House Blindness

A home inspection can be requested at any time during home ownership. Most common misconceptions are that an inspection is for buying and or selling of a home. Not True! We want to help prevent house blindness among our local homeowners. What is house blindness you ask? It’s where current homeowners let the condition ofContinue reading “House Blindness”

Currently Own A Home?

Home inspectors are one of the few industries where someone can inspect an entire home as a whole system. Other industries usually only look/repair the current issue not the cause of the issue. A home inspection report can help find issues the homeowner may be unaware of, or in need of repair to help avoidContinue reading “Currently Own A Home?”

Swelling Soil

Also known as Expansive Soil can be very troublesome for a lot of Colorado residents. Luckily a lot of Colorado resources are available to be more knowledgeable, about what to look for and solutions if the problem should occur. On average/normal years they cause more damage than earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, and tornadoes combined. Some basicContinue reading “Swelling Soil”

Crawl Space

It’s important to know if you have one or not. Some homes even have a hybrid crawl space and knowing what a house has can be very beneficial during home ownership. Things a home inspector is looking for when in a crawl space can be a lot. Some main things can include foundation condition, typeContinue reading “Crawl Space”

FPE (Federal Pacific Electric) Circuit Breakers

The FPE’s were widely used between 1950 – 1990 and are considered problematic. The Consumer Product Safety Commission conducted an investigation and found the panels did not fully comply with the Underwriters Laboratories, Inc requirements. The investigation was closed in 1983, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reported they did not have enough date to considerContinue reading “FPE (Federal Pacific Electric) Circuit Breakers”

Main Shut Offs

Do you know where your main water shut off valve is located? Most people are unaware and if a water leak or pipe burst would have to relay on a neighbor/friend, a family member and or a plumper. Owning a home comes with responsibility and in an emergency it’s important to know where stuff isContinue reading “Main Shut Offs”