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KC Area Roof Types By Master Home Inspectors – UPDATED 2023

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Introduction: Roof Types Explained There are 5 major areas in every home: 1. Foundation2. Plumbing3. Roof4. Electrical5. HVAC These 5 areas make up our Major-Items Inspection and are so important, they get all the attention at the end of every inspection. And depending on the property, a Kansas City home can have one of many roof types: … Read more

Plumbing System Expert Answers: From Cruddy to Clean [%currentyear%]

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The Plumbing System Around Kansas City The MOST Important System in Your Home There are 5 major areas in every home: 1. Foundation2. plumbing system3. Roof4. Electrical5. HVAC These 5 areas are so important we created a separate major-Items-only inspection and these 5 areas get center stage at the end of every home inspection. And when … Read more

Kansas City foundation types – The Complete Breakdown [%currentyear%]

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Everything You Want to Know About Foundation Types There are 5 major areas in every home: 1. Foundation2. Plumbing3. Roof4. Electrical5. HVAC These 5 areas make up our Major-Items Inspection and are so important, they get undivided attention at the end of every inspection. And depending on its age, the foundation of a Kansas City area home … Read more

GFCI outlets safety guide for everyday people [2024]

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Table Of Contents Introduction Home inspectors keep you safe and sound. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) outlets do the same thing with electricity. In this guide, we’ll go into what GFCI outlets are, how they work, where to find them, and why they’re important. So, whether you’re trying to understand GFCI outlets in an older … Read more

Does Your Old Home Have A Finished Attic?

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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

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

Radon Gas Is No Joke

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DID YOU KNOW RADON GAS IS THE 2ND LEADING CAUSE OF LUNG CANCER IN AMERICA? In fact, it’s in your home right now and you breathe it every day. Especially around Kansas City where high levels are common. It comes from the soil and you’ll never know the level is high unless you get it … Read more

8 Things To Know When Mold Takes Hold

8 Things To Know When Mold Takes Hold

If a basement is musty, has blotched walls and ceilings, or has a growth under the carpet then mold has taken hold. This is a health hazard that has many insurance companies scrambling – or refusing coverage. So what do you need to know about mold to stay out of trouble? 1. Molds are everywhere and … Read more