Should I install Anti-Scald Valves?

We have all experienced that annoying burst of hot or freezing water in the shower when someone else in the house turns on a faucet or flushes a toilet. While for many of us, it simply requires a quick maneuver out of the way of the flowing...

What should I know about Closing Costs?

Buying a home can sometimes feel rather overwhelming. Once you have finally found your home, you then need to deal with all those extra fees you incur, which are referred to as closing costs. These costs can really add up, so here are just a...

Why should my home be tested for Radon?

When buying a home, it is important to make sure that a radon test has been performed. A certified home inspector usually does this as part of the seller's home inspection. You might ask yourself, though, what exactly is Radon? How dangerous is...

Simple ways to use less energy in the home

A lot of people don't realize how easy it can be to use less energy in the home. With just a few simple adjustments you can save a lot of money. Here are a few simple ways this can be done: Instead of using an air conditioner, which uses a lot of energy, try...

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide is a silent killer as it has no odor and cannot be seen, and so attacks without warning. Many instances of Carbon Monoxide poisoning occur in the home, this is largely due to faulty, fuel burning appliances found in the home. What are some ways that CO...

Aluminum siding

While Aluminum siding is not too popular these days in the construction of homes, it can still be found on many older homes. Here are a few helpful things to know about Aluminum siding. Is Aluminum siding durable? Yes, it can actually last up to the life of the...

Aluminum Wiring….. Know the dangers

If you are thinking of buying an older home, you might want to consider the possibility that its wired with aluminum wiring. Is this something you should be concerned about? Here are a few factors to consider; Aluminum has been shown to have certain weaknesses which...

Annandale New Construction Home Inspections

Are you purchasing a new Home in Annandale VA? You may be considering a home inspection of your new home. Unfortunately, many people feel that since it is new that it doesn't need an inspection. Or that is was "inspected" by the local code enforcer. But nothing could...

The Best Home Inspector in Annandale VA

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