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My Roof Is What?

Your roof is the first line of defense against weather.  Low-sloped roofs are meant to be water proof.  All other roofs need to shed water.  When it no longer sheds the water, it forms a leak that can start with a single drop and become a stream inside your home.  The best defense against expensive

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HVAC – Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

One of the most expensive components of a home is the HVAC system.  Not only is the system itself expensive, but the associated costs in energy and repairs can stress a budget.  Today we’ll help you glean some information and empower you to make informed decisions. Heating Gas Heaters:  These systems are the most economical

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Water Heaters 101

Water heaters are one of those appliances that people don’t give much thought, unless they are buying a home or it breaks.  But you can know what to look for and evaluate how your water heater is doing.  You can even increase its life expectancy with one maintenance tip! Two Main Types Electric and gas-fired

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Which Home Is Best? New vs. Pre-Owned Homes

There are advantages and disadvantages of buying a newly built home or a previously owned home. Which one is best for your situation depends on many factors including finances, location, and lifestyle. There will be trade-offs no matter which type you choose.  As an inspector, both types of homes will have deficiencies that need to

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Top 5 Reasons Smart Buyers Inspect New Construction

It is an exciting time in your life to have a home built with your specific needs in mind.  You choose floors, cabinets, built-ins, etc.  No stone has gone unturned in the planning of your perfect home.  But what about the building process?  There are three recommended points in construction when inspectors should check the

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Top 5 Reasons Smart Buyers Have New Homes Inspected

Why do a home inspection on a new home? You found a newly built home and neighborhood you love. In the excitement of buying a brand new home, don’t forgo the home inspection. The inspection is a great value and can pay for itself immediately and in the long run. With a third party inspection

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