Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) report aka Termite Inspection 

Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) report aka Termite Inspection   There are many types of Wood Destroying Insects but termites are the most common and cause the most damage.  A WDI Inspection is often referred to as a Termite Inspection when really all wood destroying insects are inspected for. Whether you’re buying, selling, or refinancing your home, there is […]

Carbon Monoxide Testing and Inspection 

Carbon Monoxide Testing and Inspection Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas and all fuel (gas, oil, kerosene, wood or coal) burning appliances have the potential to produce CO to some degree due to incomplete combustion. Appliances (including fire places) that are not installed, maintained, and used properly run the risk of causing CO accumulation to dangerous levels. Extreme CO exposure can cause […]

Lead Paint Inspection 

Lead Paint Inspection The use of Lead Paint in homes was eliminated in 1978.  If your home was built prior to 1978 getting an Inspection specifically to detect lead paint could be advisable but is critical before you do any type of home improvement projects that require even mild demolition.  Many of our A-Pro locations are certified […]

HUD Inspection 

HUD Inspection   There are specific forms associated with HUD homes and their inspections. A HUD home is a property acquired by HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD becomes the property owner, offers it for sale and then sells it at market […]

Looking for Kansas City Home Inspector You Can Trust?

Aren’t all Home Inspection Kansas City Inspectors Created Equal? ____________________________________ Believe it or not, many home inspections are little more than an educated opinion about a home’s condition. What happens when an inspector overlooks something? Or doesn’t document something in the report when a potential problem exists? All too often, those unexpected repairs come out of the new homeowners […]

Checking Window Seals

Inspecting  Window Seals   Many newer windows have more than one pane of glass. The area between each pane is either airtight or filled with an insulating gas thus creating a temperature barrier.  If the seal around the pane is “broken” it can allow air and/or moisture to enter and reduces the thermal efficiency of […]

Are you selling your home?

When It Comes time to RESELL your home don’t forget make it a “CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED HOME”   A-Pro’s EXCLUSIVE SELLER’S PROTECTION   WE SAFEGUARD SELLERS FOR 120 DAYS WITH OUR UNPRECEDENTED “CERTIFIED PRE-OWNED HOME PROGRAM”   Today, home inspections are conducted in the interests of the buyer alone.  But A-Pro has changed all that with […]

A-Pro Home Inspection Service History

The Franchise   A-Pro Home Inspection Service was established in the New Orleans area in 1994 with a goal to serve the area’s need for affordable, professional home inspection services. Company founder Greg Mangiaracina, co-author of the book “How to Market and Operate a Home Inspection Business,” saw a pressing need in the Home Inspection […]

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