Bat Infestations – Health Concerns

Bats in the attic can be a common issue to find on a home inspection, but bats can present a danger to health. This is because of the diseases that they can carry. As a main example, rabies is the biggest problem with bats in the United States. In terms of all the...

Lightning Rods and Your Home

Lightning Rods -Designed to guide electricity away from the home, protection systems can be useful. Typically, they will attempt to direct electricity to a non-conducting part of a structure. If you are unsure, be sure to contact a lightning rod professional and...

Missing Air Intake

Often times on a home inspection a home will have a high efficiency heating unit, like the one in the picture to the left. But in that picture we see something that is often missing – the air intake. High efficiency heating units have a separate pipe that takes...

Copper Piping

Do you have copper piping in your home? Then you are in good company. The majority of Americans have copper pipes, regardless of the age of your home. For decades copper piping has been used for water supply lines in the home, and for a time it was popular for drain...

CO Detectors

CO detectors are by far one of the most important safety items in your home. Too often on a home inspection do you find that there are no CO detectors at all. Or just as bad, they have one, but it is missing batteries, or is not mounted, or even in a drawer. But why...

Caulking on Drain Pipes

Sometimes when I am on a home inspection I see some strange things. While caulking on a drain pipe is not the strangest thing I have ever seen, it is something that I wanted to use as an object lesson. As we look at the picture to the left, we see that someone...
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What Every Home Buyer in the Louisville Area Should Know

Find out what every home buyer in Louisville should know when purchasing their home.

Don't miss these critical and important issues that could plague you for years.

The difference in knowing could be the home of your dreams, or a money pit...

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