HERE’S WHY WATER DAMAGE IS A HOME INSPECTION NIGHTMARE

Posted on: November 16, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Water is the source of life, of course. But sometimes, it can also be a source of trouble. Water damage is a nightmare for homeowners because it can appear out of nowhere and leave behind serious problems. In fact, water damage can produce mold growth within 24 hours. Think of the extent of the damage if left untreated for days, weeks, or months. Signs of Water Damage Your Home Inspector Will Look For Below are the signs of water damage that can compromise your home’s structural Continue Reading ...

HOME INSPECTION BOSTON – COMMON PROBLEMS FOUND DURING A HOME INSPECTION

Posted on: November 8, 2019 by in Blog
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Perhaps for some, there’s nothing more nerve-wracking than the thought of finally owning a home. Of course, it’s for all the good reasons. Home buying can hype you up with a roller coaster of emotions. After years of saving up for down payment and other mortgage fees, you’re a step closer to finally having a place to call your own. Whether you’re buying a newly built modern home or a fixer-upper that was built in the 60s, the truth behind walls is paramount. What’s the best way to get Continue Reading ...

How Commercial Inspection Differs From Home Inspection

Posted on: October 31, 2019 by in Blog
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Most inspectors focus on one field of specialization, residential or commercial. However, some inspectors do both. While it takes years of experience and perhaps a little more time to branch out, it’s actually a good idea to increase skill sets. If you’ve seen companies or inspectors who offer both, you might be wondering how a commercial inspection differs from a typical home inspection. Generally, specializing in commercial inspection drives an inspector to a larger and more Continue Reading ...

HOME INSPECTION BOSTON – 5 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A HOME INSPECTION ON A NEW CONSTRUCTED HOME

Posted on: October 25, 2019 by in Blog
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Before you start looking and planning how to decorate your “soon-to-be-home”, there are still a handful of things you need to do. One of these is to have the new home inspected. There are many important reasons why a home inspection is necessary before purchasing your new home. Picking out paint colors and planning to shop for decorative items is very exciting. However, nothing beats the satisfaction of moving into a safe new home. With all the excitement of figuring out where the Continue Reading ...

3 EMERGING SMART HOME TRENDS OF 2019

Posted on: October 18, 2019 by in Blog
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  (BPT) – If you’re building a new home, you want it to be stylish, functional, and of course, state of the art with the latest technology advancements. Smart home features are on top of the wish list for homeowners, with 81 percent of homebuyers stating they would favor purchasing a home with smart accessories already installed, according to Digitized House. By building your own home, you get the advantage of these features being integrated seamlessly into the design. Every Continue Reading ...

HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR HOME HAS LEAD PAINT

Posted on: October 11, 2019 by in Blog
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Buying a home means scanning everything there is, inside and out. Apparently, paint is one of the least checked out part of any property. Perhaps, one can say something about how outdated the color theme is or why the previous homeowner chose such a color. Unfortunately, if you are looking at older homes, you might need to stop thinking about the color but what is contained in the paint. The existence of lead paint can make that dream house of yours go from hero to zero real quick. That is why Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Boston MA– Simple Steps to Keep Your Second Home Safe From Costly Repairs

Posted on: October 3, 2019 by in Blog
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(BPT) – Whether it’s a cabin up north, a villa down south or a quaint cottage near family, many people in the United States own a second home. You spend time at these vacation properties during some seasons, but for much of the year, they remain empty. That’s why it’s important to take precautions to ensure your property and belongings stay safe even when you’re not there. Not only are vacation homes a target for thieves, but empty homes are often vulnerable to the elements and the Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Boston MA: Termite Infestation – How It Can Lower Your Home Value and the Steps You Can Take To Prevent It

Posted on: September 26, 2019 by in Blog
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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, over 600,000 homes experience termite infestation every year. If you think you are fighting this battle alone, there are still about 599,999 homes out there with the same ordeal. Aside from the negative impacts, it has on the structural integrity of your home, termite infestation costs homeowners billions of dollars for repair, termite inspection, and pest control treatment. Unfortunately, that’s not the only thing you should be worrying about. Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Boston – What To Expect From A Home Inspection

Posted on: September 20, 2019 by in Blog
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Most first time home buyers don’t realize that there’s still much to do when buying a house. Well, sometimes it’s easy to say “Oh I could just repaint the walls or maybe install new wallpapers” or “No worries I’ll buy a new AC anyway I think that’ll do. I don’t need a home inspection. I think I can close the deal now.” Did you know that being a cheapskate can sometimes lead to bigger trouble? Here’s why: NO HOME IS PERFECT. Every home will always need a home inspection. It Continue Reading ...

Home Inspection Boston – Awful Truth About Mold

Posted on: September 12, 2019 by in Blog, Boston, Home Inspection
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Whether you are planning to buy or sell a home, one important decision is to have a mold inspection. Why? Because they are extremely sneaky. Imagine not seeing them while touring the home, next time you know there are black and gray patches on your walls as soon as you moved in. Impossible? Of course, not! You see, the presence of mold is not an overnight buildup. It’s a combination of damp and moisture with no immediate action taken. Most home inspection companies conducted a separate Continue Reading ...