Get a Pre-Purchase Plumbing Home Inspection in Kansas City Before You End Up All Wet

When in the market to purchase a home, a quality-installed and properly functioning plumbing system should rank at the top of your must-haves. It’s no secret that water, whether rushing or dripping, can be a home’s worst enemy. Be sure to hire a home inspector in Kansas City with the experience and training to identify […]

Home Maintenance Inspections: Your Weapon Against Costly Surprises

You take your car in for regular oil changes and winter checkups. You wouldn’t think about skipping your six-month teeth cleaning appointment. You may not enjoy your annual doctor’s physical (who does?), but it’s always circled on the calendar and you attend it religiously. But what about your house? Doesn’t it deserve the same regular […]

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Kitchen Home Inspection Checklist Part 2 Ovens, Ranges, and GFCIs

In last week’s home inspection checklist blog post, we began our exploration of the kitchen—one of the most well-used and problematic spots in a home. After covering plumbing, the kitchen exhaust system, and the dishwasher, today we’ll be addressing what your inspector will be looking out for when assessing the oven, range, and ground fault […]

Before You Buy, It Pays to Have Your Air Conditioning Inspected

A-Pro Cooling System Inspection in Kansas City Congratulations, you’ve found the perfect home! Or so you might think. When the temperature soars into the 90s in the middle of August, will your air conditioner keep you perfectly cool and comfortable? It’s important to have your home inspected by a licensed and certified professional with experience […]

Kitchen Home Inspection Checklist: Part 1

Statistically, the kitchen is one of the most used rooms in a home. In a typical house—especially one with a couple of teenagers—you can expect a steady parade of hungry snackers opening and closing the fridge; a dishwasher cleaning dirty plates; an oven, range, and microwave performing their morning, noon, and evening functions; and a […]

Home Inspection Checklist: Getting a Grip on Handrail Problems

Try this experiment: The next time you’re out for a Sunday drive or walking around your neighborhood, take a good look at the front steps of the homes you pass. In the springtime, you’re likely to see plenty of vibrant azalea and rhododendron bushes, but don’t be distracted. Look closer. You may be surprised at […]

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Composite Wood Siding: A Home Inspection Checklist

In recent blog posts, we’ve discussed the importance of never waiving a home inspection—a critical mistake many homebuyers are making to gain a supposed advantage over competing bidders in this sellers’ market. What may seem like a savvy move to secure the property at an “as is” price, in many cases, has proved to be […]

Selling or Buying a Home? Check Out this Home Inspection Exterior Door Problem Checklist

In past blog posts, we’ve taken a close look at interior and garage doors. Today, we open up a conversation about some of the issues home inspectors find when examining and operating exterior doors—a critical checkup in terms of safety, comfort, and energy efficiency. As with our recent discussion of inspecting windows, exterior doors can […]

Mice, Raccoons, Bats, and Squirrels: A Home Inspection Checklist

It only takes a few minutes of browsing on social media to discover videos of acrobatic squirrels and other furry creatures doing all manner of adorable activities, like swatting at bubbles, taking a sudsy bath, or scampering around in doll’s clothes. Funny stuff for sure. But to any homeowner who has had to repair a […]

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