Home Inspections Brentwood

Home Inspection Basics: What Gets Checked on the Exterior of a Home, Part Two

In this week’s blog post, we continue to explore what takes place during the exterior portion of a home inspection. As we discussed in Part One of this series, checking parts of the exterior for defects (gaps in windows, failed door weather-stripping, loose and missing shingles) work hand in hand with evaluations that occur inside, […]

Home Inspection Basics: What Gets Checked on the Exterior of a Home, Part 1

While home inspectors aren’t interested in a property’s “curb appeal” or whether the paint job is emerald green, shocking pink, or colonial blue, they will pay a great deal of attention to the home’s exterior. As a home-shopper, it can be easy to be overwhelmed by a home’s striking aesthetic appeal. That’s why it’s important […]

If These Walls Could Talk… Assessing Walls During a Home Inspection

It’s not uncommon for home inspectors to be portrayed as detectives, using their keen eyes and vast training to spot clues that reveal something much bigger and more profound than the clues themselves. When Sherlock Holmes said, “Elementary, my dear Watson,” he wasn’t bragging to his befuddled assistant about his ability to turn a simple […]

Shedding Some Light on the “Lighting” Portion of a Home Inspection

Along with the cold, snow, and ice that can affect a house and its components, the winter season also means shorter days and more darkness, which can have adverse effects on our own internal systems. The reduced exposure to sunlight can exact a tremendous physiological and psychological toll, causing what is familiarly known as the […]

Thinking of Building a Home in 2022? Consider the New Home Construction Phase Program

As builders and aspiring homeowners know, 2021 was a challenging year for new residential construction projects. Supply chain problems, labor shortages, rising material costs (particularly with lumber), and other factors saddled the industry with significant burdens that stretched production timelines and caused budgets to balloon. What will 2022 look like in terms of new home […]