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...

July 6, 2018

Why Old Growth Wood Is Better

If you're repairing an old house, there is no better wood than old-growth wood. It's hard to come by, but it is worth looking for it because it is the best performing and most appropriate option for such a usage--especially if you're using...

June 17, 2018

Finally, you are getting closer to the reality of owning your own home. You’re thinking maybe two years down the road you’ll be signing the papers and taking the keys to your new property. That means, for the next 18 months or so, you don’t have to do anything...right?

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May 7, 2018

If you're a homeowner trying to move to a new property, you may be less than excited about the thought of a home inspector coming into your home. In Albany, NY especially, home inspectors are incredibly thorough. The inspection process can take anywhere from a few hour...

May 7, 2018

Buying a new home is a very fun and exciting process, but you have to do your due diligence to ensure that everything goes smoothly. As the buyer, it is your responsibility to hire a home inspector and have a thorough inspection completed to ensure that the property yo...