Post by SafeHome Inspections. Another great post by Bill Gassett.
Each week handymen across the country earn great money repairing homes under contract for sellers who listed their “not ready for prime time” home. There are literally dozens of issues I find each week that, if repaired in time, could have saved the seller hard earned cash. Most repairs are simple and could have been […]
I received a note from a potential client last month. It went like this: Hi Gary -I’ve been looking for a home for months now and finally settled with the seller. It’s being offered by a FSBO (for sale by owner) and the seller has been truly wonderful to work with. They’ve invited me in […]
Fire hazards are greater in the winter months. Here are 4 health/safety tips to remember. Watch the video below. Stay safe and warm when it’s cold outside: 1: Keep items at least 3 feet away from space heaters. 2: Maintain your heating system. Have it professionally inspected early in the fall/winter season. 3: Change your […]
Do you own a tankless water heater? You should flush it annually. Here are some basic steps. The pump and hoses will cost less than $100. HINT :: This is much easier than you think! What you’ll need: 1- submersible pump (about $75 bucks) 1- set of washing machine hose (about $10 – $15 […]
Now that we’ve given your place a thorough inspection let’s take the purchase decision a step further. Here are 20 things to consider when buying a home. Home-Buying Checklist: 20 Things to Consider Beyond the Inspection [Tweet “Here are 20 things you should consider “after” you’re finished with the home inspection.”]
If it’s red – there’s lead! We tested this window last week. Are you buying an older home (prior to 1978)? Your real estate agent will ask you to sign a lead paint disclosure statement (An EPA-approved information pamphlet on identifying and controlling lead-based paint hazards) encouraging you to consider having your home tested for […]
Cool Ways to Save with ENERGY STAR infographic