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George founded Scott Home Inspection in 2006, and has grown the business into a multi-inspector firm serving the Colorado front range, from Fort Collins down to Castle Rock. As an ASHI Certified Home Inspector and Certified Energy Rater, George is an excellent resource to help with inspection and energy-related requirements.

HERS Rating: what is it anyway?

By |2017-07-11T16:10:34-06:00December 8th, 2015|Energy Code Info|

The HERS Rating Index, developed by RESNET: More new homes are being built with a HERS Rating, particularly in Colorado.  The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) is a method used by architects, builders and energy raters, to determine the overall energy use of a home.  RESNET, the Residential Energy Services Network, developed the HERS Index [...]

Radon – The 6 Most Frequently Asked Questions

By |2017-07-11T15:59:31-06:00August 11th, 2015|Radon Info|

Having performed over 5000+ radon tests on homes over the years, we have heard every possible radon frequently asked questions from home buyers and home owners.  Testing for radon in Colorado is extremely important, whether buying a home or as a home owner.  With radon gas being the #2 cause of lung cancer, and the [...]

What is a Sewer Scope?

By |2017-07-11T16:51:20-06:00June 9th, 2015|Sewer Scope Info|

What is a Sewer Scope? Seriously...how much time do you spend thinking about your sewer line?  We think about it a lot... As part of our independent inspection services, Scott Home Inspection offers video inspection of a home’s sewer line also known as a sewer scope. Understanding the condition of the underground sewer drain line [...]

The importance of Radon Testing

By |2017-07-11T16:00:29-06:00April 26th, 2015|Radon Info|

Scott Home Inspection also offers Radon Testing, in addition to general home inspections. Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas emitted from uranium, a naturally occurring mineral in rocks and soil. Normally, radon rises up through the soil and dissipates in the air outside. Radon becomes a concern, however, when it seeps through openings such as [...]

Energy Code Compliance – Prescriptive vs Performance Path

By |2017-07-11T16:11:18-06:00March 26th, 2015|Energy Code Info|

Prescriptive vs Performance Path - IECC Energy Code Compliance: Let's face it, compliance with the ever-changing IECC Energy Codes is like tracking a moving target.  Each municipality has its own code requirements and amendments, and understanding these is tough.  There are typically two main pathways for compliance  - Prescriptive Path or Performance Path. Prescriptive Path: [...]

Ease of On-Line Scheduling

By |2016-11-02T02:53:36-06:00March 15th, 2015|Ask Your Inspector|

Scott Home Inspection offers fast and easy online scheduling for you and your clients! This convenient, user-friendly tool makes it easy for you and your clients to get your home inspections scheduled as quickly as possible. Check our availability and schedule online anytime of the day, even after business hours! A member of our customer [...]

Preparing for a Home Inspection

By |2016-10-26T16:35:39-06:00December 11th, 2014|Ask Your Inspector|

Steps to prepare a house for a Home Inspection As the seller of the home, or a listing agent helping a seller, properly preparing for a home inspection is important, to help things go smoothly with the inspection process. Preparing for a home inspection: Clean the house and straighten up. Buyers often attend the inspection [...]