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Can My House Fail a Home Inspection? 

  • 6 min read

The home inspection process can be nerve-wracking for both buyers and sellers. A home inspection can expose defects in a house that the current owner may not be aware of, yet it’s crucial to understand that there’s no such thing as a “pass” or “fail” when it comes to home inspections. Although some properties may have significant defects, potentially rendering them uninsurable or prompting buyers to reconsider their purchase, a poorly resulting home inspection does NOT render your house UNSELLABLE.

Let’s Fix it: Dishwasher Tips and Tricks

  • 9 min read

Most homes these days have a dishwasher installed in the kitchen. Having a dishwasher in your home can be a true time-saver and a convenient addition to your daily routine. However, improper installation and usage can lead to frustrating issues and even costly repairs. Unfortunately, as a Home Inspector, Jo finds improperly installed dishwashers regularly during inspections. There are 5 major mistakes homeowners often make when installing and using their dishwasher. By learning about proper installation and regular routine maintenance, you can ensure smooth and efficient dishwasher operation while prolonging the unit’s lifespan.

Let’s Fix it: A Loose Toilet

  • 17 min read

Repairing or replacing a loose and leaking toilet can be a straightforward task with the right knowledge and approach. By following these steps, you can tackle toilet repairs efficiently and maintain a fully functional bathroom fixture saving $$$ on your water bill, and stress down the line.

Should I get a pre-listing home inspection

Why a Pre-Listing Home Inspection Benefits Sellers

  • 3 min read

Hello, homeowners and potential sellers! If you’re considering putting your home on the market, you may be wondering how to streamline the selling process and maximize your property’s value. In this blog post, I, Inspector Jo, will explain why a pre-listing home inspection is a smart move for sellers. By understanding the benefits of a pre-listing inspection, you can gain a competitive edge in the market and increase your chances of a successful sale.