Can My Home Fail an Inspection?

I am occasionally asked before performing an inspection for a homeowner if the home can fail the inspection. That depends on what type of inspection is being done. The three most often performed inspections are: 1) The FULL inspection where the home’s structure and systems are being assessed. This inspection is technically not a pass…

Radon: What to Know and What to Do

There are always environmental hazards to consider when building, buying or selling a home. It’s important to understand these hazards because of the health impacts on you and your family. We recently wrote here about one such hazard – lead-based paint. Like many of the health hazards you can come across as a property owner,…

The Height of Hurricane Season

We are now in what is considered the busiest time of the Atlantic hurricane season. While the traditional hurricane season starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30, this has been a very unusual year. We actually had two named storms before the official start of this year’s hurricane season. Additionally, we had the earliest L…