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Tag Archives: DIY
I don’t do repairs. Let me start with that. I don’t do repairs. That is my mantra as a Home Inspector: we don’t do repairs, sell products or anything like that. In fact, it’s specifically prohibited by both Maryland law and … Continue reading
We live in an old house. Now, old is relative, but in our part of the country (Maryland suburbs) anything built before the housing explosion in the early 1990s is considered pretty old. Our house was built in 1942 and … Continue reading
Here’s a picture of a fan Bob spotted during a recent inspection. Oh, wait… Sorry; my mistake. The above picture is upside-down. Really. Don’t believe me? “Honey, we really need a ceiling fan in that room.” “No way; they’re too … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, we told you about how to save money by doing your own “First Pass” inspection before calling us for a full Home Inspection. So you might think you can save even more money by doing your … Continue reading
What Home Inspectors do is not rocket science. We are trained to look for defects in a methodical way and we have an extensive list of what we are looking for, but that doesn’t mean YOU, the buyer, can’t be … Continue reading