What’s the Best Floor for Your High-Traffic Home?
From high-heeled shoes to dog paws and kitchen spills, your home’s flooring faces tough challenges every day. When it comes to choosing a floor that will stand up to today’s hyper-active households, experts recommend laminate for its low-maintenance, realistic beauty and durability. But savvy shoppers should keep in mind that not all laminates are created […]
Cool Me When I’m Hot, Heat Me When I’m Cold!
During a home inspection, it is the desire of the buyer to know all that can be known about the home. And that desire by the buyer is matched by the inspectors desire to tell all that can be told. This is as it should be!However, sometimes, seasonal inspection limitations conspire to cause concern. What […]
Peace of Mind for Home Inspections: Choose the Right Home Inspector!
As sure as the spring flows at The Fountain of Youth, home inspecting provides a stream of knowledge to wash away the fears of home buyers. But fear may be replaced by frustration if the wrong inspector is chosen! Some pointers on selecting your next home inspector will go a long way toward making the […]
The Surest Way to Happy Customers!
Happy New Year! Here I sit on the first workday of the year. The office is not yet open and the phone has not yet rung. I love this time of year. Nothing yet accomplished, and no mistakes yet made. It is a wonderful time to reflect on the year that was, and look ahead toward […]
Buried Oil Tank!!… What the Heck do You Do Now?
In thousands of houses around town, there is a monster waiting underground to leap out and eat your real estate deal. That monster is known as the buried oil tank!Popular from the founding of Florida until the 1960’s, oil furnaces were a great way to make heat. They made your home toasty warm, responded fast […]
What Sets Residential Inspector of America Apart?
When it comes to finding a home or commercial property-inspection company, there are certainly plenty of options to choose from. However, only Residential Inspector of America truly stands out above the rest for a number of reasons. Our wide selection of professional services, deep experience, and ironclad dedication to our customers is what really makes […]
Our Residential Services
Whether you’re buying, selling, or currently living in a home in the Jacksonville area, you need to know that it’s up to code and safe for both you and your family. Given all of the health and safety hazards that could arise from lack of maintenance, shoddy construction, environmental damage, and the like, you need […]
How Overcoming Closing Obstacles Can Be SUPRA Easy!
You work hard to get your buyer and seller under contract. In businesses besides real estate, once a contract is signed, it’s pay day. Often in real estate, once the contract is signed, the real work has just begun… and there are obstacles between you and the closing table.Predicting when obstacles will appear and knowing […]
What Is the RIA Advantage?
When it comes to making sure your home is in good order, you can’t trust just any real estate inspection company out there. You and your family’s safety is at stake, requiring only the most experienced and seasoned professionals for the task of making sure your home passes muster.This is where the RIA Advantage comes […]
*Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Frequently Asked Questions (and answers!) from Residential Inspector of America
Q: Are you licensed?Absolutely! Florida law requires home inspectors to hold a home inspection license, and all our inspectors comply with the law. Not only are all RIA professional inspectors Florida licensed, our inspectors are Certified Inspection Experts and/or Certified Master Inspectors, which ensures they are experienced, dedicated to continually building their knowledge through education, […]