What to Expect From Your Home Inspection

What to Expect From Your Home Inspection

So you’re buying a house-congratulations! While it’s recommended to leave the inspection up to the professionals, there are a few things you can keep yourself in the loop on.  Here are a couple tips on what to expect from your home inspection, as well as a few parts...

Phoenix Certified Pool Inspectors

If you’re thinking about buying a house with a pool, there are some important things you need to know—before closing the deal.  At America’s Finest Home Inspection our team of Phoenix Certified Pool Inspectors are here to help you in making a sound and well informed...

Checking out the plumbing

It’s been a while since I have had a chance to blog due to my social media being messed up.  I’m now on the road to SEO recovery and I wanted to get back into talking about the things that are problems for some homes.  Recently I came across a circumstance...

Aging Roofs

I have been looking over a lot of roofs recently.  Some look good.  Many are good.  But there are some roofs that are really putting on an act.  They look tight and intact but there are seams splitting everywhere.  The biggest problems with aging roofs is that the...

Old evaporative coolers

  On many homes I inspect I come across old evaporative coolers that haven’t been used in a long time.  New generation heat pumps and other more efficient methods of heating to cooling have rendered that older technology somewhat obsolete.  The engineering on...

Keep Vegetation Away From the House

  Am I planting my tree too close to the house?? On many different home inspections I find that people don’t keep vegetation away from the house.  Many times I find that they have purposely positioned plants too close the foundation so it provides a pleasing...

Took a Moment

I took a moment last week from my normal busy home inspection service to honor my uncle at his death.  He was 90 and had passed peacefully in his sleep just as the new year started on January 1st, 2016.  He had spent New Years Eve playing some poker and have a scotch...

High Water Pressure issue in a Home

Recently, I have done home inspections with the purpose of solving a high water pressure issue in a home.  Most of the time the pipes and fixtures can’t handle high pressure over 80lbs per square inch (PSI) but it seems pretty clear that those homes that suffer...

Important Home Inspection Points

Even as the inventory of resale homes has declined in the Phoenix area in 2015, we have found that there are many important home Inspection points to keep an eye on when looking for a place to move in to.  Other than the obvious of the presentation of the home and its...