Heating & Cooling Your Home: Traditional AC/Heat Pump vs. Ground Source vs. Hyperefficient

During our home inspections, we often see heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in poor repair that need quick replacement. When this happens, the homeowners or potential buyers ask us what type of system is best. Gone are the days of needing simply to choose between HVAC manufacturing brands; homeowners now can choose what […]

5 Unexpected Places Your Home Inspectors Check

A home inspection shouldn’t necessarily be a stressful occasion. Whether you’re preparing to put your house up for sale or simply want to better understand its condition, home inspections should be as helpful and informative as a trip to the doctor for a check-up. However, like physicians, home inspectors want to give your house a […]

Other Inspection Experts to Consider Bringing in When Buying a House

You’ve got your eye on that perfect home, and have your thorough, independent home inspection scheduled. You know you’re going to get a great inspection, but maybe you’re wondering if one inspection is enough. Home inspectors are like triage nurses: generalists, not experts. Our job is to identify whether issues need a Band-Aid or a […]