Are those free warranties offered by some home inspectors worth anything? Find out why they can be worthless, and make the real estate agent look bad.
Escrow can be cancelled for many reasons. The most common is a low appraisal. But repair items and sellers may be problematic. Find out how our Cancelled Escrow Protection covers you.
There are so many items in a house that require regular maintenance. As homeowners, we often ignore maintenance on items that are working properly. Why spend money on a problem that doesn’t exist? If your garage door opener is working, why would you have it tuned up? Just like your car regular scheduled maintenance is… Read more »
Home buyers should always consider having a drain line inspection. Nearly 2/3 of every drain line we inspect requires…
California SB 422 – Pool Safety Act
As if selling real estate didn’t have enough liability, it has now become part of a home inspection to check certain safety features of a pool no matter what. If your home inspector is not certified, insured, or accustomed to inspecting swimming pools it could transfer extra liability onto the Realtors and sellers if someone becomes injured or drowns.
Garage firewalls are often over-looked in a home inspection. This system is intended to slow the spread of fire from the garage into the living space. Your home inspector should carefull evaluate the integrity of the firewall, and report on any breaches.
Why do Smoke Detectors Beep at night? There is an explanation. Learn some background and solve the mystery.
SDG&E has begun to Red-Tag gas appliances in the house more than ever before. Many of these items are outside the scope of a home inspection. Be sure your home inspector checks for these items so that you aren’t left with expensive repairs, or no hot water.