Do You Need to be Present for a Home Inspection

Do You Need to be Present for a Home Inspection?

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The process of buying or selling a home can be a very stressful one for both parties. After all, the results of a home inspection can completely change the course of the transaction. If a home inspection comes back reporting serious issues with a home, the sale may be ceased or delayed. However, a home inspection is an essential part …

Asheville Roof Inspection

Home Inspection Checklist Item – Roof Inspections

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At Mountains To Sea Inspections, one of the most frequently asked home inspections questions we get is what inspections are performed on the roof. Its a very valid question, water damage and roof replacements are expensive and can be very disruptive. I feel that one of the reasons there is so much anxiety over roofs, is most homeowners, home buyers …

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Residential Construction Continues Upward Path

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Residential construction in the US had hit a soft patch last year showing four months of declining new home permits to close out 2018. The beginning of 2019 saw a huge reversal in that trend with single-family residential starts jumping 18.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 1.230 million units in January, according to the Commerce Department. This is …

What matters in a home inspection report

What Really Matters in a Home Inspection Report

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This category includes large, visible defects of the property on sale. The home inspector may identify anything from structural failures to construction issues that could have a major impact on the immediate condition of the house. Next, you should look for minor features that could transform into major defects further down the road. It could be a leaky plumbing system, …

Home Maintenance Tips to Prepare for Winter

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Winter is just around the corner here in Western North Carolina and you may need to do some home maintenance to ensure that your house is ready for the cold winter months ahead. When you prepare your house before the cold arrives, you can help to prevent bigger problems for yourself later in the year. There are many things that …

Home Maintenance Inspections in Asheville

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Are all your GFCI circuits working as intended? What is a GFCI circuit? Let our home inspectors in Asheville point you in the right direction and provide answers for all your questions. Our home inspector will operate your plumbing valves, check your electrical outlets, where visible they will check your plumbing lines and electrical conduits in the crawlspace or basement. …