8 Important Home Inspections You Should Have Done

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When you’re viewing homes to buy for personal use or investment purposes, you probably don’t have experience in assessing all the major components of a house to ensure it is worth the purchase price. That is why a purchase offer is often contingent on several types of home inspections. Before making a final decision on whether to buy a certain …

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 …

Wood Destroying Insect Report

Pest Inspections (WDIR)

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As licensed home inspectors in Asheville, we find damage to wood framing members from bugs on a regular basis and the older the home the more likely that mother nature’s little wood eaters are having a meal on you. I think the scariest parts about wood destroying insects are; one, they are mostly silent, and two, the amount of damage …

Home Inspections Company Introduction

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We have completed our first personalized introduction video for Mountains To Sea Inspections. The transcript for the video can be found below: Hi everyone this is Brian Barrett with Mountains To Sea Inspections. We are a home inspections company with offices in Asheville and Boone, North Carolina, with a service area that covers most of western North Carolina. At Mountains …

Dirty Filters – Maintenance Inspections in Asheville

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The condensing unit is the outdoor unit. This piece of equipment holds the compressor and the refrigerant. This appliance’s main function is to exchange heat. In most modern HVAC systems we have heat pumps which can be used to both heat and cool your home and is controlled by which direction the refrigerant flows. This is a very simplistic view …

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Home Inspectors in Boone See Uptick In Demand

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As 2018 continues to move on, the good news for the real estate market in Boone, NC just keeps getting better.  As Boone’s real estate markets grow the demand for quality home inspectors in Boone also continues to grow. There are currently 14 home inspectors in Boone and the surrounding areas in Watauga County and approximately 5 home inspection companies …

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What To Do Before During And After A Home Inspection

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The home buying process can be tricky and in most cases, to ensure that buyers are making the right choice of property, they often employ the services of Asheville home inspection experts to handle their home inspection needs. However, in most cases, especially for first time home buyers, there is the need to understand what to do before and after …

Broken Seal On Window

Foggy Windows And Broken Seals – Home Inspection Items

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There are countless articles on the internet concerning cloudy windows, but I felt I had to say something, because we see it ALL the time. The greatest disadvantage in cloudy windows is the hazing between the panes of glass. Some of the time this is only observable in the mornings, after that point it vanishes for whatever remains of the …