Let’s make this simple. Yes. The 1-Year Builders Warranty Home Inspection is worth your time and money. The cost of an inspection is minuscule compared to the cost of the home and any repairs that might be discovered which fall under your warranty — which is basically everything. Why you need a home inspection on a new home Many people …
Common Defects Found in the 1-Year Warranty Inspection
You bought a new home. It’s perfect. No issues. Right? Well, after a few months, you start to notice little things here and there. It’s natural. But as your 1-year builders inspection starts to come to its expiration date, it’s a great idea to have an expert come in and check for common defects found in a 1-year warranty inspection. …
New Home Myths: Why You Need a Warranty Inspection
You built a brand new home. So you might be asking why you need a warranty inspection. The reason is simple: prevention. Prevent something small today from turning into a nightmare later. Prevent the frustration of getting defects fixed before your warranty expires. Prevent a gap in the documentation from creating headaches later when trying to get things fixed. Below …
What’s Covered in a Builder’s Warranty
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 6, But I Can’t See or Smell It
Can’t see or smell mold? You may still have it. Mold can grow in isolation. Despite being undetectable by your nose, chemicals can still get in your lungs.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 5, Bleach Kills Mold Right?
Chemicals like Bleach are biocides – they kill life in general. Clean shower mildew with bleach. Anything else requires a professional.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 4, Using a DYI Mold Kit
If you’re headed to a big box hardware store for a DIY mold test kit, stop. They’re a waste of money. Here are several reasons to consider…
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 3, Types of Testing for Mold
There are several ways to test for mold in a home. The method used depends on the activity and type of mold we’re looking for. Part 3 of a 7 part series.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 2, Our Homes Trap Moisture
To bring down utility bills, builders made our homes so tight that nothing was getting in, or out! We were trapping moisture. Part 2 of a 7 part series.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 1, Moisture in Our Homes
Moisture sources in Arizona homes: air conditioners, showers, dish washers and general water use, and their contribution to mold. Part 1 of a 7 part series.
Manufactured Homes Foundation Certification Requirements
Learn what’s required by HUD/FHA and by engineers, differences between Certification of Affixed & Foundation Certification, and how much you’ll likely pay.