The new coronavirus has disrupted our lives in so many ways. Our hearts go out to anyone dealing with the illness and especially anyone that has lost a loved one from it. We are thinking of you and working hard to be thoughtful and careful in these very unusual times! This is definitely a challenging
Using Infrared Cameras on your home inspection What do infrared cameras do? The first thing you need to understand is that infrared cameras are just fancy thermometers; they translate surface temperatures of objects into colors thereby creating an image comprised of temperature differentials. They do not allow us to see through walls (or clothing, as some
What is happening to my new home?!!! Your new home will go through a lot of changes during the first year – many of which are “growing pains” or more accurately “shrinking pains”. Most builders realize that there will be issues that occur the first year and when pointed out will correct them. It is
Every week I hear home buyers say that they do not need a home inspection on a new construction because both the builder and the county code enforcement officers have gone through the house and have given their OK. Most if not all of issues or concerns in the following list were found after builder and code inspections.
Do you know what is lurking down there? The crawlspace might seem like a relatively unimportant part of a home, especially compared to systems that the residents see and use every day. But defects can lurk inside, and some of them could have widespread effects on the rest of the house from top to bottom.