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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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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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Should Swimming Pools be Level?

[caption id="attachment_932" align="alignnone" width="2560"] Dublin Ohio home inspector find pool not level[/caption] Time for some brief pool education...We inspected an in-ground pool recently and noted that the pool was not level. An agent claimi

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Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

[caption id="attachment_929" align="alignnone" width="941"] very dirty furnace filter Ohio home inspector[/caption] The air inside your home can  be 5 times as polluted as the air outdoors. As homes became tighter and more energy efficient this all

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All About GFCI Protection

As technology ever improves, new tools and devices to improve our lives and keep us safe are constantly evolving. One of those devices are GFCI protection! Put simply, they are outlets and/or circuit breakers that hold specialized and micro-miniaturize

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What Repairs Is The Seller Really Responsible For?

[caption id="attachment_768" align="alignnone" width="866"] Mature plumber fixing a sink at kitchen[/caption] If you are a home inspector or agent, chances are that you’ve had at least one extremely picky, perfectionistic buyer. This is the buyer

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Columbus home buyer gets a free underground sewer line repair from their Home Inspector.

[video width="1082" height="720" mp4="https://homeinspectionsinohio.com/files/2018/03/Columbus-home-buyer-gets-a-free-underground-sewer-line-repair-from-their-Home-Inspector.-1.mp4"][/video] Columbus Ohio home buyer gets a free underground sewer lin

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Is a Home Warranty a Replacement for a Home Inspection?

[caption id="attachment_722" align="alignnone" width="634"] WARRANTY stamp text Illustration[/caption] Life is expensive, especially when you’re looking into buying a home. Sometimes, as a cost saving measure, potential homebuyers consider purchas

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Baluster Guardrail spacing and safety

[caption id="attachment_658" align="alignnone" width="737"] Wide guardrail spacing Home Inspection Columbus[/caption] Newer standards only allow 4 inches of spacing between balusters on guardrails. This is to help prevent small kids from falling thr

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Should The Home Buyer Be Present At The Home Inspection?

Should the home buyer be at the home during the home inspection? Is the home buyer required to be at the home during the home inspection? Two great and related questions regarding the home buying process. In reverse order of the questions, No the ho

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