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  • A Glossary of Essential Home Inspection Terms

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    Every industry has its own language and terms. These words and phrases can be confusing to anyone who is not part of the daily operations of a specific industry, and the home inspection business is no exception.

    To help you understand the terms, acronyms, and phrases regularly used in home inspection reports and by the inspectors, Elementary Property Inspections has created this handy reference guide. Here you’ll find valuable information allowing you to comprehend and communicate your home inspection needs effectively.

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  • Season’s Greetings from Elementary Property Inspections

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    Warm and friendly wishes for a Merry Christmas, and a bright and happy New Year from the team at Elementary Property Inspections.

    If you need any assistance from us during this time, feel free to get in touch with us by clicking here.

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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Preparing For A Home Inspection

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    Getting a home inspection carried out on your home that you’re trying to sell doesn’t always fill you up with excitement, but failing to prep your home for the inspection could lead to a delay in the sale.

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  • Why You Should Choose Elementary Property Inspections!

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    A home inspection ensures that you are made aware of all the faults the house you are purchasing has. It either gives the seller a chance to make the necessary repairs or gives you bargaining power in the deal.

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  • FAQs about Home Inspection

    Posted by: Eric Van Riesen |

    FAQs about Home Inspection

    A home inspection essentially helps you find any structural defects or other faults that need rectifying in a house before you purchase it so that once you move in, you’re not left surprised by a sudden leak or finding mold on the walls. While there are several questions pertaining to a undertaking a home inspection that may cross a client’s mind, they often find answers difficult to come by.

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  • Busted! Don’t Believe These Myths About Home Inspection!

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    Busted! Don’t Believe These Myths About Home Inspection!

    Visible cracks in house walls may indicate foundation damage or structural problems and it’s very difficult for a layman to understand whether he should be concerned or not. At times like this, a home inspection is necessary to avoid any future damage and can end up saving you a lot of time and money in the long run.

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  • Most Common Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make With Home Inspection

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    Most Common Mistakes Buyers and Sellers Make With Home Inspection

    A home inspection is a crucial part of a real estate transaction for both buyers and sellers. The buyer is worried that his potential home may have some defects, however, a seller is concerned about the potential for surprise costs.

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  • THE FACTS ABOUT CLOTHES DRYER EXHAUST SYSTEMS

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    The leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires is failure to clean them. Home Inspectors and Hazards I am confident most home inspectors would put recognizing potential hazards in a house at the top of their list of priorities. Nevertheless, not everyone realizes the hazards presented by the clothes dryer exhaust system. All too often, dryer exhausts ducts are not given due respect. They receive little to no consideration in the design stage, are often installed haphazardly, and are seldom maintained. Once installed, the ducts are rarely given another thought. Current lax attitudes about dryer exhaust ducts need to change! Home…

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