Homeowners

Once you’ve settled into your new home, our Homeowners category equips you with practical advice for maintaining and improving your property. From seasonal maintenance checklists to energy-saving tips, we provide guidance to help you keep your home safe, comfortable, and in excellent condition.

Mold – The Problem and the Solution

What is mold? Mold is a type of fungus which is made up of small organisms that emit tiny spores to reproduce when they find any organic material that is wet. A mold spore may only start off small at…

A Guide to Mold in Your Home

Mold has become a hot topic of conversations over the years, from homeowners to home buyers. Mold is a type of fungus that can occur in a variety of colors and sizes. A little mold can be everywhere; in the air, on surfaces, on your food,…

Revisiting Building Code vs. Home Inspections

Code is a 4-letter wordBuilding code is a set of minimum requirements for building design, construction, and operation to protect public health, safety and the natural resources that sustain us. Structures are built in compliance with laws and regulations established…

New Construction, Same Inspection?

Congratulations, your new home construction has just finished and you’re ready to move in, right? Well maybe not! Your house might be new, but it still needs an inspection. It is natural to think that a new home means a…

Preventative Home Maintenance: Fall Edition

We have all been told it is better to be safe than sorry. Schaefer Inspection Service wants to help you prepare your home for the fall. Our goal is to provide you with timely, accurate, and reliable information, even outside…

#NationalSafetyMonth Home Safety: Child Edition

As we’re reminded of summer by the sun shining, birds chirping, and bees buzzing; Schaefer Inspection is reminding you its national safety month. Schaefer Inspection understands your family comes first and your home comes second. We’ve created a safety checklist…

5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter

So, it’s day three without power, you’re bundled up and still cold, there’s a leak that just won’t quit, and not only is the snow barricading you in but so is the neighbors fallen tree. Does this sound like you…