Home Inspectors Jacksonville
A Homeowners Worst Nightmare
I knew the wall in this home would be water damaged. Without this hole in the wall, how would you know the wall in your home was rotting? Even more importantly, how would your home inspector know?
The Insurance Marketplace
The Florida insurance marketplace is an absolute mess, and it appears to be getting worse. Homebuyers and homeowners who are accustomed to shopping for the best rates with multiple carriers are in for a rude surprise. You may be lucky to get one quote; and you probably won’t like the price, the coverage, or recognize […]
Adhered Manufactured Stone Veneer (AMSV)
You’re buying a home and it has Adhered Manufactured Stone Veneer (AMSV). What do you know about it? Better yet, what does your home inspector know about it?
Building Inspection Jacksonville
Save Time and Money on Home Inspections Before You Make an Offer!
Hiring a home inspector in Jacksonville, FL is an important part of your home buying process; in fact, it may be the most important decision you make. Low inventory of both resale and new homes puts homebuyers at a disadvantage. It’s a sellers’ market. Competition is fierce and many homes are sold with multiple offers. […]
Home Inspectors In St. Augustine, FL
St. Augustine, FL is a vibrant community with a rich heritage, but it also has many older homes, and it is well known as a hot spot for termites. In fact, it has one of the highest infestation rates in the state for both the Eastern and Formosan subterranean termite. Hiring an inexperienced home inspector […]
How Long Will Your House Last?
Most people understand building components have a life cycle or useful life expectancy, but they rarely plan or budget for replacement. If you are buying a resale home, you should also understand you may need to replace aged components and budget accordingly.
Florida home inspection
What Should Your Home Inspection Report Tell You?
The State of Florida regulates home inspectors and by law, home inspectors must convey basic information included in the Standards of Practice for a Home Inspector. This includes a visual inspection of the primary building components such as the plumbing, electrical, exterior, roof, built-in appliances, and site conditions that may affect the structure. The Inspector […]
Drainage Piping Testing
How Will You Know If The Drainage Piping Is OK?
With a standard home inspection, you may not. Home inspectors check drainage by running the water in the home. Typically, that constitutes about 60-80 gallons of discharge during a typical home inspection. That may not be enough to disclose a broken or compromised sewer line. Learn how to find out about a compromised sewer line […]