How Long is an AZ Builder responsible for defects?

Construction defects seem to be at an all time high. AZ home inspectors are finding more and more issues every day. The bank owned homes are frequently sold as is, so the question is, if the builder did it wrong, how long are they responsible for the defect? New homes have sold at an alarming […]

8 Steps to a Successful Home Purchase

When you are considering buying a home there are certain steps you should take to make sure the experience is a successful one.

Don’t get me wrong, there will be stress but you can reduce that stress by following these simple tips.

Pool Tips From Your Home Inspector

It’s warming up and my kids are already getting in the pool. If you have a pool here are some simple pool tips that I hope will help you maintain your pool and keep your family happy and safe. ROUTINE SWIMMING POOL MAINTENANCE: TWICE A WEEK: 1. Check and maintain your Pool Chemicals Such as […]

Air Conditioning Tips from your Phx Home Inspector

It’s getting hot and last night my wife turned on the AC for the first time this year. Do you ever dread that thought? Do you wonder if the unit will actually work the next time you flip the switch? Here are some helpful tips to help your air conditioning unit last as long as […]

The Dirty Secret About Referrals

I recently read a blog post from the Phoenix Real Estate Guy about preferred vendor programs and it got me thinking about this again. Why does someone refer someone else for business? In the Home inspection business it could be for several reasons; The inspector is top notch, spends as much time as needed at […]

Just Bought a Home-Did You Plan For Expenses?

Home ownership, part of the American Dream, but if you don’t plan right your home could keep you up at night. Did you get a professional Home Inspection? Great, now get out the report and read it. A professional home inspector will note the condition of many components of the home. They may tell you […]

Spring Cleaning tips from your Home Inspector

The weather is beautiful and the weeds, insects and allergies are all going to try and keep you from enjoying it. don’t let them. Here are some simple tips you can use to help keep your home happy. Check your exterior paint. Now is the time to fix it before it gets too hot. Caulk […]

How Long is a Home Inspection?

I recently say another blog where someone commented that a home inspection should take about an hour and a half, I almost had iced tea come out my nose when I read that. Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you will make in your life, and you want someone to check it […]

Window Leaks are Too Common

As an Arizona Home Inspector living in the valley of the sun one would think that window leaks are not a very common occurrence. unfortunately the opposite is true. I see more and more homes with leaks around the windows all the time. There are several different types of windows but since I live in […]

Lately Work Stinks (Literally)

Lately my job stinks. I am not talking about the economy (however that may that is part of it) I am not talking about my boss (I’m self employed) I am talking about odors. The kind of smells that make your nose hair curl. I am a contractor and Phoenix area Home inspector. I have […]

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