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Ask Your Inspector Program, from Scott Home Inspection

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 chat or email, and via our extensive knowledge base of articles and videos.  Our blog posts offer simple tips to help you maintain your home, and contain insight and perspective that only a home inspector can bring.  Should any concerns arise, we want to be your first call for support and questions.

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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:

  • GFCI Outlet

GFCI Outlet Explained

November 14th, 2017|0 Comments

No GFCI Outlet in the Kitchen and/or Bathroom This is a common safety-related item discovered during a home inspection.  Many older homes did not have a GFCI outlet installed in the kitchen, bathroom or garage [...]

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How Do Solar Panels Work? (Understanding Photovoltaic Systems)

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

At Scott Home Inspection, we cover a broad amount of information during a home inspection. This means we can't always go into specific detail about each system a home has installed. In the last few [...]

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Radon Mitigation System Maintenance

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

A question we often get as home inspectors in Colorado is what items are needed for radon mitigation system maintenance.  In this post we'll cover general visual inspection and maintenance tips you can do as [...]

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The Concerns Of Cellular Core Piping On Exhaust Systems

October 25th, 2017|1 Comment

PVC or ABS plastic piping is often used on high-efficiency heating and water heating systems as vent piping for the exhaust gases, since the exhaust temperatures are relatively low.  This piping is often vented [...]

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Home Inspection Checklist: What Our Inspectors Look For (Infographic)

September 20th, 2017|1 Comment

The Importance of Having a Home Inspection Checklist Buying a house is a big investment and because of that, we need to make sure we get your home inspection right. But a house has [...]

  • Boulder SmartRegs Inspection Tips

How To Pass Your Boulder SmartRegs Inspection

August 17th, 2017|0 Comments

SmartRegs is an energy efficiency program that was implemented by the city of Boulder to take action in reducing the amount of energy and water used in the city's rental housing properties. This was an [...]

Weyerhaeuser TJI Joist Problems

July 27th, 2017|1 Comment

Concerns have been recently reported in Colorado with new construction homes, where a certain type of floor joist, manufactured by a specific company, are defective.  The reported Weyerhaeuser TJI Joist problems relate to only the [...]

  • 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 [...]