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.. 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.. 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?.. 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.. 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.. 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.. read more →