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Ask Your Inspector:

When you choose to have Scott Home Inspection perform your inspection, our support doesn’t end with the inspection and report. Through our Ask Your Inspector program, we provide ongoing support to you via email, phone calls, texts, and our extensive knowledge base of information.  Should any concerns arise, we want to be your first call for support and questions.

Call us with any questions, email us through our contact form on this page, chat with us using the pop up in the lower right corner, or comment on one of our informational blog posts.

Contractor Referral List:

We maintain a list of reputable contractors that we know do good work, or we have received a referral from a past inspection client.  Check out these companies when you need work done on your home.

Recent Articles and Blog Posts:

  • Mold Air Sample Testing

Mold Air Sample Testing

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

During a general home inspection of a house, we typically rely on what we can visually see and observe.  And while we can often see signs of moisture damage or mold, we can't know what [...]

Blower Door Test Common Air Leaks

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Understanding where to locate and seal blower door test common air leaks is important to ensure that a new construction home will meet the stringent requirements of the IECC and IRC code for maximum air [...]

  • AC Frozen Coil

AC Unit Frozen Coil

June 27th, 2017|0 Comments

AC working overtime... One of the more frequent service calls for HVAC technicians this hot time of year is an AC unit frozen coil above the furnace. Once the coil is frozen, the air flow [...]

  • REScheck Report

REScheck Report IECC Compliance

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Preparing a REScheck Report is one method for validating compliance to the IECC Building Code (International Energy Compliance Code).  This report can be performed on new construction homes, remodels or additions.  The REScheck calculation method [...]

  • Birds in the Attic

Birds in the Attic

April 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Every now and then during a home inspection, we come across some eyebrow raising items, in this case birds in the attic.  These guys were hard at work, likely attempting to build a nest under [...]

Home Energy Efficiency Steps

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Ten Steps to Home Energy Efficiency Saving energy, improving comfort, and reducing energy bills are all things any homeowner should want to do.  Home Energy Efficiency improvements shouldn't be hard.  There are steps you can [...]

Blower Door Testing

February 25th, 2017|2 Comments

Blower Door Testing – IECC-2012 and 2015 Requirement: Starting with the 2012-IECC energy code and continuing in IECC-2015, blower door testing is now a mandatory requirement on all new construction residential homes. What is a [...]

Chimney Guest

January 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Inspecting a fireplace is not one of the most fun things to do during a home inspection.  Will the damper open?  Will a bunch of soot dump down on your head as you are leaning [...]

Brick Chimney Common Problems

November 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Older homes with brick chimneys are a subject of concern during a home inspection. These days, if a home has a true brick chimney, then you can be sure it is likely a pretty old [...]