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Sellers Prepare for your Virginia Beach Home Inspection

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As a home seller there are a few things to remember when you get ready to have your home inspection in Virginia Beach. Safe House Property Inspections performs home inspection in Hampton Roads and has a few tips for you in this short video. \

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Virginia Beach Home Inspection Pic of the Day

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This pic was taken at today’s home inspection in Virginia Beach. The condensate line at the evaporator coil was draining into the crawlspace. Adding additional moisture to an environment like a crawlspace can create some unwanted conditions as seen in the next picture.    The Virginia Beach home inspector “Pic of the Day” will highlight […]

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Chesapeake Home Inspection Pic of the Day

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This plumbing vent stack was found during a Chesapeake home inspection. This was a flipped house where an addition was put on without extending or moving the vent another location. Can you imagine the fresh morning air you would enjoy when opening this window. The Virginia Beach home inspector “Pic of the Day” will highlight […]

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Helpful Household Tips From the Virginia Beach Home Inspector

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Here are a few helpful household tricks to keep in mind courtesy of the Virginia Beach home inspector.

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Virginia Beach Home Inspector AC Condenser Maintenance

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It’s that time of year where the temperatures start to rise. Here’s a quick video from the Virginia Beach home inspector regarding AC condenser maintenance. It is always recommended that you also have a qualified HVAC technician service your system regularly to ensure efficient service.

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Roof Stains

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Question For the Virginia Beach Home Inspector: We have streaks on our roof and want to know what can be done about them?   Virginia Beach Home Inspector Answer: If unsightly black areas have appeared on your roof, you could think an expensive new roofing job is coming your way. Contrary to what most people […]

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Window Issue at Virginia Beach Home Inspection

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Here’s a problem being found more often during Virginia Beach home inspections. The issue is when the sun strikes the low-E windows and the reflection hits the vinyl siding which causes it to become hot enough to melt and distort.

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Question For The Virginia Beach Home Inspector

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Question: How do you calculate how much paint you will need for a room? Answer: Painting your home’s interior is not only a lot of work, it’s expensive. And because the color must be custom-mixed in some cases, you want to be sure you buy enough. A second problem with paint: You’ll have to store […]

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Multipurpose Use Is Not Always A Good Idea

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Extending drain lines from your the downspouts on your house is always recommended. Keeping water away from you foundation is key to prevent damage. Now draining all the rain water from your roof into your neighbor’s yard might not be the best solution for neighborhood relationships. On this Virginia Beach home inspection there was a […]

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Virginia Beach Home Inspector Adds Even More Value

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Virginia Beach home inspection company Safe House Property Inspections continues to add additional value with every home inspection performed in Hampton Roads. To find out more information regarding this new program visit the following link to Safe House Property Inspections. Virginia Beach Home Inspection Value

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