Category: The Home Inspection

Pre-Listing Inspections

Pre-Listing Inspections have never really taken hold in our industry. There are a lot of reasons why but the most commonly reported is that Sellers do not want to have to disclose the results of their Pre-Listing Inspection. This argument may have some merit but unless there are material defects, the findings should not cause […]

Why Shouldn’t We Test A/C’s in the Winter

It is April and we are getting asked about testing the air conditioner.  The standard and appropriate response is,”..not yet.” The client response is typically, “…why not?”  There is a pretty simple and clear reasoning behind the strict guidelines most home inspectors follow. In fact, most air conditioning manufacturers and HVAC professionals agree, an outdoor […]