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Do I Need a Home Inspection for a New Construction Home?

It isn’t unusual for home owners buying a new-construction, or newly built, home to consider foregoing the home inspection process. The idea seems to make sense, as a person who bought a newly constructed home myself, I completely understand the thought process. Most of us assume that a home inspection is primarily to inspect what…

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Selling Your Home in the Age of COVID-19

Originally published at Realtor.com by Erica Sweeney Spring is usually the busy season for home buying. But this year, things will be different amid the conronavirus crisis. Here’s how. Spring is usually prime home-selling season—but this spring is a whole different ballgame. With the coronavirus crisis intensifying and the economy in a tailspin, some homeowners may be asking themselves: Should…

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This Would Kill You! Live Electric Wires By Water.

It’s not often I hear of something found in an inspection that alarms me, but I recently watched a video of an inspector entitled “This would kill you” that caught my attention. The video showed something he found on an inspection so dangerous it’s amazing someone had not been killed. Tom Munro, an inspector up…

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Do Inspectors Test for Carbon Monoxide?

When it comes to home inspections, it’s important to test the house for safety and functionality of all systems.  This story, is a sad reality of the dangers of CO poisoning.   A family in Ohio sadly died after being poisoned by CO gas from their hot water tank.  The police were called after a family member notified…

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Do Inspectors Test For Meth? Check Out This Article!

After this many years in the home inspection business, we thought we’d seen it all, but this story surprised even us. A couple in Washington bought a home and soon after they moved in their son became ill. They had the home tested for mold (thinking that was the issue), but they had a big and expensive…

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How Do I Test for Mold?

3 Main Concerns for Homeowners with Mold Potential health effects of exposure to fungi and their byproducts Effect of mold contamination on the structural integrity of the building The negative aesthetic effects fungi can produce both visually and on the human olfactory system Types of Mold Inspections Complete Mold InspectionThe Complete Mold Inspection is performed…

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What Is A Home Inspection?

Home Inspection Defined Home inspections started in the late 1960s/early 1970s as a brief  “look around”, usually without a written report.  The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI ) was founded in 1976.  Over the years, inspection standards were developed to keep home inspections to a reasonable scopeand in response to what the “market” is…

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Should You Get A Radon Test or Not?

What is Radon? “Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert radioactive gas. It is formed by the natural radioactive decay of uranium in rock, soil, and water. It can be found in all 50 states. Testing for it is the only way of telling how much is present.” Scary Facts: Radon IS real. …

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Cleveland Area Inspection Reminders

There’s no such thing as a perfect home (even though the picture above looks close). Last week realtor.com came out with an article about inspection issues that can “torpedo” a sale. It’s fairly basic information but it’s a good reminder all homes have issues but proactively addressing these areas, as simple as it sounds, really…

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