Air Conditioning Maintenance

By | July 8th, 2015|Categories: Home|

Maintaining Your Air Conditioner: One of the most often neglected systems a home inspector must evaluate in a home is the central air-conditioning system. Most central air-conditioning systems are split systems, meaning that part of [...]

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Mold Testing – Good Idea?

By | February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Home|

Should Mold Testing be included with a Home Inspection? Should mold testing be included with a home inspection? Before you spend your money on mold testing, you may find the following information helpful. MOLD is [...]

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Aluminum Wire Corrections In Homes

By | October 28th, 2014|Categories: Home|

Aluminum Wire Corrections Now and then we come across homes or condos that have single strand aluminum wire. Aluminum wire was installed in the 1960s and 1970s in many homes. Many of these homes need [...]

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Building Code vs. Recommendations for Home Inspectors

By | July 31st, 2014|Categories: Home|

Building Code vs Recommendations for Home Inspections? We are often asked during a home inspection whether something meets building code.  For example, are GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) outlets required by code?  What kind of [...]

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Radon Testing In The Summer

By | July 15th, 2014|Categories: Home|

Buying or selling a home is challenging, and can create stress.  Add in summer heat, and tempers will rise with the temperatures. Here is good information regarding radon testing during the summer months.  How complicated [...]

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Septic Inspection Tips

By | June 13th, 2014|Categories: Home|

Septic Inspection Tips Tips for Septic Inspections ‘The grass may be greener over the septic tank’ as the saying goes, but it’s what’s under the green that everyone buying a home with a septic system [...]