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The Ultimate Homeowner’s
GFCI Guide For 2023

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What Is A GFCI Outlet? How Does A GFCI Outlet Work? What led to the creation of GFCI outlets? How long have GFCI outlets been around? How long do GFCI outlets last? Why are GFCI outlets important? Where are GFCI outlets installed? OK home inspectors, how do I find my GFCI outlets? 6 Things To … Read more

5 Ways To Buy A Home On A Budget

5 Ways To Buy A Home On A Budget

Are you shopping for a new home on a shoestring budget? Don’t let a limited budget keep you from finding your dream home. Here are five ways to overcome a limited budget when shopping for a home in today’s market: 1. Consider alternative financing options: While a traditional mortgage may not be feasible with a … Read more

Does Your Old Home Have A Finished Attic?

Say what you want about old homes, but I think they’re amazing. I mean, they’re literally time capsules. In the wood framing that came from slow-growth trees harvested from ancient groves and built with 2×4’s that were actually 2 inches by 4 inches that I’m pretty sure get stronger with age. In the stacking of … Read more

How long does it take to perform a professional home inspection?

How long does it take to perform a home inspection?

There are 4 factors that affect the time it takes to do a professional home inspection: #1 The size of the home The larger the home, the longer it takes.  There are more places to go and more things to see. That part is pretty straightforward. #2 Condition of the home A home is like a … Read more

Why Old Homes Need a Sewer Scope Inspection

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The plumbing system is one of the 5 major areas in every home.  And with a one-of-a-kind ability to create a particularly smelly catastrophe, a home’s main sewer line might be the most critical component in a home.  Why?  Because the sewer line is insidious.  It’s buried outside your home where it stays out of … Read more

The 5 Biggest Complaints with New Construction Homes

5 biggest complaints with new construction homes

Aaah…that new home smell.  It’s the same feeling you get inside a brand-new car. Only 10x better. But if you’ve never bought one before, a home that’s never been occupied can also cause some stress. These are the 5 biggest issues you can expect to find after moving into a Kansas City new construction home. … Read more

7 Things to keep in mind while buying a house in Kansas City

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Buying a house is more than just some land and concrete spread across a few thousand square feet. You’re buying yourself a lifestyle. A space that represents you, your identify, and tastes. The task of finalizing a home for yourself and your family can be nerve-racking. You try to do everything right and yet there … Read more

“Aren’t all home inspections the same?”

For someone with 16 years and 10,000 inspections under his belt, this question makes me shake my head. And if you happen to be a service provider, yourself, you’ll understand why… It takes time and dedication to master your craft. In fact, they say it’s somewhere between 7-10 years. Years 1-3 you’re a student You’re … Read more