Inspection Insights

Notes from your Inspector

“Inspection Insights” Home Inspection Blog by SafeShield Inspections:

Enjoy our posts covering general home inspection topics, issues regarding home maintenance and safety, as well as regionally or seasonally-specific areas of interest.

General Stair Requirements & Guidelines

Let's talk stairs. Stairs present a falling hazard. Stairs of all types have been used for thousands of years. Because they are inherently hazardous, people have been falling on them, resulting in injury (or even death) in the process. The vast majority of...

How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?

You get what you pay for. Our office received a call last week from a potential customer. The first question she asked was, “How much will the home inspection cost?” As consumers, we are all price-driven, and we certainly understood why that question might...

12 Steps to Prepare for Freezing Temperatures

Prevent damage to your home, save money, and stay warm this winter with these simple steps. With another arctic blast approaching, there are some practical things you can do around the house to make sure you and your family stay safe and warm. These twelve...

How to Choose a Home Inspector

What Really Matters in a Home Inspection Home inspections can help prevent stress and wasted time for both buyers and sellers. However for those receiving a home inspection, you will be absorbing a lot of information in a short amount of time. This will likely include...

The road to starting a business…are you ready?

My husband, Micah, and I started our home inspection business this summer. If you had asked me prior to starting this process how hard I thought it was going to be, I would have probably laughed politely and shrugged off the question. I mean, how hard CAN IT BE? I had...

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