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Common Findings with the Lawn Sprinkler System

Lawn sprinklers can be of great use to the homeowner. You can set your watering schedule, and not have to worry about your yard; however, there a few common problems which can be easily remedied by the homeowner.

How Should a Home Inspector Gather Data during an Inspection?

If you were going to do your job better, should you not use a technique that ensures improved performance? A checklist can be one tool that a home inspector should have during an inspection.

You Don’t Know What You Got, Until You Inspect It

Do you take the time to really crawl through your home, looking for problems? I do not. However, if you had work done on your home, you may want to take the time to inspect it.

What Will Home Buyer’s Be Looking for in a Home in 2010

If you are looking to sell your home, you may want to consider these trends to help your home sell faster.

Your Home Inspection Report and You

What happens to the report after you buy the home may have consequences to your home’s condition in the future.

Creating A Successful Blog for a Small Business

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.

Home Inspection as a Career in This Downturn

A post disputing some articles about going into the home inspection business at this time.

Home Inspection Checklist for Texas Home Inspectors and Real Estate Investors

With new rules concerning home inspections going into effect February 2009, here is a checklist that home inspectors and real estate investors can use.

Green Home Conversion: Heating and Cooling Part 3.5

During a home inspection, I found an unusual air flow system.

The Houston Real Estate Market at a Glance

This is the time of year when home sales decrease, but there may be more to it than the season. Look at these posts to see the Houston Real Estate market.

Green Home Conversion

The beginning of a series of post on the idea of how to convert your existing home into a green one.

Hurricane Ike Home Repair: Finding Sources of Water Stains on Ceilings and Walls

A quick run down of common areas where a leak can occur in your home. The roof is not always the culprit.

Hurricane Ike Home Repairs: Tarping Your Roof

Fully covering your damaged roof with a tarp, because it sustained hurricane damage, is not always a wise idea. Here are some facts to consider when taking on this task.

Offering a Free Property Inspection Report Form For Texas in HTML

Free inspection report form for Texas in HTML.

Can A Home Inspector Be Wrong? : Evaluating an Inspection Report

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.

Making a House Look Good While Wasting Money: Five Common Repairs Found During Home Inspections

Home inspectors frequently see the same things over and over again. Here are five common home problems which are easily repaired.

Fantastic Green Product Claims, But this Driveway Could Be Truly Green

Before I went out to perform some home inspections, I saw a claim for a green driveway. Once home, I checked into it further, and I think this may be something for me.

Flood Plain Maps in Houston and Beyond

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.

The Home Maintenance Journal

After reading a few articles on the effectiveness of keeping a journal, an idea is developed how this technique could be used for your home maintenance issues.

A Website for Houston Foodaholics

A site that provides reviews of local eateries.

Steps to owning a home

What do you need to do to buy a home? Here is a path to take.

What does a home inspector do?

A description of what to expect from a home inspector.

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