Ask the Expert – Working from Home Tips

Working from home can be a blessing, but it can also come with challenges. Telecommuting requires some adjustments in habits and routines and it is important that both employers and employees understand how to live and work healthily from home.

Ask the Expert: Fire Mitigation

Ask the Expert: Fire Mitigation

Fire mitigation is a series of steps that you can take to reduce the risk of a wildfire damaging or destroying your property. It includes assessing the risks around your property and your responsibility in mitigating them, thereby creating a defensible space.

Ask the Expert: Foundations

There are several warning signs that home inspectors can look for on the interior and exterior of homes that may point to problems or possible future problems with foundations. Almost all houses settle over time and a few things being out of level should not be a...

Ask the Expert: Home inspections during COVID-19

The American Society of Home Inspectors believes that home inspections may continue during the COVID-19 outbreak when prudent safety precautions are practiced, and when performing the inspection does not conflict with government orders and recommendations.

Pre-offer home inspections

Pre-offer home inspections

If you are concerned you may lose your dream home by adding an inspection contingency but still want to make sure you are protected, consider a pre-offer inspection.

Ask the Expert – Pre-Drywall Inspection

Are you having a brand-new house built? One of the most important stages for the home buyer in new construction is just before the installation of the drywall.

Ask the Expert – GFCI Requirements

Ask the Expert – GFCI Requirements

GFCI units are electrical outlets equipped with a ground fault sensor and a circuit breaker which senses a ground fault and is programmed to turn off the electric power to the electrical receptacle when danger is sensed.