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Radon And Home Inspections

Cincinnati does not have greater exposure to radon than other parts of the country. However, it is important to understand radon and good to know the radon levels in your home. If you are buying a home, or even if you have been in your...

Home Inspectors Are Using Drone Technology

In the business of home inspections services, keeping up to date with the latest technological advances is an important part of the job. Recently, advancements made in the field of flying drones have made a considerable impact in our field. Drones For Home Inspections As...

Home Improvements Gone Horribly Awry

There was a Reader’s Digest article that caught our eye recently, and it was all about people attempting to make improvements to their home but missing the mark.   http://www.rd.com/home/improvement/home-improvement-fails/  Some are small repairs that are simply not recommended – using multiple shims rather than one solid...

Home Inspections and As-Is Property Sales

What does it mean when a property is sold “as is”? Some properties are listed “as is,” and such sales mean that, at the time that the purchase agreement is accepted, the property is in the condition for sale. Additional repairs will not be made. This topic frequently comes up...

A Home Inspection Really Could Have Helped in this Case

A recent story out of Florida’s Tampa Bay area http://www.abcactionnews.com/money/consumer/taking-action-for-you/first-time-homebuyers-left-with-disaster-home-after-skipping-the-inspection- drove home, to us, the necessity of hiring a home inspector to review any property before the purchase begins.  In the story, a young couple, Jacob and Amy Pinder, find a house on Zillow that is marked as move-in ready....

What About Sewer Inspections in Cincinnati?

Here in the Tri-State, sewer inspections are something to consider when shopping for a new home. These inspections can be done in conjunction with a buyer home inspection, and can generally be performed by many area plumbing companies.  Such inspections are not intrusive, and they can happen at the same time...

Knowing the Terms of Service of Your Home Inspection

Whenever home inspectors appear in the news, we are curious to learn more. A recent Q&A in the Washington Post caught our attention. Ilyce Glink and Samuel Tamkin were answering questions about home inspection, and fielded one about an inspector that, late in the process,...

Top Client Concerns in a Cincinnati Home Inspection

When performing a home inspection in Cincinnati, there are certain issues we know most concern our clients. Structural problems These are issues that are not always evident at first glance. It may be a subtle bowing in a foundation wall. Or column supports that are...

Who Does Thermal Imaging Home Inspection in Cincinnati?

Infrared inspection (also called thermal imaging) is something not every home inspector provides. But when you are researching inspectors and getting ready for a home inspection in Cincinnati, it is a feature to ask about. Thermal Imaging For Moisture Detection I use thermal imaging primarily...

4 Questions To Ask During Your Home Inspection

For a home inspection in Cincinnati, there are many ways to approach the process as the home-buyer. Part of my job as home inspector is to guide you through, and explain what each step entails, and what each potential issue really means. I very much...

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