Home Inspections Northern Virginia: Should I get a Sewer Scope?

Many homeowners are suprised to find out that they are responsible for the connection from their home to the sewer main or septic tank. Because this sewer lateral is underground, it is invisible to the home inspector without specialized equipment. Since a damaged line can be very expensive to repair, it's important to check for damage, such as root penetration, before buying your home. Check out the full article for more information.

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Thermal Imaging For Home Inspectors: Seeing Beyond

A home inspection is limited to what the inspector can see. Thermal imaging (infrared) gives us a whole new way of seeing, and can detect problems that are invisible using more conventional methods. We'll discuss what thermal imaging is and how it helps us to provide a better home inspection for you.

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Home Inspectors In Northern Virginia: Who Do I Choose?

Shopping for your new home is an intimidating process, and choosing the right home inspector may seem more difficult than it should. We hope to make this process a little bit easier for you by identifying some of the most important differentiators between different home inspectors and what to keep an eye out for.

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Structural Defects In The Attic

The attic isn't always a place where people think to look for issues before buying a home, but defects in the attic can be a huge problem. In this post we'll take a look at some of the issues that we look out for.

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Mold A Growing Concern

In this blog we will briefly take a look at what causes mold/conditions conducive to mold growth, how to prevent mold, potential issues, and resources for those interested in knowing more.

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