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 →

Dryer Vent Hood Issue

Recently on a Home Inspection found this dryer vent hood that makes you sit back and wonder. Most likely the person did this to stop perhaps birds from entering but what a fire hazard. If the flapper doesn’t operate get a new vent hood but never do this.   read more →

Crawlspace Entries for Hobbits!

As a Home Inspector part of the process of inspecting is the crawlspace if it has one. Not all homes are designed with a crawlspace some may have basements, basements and crawlspace or a concrete slab system.  Inspection of the crawlspace starts with the access to the crawlspace and sometimes that can be very difficult. Crawlspace entries should be at least 16″x24″ for access, but if you can’t bend yourself in a manner to enter that.. read more →

Do You Have Uneasy Feelings About Your Home Inspection?

Creepy View From The Crawlspace Recently during a crawlspace inspection I felt like somebody was watching me! As I was going along I found this looking at me and thought to myself “you never know who’s watching”! After completing the inspection, I realized that there is a real message in this photo. A professional home inspector “always” performs the same at every inspection. As a certified inspector with InterNACHI, following the “SOP” Standards Of Practice.. read more →

Crawlspace Inspection Being Watched!

I always recommend that my clients be present during the inspection if possible. I look at my job not only to report on defects but to educate my client, and that means most of the time I’m being watched as I work. At a recent home inspection,  I was performing my crawlspace inspection and came across someone watching me! Must say it startled me for a second but then found it amusing! You just never.. read more →

Hookup For Dryer Can Light Up Your Life!

Home Inspections usually brings about interesting finds. These finds may be something that is good but usually I see things that may you want to just take a step back and wonder. People that take upon themselves to make repairs or construct something without experience or proper knowledge about the items they are performing should think how it can cause serious injury not only to themselves but to others! Behind the stove in this photo.. read more →

Crawlspaces and Inspections should go “Hand In Hand”

One thing that sets us apart from some of our competition is that “I” actually go into the crawlspace. I know that many people think “doesn’t every Home Inspector do that”?Well you may be surprised to find out the answer is “NO”. Some may send unqualified persons into the crawlspace to take photos but unqualified persons and Non-Licensed persons should have a part of the Home Inspection. We also use technology to see in areas that.. read more →