Hiding Valuables At Home

With so much technology at our disposal nowadays we have the ability to protect and secure our homes like never before.  However, sometimes you can’t beat some of the more old-fashioned methods of keeping valuables safe, especially those smaller items like jewelry...

Kitchen Garbage Disposal Systems

Many kitchen sinks come equipped with a garbage disposal system designed for grinding up small scraps of food leftovers.  These are ground up small enough to flush easily through into the homes septic tank or sewer system.  This form of garbage disposal plays its part...

Being Prepared In Advance For An Emergency

Each year we see disasters in one form or another strike different parts of the United States, with often devastating results.  While we have no control over when or where a natural disaster might strike, we can try to be as prepared as we possibly can be ahead of...

Under Home Crawlspaces…Be Aware Before You Enter

An under-home crawlspace provides the ideal environment for many hazards.  If we consider the kinds of conditions that are generally found down there, damp, dark and largely undisturbed, it’s easy to see the need for caution.  In fact, as home inspectors this is one...

Sinkholes… How To Check For Warning Signs

It seems like we are hearing more and more reports of sinkholes these days.  Regardless of whether they are formed naturally or are brought about by humans, one thing is certain and that’s their ability to destroy property, roads and worse still, human life.  It is...

Cutting Costs On Your Home Inspection…A Good Idea?

The majority of home buyers go into the process with a fixed budget in mind.  But, what many people do not budget for is all the extra fees they will incur as a result of purchasing a home.  This could cause the home buyer to look for ways where they can economize and...