How To Make Sure Your Home Is Energy Efficient

Home showing different energy efficiency levels

Having an energy-efficient home is not only great for the environment, but it’s great for your wallet! Sometimes we don’t realize how quickly things add up, leading to higher energy bills that leave you scratching your head. Whether you’re looking to save money, protect your home, or ensure you are environmentally friendly, below are two… Read more »

Signs You May Have Mold in Your Home

Mold hiding behind wallpaper

Did you know that 50% of the households in the United States have mold issues? It can be hard to identify- sometimes it’s in highly visible areas, but other times it’s subtle. Below are three tips to help you identify if your home has mold. Odor Mold tends to have a few key scents that… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Home for a Home Inspection

A checklist on a home symbolizing a home inspection checklist

So, you’re all set to wrap up on selling your home, but there is one more thing: the home inspection. Many sellers get nervous, but fret not! A home inspection ensures everything is in good working condition, and there’s nothing dangerous in the home. It is an important part of selling your home, and there… Read more »

3 Issues Infrared Thermal Imaging Can Detect in Your Home

Woman using home infrared thermal imaging

Home infrared thermal imaging technology helps to determine if there are issues behind walls, ceilings, and other spaces that the naked eye cannot see. Thermal imaging cameras scan a specific area of a home and provide an image of temperature distribution across a surface using electromagnetic waves. Here are three issues infrared thermal imaging can… Read more »

Benefits of Getting Your New Construction Home Inspected

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If your new construction home is nearing completion, it is important to have it inspected before moving in. While some people may think an inspection is unnecessary for a newly built home, it can actually be extremely beneficial by double checking the structural integrity of the home, inspecting for harmful substances such as radon and… Read more »

3 Common Areas Where Mold is Found in the Home

Mold at the base of a shower

At one time or another, we’ve all experienced issues with mold in the home. When you want to protect your property and family from this danger cropping up in the future, there are several key areas to monitor. We suggest regularly checking your shower and bathtub for mold, as well as bathroom ceilings, walls and… Read more »

What is Radon? Everything You Need to Know

Radon Air Testing

We’ve all heard of radon and how dangerous it can be when on our property, however, most homeowners are unaware of what the ramifications of its presence are. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that is hard to identify, making it extremely dangerous for homeowners. The radioactive gas can be present in your home for… Read more »

Why Get a Radon Test Done Before Purchasing a Home

Testing for Radon

If you’re in the market for a home, you want to make sure your purchase is as safe as possible for your family and visitors. Many people will hire a home inspection expert to check for foundation issues, mold problems and other common issues associated with home ownership, however, many do not have the home… Read more »

The 3 Most Common Types of Mold That Grow in The Home

Types of Mold

Once mold begins to grow inside of your home, it becomes challenging to remove. If you notice any indications of mold growth in your home, you must treat it immediately. Mold can spread quite rapidly, and some molds can be highly toxic and have a long-lasting effect on human health depending on the exposure. To… Read more »

Deck Safety 101

There are many important items to check during the home inspection.  One of the critical items on the exterior of the home is attached decks.  Today’s building codes have changed and the way we built them 15-20 years ago is no longer acceptable.  There are many news articles recently detailing deck collapses where there were… Read more »