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Why Open Bath Windows?

Why Open Bath Windows?

Bathrooms without adequate ventilation develop problems. That’s preventable. For every bathroom, the best solution is a good bath fan. It’s the unsung hero that exhausts the moist air – and odors.The best news is that installing bath fans is not rocket science.  It’s...

What Does a Home Inspection Cost?

What Does a Home Inspection Cost?

Prices for good home inspections vary according to the work and services needed.  Still, the price differences are fairly small, particularly considering a home inspection is one of the best investments anyone buying (or selling) a home can make.  That’s why HUD...

I Got A Bad Home Inspection

I Got A Bad Home Inspection

1 – Finding Top Home Inspectors     “I got such a bad home inspection,” clients sometimes blurt out.We feel for them.  And it hurts our feelings.  We know how much help a good home inspection is, day-in and day-out.There is plenty of...

How To Read Your Home Inspection Report

How To Read Your Home Inspection Report

THE MOST IMPORTANT TAKEAWAY – READ THE ENTIRE REPORT                  First, read the whole report, not just the “Summary” or “Highlights.”  After-all, you paid for it!     ...

How To Prepare Your House for A Home Inspection 2

How To Prepare Your House for A Home Inspection 2

10 easy steps to prepare: Turn off alarms. Your agent should have the alarm code to be safe. Trips to re-inspect homes are not free.  Be sure all utilities are on. Water, electricity, and gas need to be working for the inspection.  Otherwise, the...

How To Prepare Your Home for An Inspection

How To Prepare Your Home for An Inspection

Preparing your home for an inspection is easy and it makes a difference.  Below are 9 easy steps. Turn off alarms. Your agent should have the alarm code to be safe.  Because, trips to re-inspect home are not free.Be sure all utilities are on. Water,...

HOW GREEN ARE…HEAT PUMPS?

HOW GREEN ARE…HEAT PUMPS?

A home heat pump can cut electricity use by as much as two-thirds – 66% — compared with traditional heating.               Replacing a traditional indoor heating system (furnaces, electric...

Home Inspection Checklist: 3 Keys to Success

Home Inspection Checklist: 3 Keys to Success

No one wants trouble in a home inspection.     So why do so many sellers invite it? There are 3 Simple Steps to Success in home inspections that every seller can use.      1.  Fix it; don’t hide it.      ...

Home Buyers Need Protection

Home Buyers Need Protection

Your Key Protection  Only a licensed home inspector can give you a written report on the condition of a home.  It will point out unsafe systems and components, and ones that are not working. The home inspector licensing board makes sure...

Three Kinds of Face Masks for Covid-19

Three Kinds of Face Masks for Covid-19

The federal government now has turned around and said everyone should wear facemasks.  That’s a switch.  We’ll hear lots more about it in the weeks ahead.               Yet the...

Lumber Giveaway

Lumber Giveaway

Lumber futures prices for May delivery fell to $278.50 per 1,000 board feet Tuesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the center for such trading.               That is down 41% from a recent high...

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