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Here, we share valuable insights and expert advice to help you make informed decisions about your home. Whether you're a homeowner, buyer, or seller, our blog covers a wide range of topics related to home inspections, maintenance, and improvement. Explore our articles to gain a deeper understanding of your home's condition, learn about potential issues to watch out for, and discover practical tips to enhance your living space. Trust Schaefer to be your go-to resource for all things home inspection.

National Fire Safety!

October 7-13, 2018It’s National Fire Prevention Week!  This year’s theme is: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.” Have you ever wondered how fire-safe your home is?  Are you sure that you have protected your family by practicing fire…

#NationalSafetyMonth Home Safety: Fire Edition

Schaefer Inspection Service wants to remind you and your family that it is National Safety Month. Protect your family against fire, so prepare today for a safer tomorrow. You can practice good fire safety year-round! Equipment Maintenance More Prevention Tips…

9 Moving Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Moving is never easy. When you’re packing up your entire life and shipping it off to somewhere new, you’re bound to hit a snag, no matter how much you plan and prepare. At Schaefer, we know how difficult the process…

8 Best Places to Picnic in Connecticut

July in Connecticut is the perfect month for being outside. The sun is shining, the weather is PERFECT, and there are still plenty of days left on the calendar before the leaves start changing. It is also National Picnic Month,…

Home Safety Checklist

June is National Safety Month, an important time to take stock of what potential safety hazards you may find in your home. Take a look at our checklist of household items you’ll want to ensure are working and installed properly…

Inspect Your Deck!

10 Deck Safety Tips from Schaefer Inspection Service After months of cold, gray days, New Englanders have certainly earned their warm, sunny, spring and summer days spent outdoors. Winter’s snow, water, and wind can take it’s toll, so if you’re…

Real Estate Agent Tool Kit

At Schaefer Inspection Service, we are incredibly grateful for the many referrals our real estate colleagues send our way. Between running from appointment to appointment, and closing deals left and right, we’re always in awe of how hard agents work…

The Truth About Mold

One common worry of a homeowner is they will one day discover mold hiding in the crevices and cubby holes of their home. While mold shouldn’t go unchecked, it doesn’t have to spell disaster. For one thing, there is always…

Well Water Testing FAQ’s

Whether you’re washing dishes with it, taking a shower with it, cooking dinner with it, or making coffee with it, we all need clean water for a myriad of daily activities. How can you be sure your source is untainted, especially…