Payments on-site!

Payments on-site!

Lately many of our customers look at us like we have 3 heads when we ask for a check for payment. The reactions are all the same, blank stare, mouth open…”ohhh a check? Didn’t think about that. Can you take an ATM card?” YES WE CAN!  We are...
Hidden Electrical Dangers SCARY

Hidden Electrical Dangers SCARY

All inspectors should inspect electric service panles when they are under load. That means equipment should be turned on, running and drawing electrical current. This can reveal dangers that may not otherwise be detected. We are not allowed to dismantel things and can...
QR codes??

QR codes??

 Anybody find a use for the QR codes? With the advent of “smart phones” and tablets, the more you’ll see the use of these QR codes. The concept is quite simple and intended to make it easy to capture information.  You scan the code with your...
Whoever gets the first inspection…Wins.

Whoever gets the first inspection…Wins.

Pre-Listing Home Inspections Sell your home for more money, faster, with less aggravation I’m surprised that more Virginia Beach sellers are not getting pre-listing home inspections. They can just about eliminate the trauma of the home inspection contingency by...

Scalding Hot!

Virginia Beach, VA. 12/27/2007 – After finishing a nice Christmas dinner at my sisters house, I decided to help out with the dishes. OUCH! The hot water tap was so hot that the reflex of jumping back almost caused me to elbow my Mom in the stomach. Of course my...

New-home defects often missed

Many people are under the misconception that new homes don’t need an inspection because after all, they are new and the city municipal inspection should cover that right?…..Wrong! Experienced home inspectors have learned that all new homes have defects of...

Merry Christmas

A Holiday House Poem Buy now you must be settled in to a house that’s now your home, More than just sticks and bricks but a place that’s all your own. Where life unfolds with dreams untold your castle of memories will forever holdMay your home be filled...

The Slackers’ Guide to Spring Home Maintenance

Easy Things to Do That Pay Off BigWhen it comes to home maintenance, you’re not the  Energizer bunny. Sound like you?  Zipping off the mortgage check on time isn’t enough. The health of your home depends on routine check-ups – simple, must-do chores to...
Home Inspection – Why you need one.

Home Inspection – Why you need one.

When home buyers are caught up in the emotional mist of finally finding the home of their dreams, they may be willing to skip a few steps to make sure they acquire their dream home. They’re suddenly willing to pay a few thousand more than they had intended....