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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

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

“Aren’t all home inspections the same?”

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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

“Can A House Fail The Home Inspection?”

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Can a house fail the home inspection? Nope. A house can’t fail a home inspection. This question comes up occassionally. But a home can fail a city code inspection when your home was built or when future work requires a building permit. The building permit prevents poor craftsmanship because the city inspector gets involved and … Read more

“Why do I need a home inspection?”

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Why Get A Home Inspection? After spending years helping thousands of families save millions of dollars – not to mention their minds, I’m still surprised when I hear this question. It usually comes up in one of three scenarios: Regardless, a home inspection is one of the smartest investments you can make when buying a … Read more

“What’s NOT included in a home inspection?”

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“What’s NOT included in a home inspection?” Along with knowing what IS included in a home inspection. It’s also important to know what IS NOT inspected so you don’t end up disappointed later. And there are several things that are – or may become – excluded from your home inspection services for one reason or another.  … Read more

What’s included in a home inspection?

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Congratulations on your upcoming home purchase.  This can be an exciting, scary and confusing time in your life. Buying a home is not easy. It’s filled with demands from strangers who want to dissect your income and lifestyle choices just so you can have a place to live. And while this may be fine for … Read more