• Home Inspection Topics

    10 Most Common Electrical Issues

    Electrical issues are very commonly found by home inspectors and can lead to an electrical shock or a house fire.

    A Guide to InterNACHI

    Learn more about InterNACHI. The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors is large non-profit organization of inspectors.

    A Guide to the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)

    The American Society of Home Inspectors (or ASHI) is a professional association of home inspectors.

    A Guide to the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI)

    The National Association of Home Inspectors is a professional association of home inspection professionals.

    AnnRuel Home Inspections

    AnnRuel is a Home Inspection Service in Maine

    Choosing the Right Home Inspector

    Buying a home? It's probably the most expensive purchase you'll ever make. This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection. The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected. The additional cost of hiring an InterNACHI-Certified Professional Inspector® is almost insignificant.

    Cost of Home Inspection

    The cost of a home inspection will be in the range of $325 for a 2,000sf house. The price will go higher or lower based on the size of your house and your geographic location.

    Home Inspection and Your Roof

    Did you know that multiple layers of roofing material may be hiding defects?

    Home Inspection FAQs

    Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about home inspections.

    Home Inspections May Put Buyers at Ease

    Currently, home sales are at a historic low - so what do you need to do to buck that trend? Home inspections may but buyers at ease. Updated decor and proper staging certainly help present your home well, but don't think that cosmetic fixes are all you need. Buyers want to know the home they're considering is safe and sound, and the best way to establish that is to hire a home inspector.

    Infrared (IR) Thermography

    Infrared (IR) Thermography is used to help find air infiltration into buildings as well as overheated electrical components, hidden roof and plumbing leaks, leaky ductwork, and much more.

    Pre-Listing Inspection

    A buyer is going to make a home inspection a contract contingency, so you may as well know what they are going to find by getting one first.

    Problems with Aluminum Branch Circuit Wire

    Aluminum wiring is permitted with the appropriate installation methods and materials.

    Research Your Future Home

    When purchasing a home, ask the seller for all available maintenance records and visit the local building department to view property file.

    Smoke Detectors

    Most people don't know that smoke detectors need to be replaced every 10 years. Why risk your family's safety for a $10 device?

    The Home Is A Dangerous Place

    Safety issues and home inspections. There are many systems and pieces of equipment in a home that can cause injury or even death if not respected and maintained.

    What is a Home Inspection?

    A home inspection is a thorough visual inspection of a property. Most home buyers will require a home inspection before finalizing the purchase of a home.

    What is a Home Inspection?

    What is and isn't part of a home inspection

    What is Greatest Source of Home Energy Loss?

    As the winter season approaches and energy costs increase, people may be wondering, "What is the greatest source of heat-energy loss in a typical home?" and "How can I save on heating bills?" The answer is quite simple, "Air infiltration is the greatest source of heat-energy loss and a few simple solutions can help dramatically." As a licensed home inspectors, we have been trained to detect problem situations that may be noted on a report and remedied by home sellers and potential home buyers. The greatest source of home energy loss may surprise you.

    What is Infrared Diagnostic Testing?

    One of the key components of an effective home energy audit is infrared thermography.

    Why Home Inspections and Appraisals Shouldn't be Left to Home Buyers

    Learn why you should get a home inspection and appraisal when selling your home.

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