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Electrical Issues That Can Fail a Rental License Inspection

By |2023-05-23T16:06:02-06:00September 28th, 2022|Boulder Rental License, Denver Rental License, Rental Property Inspection|

If you are a property manager or rental property owner in Boulder or Denver, you likely know a thing or two about rental licenses. The city of Boulder has required rental licensing for quite some time. And the city of Denver is following in its neighbor's footsteps, making rental licensing mandatory by January 2024 [...]

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Top Electrical Issues Found at Home Inspections

By |2022-01-27T13:06:28-07:00January 27th, 2022|Back to Basics, Electrical|

During the course of our 16+ years performing home inspections, with a team of home inspectors in Colorado, we have seen a wide range of electrical issues.  And while we have written a lot of articles on specific issues, we wanted to compile the top electrical issues found at home inspections into one place. GFCI [...]

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Federal Pacific Stab-Lok Electrical Panels – The Full Story

By |2021-11-22T10:03:20-07:00April 27th, 2020|Back to Basics, Electrical|

Federal Pacific Stab Lok electrical panels have a known history of failure and lawsuits. We are always on the lookout for these panels during our inspections and we recommend a full panel replacement when found.

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AFCI Outlets and Breakers Explained

By |2024-04-17T09:40:16-06:00April 17th, 2024|Back to Basics, Electrical|

Electricity is one of the most important components in our homes. However, it can also be one of the most dangerous. A flawed electrical system can be the source of power outages, property damage, bodily injury, and even house fires. Thankfully, through modern technology, we are able to implement safeguards into our electrical systems [...]

Home Inspections in Westminster CO

By |2024-04-09T10:47:48-06:00April 9th, 2024|City Analysis|

About Westminster Westminster, Colorado is a vibrant suburb that straddles both Adams and Jefferson County, located just several miles north of Denver. Like many other Colorado cities, this area started to develop during the Gold Rush in the mid 1800s. It saw significant growth over the subsequent years and blossomed into a [...]

Home Inspections in Lafayette CO

By |2024-02-23T09:58:46-07:00February 23rd, 2024|City Analysis|

About Lafayette Lafayette, CO is a quaint city situated in the southeastern region of Boulder County. It was originally established in 1889 by Marie E. Miller. Soon after, the area saw significant growth due to a coal-mining rush. Having numerous rich deposits of the fossil fuel, this city eventually became the "epicenter [...]

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

By |2024-01-15T16:45:57-07:00January 10th, 2024|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

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 many different facets, so we break down our inspections into an organized home inspection checklist. No matter what type of [...]

2023 Inspection Fails and Highlights

By |2023-12-07T10:25:17-07:00December 7th, 2023|Back to Basics|

As 2023 comes to a close, we thought it'd be fun to take a look back at some of the fails, highlights and all-around anomalies we have seen this year. Our company handles a large number of home inspections and rental inspections across the CO Front Range. So naturally, our inspectors are going to [...]

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Home Inspections in Wheat Ridge CO

By |2024-01-29T11:00:28-07:00August 30th, 2023|City Analysis|

About Wheat Ridge Wheat Ridge, Colorado is a relatively small suburb located just northwest of the Denver metro area. Like many parts of Colorado, this quaint city was originally established as a rest stop for travelers during the gold rush in the 1850s. As travelers began to settle, they started to realize [...]

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