Home and Property Owner Frequently Asked Questions

How can I know the condition of my roof?
Should I get my fireplace inspected?
What’s the best way to “winterize” my home?
What is “toxic mold”?
What is proper drainage for my home?
How does a home “show its age”?
How important is it to have clean HVAC ducts in my home?
What are the pool fencing requirements for homeowners?
What is the safe and proper way to care for washers and dryers?
What do I need to know about stucco?
Should I be concerned about aluminum wiring in my home?
How important is good drainage around my home?
What are some good summer maintenance tips for my home?
Should I be concerned about a backflow of water between indoor and outdoor faucets?
When I sell my home, what are my disclosure obligations?
What do I need to know before I start construction on my brand new dream house?
What are the most common defects found by Home Inspectors?
How can I make sure my chimney and fireplaces are in safe working order?
Is my furnace hazardous?
Are there any precautions that can be taken to better ensure my family and home’s protection against water intrusion?
When I go to sell my house what do I need to tell a buyer?
When I sell my house do I have to repair everything on the buyer’s inspection report?
What kind of electrical hazards are present in a home?
What do I need to know about clothes dryer safety?
What is the essential difference between home construction and home inspection as distinct professional practices?
How can I make sure that my central cooling system is functioning properly and safely?
How can I avoid moisture problems under my home?
How can I find out if there is asbestos in my home?