Our Home Inspection Blog

Are Garages Included?

When you are getting your home inspected, you might not think that your garage needs to be part of the inspection. In fact, though, it is important that your garage gets inspected. There are many issues that could cause damage to your property or even cause you bodily...

It Came From The Sewer!

If you heard that something had come up out of your sewer, you probably wouldn’t want anything to do with it, right? Unfortunately in some cases, you don’t always have a choice. Take sewer gnats for example. These annoying pests look a little bit like fruit flies, but...

Window Shopping to Save Money

Saving money year-round probably sounds like a good idea for all of us, and there are many things you as a homeowner can do to lower your expenses. The one bill that most of us probably take a look at first is going to be the energy bill. This is something that can...

Plunging Like A Pro

Using a plunger properly is not as simple as dropping it in the toilet and plunging. If you do it improperly it might not have any effect, or, even worse, it could damage your pipes. It all starts out with how much water you have in the toilet bowl. If you have too...

Don’t Let Your Pilot Light Go Out

There are some technologies that have been used in the past that are no longer considered efficient or safe and therefore fallen out of use. However, since some appliances have fairly long life-spans, it is possible that you have an appliance that is still using...

Don’t Tamper With This

Everyone knows that electricity is dangerous… that is, everyone except for young children. All they know is that they see their parents use the wall receptacles to plug in all kinds of things to get them to operate. Can you really blame them for wanting to stick...

A One Way Street

There are some things that you don’t want to see ever again after they leave your home. That is true for your garbage, and even more so for your sewage. Under normal circumstances, sewage water will flow downstream and away from your home without any problem, but...

What To Do When At Home

Using your time wisely is very important. During the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, many have turned to entertainment as a way to spend time while sheltering in place, but that time could definitely be spent in a way that is more productive and beneficial. As a homeowner,...

Home Sales During A Crisis

Selling a house is never an easy thing, and during the current pandemic, things are just getting harder. Some people are afraid to or unable to go out and look at homes. Some realtors are overcoming this by offering more virtual tours, but this might discourage some...

The Building Material Of Doom

There are many different types of building materials that have a bad reputation, and the one that probably comes to mind for most people when talking about this subject is asbestos. Asbestos was used extensively during new builds in years past, and it was not...