20 12, 2016

Get Toasty! Fireplace and Chimney Cleaning and Safety Tips

December 20th, 2016|

Expert Advice for Safe, Cozy Winter Nights by the Fire One of the best things about winter is cozying up by a warm fireplace and enjoying the woodsy, slightly spicy scent that envelopes your home. What’s not so wonderful is a malfunctioning fireplace or chimney that causes an dangerous fire and makes your home smell [...]

13 12, 2016

Schaefer’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for the New Homeowner

December 13th, 2016|

Making your list and checking it twice? If you have a friend or relative who just moved into a new house or apartment, consider an item or two off our Home Inspector-approved gift guide. While none of these items may seem outrightly exciting, when they are needed, your recipient will be very grateful for your [...]

8 12, 2016

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Home Inspections

December 8th, 2016|

For more than 35 years, the team at Schaefer Inspection Services has been performing home inspections, checking out houses in Connecticut from top to bottom, inside and out, making sure every nook and cranny is accounted for. And for almost that entire 35 years, we’ve been getting asked the same round of questions regarding home inspections and what to expect. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions our clients have. […]