What Your Sewer Line Could Be Hiding
As homeowners, we often take for granted the beautiful, uninterrupted flow of clean water to our homes and the easy exit of waste that we flush down the toilet or wash down the drain. While it’s easy to forget what goes on behind the scenes, the truth is that our sewer lines are hard at […]
Navigating Your Home Inspection: What Comes Next?
Homeownership is a journey. One crucial point in this adventure is the home inspection – a step that can seem daunting but is a crucial part of the experience. Below, Residential Inspector of America guides you through the process, ensuring you’re fully prepared for what comes next.
3 Tips for Handling Moisture Behind Your Stucco
For homeowners, stucco siding is a popular and stylish choice. However, one significant issue that homeowners face with stucco siding is moisture buildup behind it. Unfortunately, moisture leads to severe problems like mold and rot, which can damage the structure of the home. This is a common thing Residential Inspector of America sees with stucco […]
5 Tips to Avoid Costly Stucco Repairs
Stucco is a popular siding material that can give your home an elegant and unique look. However, it requires regular maintenance and upkeep to stay in excellent condition. Without proper care, stucco can develop cracks, stains, discoloration, and other issues that can lead to costly stucco repairs. So, if you want to avoid forking over […]
The Perfect Season for a Rodent Inspection
Rodent infestations are a serious problem for many homeowners. Unfortunately, rodents can thrive in any season around here, which makes it difficult to know when to schedule a rodent inspection from Residential Inspector of America. So, what time of year for something like this? Let’s take a look at some of your options.
4 Ways to Spot Faulty Wiring in Your Home
A home’s wiring system is complex and intricate, and it’s essential to ensure that everything is working correctly. Faulty wiring is a significant safety hazard that can cause fires, electric shocks, and other hazards. However, it can be challenging to identify a problem with the wiring until it’s too late. So, how do you spot […]
5 Common Plumbing Issues in a New Build
Building a new home is an exciting process that can also be overwhelming. One of the most important aspects of your new construction is the plumbing system. That’s why Residential Inspector of America ensures that all your plumbing pipes, fixtures, and appliances are installed correctly through our new construction inspections. So, let’s look at some […]
Sewer Line Inspection
Uncovering the Importance of a Sewer Scope
One of the most crucial processes of home inspection for any homebuyer is the sewer line evaluation or sewer scope for short. The sewer scope involves inspecting the sewer line of the house with a small camera. But why is it necessary? Well, Residential Inspector of America explains the importance of a sewer scope, especially before […]
The Home Assessment Elevator Pitch: Selling Your A home Faster And Smarter
Selling a home can be an intimidating and overwhelming process. You have to create the perfect pitch that will capture potential buyers’ attention and make them want your home over others on the market. That’s where ‘The Home Assessment Elevator Pitch’ comes in! With it, you can sell your home faster and smarter than […]
Dead Deals and Recycled Reports
Everyone knows that at the end of a home inspection, a report is generated that outlines the findings of the home inspector is generated. But did you know that this is not intended to be a “hit list” of negatives? Home inspectors do what we do in order to objectively describe the home. This is […]