Our Home Inspection Blog

Fix That Driveway!

If you are getting used to hitting a big bump driving into your garage, you might not think about it, but it is likely that your cement driveway has sunk down below the level where it was installed. It is natural for heavy installations to settle over time, but...

Water Everywhere You Look

Do you have water in your home? Well, of course, you do, but there are times when water can be harmful to your home, and that is when it is found in the wrong place. Water damage remediation can cost you thousands of dollars, so water leaks should be stopped as soon...

Keeping Your P-Trap Working

Are you having problems with your p-trap? If you don’t know what a p-trap is, don’t feel bad, it’s not a term that most homeowners are familiar with, but it refers to the pipe under your sink that has a sharp bend in it. It is there to prevent sewer gas from seeping...

Expecting the Best, Preparing for the Worst

While we like to think that people are honest, we know for a fact that there are many dishonest persons out there. Even when it comes to something as serious as buying a home, you can’t always rely on the seller giving you the full picture. This is why a home...

Keeping It Just Right

When it comes to your home, you want the temperature to be just perfect, right? It might be tricky at times, especially if you have several people in the family with a different opinion of what the perfect temperature is. Your thermostat plays a vital role when it...

That’s A Lot Of Water!

Leaks in your plumbing system can quickly become a major issue. This is especially due to the fact that most homes have about 14 gallons of water flowing through their pipes every minute. A complete break would instead dump that inside of your home, and even though...

Caring for That Roof Over Your Head

Maintenance is a must, as any homeowner will tell you. Every part of your home has a life expectancy, which can be either exceeded or cut short depending on how you care for your home. It is just natural to spend a little extra time caring for the expensive items...

Looking For Trouble

Signs of trouble aren’t always easy to identify, wouldn’t you agree? For example, how can you tell whether a clog is forming in your pipes? It’s not like you can see inside to catch it. While this is true, there are some ways to figure out that something is going on...

Is Something Eating Your Home?

There are many wood destroying organisms out there, but the ones that most homeowners are familiar with are termites. Many homeowners have been shocked to find out that their home is being eaten up from the inside out by these insects, and unfortunately when the...

Windows That Stop Working

In the colder months of the year, you might notice a lot more condensation on your windows than usual, but what if that condensation shows up in between the panes of your double-pane windows? This can happen in some cases when the insulation around the window has...