Michigan Home Inspection

When purchasing a home in Rochester Hills, Troy, Sterling Hts, or any surrounding cities in Oakland, Macomb counties, a home inspection is extremely important, particularly since a home is often the largest investment people make.

To protect your real estate investment, professional home inspectors provide a general evaluation of the home, a visual inspection from roof to foundation.

Our home inspector at Total House Inspection, objectively identify material defects in the systems, structures and components of the home, in adherence to or exceeding national, state, and industry regulations and standards.

How to Read Your Home Inspection Report

By now you know that a home inspection is one of the most important steps in buying a new home in Michigan. What you may not know, however, is what to make of the property inspection report delivered to you following the home inspection.

Depending on the type of home inspection report you get — checklist or narrative — you will be able to glean certain information from it. Here’s how to figure out what your home inspector is telling you about your potential new residence. continue reading about How to Read Your Home Inspection Report

July 11, 2012 by

Common Problems Identified in Home Inspections

Five Problems identified by the home inspector in Michigan

The home inspection is a much bigger part of the buying process than many people realize. The information that comes up during the home inspection can often make or break the deal. Sometimes new homeowners only discover major defects and problems after the papers have been signed, and then are left to wonder why they weren’t warned beforehand. continue reading about Common Problems Identified in Home Inspections

June 19, 2012 by

Home Inspection Warren Michigan

Home Inspections issues in Warren MI – Bank Owned property 48092

Last week I went to inspect a bank owned home in Warren Michigan. Always before going to do a house inspection I try to get more information about the property to familiarize with the house. Sometimes only by looking at the listing pictures I can see some issues with the house. I did not see anything out of the ordinary, and by reading the listing agent remarks everything was great. continue reading about Home Inspection Warren Michigan

May 4, 2012 by

New Construction Home Inspection

Is it necessary to have a home inspection?

I’m buying a home from a builder, why do I need a home inspection? It was inspected by the local building department and passed all the inspections; I am just wasting my money. WRONG!!. continue reading about New Construction Home Inspection

March 1, 2012 by

Dryer Vent Safety – House Inspections Issues

Most of the fires caused by dryers occur in residences and are the result of improper installation, lint cleanup and maintenance.  When installing a dryer vent instruction from the International Residential Code, manufacturer’s specifications, and local codes should be followed.

It is recommended that dryer vents to be inspected and cleaned by a professional annually.
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February 21, 2012 by
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