Crawl Spaces can have multiple issues and cost $$$$

Crawl Spaces reveal a lot of what may be in store! When a house has a crawl space that area can reveal a tremendous amount of information about the house. This area contains information about footings, foundations, floor framing, electrical, plumbing HVAC and so much more. The photo here was.. read more →

ATTICS CAN HIDE MORE THAN YOU KNOW

As a home inspector my job is to inform my clients of defects, safety issues and maintenance issues that they need to address. Defects can be minor or major but one things for sure is that you need to know about them. Attics never is a place anyone likes to.. read more →

Why do I have stains on my wall?

Moisture stains on interior walls always give us glues on whats going on above, outside walls or the floor area. Here is an example of the exterior wall that has siding but the siding is not properly sealed and the siding is loose is areas. Remember an ounce of prevention.. read more →

NEW ROOF! No problems?

During the inspection today was told that the roof had new shingles and so should not have any problems. Installation is key to anything and especially new shingles. Here is an example of over driven nails used by a pneumatic nailer.  Every area had the same problem and the nails.. read more →

Dishwasher and Venting

The dishwasher is a fantastic piece of equipment but like anything else, unless it is maintained and installed properly they will not perform as hoped. during the process of an inspection, we run the dishwasher in order to make sure the component is operating correctly. Not all home inspectors do.. read more →