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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.

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 [...]

Duct Leakage Testing in Colorado. Who, What, Where, When, How?

By |2024-01-29T09:52:34-07:00January 3rd, 2024|Energy Code Info|

At the time of this writing, most Colorado counties have adopted the 2018 IECC 0r the 2021 IECC. These energy standards have established that a number of field tests are required to validate the energy performance of a home. This includes blower door testing and duct leakage testing - both are important tests for [...]

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How To Pass A Denver Rental License Inspection

By |2023-04-27T12:05:02-06:00April 25th, 2023|Denver Rental License|

[Updated April 25th, 2023] With the Denver Residential Rental License program now in full swing, rental inspections are mandatory in order to acquire a license. The city has compiled a standardized checklist and inspection guidebook which all the inspectors in the city will be using when performing this service. The program is robust and [...]

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Could AeroBarrier Save You Money On Your Next Build?

By |2022-06-01T14:03:17-06:00June 1st, 2022|Blower Door Testing, Energy Code Info|

If you have been a builder in Colorado over the last 10 years, you know firsthand how tight the energy codes have gotten over the years. Every new version of the International Energy Conservation Code has added new hurdles to jump through. While everyone has a different opinion on these items, one thing is certain: [...]

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How Do Whole House Fans Work? The Pros and Cons

By |2023-05-23T16:28:54-06:00April 21st, 2022|Back to Basics, HVAC|

Whole house fans are still commonly found at our home inspections they come in a few different varieties. While most of them are very old units, many of them are still in working condition. There are also newer versions which we see on occasion as Colorado has a decent climate for a whole house [...]

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Home Inspections In Centennial CO

By |2023-02-20T11:13:18-07:00January 17th, 2022|City Analysis|

About Centennial Centennial, Colorado is a suburb south of the Denver Metro area. It's well known for its close proximity to the city and to the Denver Tech Center, making it a great central location for commuting to work or downtown. Centennial is a fairly new city that was formed in 2001 [...]

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Industry Partner Spotlight: Lance Cayko (F9 Productions)

By |2023-05-23T16:34:44-06:00January 14th, 2022|Agent Spotlight|

Lance Cayko is a founding partner alongside Alex Gore at F9 Productions. F9 is a young and energetic team of architectural design professionals who have been in business since 2009. In our years of working with F9, we have found that they produce the highest quality buildings and designs, don't cut corners, and deliver the highest quality service.

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Lost Power In Your Bathrooms? Here’s The Fix!

By |2023-05-23T16:38:59-06:00December 13th, 2021|Back to Basics, Electrical|

Have you lost power in not one, but all of your bathrooms? Or maybe you have lost power in the outlets but the lights and fans still work? Or possibly, just the outlets and the lights above the vanity? This odd occurrence is easily explained but can be concerning if you don't understand the [...]

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How Do I Locate My Main Water Shut Off?

By |2021-11-29T11:08:05-07:00November 29th, 2021|Back to Basics, Plumbing|

Water problems are some of the scariest issues to deal with as a homeowner. If a leak starts, you need to know how to jump into action before serious water damage occurs. One way to help prepare is to ensure you and your family know where the main water shut-off for the home is located. [...]

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