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Problems Found During Home Inspections

Problems Frequently Found During Home Inspections (Infographic)

  Buying a house is the biggest investment most people make during their lifetimes. Whether it’s a newly built home or a fixer-upper, having a certified home inspector evaluate its condition is highly recommended before committing to a purchase. Here are some common causes of defects inspectors regularly come across during home inspections. Water Damage […]

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All About Mold

All About Mold Molds are a naturally occurring and necessary part of our environment. Various types of outdoor molds break down dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves, dead plant life and dead or decaying trees. Some indoor molds, however, can be hazardous to humans and even pets. Steps should be taken to quickly remove […]

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What to Do On a Second Inspection

What to Do On a Second Inspection Home inspectors are sometimes asked to conduct an inspection on a house they previously examined. One reason may be because the home was inspected while under contract to be sold, but then the sale fell through, resulting in a new buyer wanting another inspection conducted since time may […]

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Septic Systems and How They Work

Home inspectors who work in rural areas often inspect houses that aren’t connected to municipal sewer lines; rather, the houses use septic systems. What Are Septic Systems? Septic systems are underground methods of treating wastewater used where public sewer connections aren’t available. Septic systems combine technology with nature to treat household wastewater, including sewage and […]

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