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 […]
Sewer Line Inspection
Why Are Sewer Pipes Underground?
Have you ever wondered why we put our sewer pipes in the ground? This is often a question that comes up for homebuyers who are looking to purchase an older home with a septic. So, Residential Inspector of America is here to explain some of the main reasons our sewers run underground.
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 […]
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 […]
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Foundation Issues in Your Home
When it comes to home maintenance and repairs, many homeowners focus on the aesthetics of their property and overlook the importance of foundation issues. While taking care of landscaping and interior structures is important, ignoring foundation problems can cause major headaches down the road. So, Residential Inspector of America walks you through why you shouldn’t […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]