Reuben's Home Inspection Blog
Starting this year, I’m going to begin recommending two new inspection services in addition to standard home inspections; sewer scans and level 2 chimney inspections.[...]read more
I'm not saying these items should be negotiated, but these are common items that get negotiated, and I don't think any of these things are unreasonable.[...]read more
These are things that come up during home inspections that should not lead to price reductions, nor should they lead to repair requests for the seller.[...]read more
When a home inspector finds defects during a home inspection, there are four choices for a buyer: renegotiate the price, cancel the purchase agreement, ask the seller to perform repairs, or do nothing.[...]read more
The first thing to know about these faucets is that there is no need for an exterior vacuum breaker.[...]read more
I’ve compiled new-construction defect photos from the past six years into this one gigantic blog post. If you’re in the market for a new home and you’re not sure if a home inspection is worth doing, please look through these photos. If[...]read more
I'm just going to come right out and say that if you're a home inspector, the Surveymaster is the moisture meter of choice. Ask a room full of home inspectors what moisture meter they use, and at least half[...]read more
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This is a blog about home inspections and home related topics in the Minneapolis / Saint Paul areas. I try to focus on topics and issues, rather than stories and anecdotes... but you'll still find a few of those. To subscribe to this blog, sign up below.
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