Author Archives: Emmanuel

Are you actually reading the home inspection contract your Home Inspector wants you to sign?

Do you actually read the entire inspection contract your Home Inspector is requiring you to sign?  Well you really should and you might be surprised what is in there!

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More news about online reviews that is just unbelievable!

In a previous post I spoke about fake online reviews.  You can read about these fake online reviews HERE.  Well it just gets more and more unethical what service providers are willing to do to get your business!

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Is having a new construction foundation pre-pour inspection a waste of money?

With all of the new construction occurring this question has been occurring more and more lately on various bulletin boards (BB) I frequent.  On one very popular BB there appears to be a concrete contractor (foundation contractor) doing a good … Continue reading

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Is Engineered Lumber (manufactured lumber) a significant fire and life safety threat?

The use of  Engineered Lumber ( light weight building materials also called manufactured lumber or Engineered Wood Products) such as manufactured joists have been around for some time.  However they have been identified as being a greater risk during fire … Continue reading

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The Texas Buyer’s Option Period and inspection scheduling, how important it is!

The Texas Buyer’s Option Period is an important tool for you but are you aware of how important it is to manage it?

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Is the septic system at the home you’re getting ready to buy being properly maintained?

WOW!  I found out another totally incredulous thing today where our State Legislators have dropped the ball again!

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Are those online reviews of your Home Inspector, other service provider, or business real?

I received an incredible email today I just had to share!  This email will totally blow your mind and have you think twice about all of those online reviews.

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Are you having problems finding building materials? Then DoItBest.com now!

Can’t find that particular door model, window model, or another building product that the BibBox home improvement store doesn’t carry?  Well there is hope from a very interesting source!

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How can I check if a property has an oil or gas pipeline running through it?

When you’re buying a rural or semi-rural property you need to know if there is an oil or gas pipeline running through the property.  This can have an affect on how you plan to use that property.

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Are you considering using the services of a multi-inspector company?

There is a big push on by Home Inspectors to expand their company into multi-inspector firms.  Is that a good thing for consumers?

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