3 Things to Know About Radon Mitigation Tests
If you’re a homeowner, then you know that it’s important to test for radon. Radon is a dangerous gas that can cause cancer, so it’s crucial to take steps to mitigate it if you find out that your home has high levels of this gas. So, Residential Inspector of America discusses three things you need […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Top 5 Ways to Save On Your Energy Bill
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 […]
Carbon monoxide detectors
4 FAQs about Carbon Monoxide Detectors
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 […]
3 Things Home Inspections and Appraisals Have in Common
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, […]