Our Home Inspection Blog

Invasive Trees Underground

Do you love having large trees in your yard? It can be beautiful and beneficial, but did you know that under the surface, those trees could create a potential for a serious issue with your plumbing? The problem is the roots of the trees. These can invade your pipes,...

Keep Your Fan Spinning

In your kitchen, there is a device that plays a vital role in keeping the air clear and eliminating smoke and odors from your cooking. It is the kitchen exhaust fan, and if it is installed correctly, it can do a great job. On the other hand, if it isn’t installed...

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...