Are any of these sewer line and water line protection/warranty programs worth having?

There is a new kid on the block, the Home Inspector offering you a free sewer line and water line protection for “Free” for a 90 day period.  Is it just a gimmick to get your business or is it worth choosing that Home Inspector just to get this supposed protection? Continue reading

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Why does the Home Inspector always write up missing kickout flashings on the roof?

What is kickout flashings on a roof and why is this inexpensive device so important to your home and your wallet?  Read on to learn how you can save yourself major repair bills! Continue reading

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What are the ten dirty little secrets that Home Inspectors will not tell you?

Did you know that your Home Inspector has dirty little secrets they won’t tell you?  Do you want to know what they are?  Read on for the whole scoop!  Continue reading

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There is a new movement among ethical Home Inspectors to help protect your personal information and privacy!

Since I wrote this last Blog post about Home Inspectors selling off your personal information a new privacy movement has started among ethical Home Inspectors.  It is a great movement and a huge step in the right direction to help protect your personal and private information. Continue reading

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Psssst, hey over here! Are you still looking for a good Plumber?

Wow time sure does fly by!  Last year I wrote a BLOG POST about a plumbing experience and a really good plumber.  It’s a year later and this Blog post definitely deserves an update!  Continue reading

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Things you might not know to check when buying a country home.

Ahh, Green Acres is the place to be, farm living is the life for me!  But if you have never owned a country home those green acres can turn brown real quick.  Here are some tips when checking out a country home. Continue reading

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Things that you might not know to check from before the offer to closing when buying a home.

When buying a home there are many aspects that you might not even know about to help you prepare from before the offer to closing day.  Here are some of the more important things to do. Continue reading

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Can your Home Inspector sell off your personal information?

Can your Home Inspector sell your information off to another party for additional compensation?  This question has been recently debated heavily and you need to know the answers as your privacy is at stake! Continue reading

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Do you want a hamburger quality home inspection or a juicy Prime Rib quality home inspection?

If you were to compare your home inspection to two different dinners would you want a hamburger and fries quality or would you prefer a Prime Rib quality?  Weird question Huh?  Read on to see what this one is about! Continue reading

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As a buyer of a home can you trust a previous home inspection report handed to you?

Unfortunately it has become a very bad practice to hand out previous inspection reports to prospective buyers of a home as a marketing tool to sell the home.  But can you trust these reports and use them instead of hiring your own Home Inspector? Continue reading

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