About Chris Scott

Chris Scott is an ASHI certified home inspector with multiple years of experience in home inspections, blower door testing, duct leakage testing, and Boulder Rental License Inspections. Chris is also the Website Coordinator for Scott Home Inspection.

Boulder Vacation Rental License? What are the Requirements?

By |2021-10-19T13:11:43-06:00October 19th, 2021|Boulder Rental License|

The city of Boulder has a long history with rental licenses of different types. Most notably is their long-term rental license program that has been around in one form or another for half a decade. This program requires anyone looking to rent a home within the city of Boulder to obtain a rental license from [...]

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 [...]

The Problem With Galvanized Supply Pipes

By |2021-09-13T12:45:16-06:00August 3rd, 2021|Back to Basics, Plumbing|

Galvanized supply pipes are still fairly common in older homes around the country. It was a commonly used piping material before the 1960s. The pipes were seen as a cheaper alternative to copper and a better alternative to lead, which was commonly used when the piping material was invented. The pipes were dipped in a [...]

Explaining Denver Blower Door Requirements in 2021

By |2021-09-09T19:55:16-06:00July 26th, 2021|Blower Door Testing, Energy Code Info|

Now that blower door testing is in full swing in Denver, we'd thought we would write a blog about the different requirements the city has to help clear up common questions our clients have. The requirements vary from new homes to additions, and Denver's requirements are slightly different than other counties in Colorado. While it [...]

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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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A Home Inspection In A Low Inventory Market

By |2021-03-16T10:01:35-06:00March 16th, 2021|Ask Your Inspector, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

If you have been hunting for a house in the Front Range of Colorado lately, you'll likely understand the term "low inventory." If you are an agent, it's likely one of the first things you tell your clients. Housing inventory in Colorado is LOW. There just aren't that many homes on the market right now. [...]

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2020 Inspection Highlights and Fails

By |2020-12-16T13:50:15-07:00December 16th, 2020|Inspection Connection, Picture Of The Month, Pre-Purchase Home Inspections|

Last year, we created our first annual home inspection fails blog. We combined a bunch of funny / wow / unbelievable photos our team of inspectors captured over the year. This time around we are adding in some positives as well. Some fun finds that pop up when you are exploring the wonderful world of [...]

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Property Management Tips From One Colorado Property Manager To Another

By |2020-11-04T15:39:32-07:00November 4th, 2020|Rental Property Inspection|

This is a guest post by Owen at Blue Mountain Real Estate & Property Management. Learn more about his company here. Property Management Tips From One Colorado Property Manager To Another Owning and managing properties are two different things. While anyone can own an investment property in the state of Colorado, not anyone can manage [...]

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