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Mold Inspections

Since we are now certified to do mold testing, here is a quick article on the benefits and issues with doing air samples for mold testing.  Veteran Home Inspections can provide you with air sampling, tape lift sampling, and a complete mold ...

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Termite Control in the Home

Veteran Home Inspections provides Wood Destroying Insect inspections for the San Antonio, TX and Hill Country area.   The following is an article from our professional organization about termites and how to best control them in your ...

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Protect Your Property From Water Damage

As fall approaches, and the rains are (hopefully) coming, now is a good time to take a look around your property to see where your vulnerabilities to water are.  A little maintenance and repair now can keep you dry and keep your home or business ...

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Detectors

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that forms from incomplete combustion of fuels, such as natural or liquefied petroleum gas, oil, wood or coal.   Facts and Figures 480 U.S. residents died between 2001 and ...

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The crazy things a home inspector finds

This first one is from a condo inspection.  The black hose attached to the PVC sink trap under the kitchen sink was for the washing machine.  Notice that it attaches after the trap.  Needless to say, while I was running the kitchen sink, I was ...

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Warranties vs. Guarantees

First off, I will apologize for the pause in posting.  The last couple of weeks have been very busy.  Part of the reason for that has been the announcement of the new "We'll Buy Your Home" Guarantee by InterNACHI.  Anyone who has owned a home ...

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Flippers vs. Floppers

With all the TV shows about flipping houses today, it seems that everyone thinks they can do it too.  While the TV shows show some of the problems the flippers run into, they don't show all the details and planning that go into a good flip.  And ...

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