GUTTER GUARDS – NO MAINTENANCE?

As a home inspector, I often come across gutter guards installed on homes with the misconception that they are maintenance-free. While gutter guards can be effective in reducing the amount of debris that enters your gutters, they are not entirely maintenance-free. Here’s why you may still need to perform maintenance.. read more →

WHY OPTING FOR VALUE TRUMPS CHOOSING THE CHEAPEST HOME INSPECTION

Protecting your investment by choosing a quality home inspection offers more benefits than opting for the cheapest option. The true value lies in the thoroughness and expertise of the service. The Purpose of a Home Inspection Understanding the role of a home inspection is critical to recognizing its value. It’s.. read more →

The Icy Grip: How Freezing Water Affects Concrete Sidewalks

As a home inspector, I have had the privilege of assessing the condition of numerous residences, both old and new. Years ago, when I was building houses, I was inside installing trim, and it was an extremely cold day during the winter. When I looked out the window, I noticed.. read more →

IGNITE SAFETY! DON’T LET HIDDEN DANGERS GO UP IN SMOKE!

As a home inspector with over 25 years of experience, I have encountered many attics that show signs of past fires. It is always a shocking and unpleasant discovery, especially for the clients who are interested in buying the house. I have had clients who drove for days to attend.. read more →

Honey, I Shrunk the Bills! A Homeowner’s Guide to Smart Spending on Repairs, New Construction, and Beyond

Ah, the exciting world of homeownership—where every repair, remodel, or new construction project feels like a thrilling episode of a home improvement reality show. While the prospect of enhancing your living space is undoubtedly exhilarating, it’s essential to navigate these ventures with a strategic mindset. In this guide, we’ll explore.. read more →