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Is Your Dryer Vent Clogged?

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When we are performing a home inspection and check dryer vents, many times they are clogged with lint, and I have to wonder if the homeowner’s clothes are taking a long time to dry, if they are drying at all. This mostly clogged dryer vent was found during a home inspection in Fort Worth a few […]

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Gas Shut Off to Vacant Homes

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As we are performing home inspections, the utility we find shut off most often in vacant homes we inspect is the gas supply.  Usually home sellers remember to keep the water and electric on, but for some reason the gas is the forgotten utility.   Inspecting gas lines is a requirement for a home inspection. […]

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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 […]

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Water heater maintenance

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Maintenance to your hot water heater this September weekend will have you enjoying hot showers all winter long.  The buildup in your water heater can cause your water heater to operate inefficiently and shorten the life span of the water heater. To keep it working properly you should drain two gallons of water from the […]