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ten questions to ask your home inspector

Ten Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector

Here are ten questions to ask your home inspector before you make the largest purchase of your life.  Most realtors recommend and many lenders require having a professional home inspection performed.

A home inspection may save you thousands of dollars by revealing structural or safety issues that may not have been obvious. It may give your home a clean bill of health; either way knowing is always better than guessing. Before you choose a home inspector you should ask the following questions: Continue reading ten questions to ask your home inspector

Knob and Tube Wiring problems

Knob and tube wiring

If your house was built before 1950 there is a good chance it will contain Knob and Tube  (K&T) wiring.  Knob and tube wiring  was used from the 1880’s until the late 1940’s.  K & T wiring was almost always installed by a professional electrician.

K & T wiring was considered very efficient and safe.  However as electrical demands increased, knob and tube wiring was phased out and replaced with modern products. Continue reading Knob and Tube Wiring problems

Chinese Drywall how to identify

Drywall Surprises

Life is full of surprises some are obvious others are hidden from view. These only show up when it is too late to do anything to prevent the impending danger. Chinese drywall is one of these problems lurking in homes across the Deep South. There have been numerous law suits, congressional investigations and misunderstandings concerning Chinese drywall. Continue reading Chinese Drywall how to identify