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How Home Inspectors Use Their Nose to Sniff Out Trouble in a Home

As we discussed in last week’s blog post about how home inspectors employ their sense of hearing to discover potential problems in a home, today we’ll be exploring an inspector’s use of their olfactory system, or “sense of smell,” to determine if odors found during a comprehensive roof-to-foundation inspection are cause for concern or not. […]

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Split Cooling Systems—Some Common Problems Your Home Inspector May Discover

We thought the scorching month of August would be a great time to honor one of America’s most notable inventors and discuss another important part of a complete A-Pro 500-point home inspection. First, a few words about the inventor to whom we all owe a debt of gratitude, especially if you live in hotter climates. […]

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Inspecting Roof Coverings Checklist Part 5: Tile Roofs

For our final blog post in our series about inspecting roof coverings, we look into the ins and outs of a roof type known for its distinctive style, resistance to heat and salt spray, and long service life—concrete and clay tiles. Though certainly not as popular as asphalt shingles, these materials can be found throughout […]

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Inspecting Roof Coverings Checklist Part 4: Metal Roofs

In this next installment in our series about roof coverings and common problems, we’ll be checking out some of the things your home inspector will be looking for when assessing a metal roof—an option that is enjoying greater popularity in neighborhoods throughout the U.S., although it still has a long way to go to catch […]

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Inspecting Roof Coverings Checklist Part 3: Slate

In our ongoing look at roof coverings and the problems reported on by home inspectors, we’ve already explored issues associated with asphalt shingles and cedar shakes/shingles. If you’ve been reading closely, a common theme has emerged when discussing these critical elements of a home: Nothing lasts forever. This adage rings true for every part of […]

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Pre-Purchase Plumbing Home Inspection in Sandy

When in the market to purchase a home, a quality-installed and properly functioning plumbing system should rank at the top of your must-haves. It’s no secret that water, whether rushing or dripping, can be a home’s worst enemy. Be sure to hire a home inspector in Sandy with the experience and training to identify both […]

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A-Pro Summer 2021 Newsletter

Let the Summer Sales Season Begin As we welcome in warmer weather and anticipate a hotter real estate market, your friends at A-Pro Home Inspection want you to know that we’re here whenever you or your clients need us for a world-class home inspection. In our latest issue of From the Rafters, we’ve included a […]

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Kitchen Home Inspection Checklist: Part 3

In our third and final installment of what a home inspector looks for when checking out a kitchen, we explore common defects found with built-in microwaves, cabinetry, drawers, garbage disposals, and countertops. As we’ve noted in previous posts covering GFCIs, dishwashers, ovens, kitchen exhaust systems, and ranges, home inspectors perform basic functionality and observational assessments […]

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Get a Pre-Purchase Plumbing Home Inspection in Sandy Before You End Up All Wet

When in the market to purchase a home, a quality-installed and properly functioning plumbing system should rank at the top of your must-haves. It’s no secret that water, whether rushing or dripping, can be a home’s worst enemy. Be sure to hire a home inspector in Sandy with the experience and training to identify both […]

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Home Maintenance Inspections: Your Weapon Against Costly Surprises

You take your car in for regular oil changes and winter checkups. You wouldn’t think about skipping your six-month teeth cleaning appointment. You may not enjoy your annual doctor’s physical (who does?), but it’s always circled on the calendar and you attend it religiously. But what about your house? Doesn’t it deserve the same regular […]

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