Inspecting roofs

I wanted to visit this subject to help illuminate a few of the finer points of roof inspections as they relate to the overall home inspection. The first point home buyers need to understand is that none of the home inspection standards require the inspector to walk on the roof. This is a critical point since some inspection companies have a policy to...

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Is my house up to Standard?

This is a question we often get from homebuyers who are a little confused about the scope and intent of a home inspection. Remember, the home inspection is designed to identify major deficiencies that will either cost you a lot of money or that may pose a safety hazard. A home inspection is most definitely and quite...

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Mold in your home

You have mold in your home. Wait - before you run out of the house screaming, please remember that mold is ubiquitous. The nice smell of fall leaves is actually the smell of decay and mold. The real question with your home is this: do I have harmful mold spores in sufficient quantity to be a health hazard to me and my family? A basic mold...

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