Home Improvement Tips from an inspectors point of view

Here are some home improvement tips from an inspectors point of view :

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Smoke alarm placement

What your Personal Home Inspection Should Include

Importance of Sump Pumps


And here are a few questions and answers, people have about home inspections :

What is a home inspection ?

Can anyone perform a home inspection ?

Why should I have the home inspected ?

How do I request a home inspection, and who will pay for it ?

Should I be present when the home inspection is performed ?

Are all inspection reports the same ?

What should I do if I feel something has been missed on the inspection ?

If, following the home inspection, the seller repairs an item found in the home inspection, may I have the Home Inspector perform a “re-inspection” ?

In my home purchase I have chosen to sign the standard Offer to Purchase and Contract form which many real estate and legal professionals use. It states that I have the right to have the home inspected and the right to request that the seller repair identified problems with the home.
Will the home inspection identify all of these problems ?

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About the Home Inspector
Dan Joandrea

- I have been working in the home remodeling / construction industry for over 11 years. I have decided to open a home inspection company to help real estate home buyers to make an informed decision before making their biggest investment of their life. The home inspection is a very important step when purchasing a home.