Basement Pools

This maintenance tip can potentially save you thousands. Winter is beyond us and the rain is beginning to come in waves. Now, more than ever, is a great time to test your sump pump for operation.  We recommend testing them every three to four months for functionality....

Buyer Beware!

Flipped properties aren’t always what they appear to be. Let’s face it, the real estate market in Central Iowa is on fire right now. Homes are flying off the shelves in a matter of days, and buyers are feeling rushed to get their offers in.  Real estate...

Fall Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

Fall can be a beautiful time of year. Make sure you follow these maintenance tips annually. As the temperatures begin to drop, the morning grass is covered in dew and the leaves begin to change colors. Autumn is here, and that means there are a few importance...

Did you know sellers can…

Did you know that sellers can also have home inspections?   Why would anyone want to do that? First and foremost, home inspections are typically known to be a service buyers are interested in. However, there are advantages for a seller to have a home inspection before...

Air Conditioning Season is Back!

Summer is right around the corner, and it’s starting to heat up outside. Here’s some tips for keeping you and your air conditioning system happy.   If you have an air conditioning system in your house, you’re probably ready to turn it on and cool off...

Spring Showers bring…

Spring is here, and that means beautiful flowers, green lawns, and rain! Spring showers bring… leaking basements We all know spring brings lots of rain, and sometimes combines with snow melt to make for a soggy mess.  Did you know that the number one cause for...

The Pre-Inspection Agreement

The Pre-Inspection agreement is a critical part of taking action on a home inspection. It’s a valuable document for both the home inspector and the client in many ways. Typically home inspector insurance providers require this document be signed before services...

Why Your Inspector Should Have Insurance

Like many people, you’re probably looking to save a little money and everyone loves a good deal.  I’m sure you’ve heard, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is?  Good deals are hard to say no to, but sometimes it’s important to...