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HVAC Inspection: What to know | WIN Home Inspection

A home inspector, during a thorough examination, might recommend an additional inspection of the HVAC system. Knowledge is power. Here's what you need to know about an HVAC inspection. READ MORE

Septic Tank Maintenance: Tips on How to Care for your Septic Tank

Are you considering buying a home with a septic system or need to know how to maintain the septic system in the home you already purchased? Here’s what you need to know. READ MORE

New Home Inspection: Do you need a Residential Inspection for your Newly Constructed Home?

Getting a home inspection for an older home has been standard practice. But even a newly built home can have issues that could be proactively addressed through a professional home inspection. Here’s everything you need to know about inspecting a newly constructed home. READ MORE

Water Quality Testing Guide: Cost, Checklist and More

Water quality is an important topic that most people fail to consider. Here's a primer on the conditions under which you should regularly test your water supply, and what such tests entails. 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

Leaking Roof: Primer on Finding and Fixing Roof Leaks

Roofs make up 40 percent of all water intrusion issues that occur in residential and commercial buildings causing significant damage. Here’s a primer on how to find and fix roof leaks. READ MORE

WIN Home Inspectors Have Training Beyond a Typical Home Inspection

Assessing the condition of a property is essential, but a WIN inspector has the necessary experience, knowledge and tools to perform an unbiased inspection and provide a fully comprehensive analysis. READ MORE

The Most Common Issues Found During a Home Buyer's Inspection

All of these issues are repairable and may not be a reason to stop the sale of a home. When in doubt, ask your inspector! READ MORE

What to Do with Your Pets when Selling Your Home

It’s important to consider our furry friends during a move and the home-selling process. It can be just as stressful for them as it is for homeowners. READ MORE

3 Tips to Sell Your Home at the End of Peak Selling Season

If you are selling in fall or winter, make sure to use the seasons to your advantage. READ MORE