What is Black Mold? Understanding the Health Risks and How to Get Rid of it in Your Home

This comprehensive guide will help you understand what black mold looks like, why it's dangerous, and how you can effectively identify, test, and remove it from your home. We'll also explore some of the best preventive measures to ensure your home remains mold-free, creating a safer and healthier environment for you and your family. READ MORE

Prepare Your Home for Storm Season - Things You Need to Know

Storm season can be a frightening and stressful time for homeowners, particularly for those living in areas prone to severe weather. In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know to keep your home and family safe during storm season. READ MORE

Keep Your Sewer Lines Flowing - Expert Tips on Preventive Maintenance for Sewer Lines

Get expert tips on preventive sewer line maintenance. Know the benefits of thorough Sewer Scope Inspections to avoid costly repairs and ensure a clean and healthy living environment. READ MORE

Comprehensive Spring Allergy Relief Guide: Tips and Services for Homeowners and Home Buyers

Discover essential tips and services for mitigating spring allergies in your home. Learn about indoor air quality testing, mold inspection, and allergen reduction strategies for a healthier living environment. READ MORE

What Is a Well Flow Test and Why You Need It

Well Flow Testing is crucial for homeowners to ensure that their wells are operating efficiently and providing sufficient water supply. A Well Flow Test can help homeowners identify potential issues with their wells or pumping systems. WIN Home Inspection recommends a Well Flow Test as part of home inspection services to provide valuable information about the condition of the well. We encourage homeowners to schedule a Well Flow Test with a WIN Home Inspector to ensure that their well is providing a safe and reliable water supply for their households. READ MORE

Pool Inspection Checklist

Before opening your pool this summer, it’s crucial to conduct regular maintenance and safety inspections to ensure you can enjoy your summer worry-free. Accidents can occur in and around pools, which can lead to serious injury or even death. Thus, it's crucial to put safety precautions in place like fencing, locked gates, and keeping the pool area free of dangers. Regular inspections of the pool and its accessories, such as the electrical system, pool cover, and pool toys, can assist in identifying any potential safety risks and provide a roadmap to quickly fix them. READ MORE

Tips for Spring Gutter Maintenance to Solve Common Problems All Year Round

Regular gutter maintenance is important for the safety and longevity of your home. By following these tips for spring gutter maintenance, you can solve common problems and keep your gutters in top condition all year round. With a little bit of effort and regular maintenance, you can protect your home from water damage and other problems that could be costly in the future. READ MORE

10 Essential Things to Consider When Buying an Older Home

Purchasing an older home is relatively common and according to statistics roughly 10.5 million homes in the U.S. are between 20-30 years old, and only 10% of homes are built after the year 2000. People are attracted to older homes because of the rich history and style they represent, however when purchasing an older home, there are several factors you need to consider including: READ MORE

Senior Independence Month: Home Safety Tips for Aging in Place

Senior citizens are valued members of our society and it’s important we do everything we can to allow them to age safely while retaining their independence. Installing minor safety upgrades around the home in addition to a regular Home Maintenance Inspection can help accomplish that mission, while providing peace of mind knowing the senior citizen in your life can remain independent in a safe manner. To schedule your home maintenance inspection, please reach out to your local WIN Home Inspector. READ MORE

Tips for Sellers to Prepare for a Home Inspection

Going through the home selling process can be taxing. A home inspection is one of the important steps in the process. Many of the issues found in a home inspection can be addressed beforehand at little to no cost by the seller. The following is a checklist of major issues that a seller can address proactively in preparing their house for a residential home inspection. READ MORE