Mobile and manufactured homes need an inspection just like any traditional house. Since mobile homes are more at risk of damage, they require a proper inspection from the roof to the ground which focuses on specific areas, such as plumbing, electricity, and flooring. However, there are a few additional features a home inspector needs to closely analyze to ensure the new owner of a mobile home is moving into a safe and sound structure. Let’s review some of the ways mobile home inspections differ from conventional houses.[Read more…]
Why Does My Home Need to be Insulated?
When a home undergoes inspection, the inspector checks to ensure the roof, floors, walls, windows, and doors are properly insulated. This is reasonable, as the sole purpose of insulation is to keep your home warm during winter, right? Not precisely. The idea of insulation is based on several factors, of which just one of them is keeping the temperature comfortable. Determining why your home needs to be insulated requires a better understanding of what duties insulation does.[Read more…]