Blackfoot, Idaho Home Inspector

There is a good chance that if you are not from South East Idaho you have never heard of a little city called Blackfoot. Blackfoot is a great little town, but it would be hard for you to know that if you did not take a little bit of time…

Pocatello, Idaho Home Inspector

Full disclosure, I have not spent a significant amount of time in Pocatello. I have however visited the area a number of times for various activities. If you are moving to the Pocatello area and will be purchasing a home be aware that there…

Idaho Falls, Idaho Home Inspector

Looking for an Idaho Falls home inspector can seem like a difficult task. After all, how do you know which one you should hire? Well lucky for you, in general you will find that the majority of home inspectors in the area are good guys that…

Home Inspection FAQ

You are not alone if you don’t really know much about home inspections or home inspectors. Most people can derive what an inspector does by his occupation title “home inspector” but the name doesn’t give you all of the information that…

6 Tools Every Home Owner Should Have

Let me just start by saying… I am a tool guy through and through! There are few things that I love more than when I can justify a new tool purchase. Some guys like collecting sports cars, other collect watches, others collect firearms (which…
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Sell Your Home Faster and For More Money!

I have walked through a number of houses that were for sale, as a home inspector, as a builder, and as a potential home owner. Every time I walk through a home, I enjoy looking for the hidden potential within the house. However, I believe the…

Keeping Your Family Safe At Home

As a home inspector, I have the opportunity to look over houses. I assess the general condition and physical defects, but my main focus is the safety of a home. Many accidents and safety hazards can be prevented with a little bit of knowledge…

5 Home Inspection Myths

MYTH #1:  Buyers should not attend the inspection. False. The average home inspection lasts 3 to 4 hours. While it may not fit in your schedule to be there the whole time, realize this house is a very large investment. The more time you…

Spotting Water Damage

It’s ironic, isn’t it?  Water is essential to every person on this Earth, but it is also the number one enemy of a home. It pelts the house from the outside in the form of rain, sleet, and snow, and if that’s not bad enough, we take water…