It Pays to Look Under!

Recently performing an inspection I was checking the AC unit and searching for the AC Disconnect and I found it! Notice the condition of the Disconnect and the electrical hazards in the same location. This was found under the cantilevered section of a room addition and is a serious issue. Sometimes you have to search to find what is needed and here I found more than I bargained for.  Defects can not only cost you.. read more →

The land down under isn’t always referring to another country!

  When I was a building and remodeling contractor I always took special interest in the crawlspace because I knew that someday I might have to crawl into that crawlspace. As a home inspector  we usually find everything including a kitchen sink in the crawlspace. Old appliances, furnaces, water heaters, building supplies, insects, animals including remains. Entering a crawlspace is never the most pleasant part especially if you also see glass, nails or other items.. read more →

Inspecting a crawlspace that you cant enter!

PROVIEW Professional Home Inspections provide FPV as part of our inspection that our clients can be well informed! read more →

Damage Down Under

Inspecting a crawlspace is very important due to the issues that may exist that make or break buying a house. Did you know that not all home inspectors go into the crawlspace? Did you know that some inspectors send someone other than a licensed inspector to go into the crawlspace to view with a camera? PROVIEW Professional Home Inspections takes our job seriously and if I can enter the crawlspace I will inspect as much as.. read more →

Experience is Important!

Growing up in construction my whole life and also being a contractor for many years brings with it “experience”. Building new homes or completed restoration of Victorian homes gave me a lot of understanding of the methods used by the old timers and also keeping up to date with building standards serves me to have the knowledge of current building standards and practices. Licensed and also InterNACHI certified requires more education that may be required by the.. read more →

Roll Roofing Can Cause UpHill Struggle

Roll roofing has its problems, but when you add tree limbs, weather and poor installation it can cause a home owner a real struggle. As a home inspector I check the roof structure and roof covering. If the envelope of the house is sacrificed then it’s just a matter of time other items or components will share in that failure. PROVIEW Professional Home Inspections has 18yrs in the inspection industry and over 47 yrs in the.. read more →

Ice Dams – Int’l Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)

It’s never a pleasant time to deal with this issue. This article will help you understand what Ice dams are and house too correct problems that create this problem. Source: Ice Dams – Int’l Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) read more →

Without a Home Inspection it might dampen your purchase!

Home Inspections is a very important part of the process of buying a house. I realize that not everyone gets a home inspection, but they should and not because that’s what I do for a living. Home Inspections cost a small fraction of what you may find in damaged and repairs if you bypass a home inspection. PROVIEW Professional Home Inspections have had for over 17yes provided our clients with information not just from our.. read more →