Home Inspection Glossary


the InterNACHI Glossary

Practicing Fire Safety For Your Home

Knowing fire safety for your house is of absolute importance. Here are just a few simple things you can do to practice good fire safety in your home. Knowing your escape route from your house in the case of a potential fire will be your second line of...

Burglar-Proofing Your House

Every homeowner has a common fear... that their house might be broken in to. What are some things you can do to protect yourself from burglars? Here are a couple facts and tricks you can do to burglar-proof your house. On your exterior door, you may have a...

Stay Alert To Home Repair Scams

Sad to say, in this world we need to be on our guard most of the time. This is certainly the case when it comes to having work performed on our home.  As home inspectors, we get to see all too often the handy work of dishonest tradesmen. What...

Is outside noise ruining your peaceful home?

Do you live in an area close to a major road or highway, train tracks, or flight path etc.? If you do, then outside noise is most likely an issue. Is it so bad that the time has come to do something about it? Besides moving to a quieter...

Houses With Previous Fire History In San Diego

Unfortunately, we have been seeing so much destruction due to fires lately. What happens though, if we are looking to buy a home or building that has a history of fire? We know that not all building fires result in complete destruction, but how...

Prepare Now For The Retirement Years

No one relishes the thought of this, but as we get older and well into our retirement years, we might need to start thinking about ways to adjust our home to be more convenient to use in the future. Maybe you're thinking what do we mean by...

How Safe Is Your Electrical System?

When was the last time you had your electric panel inspected? How about your branch wiring? How about the wiring in your attic or crawlspace? For most people, the answer to those questions would likely be "never", or "when I bought my home". But when it...

Local and Organic!

We here at The Property Inspection Pros realize how much your new home means. It is not just a house, and it is not just a financial investment - it's your home. It's where you raise your family, make memories, enjoy the company of friends, and make your...

Information Every Home Buyer in CA Should Know

Learn critical information from a home inspector's perspective that every home buyer in Califronia should know.

 

Don't buy a home without first getting this critical information - the difference could be years of dealing with a "money pit", or having the home of your dreams.

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