Whether you are buying or selling an older home, there are “old-house” problems you should familiarize yourself with.
Hiring a professional house cleaner may be more affordable than you think. And the time and stress it saves can make it worth every penny!
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.
A fresh coat of paint can go a long way in transforming your space – and what better time to start than heading into a new year? Here’s what you need to know to set your budget and complete a job well done.
Before buying a home, one of the most important things you should do is to have the home checked out by a professional home inspector.
A critical eye should be used when inspecting the interior of a home. Be sure to enlist the services of a professional home inspector.
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.
Homes can suffer water damage resulting in decreased property value, increased maintenance costs, and decline in indoor air quality. Ensuring that your homes exterior is water resistant can protect against potential loss
A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical condition and systems of a house, from the roof covering to the foundation and/or basement floor.
By taking a few minutes to familiarize yourself with these tips, you will be able to get the most out of your inspection and be able to speak freely about it with your home inspector.
Flatirons Home Inspections would like to offer you these holiday decorating safety tips for the home instead of our weekly column. Quite a few of our daily routines change during the holiday season. Here are a few simple tips help keep our families safe and able to enjoy the season.
All home inspections should include the inspection of all smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/alarms.
Colorado home buyers should be aware of the limitations of a winter home inspection. That said, having a home inspection in the middle of winter is not a complete waste of money. Every season teaches you something important about your house or the house you are going to buy.
Home inspections are limited, non-invasive, examinations of the condition of a home. The sale of a home is often contingent on a home inspection.
After viewing multiple homes, you’ve found your dream house. The next step is the home inspection, one of the most important steps in the home buying process.
Basement waterproofing is no joke. Whether it’s a soaked finished basement, or an unfinished basement with persistent leaks, water in the basement presents an immediate and stressful problem. You should quickly hire a waterproofing professional to address the issue.
It is not fun to think about radon – it’s a serious health problem that could lead to some costly fixes for your home. But you still need to be aware of it, because ignoring radon is much worse than addressing it.
Many people are surprised to learn that home inspections are not code compliant. What home inspectors are really offering you is their opinion on the condition of a house and its systems at a certain period in time.
Yes, hiring a home inspector is a good idea but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a few inspections first before giving your money to someone else
Whether you’re buying or selling a home, the home inspection is a critical element in the process.
It is getting to be the time of year that foothill and mountain residents should begin to think about fire mitigation. By doing wildfire mitigation, homeowners can increase their safety and reduce the risk to life and property.
Home inspectors help buyers by thoroughly examining a property and providing expert advice about its actual condition and possible repair costs.
One of the best ways to make certain your home attracts buyers and the highest possible sales price is to make sure it’s “dressed for success” both inside and out.
A recent national survey of home inspectors revealed some of the most commonly reported home inspection issues. If you are thinking of selling your home you may want to take a look at these areas prior to listing.