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New Construction Fails, part five: Drywall Dust in HVAC System

From early building phases, to the pre-drywall walkthrough, to the final walkthrough, new construction is NOT immune to problems / defects / improper building practices. One such problem we see during an inspection is an HVAC system already covered with drywall dust by the time you're getting ready to move in!

Home Inspection vs Walk & Talk Consultation: Five Differences

In some situations and markets, the Showing Walk & Talk Consultation may be the best option available to you. But remember that it's not the same thing as a home inspection! Here we cover 5 important differences, and why you should always plan to follow-up an initial consultation with a home inspection at a later date.

Should I Buy a House Without a Home Inspection?

If you find yourself in a situation where you need to waive the home inspection (not recommended of course!), you still don't need to go walking blind into a bidding war. If an Inspection is not an option, get a Showing Walk & Talk Consultation!

Leak Detection: How Infrared Technology Can Help Find Hidden Leaks

Concerned about hidden leaks in your current or future home? We HIGHLY recommend an add-on service to your standard home inspection which we call “Leak Detection”. Here we address some common questions regarding the technology behind this service. At the end we’ll also mention when it may NOT be worth it to include this add-on service.