We recently hosted a webinar training for the HomeKeepr app for agents that allow you to easily share your chosen vendors with your clients. Learn how to get started with HomeKeepr as a Realtor in the video below, and sign up for the service at...Read more
Fall and winter mean cooler temperatures, and also means that a lot of homeowners will be using their fireplace again. One recent home inspection revealed cracks between the bricks in the wood-burning fireplace. Had the homeowner not been aware...Read more
Same great home inspection services in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, new look! We recently launched a revamped version of our website – have you checked it yet? http://semperfihomeinspections.com In addition to having a more modern appearance, one...Read more
Importance of new construction or phase inspections We sat down with real estate agent Rick Irving to discuss why it’s important to get an inspection on new home construction There are three usual inspection stages when you are building a...Read more
Please welcome my son Nolan Smith as the new Semper Fi Home Inspections Marketing Director. Nolan is a 2017 TCU graduate. He represented TCU at the American Ninja Warrior College Edition in 2016 along with two other TCU classmates and he is a...Read more
Check out this picture of how a dryer vent weakens the wall at our latest find on a new home phase inspection.
Check out this picture of how the dryer vent weakens the wall as the studs had to be mostly cut through (beyond the limits) to install this dryer vent. Please recommend to your clients that they have Semper Fi Home Inspections inspect their new...Read more
We found it from the attic side of the roof during a home inspection. If you guessed the two large dark squares in the roof wood sheathing, then you are correct! Step hard enough and your foot could go through the roof. Someone cut in the...Read more
Below is a typical termite tube we found recently on a home exterior, seen next to last weeks inside wall termite damage picture. The termites build this hollow mud tube about the size of a pencil from the ground up to the home’s siding. ...Read more
We found this termite damage to a wall recently at a home inspection in the garage behind some storage. Thankfully this home had been treated for termites in the past and this was old activity, but they still got our just in case the termites...Read more
We recommended these gutters be cleaned as they were full of leaves and a plant was growing in them.
We recommended these gutters be cleaned as they were full of leaves and a plant was growing in them. It’s a good idea to have guards installed on your gutters if you have trees around your home.Read more
We came across some wall damage last week that was “apparently” caused by some “Super Hero Activity”
One of our inspectors found this wall damage at a home inspection last week that may have been caused by some “Super Hero Activity.” What do you think?Read more
Here’s a picture of at least one reason we inspect the roof during a home inspection. This damage may not be visible from the ground, but when we get on the roof we can see issues like this.Read more