Many customers want to know what we will looking for when doing a home inspection. Quite simply, we will be looking at everything.
When a Home Should Be Inspected is entirely up to a home owner, but we recommend frequent inspections to stay on top of issues that may creep up, especially with homes in Mobile Alabama and along the Gulf Coast. If you live in Mobile Alabama, an annual home inspection is recommended. The weather and the READ MORE
The home inspector documents areas that are issues in the quality of the home, whether it is a structural issue or one of the many systems in the home (electrical, plumbing, HVAC, etc..).
We understand that you have a busy life and we want you to know how long it takes us to inspect a home so that you can plan accordingly.
What we inspect at N-Spec Home Inspections is important because we want you to take a few steps in preparation of your home inspection.
I run into this quite a bit, improperly wired exhaust fans in the attic space. These thermostats are designed for the wires to be placed inside the box with a wire clamp and have holes for mounting. Improper installation may cause damage to the unit and possibly fire. It is recommended that these fans be READ MORE
Should I have a Home Inspection? Home Inspections are not only a smart choice but they could save you thousands of dollars! Most if not all realtors recommend having a Home Inspection. Home inspections are designed to provide a “snapshot” of your future homes condition. This includes but not limited to the roof, structure, electrical, READ MORE
I find problems with many of the Water Heaters during inspections. The most common problems is that there is not a pan under the unit to capture potential leaks or the pressure relief line is not plumbed correctly. Other problems range from bad/missing expansion tanks, loose vent stacks on gas units, improperly vented spaces for READ MORE
Gas Fireplaces Things to Consider Many homes around Mobile are have gas fireplaces. There are two common types in most homes. A non-vented gas fireplace A vented gas fireplace Non-Vented Gas Fireplace Non-vented gas fireplaces seem to be the most common in this area. These units are typically used as a focal point in the READ MORE
Home Inspection for Real Estate Investors Real Estate Investors always want a house for a cheap price? Well, it comes with a price. And that price is repairs. Recently I have had some inspections where my client is looking for a cheap house and then seem upset that the home has a lot of issues. READ MORE