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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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Recent Articles and Blog Posts:

  • Areas requiring blower door testing

List of Colorado Cities And Counties Requiring Blower Door Testing (As of 2018)

May 16th, 2018|0 Comments

You may have recently gone to get a building permit or certificate of occupancy and been informed that you need to have a blower door test performed. For some, this is a whole new hurdle! [...]

  • what is radon gas - harmful radon levels

What Is Radon Gas? Explanation of Harmful Radon Levels

May 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

What is radon gas? What is radon gas? Radon gas is toxic and is derived from naturally decaying uranium in the soil. In a home, it can only be detected with radon testing equipment. Considered to [...]

  • spring maintenance issues

Spring Maintenance Issues

April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

When it’s Springtime in the Rockies - we often find Winter’s remnants left behind! Here are some issues to look for during spring maintenance. Colorado’s winter is nearly over, and as spring maintenance season begins, you can see first-hand how seasonal changes can affect a [...]

10 Most Common Home Inspection Problems of 2017

January 8th, 2018|2 Comments

At Scott Home Inspection, we find a wide range of problems during our home inspections. These issues can range from major structural problems to minor cosmetic scratches. Sometimes we will find something that makes [...]

When Should You Schedule Your Home Inspection?

December 13th, 2017|1 Comment

So you are buying a house and you think you found the perfect one. Well to start, Congratulations! Although your realtor will be guiding you through the process as well, we want to give you [...]

  • GFCI Outlet

GFCI Outlet Explained

November 14th, 2017|3 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 [...]

  • radon mitigation system maintenance

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 [...]

  • cellular core piping exhaust on furnace
  • cellular core piping exhaust on water heaters ABS

The Concerns Of Cellular Core Piping On Exhaust Systems

October 25th, 2017|2 Comments

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 [...]