safety deficiencies in homes, including fire safety. While we can usually count on at least finding smoke alarms in homes these days (though many homes still have deficiencies with smoke alarms), it's surprising just how few [...]

12 Questions to Ask When Evaluating a Home Inspection Company

By | 2017-07-29T16:30:56+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Essential Reading, Home Inspection|

Most people, understandably, start interviewing home inspectors by asking "How much do you charge?" While it's important to know this information, it's not the most important, and certainly not the only question you should ask in order to make an informed decision in choosing your Home Inspector. Keep in mind that home inspections are not [...]

What Really Matters in Your Houston Home Inspection

By | 2017-07-29T16:35:43+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Essential Reading, Home Inspection|

Are you in the process of buying a new home? Purchasing a new home is exciting. However, it can also bring stress and anxiety as you try to make sure that you are making a sound decision and safe investment in your family's future. One of the best tools to help you in the decision-making [...]

Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer

By | 2017-07-31T16:12:33+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Home Inspection, Home Maintenance, Home Safety|

Carbon Monoxide Hazards Carbon monoxide has been dubbed"The Silent Killer" for good reason. Carbon monoxide is colorless, odorless and tasteless, remaining virtually undetectable to humans until injury or death occur. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, during the period from 1999–2010, a total of 5,149 deaths from unintentional, non-fire related, carbon monoxide poisoning [...]

Smoke Alarms Save Lives

By | 2017-07-31T16:11:19+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Home Inspection, Home Maintenance, Home Safety|

Smoke Alarms Smoke detectors and smoke alarms are proven life savers. There are more than 300,000 residential fires every year. When there are functional smoke alarms in the house, families gain valuable time to escape.The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that fire is the second leading cause of unintentional death in the [...]