The attic and crawlspaces of a home oftentimes are not a priority for a prospective buyer. They’re mostly concerned with the condition of high-traffic living spaces and the functionality of the utilities of a home. However, the less occupied areas of a home can surprisingly be most telling of its structural integrity, energy efficiency, and air quality. To stress the importance of inspecting these often-unused spaces, let’s take a look at some common problems found in attics and crawlspaces.[Read more…]
New Homes: Is a Home Inspection Necessary?
You finally completed the construction of your new home, and you are almost ready to move in. Did you know that even a brand-new home, with all new electricity, plumbing, and all the other necessities, needs to go through a home inspection first? Yes, even new homes could potentially have issues that need to be caught before you move in.[Read more…]