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My Main Electrical Panel Is At Capacity: What Does That Mean?

By |2024-06-07T13:11:52-06:00June 10th, 2024|Ask Your Inspector, Back to Basics, Electrical|

The main electrical panel is one of the most important aspects of any home. It is responsible for gathering electricity from the local provider, and distributing it safely to the active circuits throughout the house. Each panel is designed with a maximum limit of breakers or branch circuits that can be added. When performing [...]

Water Heater Replacement – Exploring Your Options

By |2024-05-31T09:12:12-06:00May 31st, 2024|Ask Your Inspector, Back to Basics, Plumbing|

It has happened to the best of us. The fateful day where you finally have to change out that old dinosaur of a water heater living in your basement. This is hopefully because you knew it was nearing its end, rather than waking up to a basement full of water! Whatever the cause, water [...]

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 [...]

Limited Inspection Items During The Winter

By |2023-11-03T11:00:16-06:00November 3rd, 2023|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Being a Colorado home inspection company means sometimes going head to head with Mother Nature. Even though we get 300 days of beautiful sunshine (on average), we also receive our fair share of cold and snowy days. While it is always our goal to conduct inspections that are as thorough as possible, it is [...]

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Which Home Inspection Style Is Right For You?

By |2023-05-23T15:06:02-06:00March 1st, 2023|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

When it comes to purchasing a home, it's always wise to "look before you leap." In other words, buyers should familiarize themselves with a property as much as possible before taking that final, monetary "leap." That's why home inspections are so crucial. By hiring a qualified professional to conduct an inspection, a home buyer [...]

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What Should A Buyer Do During A Home Inspection?

By |2023-05-23T15:17:27-06:00January 5th, 2023|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Purchasing a home is a whirlwind of a process with lots of moving parts. Sometimes it's hard to know what to do and when to do it, especially if you are a first time home buyer. One of the most crucial stages of the home buying process is the home inspection. As a home inspection company, [...]

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Should You Attend the Home Inspection

By |2022-02-17T12:07:11-07:00February 17th, 2022|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

One of the questions we are asked on a regular basis by home buyers is "Should you attend the home inspection?" For our pre-purchase home inspections, we highly recommend that all buyers attend and engage with the inspector to understand the condition of the home.  There are a number of reasons this is helpful and [...]

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Zillow Offers iBuyer Collapse – What This Means For Colorado Housing

By |2021-11-22T09:52:24-07:00November 15th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Industry Update|

Unless you have been ignoring the everyday news cycle, you've probably heard the story of Zillow's great rise and recent fall in the iBuyer real estate world. Zillow announced at the end of October that it would be completely closing its "Zillow Offers" division and would immediately stop buying homes. This included a layoff of [...]

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Why Are Home Inspections So Expensive?

By |2021-09-13T14:37:31-06:00September 13th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Home inspections are a very important part of the home buying process. But why are home inspections expensive you ask? While we believe our fees are reasonable and in line with the market, this question is very highly searched on Google. Our home inspections range from $315 to $1000 based on the size of the [...]

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What Will Fail A Home Inspection?

By |2021-05-20T15:48:26-06:00May 20th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

What will "fail" a home inspection, i.e. what issue(s) will cause a buyer not to go forward with the purchase of a home? It is a question that is asked frequently by buyers that work with us, and also by many individuals on Google search! It's a good question and an important one. However, the [...]

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