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10 Tips For Foundation Drainage

Keeping water drained away from home foundations is important for three reasons. First, if there is living space on the other side, the owner will want it to stay dry. Good drainage is the first step toward accomplishing that, then waterproofing. Second, soils supporting a foundation need to stay at a consistent moisture level to…

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Mold Testing: How to Test for Mold for the Home

Mold is everywhere but you never want to see it in your house. There are some things you can do to test for mold by doing routine maintenance checks.   What does mold look like Mold is everywhere. It's a type of fungus that grows from tiny spores that float in the air. It can…

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Home Inspection FAQs

What Fixes are Mandatory After a Home Inspection? Legally, you don't have to anything fixed after a home inspection. However, you may not be able to obtain financing if the house has electrical issues, water damage, structural issues, damaged roofing, problems with HVAC, poor plumbing, or infestations of pests like rats, mice, or insects. How…

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The 10 Most Popular Home Repairs for New Homeowners

They may not be as glamorous as a kitchen remodel or new deck, but these are the most common DIY projects for new homeowners. 1. Garbage Disposal Nearly every homeowner can anticipate a garbage disposal repair at some point and it remains one of the most common problems new homeowners face. Whether you already own…

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Managing Home Inspection Fears During the Pandemic

As real estate professionals learn to complete transactions virtually and in other ways that take social distancing guidelines into account, a trouble spot may be the home inspection. Already, sellers are retreating from the market, fearful of letting people into their homes and potentially coming in contact with the coronavirus. So, the home inspection—which requires an…

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Professional Home Inspection Checklist

You’ve made an offer on a home, your offer was accepted, and now you’re in escrow waiting for inspection day. How will you succeed? By crossing items off our thorough home inspection checklist.  With a home inspection checklist by your side, you’ll move into the home of your dreams in no time. Buying your first home…

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The DIY Home Inspection Checklist

Inspect your home with the help of this handy checklist to prevent minor problems from growing out of control and becoming expensive headaches. Save time and money on costly future home repairs, by performing a DIY home inspection. Once you know the trouble spots to look out for, you can easily examine your home throughout…

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8 Things Every Home Inspection Checklist Should Include

Buying a new home can be a thrilling and terrifying adventure. During the process, you’ll need to address dozens of details regarding your new abode, including potential problems with the foundation, structure, appliances, fixtures, electricity, plumbing, and more. But, thankfully, there’s a simple and effective solution to ensure your new dwelling doesn’t turn out to be a…

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Home Inspection Mistakes to Avoid!

You’ve finally found the home you want to buy, put down an offer, and negotiated a final price with the seller. All the hard work is done, right? Not so fast! The home inspection is one of the most crucial steps when buying a home, so be sure to avoid these mistakes. Skipping It Even though a…

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