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Attics Important to Home Inspectors in Cleveland

At Tri-County Inspections, a Cleveland, Ohio home inspection company, we go out of our way to set aside substantial time to inspect the attic in all our Cleveland home inspections.  Not only does a thorough inspection of the attic help explain major components of energy efficiency and ventilation, but the attic also holds the secrets…

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What to do About Two Prong Outlets

Earlier this year we posted about our most common electrical issues that come up in a home inspection and provided some answers about two prong outlets in our post “Two-Prong Outlets: What Does the Home Inspector Say?”  That post is the most popular on our page so it has become evident that home owners, home…

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Cleveland Home Inspection Helps Catch Expensive Plumbing Leaks

Cleveland is a sellers market, so why get a Cleveland home inspection? Realtor.com declares “Cleveland, OH is a seller’s market … which means that there are more people looking to buy than there are homes available.” Cleveland home buyers  could worry getting a home inspection could hurt their chances of buying a home – especially…

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Home Inspection Reveals Hidden Access Panel and Missing Rail

Many people wonder, especially in today’s tight real estate market, “why get a home inspection?”  Mike Vakos, owner and lead home inspector at Tri-County Inspections started making quick videos to help answer this question for new home buyers. Myth: Home Inspections Kill Deals Unfortunately, some home inspectors can make even the small minutia seem like…

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Cleveland Home Inspector Finds Mice

Home Inspector Finds Mice

Home inspectors find mice droppings frequently. The idea of having mice, or squirrels or raccoons, or any rodent or pests, in your home might bother a lot of home owners. But the reality is it’s extremely common to have had a mouse make its way into your home at some point or another and a…

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Gutters Cause Water in Basement

Home Inspection: Improper Gutter Placement = Wet Basement

We know many buyers are waiving the home inspection to win in a multiple-bid situation, and we get it. However, there are a hundred reasons why you want to get a home inspection before you move in. A home inspection can definitely be used as leverage to negotiate in a less competitive market, but that’s…

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Benefits of a Home Inspection

Another Reason to Get a Home Inspection – Fix Electrical Hazards

Wondering if you should get a home inspection? What is a home inspection, why for it and what are you likely to find? At Tri-County Inspections we’re regularly taking videos of things that frequently come up in a home inspection.  We know as buyers aim to deliver the best offer, they consider foregoing the home…

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Benefits of Home Inspections

Wood Destroying Insects: Another Benefit of a Home Inspection

At Tri-County Home Inspections we’ve recently started taking videos of common things that come up in a home inspection.  As the market tightens and buyers aim to be the most appealing offer, they actually consider waiving the home inspection. Mike Vakos, owner and lead home inspector of Tri-County Inspections, advises that if you find yourself…

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One Reason to Get a Home Inspection: Find Causes of Mold

Mike Vakos, owner and lead home inspector of Tri-County Inspections, is committed to educating home buyers and home owners about the many things that a home inspector covers. Typically a home inspection is done to inspect the quality of the home – the hundreds of components that make up a home, and it’s the inspectors…

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Electrical Safety Month

Learn About Your Home’s Electrical System for National Electrical Safety Month

Did you know that May is National Electrical Safety Month? Each May ESFI, Electrical Safety Foundation International, spearheads an annual campaign for National Electrical Safety Month to educate key audiences about the steps that can be taken in order to reduce the number of electrically related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss. Why would we…

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Tri-County Inspections home inspectors deliver everything from thorough home inspections with radon testing, mold testing and septic testing add-ons to brief walk-through inspections across ten Ohio counties including: Lorain CountyCuyahoga CountyLake CountyMedina CountySummit County, Wayne CountyHolmes CountyGeauga CountyPortage County, and Stark County. We are also the Cleveland landlords' choice for lead inspection services.

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