Category: Home Inspection

Radon Test Before Basement Remodel

radon testing for basement remodel

It’s time to work on your basement finally. You have a plenty of ideas for what you may want your basement to end up being. It could mean you want an extra bedroom or a comfortable lounging area. You could also make it into a man cave for yourself. The most important thing to do… Read more »

Why It’s Important You Clean Out Your Gutters

clogged gutters from debris and leaves

Some homeowners don’t realize how important it is to clean out gutters when they get clogged after the fall season with leaves and other debris. It’s extremely important if you don’t want any damage to your house to happen. If gutters are clogged from debris built up in the fall season, serious problems can happen… Read more »

Avoiding a Wet Basement Can Save You Money in the Future

wet basement and foundation inspection

If your home’s foundation is causing you several headaches, it must mean there are major problems with the foundation that need to be fixed right away. It’s essential that your home has a solid foundation, especially when living in colder northern climates that have a stone or concrete foundation and a basement. Staying on top… Read more »

What Is Knob and Tube Wiring and Why Is it a Safety Hazard?

If you’re thinking about buying an older home, be sure to keep an eye out for knob and tube wiring. This outdated style of wiring, commonly used in homes built between 1880 and 1950, is considered obsolete and may constitute a safety hazard. Here’s what you need to know: How Does It Work? Knob and… Read more »

Warning Signs of Faulty Electrical Wiring

Concerned about DIY or outdated electrical work in your home or a home you’re thinking about buying? Faulty wiring can be expensive to replace and pose serious safety risks to homeowners. Today we’ll address a few telltale signs of bad electrical work to look out for. Hot Outlets Although electrical appliances may generate heat when… Read more »