Wooden Siding – A Quick Guide

A home's exterior cladding is extremely important to the overall look of a house. There are so many options available nowadays to choose from. One siding choice is wooden siding and while it's been around for many years, it still remains a popular option. So, whether...

Obtaining A Property Report…Why So Important?

One of the first steps to building your own dream home is finding the right lot and developer. If not, your dream could quickly turn into a nightmare. But, how do you know if you’re making the right choice? This is where obtaining a property report is so important. If...

Insects On The Attack

Sitting in your backyard, are you constantly accosted by wasps? It is a common problem for many people. Wasps are much more aggressive than bees are, and they eat meat, which can attract them to your outdoor cooking. If a wasp stings you, it doesn’t die like a bee...

Slash Burning?

Every time that we look at the news it seems like there is some kind of new wildfire that’s spreading across an area with great ferocity. But what is one thing that can be done to perform a little ‘ preventive maintenance’, to reduce the chance of something like this...

Does New Construction Need a Home Inspection Too?

If you are having a home built, you are probably getting very excited watching all of the pieces come together. But are they coming together in the right way? What if there are issues? Many people assume that the code enforcer would find those issues and alert the...

Can You Fix it Yourself?

One thing we find a lot of as home inspectors are DIY jobs in homes. Some of them are done really well - and others.... well, not so much. SO before you venture off to YouTube to look up how to rewire your electric panel, consider a few things, 1: Is the job you are...

Should You Hire a Handyman?

We all have little jobs to do around the house - cleaning the gutters, fixing that leaky faucet, a window that won't open properly, and many other items. One of the first things people do is think about hiring a handyman. But before you do, consider a few points....

Asphalt Shingles – Cheap and Simple

f you look at the roofs of the homes in your neighborhood, more than likely you will find that the majority have asphalt shingle roofs. You can recognize them by the tiles in different shades of gray. Asphalt shingles are easy to install. In fact, you can install new...

What Are Sewer Gnats?

Insects are everywhere, and without a doubt, there are several within a few feet of where you are located right now, even if you can’t see a single one. This might not bother you, but if you see visible evidence of bugs, it might be a little more disconcerting, and...

Neighborhoods With A Home Owner Association

Homeowners Associations (HOA’s) are a very common occurrence in neighborhoods around the country, and many feel like they do a lot of good by keeping the neighborhood safe, as well as, looking good. However, there are some places where HOA’s abuse their power or just...

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