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Category Archives: Home Inspection 101

Home Inspection And Thermal Imaging

Home Inspecting and Thermal Image Camera'sWHAT IS IT A thermal image camera is capable of detecting very small differences in temperature by capturing infrared radiation from the surface of objects to create an image illustrating the temperature differences.WHAT IT ISN'T There are some common misconceptions that I want to clear up now. Thermal image cameras cannot see through or into walls, they cannot detect moisture or missing insulation.  We wish it was that simple but it is not.DOES YOUR HOME INSPECTOR USE A THERMAL IMAGE.
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New Home Inspection, Yes or No

New Home Inspection.By Pete BuschThis week I though I would do a quick blog on why you should have your brand new home inspected. Its perceived that new homes will not have anything wrong with them but that is hardly ever the case.  These days homes are build in a very short time using many different contractors. It is very difficult to coordinate the timing of the entire construction process due to sub contractors schedules, weather, and material availability. This is when things can get.
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What is a Home Inspection?

The home buying process can be confusing and stressful. Not only do you need to consider things such as price and location, you also have to worry about whether the house itself has any hidden problems that could become costly surprises down the road.As professional Home Inspectors, its our job to look for those hidden problems for you. The Home Inspection is an unbiased, professional assessment of the condition of the house. It provides you an expert opinion and professional report on the condition of.
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Do I need an Engineer or a Home Inspector?

You need a home inspector. When you hire a home inspector, you are hiring an experienced professional who has training and experience in the building industry. It is the job of the home inspector to not only evaluate the condition of the house's major systems and structural integrity, but also to evaluate how these systems are working together and identify areas that need to be watched, repaired or replaced.Your home inspector gives you the Big Picture analysis of the house you are purchasing. If the.
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What is typically found during an inspection?

No house is perfect. Even the best built and best maintained homes will always have a few items in less than perfect condition. Below are some of the items we most commonly find when inspecting a home:Roofing Problems with roofing material are the single most common defect we find. Usually it doesn’t mean the roof needs replaced, simply that it is in need of maintenance or repair.Ceiling stains Caused by past or present leaks, ceiling stains are very common. It can be difficult to tell.
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