Winter Home Maintenance Tips

As winter approaches, your home is susceptible to more hazardous conditions. This includes pipes freezing, damage from the cold weather, and high heating costs. If the home is not prepared properly, the value of the home can decrease due to wear and tear. Staying...

Is your Home Protected from Catastrophic Water Damage?

In the wake of the terrible damage throughout the eastern third of the US caused by hurricane Sandy, it is necessary to stress the need for flood insurance for homeowners. While it is true that such a massive storm is rare, occurring perhaps once in a lifetime, the...

Household Hazards

By: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors This list of terms covers most of the common household dangers likely to be encountered by InterNACHI inspectors. algae: microorganisms that may grow to colonies in damp environments, including certain...

Attached Garage Fire Hazards

by Nick Gromicko, Rob London and Kenton Shepard The purpose of this article is twofold. First, at InterNACHI, we’d like you to take measures to keep your garage free from fire. Fortunately, there are ways this can be done, some of which are described below. Secondly,...

Spring Home Maintenance Tips

Spring season is a great opportunity to get outdoors and fix up your home after a long, cold winter. There will be parts of your home, both inside and out, that need some TLC, especially if you want to keep your home nice and prepare it for a buyer. Spring cleaning...