Do You Know the History of Home Inspecting?

Believe it or not, home buyers were once at the mercy of their own knowledge or that of a trusted friend. Sellers had no duty to disclose material defects. Real estate professionals weren’t tasked with helping buyers understand what they were getting into. Property inspectors didn’t exist. And many buyers had little choice but to…

Chinese Drywall Isn’t the Only Toxic Game in Town

Drywall that’s manufactured in China has given American and Canadian homeowners plenty to worry about. But some American-made drywall has tested worse for the corrosive substances than the familiar wallboard from the Far East. Surprised? So was almost everyone else. While the “Chinese Drywall” phrase gets tossed around whenever there’s an issue with defective, rotting…

Should You Start a Home Inspection Blog?

You’ve read a blog or two, so why not give blogging a shot? You don’t have to be an award-winning writer to create home inspection-related content that your audience will want to read. You only have to talk about what matters to them. It’s not difficult, and it doesn’t have to cost a single penny.…