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Ceiling damage to water intrusion in the home.

What Is Water Intrusion

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Homeowners have many responsibilities when it comes to buying…
A female mosquito

Do Mosquitoes Die After They Bite

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Depending on where you live will be a determining factor as…
Keep your floor air vents open for good air flow.

Does Closing Air Vents Help Cool Other Rooms

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When it comes to owning a home, there are many misconceptions…
toilet_with_fancy_tile_25-845x321

How To Cut Tile Around Toilet

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Homeowners often like to take on do-it-yourself projects around…
Professional tiler installing a bathroom wall.

What Do You Tile First Floor Or Walls

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When it comes to owning a home, there are many projects to consider.…
landscape rock

Does Rock Landscaping Attract Bugs

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Landscaping the yard can be fun with all of the choices there…
Condensation on the windows in the summer.

What Causes Condensation On Outside Of Windows In Summer

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Often times one of the many areas that homeowners neglect to…
Composite decking installation

How Long Does A Composite Deck Last

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Many homeowners like completing projects that can enhance their…
Mouse eating a wire.

Why Do Rodents Chew Wires

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Owning a home requires a lot of work and maintenance. Most homeowners…
Beautiful wood front door.

How To Fix A Warped Door

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One of the areas of your home that is important to pay attention…
Foundation repair on a house

Can You Live In A House During Foundation Repair

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One of the biggest parts of a home to pay close attention to…
What is a termite

Where Do Termites Come From

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Termites can be nasty little insects. They are so tiny and can…
Central heat

Why Is My Central Heater Blowing Cold Air

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Imagine coming home from work and all you wanted to do was sit…
Double tapped breaker

What Is A Double Tapped Breaker

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Considering the fact that you rarely look at your circuit breaker…
concrete pour

Can You Pour Concrete In The Rain

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It is pretty evident that if you aren't a concrete contractor…
water puddle under water heater

Can You Still Use Water If Water Heater Is Leaking

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Depending upon where you live can determine where your water…
Slow water flow from a faucet

How To Clean Sediment From Water Lines

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When opening your faucet in the bathroom sink and watching slow…
HVAC Damper

Where Are HVAC Dampers Located

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Sitting around the house and you begin to realize that the air…
Mosquitos in the water

Where Do Mosquitos Live

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You are sitting on the back porch of your home and enjoying…
Stink bug zoomed in

Do Stink Bugs Fly

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Any type of insect infestation is not good for a home. Stink…
New metal roof

Is A Metal Roof Cheaper Than Shingles

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When it comes to building or buying a home, have you ever wondered…
Mole out of its hole

Are Moles Good For Your Yard

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Imagine that it is springtime and the flowers are blooming.…
garage ceiling insulation

How To Insulate A Garage Roof

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Picture this! You pull into your garage and realize that you…
Home crashing due to foundation issues.

Can A House Collapse From Foundation Issues

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Imagine coming home from the grocery store and while you are…

What Is Roof Decking

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You are putting things away in your attic and you begin to notice…
Moisture on the walls

How To Find A Water Leak Inside A Wall

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Arriving home from a long day at work and you walk into your…

What is a Weep Screed

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Have you ever stopped to think about what is involved with stucco…
HVAC unit

How Long Do HVAC Systems Last

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HVAC systems are a necessity in the home, no matter if you live…
drywood termite

How to Get Rid of Drywood Termites

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Termites are bad news for a home and unfortunately, they do…
skylight

How to Fix a Leaking Skylight

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Skylights are like having a window on the roof. They add an…
Dirty stucco

Easy Ways to Clean Stucco

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A home is a great place to own or rent and making the outside…
Leaky pipe

3 Ways to Stop a Leaking Pipe

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Leaking pipes in the home can create a mess along with a lot…
Power surge

Power Surge Types and What Causes Them

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You are watching a great show on TV and then all of a sudden,…

Bootleg Grounds: Everything You Need To Know

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We hear the word “bootleg” often such as bootleg cassettes…
Fungal growth on trusses: What to do

What To Do About Fungal Growth On Trusses

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Building a home is an exciting but long process. Picking out…
Buying a house with mold

Buying a House With Mold

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House hunting can be enjoyable and stressful at the same time. …
What is a crawl space cleaning

What Is Crawl Space Cleaning

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Many homes have basements in the U.S., except for most of Florida. …
What to expect in a seller's market with low inventory

What to Expect in a Seller’s Market with Low Inventory

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The year 2020 was a crazy year with the start of a pandemic…
Issues in Florida With Property Insurance and Litigation

Issues in Florida With Property Insurance and Litigation

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Property insurance is required on homes with a mortgage and…
What to do about a water stain on the ceiling

What To Do About A Water Stain On The Ceiling

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You are installing a new light in your living room and suddenly…

Swimming Pool Leak Detection Tips

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In the south, we can use our swimming pools almost all year…
Bathroom smells like sewage

Bathroom Smells Like Sewage Causes & Fixes

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Most people will have air fresheners in their bathroom to keep…
How to remove mold from carpet

How to Remove Mold From Carpet

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Carpet is beautiful in a home and especially feels good under…

When Is The City Responsible for Sewer Lines

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When we buy a home, we often think that everything is under…
How long do garbage disposals last

How Long Do Garbage Disposals Last?

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Garbage disposals are an essential part of a sink in a busy…
How to Keep Attic Cool

How to Keep the Attic Cool in Summer

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The southern half of the U.S. sees temperatures above average…
Why Do Windows Leak When it Rains

Why Do The Windows Leak When it Rains?

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Depending on where you live, you may get a lot or very little…
How Long Does it Take a House to Settle

How Long Does it Take for a House to Settle?

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Buying a new home is very exciting! Whether you are watching…
Architectural Shingles

How Long Do Architectural Shingles Last?

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Shingles on the roof are important as they protect the roof…
counteroffer

How to Counter Offer After a Home Inspection

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The contract is signed for the home you found after weeks of…

When to Walk Away After Home Inspection

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Finding what you think is the home of your dreams is an exciting…
4 Tips For Water Heater Maintenance

4 Tips For Water Heater Maintenance

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The water heater is essential for our homes as it provides the…
Age of a Bradford White Water Heater: How to Find It

Age of a Bradford White Water Heater: How to Find It

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The home inspection went well and you closed on your “new…
COVID-19 Update: A Message to Our Clients and Partners
Jacksonville Real Estate Update
Most Common Home Inspection Findings in Florida
What to Know Before You Buy a Beach House in Florida
Top 3 Mistakes Made by Florida Home Buyers
Home Inspections FAQs

Home Inspections FAQs

Best Roof Types for Florida Homes

Best Roof Types for Florida Homes

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Best Roof Types for Florida Homes There are five types of roofing…
What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection?

What’s Not Included in a Home Inspection?

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For most people, a home is one of the largest purchases they…
How A Wind Mitigation Inspection Can Save You Money On Home Insurance

How A Wind Mitigation Inspection Can Save You Money On Home Insurance

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If you have your home inspected for wind mitigation in Florida…
Does Your Home Have A Non-Insurable Electrical Panel?

Does Your Home Have A Non-Insurable Electrical Panel?

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Whether you’re a current homeowner and you’re taking a look…
How to Test AFCI and GFCI Panels

How to Test AFCI and GFCI Panels

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How to Test Your AFCI and GFCI Panels  The electricity receptacles…
Best Places to Live in Jacksonville, FL

Best Places to Live in Jacksonville, FL

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Jacksonville is growing in popularity thanks to a revitalized…
Home Inspection Checklist
How to Get the Most from Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

How to Get the Most from Your Carbon Monoxide Detector

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Many carbon monoxide detectors that we keep in our homes aren’t…
What to Expect When Buying An Older Home

What to Expect When Buying An Older Home

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Older homes and vintage dwellings fascinate many first-time…
Summer Home Maintenance Tips

Summer Home Maintenance Tips

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Homes can slowly turn into money pits if you fail to maintain…
8 Critical Tips for Sellers Before a Home Inspection

8 Critical Tips for Sellers Before a Home Inspection

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A home inspection isn’t something many potential buyers skip.…
How Long Will It Last?

How Long Will It Last?

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The Life Expectancy of Your Home's Components Home buying instigates…
How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home

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Home Inspections - How to Improve Air Quality in Your Home One…
What is Thermal Imaging Used for?

What is Thermal Imaging Used for?

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Home Inspections - What is Thermal Imaging Used for?   Have…

Do I Need a Mold Inspection?

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Home Inspection - Do I Need a Mold Inspection? As home inspectors,…
20 Things You Should Know About Your Home Inspection

20 Things You Should Know About Your Home Inspection

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Home inspections are a vital part of the home buying and selling…
What to do when the home inspection report reveals problems

What to do when the home inspection report reveals problems

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If your home inspector presents a report with major issues,…
What Are The Signs And Symptoms of Having Mold In Your House?

What Are The Signs And Symptoms of Having Mold In Your House?

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What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Having Mold In Your House? Whether…
Should I Buy a House With a Damaged Roof?

Should I Buy a House With a Damaged Roof?

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Should I Buy A House With A Damaged Roof? Most home buyers are…
What Are The Symptoms of “Chinese Drywall”?

What Are The Symptoms of “Chinese Drywall”?

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“Chinese Drywall” is a type of drywall imported into the…
Are you Living with Bats?

Are you Living with Bats?

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Are you Living with Bats? Everyone loves Batman. He fights crime,…
How NOT to Install a Kitchen Cabinet

How NOT to Install a Kitchen Cabinet

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Each and every day, we innocuously open and close our kitchen…
What is a Sewer Scope Inspection?

What Is A Sewer Scope Inspection?

What Is A Sewer Scope Inspection? If you’re thinking about…
Do I Need To Get A Home Inspection on a New Construction Home?

Do I Need To Get A Home Inspection on a New Construction Home?

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Your newly built home is likely to have all of the latest energy-saving…
St Johns County PAL Sponsorship

St Johns County PAL Sponsorship

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Inside and Out Property Inspectors is proud to help support our…
4 Point Inspection

4 Point Inspection

4 Point Inspection Understanding 4-Point Inspections In Florida…
Northeast Florida Market Overview

Northeast Florida Market Overview

Information courtesy of Wendy Griffis, Realtor at Better Homes…
Repair Request Builder

Repair Request Builder

Agents, Your Job Just Got Easier Introducing the Repair Request…
Ten Important Questions to Ask Your Florida Home Inspector

Ten Important Questions to Ask Your Florida Home Inspector

When you purchase a home in the Sunshine State, it helps to do…
Why the Cheapest Inspector is Often Not the Best

Why the Cheapest Inspector is Often Not the Best

Home inspections are a stressful part of any home-buying process.…
10 Common Issues Found on Home Inspections and What To Do

10 Common Issues Found on Home Inspections and What To Do

When you've been in the home inspection business as long as we…
Homeowner Resources for New Jacksonville, FL Residents

Homeowner Resources for New Jacksonville, FL Residents

Moving to Jacksonville, Florida will bring some sunshine to your…

20 Home Maintenance Tips for the First-Time Home Buyer

So, you have bought your first home-- or you are considering…
First-Time Homebuyer Guide: Spring-Summer Home Tips

First-Time Homebuyer Guide: Spring-Summer Home Tips

As the weather improves, it is natural to emerge from winter…
Your Comprehensive St. Augustine Homeowners Resource Guide

Your Comprehensive St. Augustine Homeowners Resource Guide

Thinking of moving to the St. Augustine, Florida area? This southeastern…
Are You Recommending an Inspector That Protects Your Client?

Are You Recommending an Inspector That Protects Your Client?

When working with clients who are buying or selling a home, you…
Wind Mitigation and Homeowners’ Insurance

Wind Mitigation and Homeowners’ Insurance

If you live in Florida, then you have probably heard about wind…
How does cloth wiring affect homeowners’ insurance?

How does cloth wiring affect homeowners’ insurance?

A homeowners’ insurance policy is one of the best insurance…
Florida Maintenance Tips

Florida Maintenance Tips

Home maintenance is crucial for keeping a home in top value.…
How to Choose the Right Home Inspector

How to Choose the Right Home Inspector

In order to make sure that you are paying a reasonable price…