Home Buying 101 – Get a Home Inspection

When the purchase agreement is accepted, you usually have a limited timeline, as outlined in the agreement to complete the home inspection process, generally 5-10 days. If home inspection repairs are necessary or desired, then notify the seller of any unsatisfactory results.  There can be other parts to a home inspection, including sewer scope inspection, […]

Asbestos…the Silent Killer. Let a Qualified Home Inspector Make Sure Your House and Family Are Safe

Asbestos—the word alone is enough to send chills down any homeowner’s spine. But it wasn’t always that way. Contractors made materials containing highly toxic asbestos popular in home construction between the 1930s and 70s. Because asbestos was inexpensive and easy to acquire, manufacturers used it extensively and quite profitably, but the human price has been […]

Home Inspectors Apply their Skill to Assess Built-in Appliances

For some people in the market for a new home, the presence of built-in appliances is a huge plus—one less thing to worry about as they make the transition to an unfamiliar living space. Others will look at a kitchen and immediately think of ways to make it their own, including replacing the appliances with […]

From the Rafters

Let the Summer Sales Season Begin in Virginia & Winchester Warmest greetings from all of us at A-Pro Home Inspection! Hope the sun is shining in your corner of the country! In our latest issue of From the Rafters, we’ve got news you can use to assist your clients: info about common vegetation issues, attic […]

WHAT SHOULD A HOME INSPECTION INCLUDE?

Source: A-Pro® Home Inspection Service since 1994 A Home inspection can vary depending on the type of home you are considering. In any case, the home inspector should describe all systems and visually inspect each system and component to make sure it’s functioning correctly at the time of inspection. The following is a basic outline […]

Brick Exterior Inspections

Brick Exterior Inspections…Ask Your Home Inspector in Winchester about These Four Common Problems If you’re in the market for a new home, it’s easy to be dazzled by features that have instant curb appeal, such as brick exteriors. What may appear as perfect masonry work, though, may present problems that bear a much closer examination. […]

Five Questions a Homebuyer, Seller or Realtor® Should Ask a Winchester Home Inspector before Hiring Them

Five Questions a Homebuyer, Seller or Realtor® Should Ask a Winchester Home Inspector before Hiring Them   Not all home inspectors are the same. So how can you be confident that you’re hiring the right one? Whether you’re buying, selling, or just checking on your home’s condition, here are five key questions to ask:   […]

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