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 →

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 →

Home Inspectors Get No Respect

How many of you have either said or heard someone else in your office say that “the home inspector killed this deal”? If you are being honest, I suspect all of you have and even if you haven’t said it out loud, I’m willing to bet you thought it at least once or twice. Is this really true? Can home inspectors “kill” deals? 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 →

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 →

Springtime and Enjoying the Outside

It’s the time of the year that we enjoy the outdoors and one of those might be relaxing and enjoying your deck. May is “Deck Safety Month” and everyone should make themselves aware of some very important information. If you have a deck when was the last time you checked to see if it is safe or structurally sound? You may not know what to look for or perhaps Uncle Bob thinks he knows what to look.. 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 →