An inspector experiments replacing his floodlights with solar powered accent lights to see if his wife approves.
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For a small business targeting a local area, a blog can be an effective tool. You do not need to work on it like many other blogs to have it drive clients to you.
A post disputing some articles about going into the home inspection business at this time.
Good news and bad news for the Houston housing market from press releases and blogs.
Going over some financial numbers to determine which REIT is best.
The beginning of a series of post on the idea of how to convert your existing home into a green one.
Obvious damage from a storm will be handled by your insurance company, but you may need a home inspector if there are unseen problems, but there are steps to take care of this yourself.
News for people dealing with a home sale in the Houston area after Hurricane Ike. Also some other news about building inspections in storm effected areas.
Once your home has been red tagged due to hurricane damage, you should take proper steps to have the home repaired in the correct way.
Most home inspectors work hard to do a good job, but every so often there is a home inspection which can make us look bad.
Finding that Firefox does not list related links for my site, I decided to create my own list of home inspection blogs for those wanting to see what else is being written.
Some thoughts on improving the Houston Association of Realtors’ website (HAR.com)to better serve the community (real estate professionals and consumers).
To expand my authority, I found that I could use an open source survey creation software to produce a questionnaire about real estate issues. This allows a website to create its own data for finding answers.
Common features in some reports from other home inspectors can cause problems for people trying to understand those findings. After analyzing a few reports, I go over some problems for the consumer.
A home inspector looks at geotargeting a specific zip code, basing this tactic on his discoveries when examining statisitcs from his blog site to his static site.
There is a growing trend to make home inspections a standard practice in the sale of a home. Some aspects of this movement may not be in the best interest of those involved in the sale.
Home inspectors are frequently asked about flood plains. This is not part of an inspection, but here is the way we find out about flood plains in your area.
Creating a useful blog for your business sometimes means going beyond the immediate boundaries of your business to create a “third place” on the internet for your market. Affiliate programs can help with this goal.
Thoughts on what is happening to our home designs and properties, and how that might effect our lives.
Dealing with common pests around your home.
Dealing with dogs and the damage that they could cause.
Professionals have to consider the language they are using and if their clients understand those terms.
A follow up post detailing how to begin a search for finding work in the field of foreclosure inspections.
Proper gutter maintenance is the best way to take care of your roof, walls, and foundation in one simple step. Here is what one inspector found.
Would you order a house to be delivered? Pre-fab homes are starting to be handled this way.
You never know where business may come from, so take a deeper look at your clients.
A post detailing concerns when turning utilities back on in a foreclosed home.
An examination of marketing and real estate.
A humorous home selling tip
A site that provides reviews of local eateries.
CHP systems may become more common in the future; currently only high end homes would have their own power plant.
A description of what to expect from a home inspector.