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Radon Testing

3 Myths about Radon

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Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs in water, rocks, and soil. Yet, not every homeowner knows the dangers associated with the odorless, colorless, tasteless gas. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about this sometimes deadly gas. That’s why Residential Inspector of America is clearing up some of these myths about radon as […]

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Certified Inspector

Why Have Your Electrical Inspected

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As a homeowner, you rely on the electricity in your home to keep the lights and the WiFi on. However, according to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly 34,000 homes burn to the ground because of an electrical fire. No matter how new or old your home is, it’s important a professional inspect your electricity […]

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Commercial Property Inspection

3 Things to Do Prior to a Commercial Inspection

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Buying or selling a commercial property takes time and planning. Residential Inspector of America knows how important it is for you, the business owner, to make an informed decision about a property.  That’s why we offer the best advice and expertise when it comes to commercial inspection. Not only are we keeping your interests in […]

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energy efficiency

Top 5 Ways to Save On Your Energy Bill

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As a homeowner, you’re always looking for ways to save money. Utilities are one of the greatest expenses you’ll have each month, so cutting costs and energy usage can make a big difference. With a thermal imaging inspection from Residential Inspector of America, you can see just where your home is losing cold air and […]

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Carbon monoxide detectors

4 FAQs about Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Protecting your family from potential dangers within your home is a top priority. With a professional home inspection from Residential Inspector of America, you can prepare for these possible dangers. However, some can creep into your home well after we’re gone. Carbon monoxide is one such danger, and if you don’t have working detectors, your […]

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Home Inspector

3 Things Home Inspections and Appraisals Have in Common

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Many first-time homebuyers confuse inspections for appraisals, and vice versa. However, these two evaluations of a home are not the same, and opting out of one or the other might cost you. Furthermore, they’re both essential to your financial interest in a home, so you must employ a professional, like Residential Inspector of America. Yet, […]

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Infrared Inspections

3 Issues Revealed by Infrared Inspections

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A home inspection can reveal issues that could lead to bigger problems down the road. However, a regular inspection can’t reveal everything, especially when it concerns what’s happening within the walls of the home. That’s why most people also choose to have an infrared inspection done by Residential Inspector of America. Here are some of […]

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Stucco Inspector

The 3 Levels of a Stucco Inspection

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Stucco is a great option for homeowners who don’t want siding or brick. However, some stucco homes come with a slew of problems caused by improper application of the plaster. Unfortunately, many of these problems go undetected for years because they happens within the porous structure of the stucco. This is why stucco inspections are […]

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Home Warranty

3 Benefits of an 18-Month Home Warranty

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When purchasing a home, getting an inspection falls at the top of the priority list. With that inspection, you should expect some kind of warranty, regardless of which inspection company you use. An additional 12-month warranty on your new home usually comes from the builder, but if you’re looking for 18 months of coverage, then […]

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New Home Construction

The 3 Phases of New Construction Home Inspections

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When it comes to new home construction, many homeowners rely only on county inspectors. However, Residential Inspector of America doesn’t recommend this approach. County inspectors are often busier than private companies and can miss significant code violations or building issues. So, when you bring in an outside firm, they will meticulously complete the three phases […]

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