|Posted by Jeff Bennett, Certified Master Inspector, Commercial Property Inspector on March 23, 2016 at 1:05 PM||comments (129)|
The Purpose of the Inspection
The purpose of the home inspection is to identify any problems within the house that you're not willing to accept. When you make an offer to buy a house, the offer should be contingent upon a successful home inspection. In other words, if the inspector finds something you're not comfortable with, you should be able to back out of the deal. That's what it means when the offer is "contingent" upon the home inspection.
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|Posted by Jeff Bennett, Certified Master Inspector, Commercial Property Inspector on February 27, 2016 at 12:50 AM|
You can make a roof more leakproof at three stages in the life of your home. The first opportunity comes when designing and building a new house. Later, roof replacement and then the maintenance in-between replacements offer two more chances to enhance leak resistance.
Let’s start with three ways to design-in better water resistance for the roof of a new home:
• Simple roof shape - A roof like the one shown below is visually appealing, but the complexity creates ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeff Bennett, Certified Master Inspector, Commercial Property Inspector on February 25, 2016 at 2:40 PM||comments (95)|
Full Service Home Inspections, Summerville, SC
How Much Peace of Mind is Enough?
Buying a home is a huge investment, and you can never know too much about the property you intend to purchase. That’s where Full Service Home Inspections can help!
Tips and advise on New Home Buyers
You should always get a home inspection and with new construction. I advise getting two inspections if po...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Jeff Bennett, Certified Master Inspector, Commercial Property Inspector on February 25, 2016 at 9:15 AM||comments (108)|
Attics inspections are important, though often overlooked in a home inspection. It is not unusual for a homeowner to have never entered their own attic. Attics can hide a lot of problems-from mold and insulation problems to electrical and fire concerns.
Attics come in two main styles: Full and Crawl attics. Full attics are large enough for a person to stand and walk around in and may have a full floor. The walls and ceiling of this type of attic may ...Read Full Post »