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What Is the Difference Between Building Inspectors and Home Inspectors?

Many people think home inspectors and building inspectors are the same things. After all, homes are buildings, right? Yes, they are, but these professionals perform different functions. What Does a Building Inspector Do? Building inspectors are employed by a town or county. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, their main function is to make […]

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Home Inspection Social Media Marketing Tip: 3 Ways to Avoid Social Media Scams

Most everyone is vulnerable to a social media scam of one type of another, and this includes home inspection businesses. In a way, businesses can be more susceptible than individuals, because it is the nature of a business to receive many unsolicited messages from strangers. After all, communicating with strangers is how you build your […]

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3 Brand Building Tips for Home Inspectors

Developing a brand for your home inspection business can mean the difference between it withering in obscurity and growing strong and claiming its rightful place in your community. Don’t give it short shrift. Whereas your home inspection business may not grow to capture the market share that Coca-Cola and Apple have, there’s no sense in […]

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Crawl Space Safety: Tips for Home Inspectors

When you undertake home inspection training, your study materials will include information about inspecting crawl spaces. The truth is that crawl spaces and attics can be fraught with danger. Inspectapedia recommends wearing knee pads, gloves, a Tyvek suit, goggles, a hard hat, a respirator with a HEPA filter and carrying a flashlight and cell phone […]

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Networking Tips to Grow Your Home Inspection Business

You want more clients for your home inspection business, but what’s the best way to get them? You can advertise, and you probably do. Having a website is critical. But the single most important tool you may have for growing your home inspection business is word-of-mouth. Word-of-mouth is a common way for companies to get […]

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