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Vegetation, soil moisture affect foundations The more real estate inspections I perform, the more damage I view from trees near homes. For that and other reasons, trees are double-edged plants. They provide beauty, shade, privacy or food. But they can also damage your home, harbor pests, crack foundations and disrupt plumbing. Short of removing all […]

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Home Inspections: Avoiding a snaky situation

Tired from working his 135-acre homestead, Clem Weber pulled off his dirty work boots, stood them just outside the back door and settled inside for an early spring lunch. When he later slipped his right foot back into the 12-inch tall boot, he felt something squishy, something wrong. Before Weber could recoil, a 2-foot-long copperhead […]

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Home Inspection Nightmares

Home inspectors find the darnedest things: pipes that go nowhere, collections of dead rodents, makeshift repairs. This Old House has gathered a massive collection of the most horrific and odd discoveries imaginable. We’ll share a few of their finds with you regularly, starting with this first installment. You can find more at thisoldhouse.com. “How ingenious is […]

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Home inspections: Myths and facts

Here is another good article from Mother Nature Network. Here’s what you need to know to get the most out of your report. MYTH: An appraisal is just as comprehensive as a home inspection; or, if I have a really good appraisal, it won’t be necessary to have a home inspection. FACT: Home inspections and home appraisals […]

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10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection

Here is good basic article on why you should not skip a home inspection from Investopedia. After your offer to buy a home enters into contract, the process of near-endless check writing begins. There are many necessary costs, such as realtor and lawyer fees, and the total of these expenses may have you looking for […]

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Why It’s Important You Get a Home Inspection

Here is an article I liked from “http://www.lawteryx.com/” Buying a home is stressful enough when everything is in order, why add to the uncertainty by skipping your home inspection? What looks like the dream deal on paper could easily turn into a nightmare if home buyers fail to get all the facts. Why Home Buyers […]

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Roof Certification

Jabuka Home inspections roof certification is much different from other company’s doing roof certifications. Jabuka Home inspection certification consists of just not inspecting the roof. We also inspect the attic space for signs of moisture intrusion, interior ceiling for any moisture stains, soffits and fascia board for any signs of moisture. These additional areas of […]

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Best Home Inspection Photos of 2012

We thought we’d have some fun with this one: http://www.zillow.com/blog/2013-01-17/top-home-inspection-photos-of-2012/ Please take some time to look around this website for information on our qualifications, the range of Home Inspection services we provide, and the inspection process. My philosophy is simple. I inspect your home as if my own family is going to live in it. […]

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Home inspectors see a house for what it really is

What are the secrets of that house you’re thinking of buying? What’s in the basement, in the attic, on the roof? Are mechanical systems working properly? As buyers gradually jump back into the housing market, a thorough examination of a dwelling is an essential step toward homeownership. It can increase confidence about the condition of […]

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ConsumerWatch: Certain Smoke Detectors May Not Warn Of Deadly Fires

The International Association of Firefighters say ionization smoke detectors, which are in many homes, do not respond quickly to deadly smoldering fires. The group recommends homeowners install photoelectric detectors. Julie Watts reports. Source: CBS Local SF

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