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Things We Find: Episode 1

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 Things we find episode 1 is the first in a series of videos that will highlight some of the things we find during our Virginia Beach home inspections. So stay tuned to see what we will find next!

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Will Your Virginia Beach Home Inspector Go There?

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When you hire your Virginia Beach home inspector one thing to keep in mind is will he be able to access hard to get to areas or will they be disclaimed in the report. Of course not every attic or crawlspace is completely accessible but every effort should be made to provide a complete report. […]

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Termite Activity at a Virginia Beach Home Inspection

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Recently as I crawled under a house at Virginia Beach home inspection it was quite evident that the owners had not had the house checked for termites in quite some time, if ever. There was extensive termite activity at the sill plate, joists, and subfloor. The pictures show one of the method termites use to […]

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My Crawlspace Is Encapsulated… Or is it?

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As with almost anything else in there are multiple ways to do and describe what you have done. There is full service and do it yourself service and somewhere in between. So when I looked at the listing for a recent home inspection and saw that the crawlspace was “encapsulated” I knew the claim was […]

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Chesapeake Home Inspection – Crawlspace “Pictures of the day”

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At many Virginia Beach home inspections or anywhere else in Hampton Roads for that matter many times there is the crawlspace inspection. They are usually nasty places that nobody wants to be in and so they are pretty much ignored. The first picture shows what many crawlspaces look like. There is debris everywhere, dead rodents […]

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Virginia Beach Home Inspection “Pic of the Day” – Dryer venting

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This was the crawlspace at a Virginia Beach home inspection. The dryer vent terminated in the crawlspace and created quite a mess. You have a few issues with this setup. Moisture being blown into the crawl can cause mold issues, and all this dryer lint can also be a fire hazard. Just an example of […]

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