by Eric Murrell As high-tech as our modern homes have become, we’re still at the mercy of Mother Nature every time the next big storm… Read More »How Your Smart Home Can Help You Prepare for the Next Big Storm
by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kenton Shepard Influenced by the changes in the economic and legal environments over the past 30 years, home inspection reports… Read More »Home Inspection Reports: What to Expect
Deadly Mistake #1: Thinking you can’t afford it. Many people who thought that buying the home they wanted was simply out of their reach are… Read More »Three Deadly Mistakes Every Home Buyer Should Avoid
by Nick Gromicko, CMI®, Ben Gromicko, and Kate Tarasenko People in the U.S. spend about 70% of their lives inside their home, and almost 20%… Read More »Hire a Certified Healthy Homes Inspector
Learn About Bristow, Virginia’s Modern Communities With a Rural Feel Approximately 30 miles from Washington, D.C. Bristow, Virginia is a sizeable community within a rural… Read More »Bristow: 19th Century Charm with 21st Century Amenities
Richmond, Virginia Home Inspections Residential Home Inspectors in Richmond, Virginia are Certified Professionals. Learn more When you’re looking to schedule a home inspection, don’t just… Read More »How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost in Richmond, Virginia?
Baltimore Maryland Home Inspections Residential Home Inspectors in Baltimore Maryland that are Certified Professionals. Learn more With home inspections, the cheapest is not always the… Read More »How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost in Baltimore, Maryland?
Washington D.C Home Inspections Residential Home Inspectors in Washington D.C that are Certified Professionals. Learn more In today’s real estate market, the cheapest inspection fee… Read More »How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost in Washington D.C?
The lack of existing inventory for sale has forced many homebuyers to begin looking at new construction. When you buy a newly constructed home instead… Read More »5 Tips When Buying a Newly Constructed Home
Buyers in today’s market often have questions about the importance of getting a home appraisal and an inspection. That’s because high buyer demand and low housing… Read More »Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Appraisals and Inspections
What Separates a Home Inspection from an Appraisal? If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important step in the process. It’s a professional evaluation of… Read More »What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?
What to Expect from Your Home Inspection You made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is to have the home inspected prior… Read More »What to Expect from Your Home Inspection
Fredericksburg Home Inspections Residential Home Inspectors in Fredericksburg that are Certified Professionals. Learn more When it comes to scheduling a home inspection, the cheapest fee… Read More »How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost in Fredericksburg Virginia?
Located along Harry Byrd Highway also known as Route 7, Purcellville, Virginia might give visitors small town feel, but there is no shortage of entertainment… Read More »Purcellville: No Shortage of Entertainment
What Are The Benefits of a Home Inspection? Buying a home is a significant investment. It’s essential to take the time to find a reputable… Read More »Residential Home Inspections: Know The Details
Your average home inspection costs in Maryland is $353. However, your average home inspection price ranges between $301 and $426 based on the size, type, and age of your property. At the lower end, you may pay just $200 for a very small condo, or up to $520 for a large single house
Your average home inspection in Northern Virginia costs $353. However, your average home inspection ranges between $301 and $426 based on the size, type, and age of your property. At the lower end, you may pay just $200 for a very small condo, or up to $520 for a large single house.
by Nick Gromicko, CMI®, Ben Gromicko, and Kate Tarasenko from InterNACHI Get a Healthy Homes Inspection from your InterNACHI® Certified Professional Inspector®! People in the… Read More »Hire a Certified Healthy Home Inspector
By InterNACHI People have a strong emotional attachment to water, arising from its aesthetic qualities — tranquility, coolness and beauty. As a result, most water… Read More »Constructed Wetlands: The Economic Benefits of Runoff Controls
by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Kate Tarasenko from InterNACHI About 2.5 million children are injured or killed by hazards in the home each year. The good news… Read More »Child-Proofing Your Home: 12 Safety Devices to Protect Your Children
by Nick Gromicko, CMI® from InterNACHI A building’s central air-conditioning system must be periodically inspected and maintained in order to function properly. While an annual inspection… Read More »Residential Air-Conditioning System Inspection
by Nick Gromicko, CMI® and Ben Gromicko from InterNACHI Building orientation is the practice of facing a building so as to maximize certain aspects of its surroundings,… Read More »Building Orientation for Optimum Energy
From InterNACHI What Is Asbestos?Asbestos is a mineral fiber that can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. There are several types… Read More »Asbestos: Facts and Tips for Home Inspectors and Homeowners
Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and here at InterNACHI, we want to change that. … Read More »10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home
Each year many home fires are caused by improperly maintained clothes dryers. The dryer and vent pipes can overheat and cause a fire. Vents plugged… Read More »Clothes Dryer Venting – A Hidden Danger
Always be on the lookout for water leaks in your home, including little clues that could indicate bigger problems. For instance, if interior paint is… Read More »Stains Around a Toilet = Serious Problem
You’ve turned off the water to the toilet because the tank or a plumbing fitting is leaking. But since this is your only toilet, it… Read More »A Quick “Bucket” Fix to Flush the Toilet
An automatic garage door operator is great. But when the power goes out, and the overhead door is down, your car is trapped inside. How… Read More »Power Out? How To Free Your Car from the Garage
Your beautiful new cement driveway – what an investment, and what a welcoming element to the front of your home. Too bad it has rust… Read More »Clean Those Ugly Rust Stains on the Driveway
Light bulbs in exterior fixtures and damp locations like bathrooms are notorious for sticking in the socket. Turning the dead bulb to replace it, you… Read More »Tricks for Replacing a Broken Light Bulb
As autumn settles in, there’s no heat in your house, and it’s getting cold. The furnace worked fine in the spring. Why is it stubborn… Read More »No Heat? Try This Before Calling for Service
We all work hard at tightening up our homes to save energy and money. In fact, most energy improvements are good for the environment and… Read More »What’s Your Home’s Largest Energy-Waster?
When a rain gutter and downspout send their discharge below grade to a pipe, it may appear that rainwater is draining into a sanitary sewer,… Read More »The Rain May Drain, But It’s Not a Pain
You have heard about how dangerous high-voltage electrical wires can be: never touch a downed wire…storms can damage wires and so on. But what about… Read More »Get Smart About Exterior Electrical Safety
At one time or another, we all have turned on a hot water faucet and been caught unaware by steaming hot water. You may have… Read More »Protect Your Family from Scalding Hot Water