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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

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 to survive your first old home purchase

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An old home is a wonderful thing. Aside from the charm and character, an old home brings a host of problems not found in newer houses.  Like poor wiring, cracked foundations, clogged pipes, and weak roofs. Now, don’t avoid an older home because of these issues, they’re normal. But old homes need special attention because … Read more