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Mold Inspection and Testing for Homebuyers and Homeowners | WIN Home Inspection

Mold inspection identifies the presence of mold and if there is a problem. As a homebuyer or a homeowner, are you curious about mold and safety? Read on to learn more. READ MORE

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

Home Inspection Checklist: A Complete Guide

A home inspection is a relatively insignificant expense that helps protect what may be your single largest investment. Here’s a handy checklist of all you need to know about a home inspection. READ MORE

What Is Radon? Guide to Radon Testing and Abatement

If you’re planning to buy or sell a home, you need to know about radon testing. Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that causes between 15,000 and 22,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the United States. 10% of radon-related cancers occur in non-smokers. So what’s a homeowner to do? Knowledge is power. Here’s everything you need to know about radon. READ MORE

Pool Inspection: What Inspectors Check For and Cost

When buying or selling a home, you may have to deal with a pool inspection. Knowledge is power. Here’s everything you need to know about pool inspection. 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

Residential Home Inspection: Everything You Need to Know

Your home is likely your single largest investment. A home inspection is relatively inexpensive. From the foundation to the roof, and everything in between, including electrical wiring, plumbing, and HVAC equipment, a home inspector examines all aspects of a home and provides a detailed report. Read to learn how a residential home inspection prior to purchasing may reduce headache later. 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