My Home Inspection Found Problems!

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Home buyers are sometimes shocked and dismayed when the inspection finds problems with the house they are considering purchasing. After all, they want everything to be perfect. Home Inspectors and Realtors have a maxim: “There is no such thing as a perfect house.” I believe expectation has a lot to do with it. While there […]

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Dryer Vent Hazards

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Did you know that every year, thousands of house fires are caused by dryers and dryer venting problems? According to the National Fire Protection Agency, dryers were responsible for approximately 13,775 house fires, 418 injuries, 15 deaths, and $196 million in property damage in 2005 alone. These are usually due to lint buildup in the dryer […]

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Insurance Inspections

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If you are new to Florida, or new to home-buying in this area, you may not be familiar with inspections that are required by the Insurance companies.  Florida Insurance companies would like to know what type of risk is involved when insuring your home, and depending on certain conditions, discounts are available based on the […]

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Should I Have a Home Inspection Before I Sell My House?

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Most homeowners are not fully aware of the true condition of the major systems of their own house. Unless you are trained in the construction and maintenance trades (and sometimes even if you are), it is quite likely that there are important things you don’t know about your own home. Inspectors are specially trained to […]

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