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What Should You Do During Your Home Inspection?

  We realize that understanding the etiquette surrounding a home inspection can be confusing sometimes. So, we’ve decided to clear some things up for you!   First of all, you should absolutely attend the home inspection. This will gi

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Are Home Inspectors Deal Killers or Nightmare Preventers?

[caption id="attachment_1146" align="alignnone" width="865"] Evil nun or unethical agent asking for silence regarding home issues[/caption]   There is a common misconception that home inspectors are “deal killers,” who damage a real esta

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How Habitation Investigation Protects You From a Bad Sewer Line

[caption id="attachment_1122" align="alignnone" width="720"] damaged sewer line, back up[/caption] As central Ohio’s most highly rated home inspection company, Habitation Investigation’s commitment to serving their clients is clear. Habitation I

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Steps To Take When A Pipe Bursts In Your Home

[caption id="attachment_1111" align="alignnone" width="1295"] plumbing leak in crawl space, Ohio home inspector find[/caption] Owning a home is a huge commitment and can be a large expense (that pays off well in the long run), especially in the case

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Why For Sale By Owners Should Get A Pre-Listing Home Inspection

[caption id="attachment_620" align="alignnone" width="685"] A home for sale sign reads Information / Advice - How to Sell - Get Tips Here Columbus ohio[/caption] The results of a home inspection can have a strong impact on the home’s sale, anythin

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Is There Such A Thing As “Radon Season?”

[caption id="attachment_484" align="alignnone" width="181"] radon protection plan[/caption]   Radon is the naturally occurring gas that is responsible for being the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Because it is odorless and i

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Why “New” Doesn’t Mean Perfect

Many people carry the belief that because a home is new, it must be flawless. Unfortunately, no new product is free from the possibly of a defect. How often are new cars recalled? Why do skydivers always carry second parachutes, even when using a brand

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Top Indicators You May Have a Bad Real Estate Agent

[caption id="attachment_889" align="alignnone" width="424"] Got ethics question - word abstract in vintage letterpress wood type with a cup of coffee[/caption] Most real estate agents we deal with are good honest people who want the best for their c

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Mold Behind Walls and Other Ridiculous Claims

As a home inspection company we sell all sorts of things during home inspections. We also come across and read a variety of social media posts and message boards with various issues and complaints. One situation that I have read twice online in only 2

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The Myth of Bleach for Killing Mold

As a home inspection company in Ohio, we come across mold often. Some people will state that it can not be claimed to be mold unless it is tested, however when it is fuzzy, looks like and smells like mold, it is very very likely mold. We can test it if

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