Common Types of Stucco Damage Found in Older Homes
Older homes often have exterior stucco damage that needs to be repaired. Fortunately, the professionals from Residential Inspector of America can identify these issues. In some cases, the damage is obvious, but in other cases, it’s hidden from view. Repairing the stucco damage as soon as possible is important in order to maintain the appearance […]
Top 5 Rodent Infestation Mistakes Homeowners Make
Are you worried about mice or rats infesting your home this fall? If so, then you’re going to want to read about these five common rodent infestation mistakes homeowners make. While there are many things you can do to prevent a takeover, Residential Inspector of America suggests you don’t try to get rid of rodents […]
The Dangers of Not Sanitizing Your Home
It’s no secret that germs and other contaminants can cause illness, especially if you’re not sanitizing your home. In fact, most of us know that we should be taking steps to sanitize on a regular basis, but we fail to do so. Because of this, you leave your family and home open to many different […]
Why Get an 18-Month Home Warranty?
When you are looking for a home warranty, one of the most important things to consider is the length of the contract. Most people automatically assume that the longer the warranty, the better it is. However, this may not be true in all cases. In fact, an 18-month home warranty might be a better option […]
New Home Construction
3 Common Issues Found in a New Construction Inspection
A new construction inspection is an important step in the home building process. It can help identify any potential problems with the construction of your home before they become more significant issues. At Residential Inspector of America, our new construction inspections reveal many problems, including those listed here.
Pool Care Tips
5 Tips for Getting Algae Out of Your Pool
Summer is approaching fast, and that can only mean one thing – swimming! If you have a pool, it’s essential to keep it clean so that you and your family can enjoy it safely. While a pool inspection by Residential Inspector of America ensures your pool is working properly, other issues can still arise. One of […]
Are Termites Making Your Home Unsellable?
If you’re like most people, the thought of termites infesting your home is terrifying. Not only are they a nuisance, but they can also cause serious damage to your property. In some cases, termites can even make your home unsellable. New buyers simply don’t want to deal with a termite infestation. So, before you put […]
Common Foundation Issues in Older Homes
In real estate, a home 50 years old is often considered an older home. That’s because building codes and standards have changed dramatically over the last five decades. These changes include the type of foundation poured or used for most houses in the area. As a result, foundational issues are among the most common problems […]
Spa & Pool Inspection
3 Safety Features to Add to Your Pool
A pool is a great place to unwind after a long day, spend time with the family, and enjoy some much-needed R&R. But, there’s also a lot of responsibility that comes with putting in a pool, including features that ensure everyone stays safe. So, if you’re considering putting in a new pool this year or […]
3 Myths about Radon
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 […]