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People always say I look like Tom Hanks

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Mama always said “Life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” Forrest Gump People always say I look like Tom Hanks.  When we visited the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co Restaurant at the Santa Monica pier this summer, I got this photo next to a poster of Forrest Gump to […]

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Cracked Chimney Caps

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Here’s a cracked chimney cap that we found during a home inspection. The masonry rain cap on top of the chimney had broken and started to deteriorate. This is the beginning stage that if not repaired can cause the chimney bricks to become loose and cost much more to repair. The clients were glad we […]

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Welcome Professional Inspector Doug Sleeth

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Help me welcome Professional Inspector Doug Sleeth to Semper Fi Home Inspections – pictured on the right. We are glad to have Doug serving the clients of Semper Fi Home Inspections, along with Danny, Charles, Brian, and Mike. Doug has been working with me for quite some time to ensure he will provide the same high quality […]

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Do New Homes Need to be Inspected?

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The answer is Yes.  We have inspected many new construction homes.  Here are some facts about new home inspections. Q:  WHEN should a new home be inspected? A:  The best time is several days before the buyer’s final walk-through, but when the builder is mostly done with the home. That allows the builder time to […]