June 8, 2019

Oftentimes, modular homes and manufactured homes are considered to be the same, yet there are significant differences. Both offer quality living, but understanding the variations is helpful if you’re planning to make a purchase.

Distinctions Between Manufactured and Mod...

June 8, 2019

For years we have heard about the risks of radon inhalation impacting health and potentially causing lung cancer. According to the EPA, radon has caused thousands of deaths annually and along with cigarette smoking is a major cause for lung cancer. While it is true tha...

June 7, 2019

Naturally your home is sitting on the ground but the type of soil plays a major role in the effects it can have on your foundation. Depending on whether the soil is made up of clay, sand, loam, or silt will determine how the ground reacts to dry and wet environments as...

October 30, 2018

When you hire a home inspector for a professional property assessment, rest assured, they are working in your best interest. Home inspectors are trained to detect underlying issues and analyze the conditions of the home; making you aware of any possible concerns or rep...

July 20, 2018

Looking to buy a home? The cost of making the repairs a home inspection brings up can quickly drain your budget, but that doesn’t mean you should ask the seller to fit the bill for everything. Here are some repairs you should never ask the seller to make.

#1 Cosmetic Is...

July 20, 2018

Your local home inspector is going to take some time to check into the roofing materials of any home you’re looking at purchasing. And, it can have a big impact on your decision.

The material a roof is made from is very important to the structural integrity and durabili...

July 19, 2018

In the Capital District especially, your home inspector is going to be on the lookout for these common attic issues. What will they mean for your property?

Why Check The Attic?

Your attic serves an important role in your home's ventilation. Not only does it play a big ro...

July 19, 2018

Do you have a home inspection coming up? Here are some common gutter and siding issues that may be found.

A home inspector should ideally be looking thoroughly at all aspects of the home, both inside and out. Although they will likely spend the majority of the time look...

July 19, 2018

Your home inspector has a lot of things to review on their checklist, but do you know exactly what they are looking at when inspecting the electrical panel?

Your house's electrical service can vary in size significantly, and it's going to directly effect how much energy...

July 18, 2018

Mold is a serious issue, but can you be certain that your home inspector will tell you about it if your home has a mold problem?

Many people are under the false impression that mold can only be found in damp areas of the home, like the basement. However, mold can actual...

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