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Your New Hampshire and Vermont - Home Energy Consultant/Commercial Properties Inspections, Dale Baker
I'm Dale Baker,owner and operator of Baker Home Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections
Serving home buyers and sellers.I help open the door to your home security.Certified Home Inspector. Training: Graduated from Foley Belsaw Institute,Advanced Home Inspection course with Profession Home Inspection Institute.
95 Hours. or more Continuing education courses a year.U.S. Small Business Administration Certificate for completing Small Business Primer.
The inspection that I do, is a visual examination of the physical structure(exterior and interior) from the top of the chimney to the basement floor,and all systems and visual components in between.
My reputation is important to me.You can be certain that I want to perform an inspection we will both be proud of. ( Total Dedication and Loyalty to my Clients,Only! ) Confidential Representation to You Only. Your report in your hands with in 48 hours.I hope you will be added to my list of savvy and satisfied home buyers. Call or e-mail me directly for more information or to schedule an inspection.
I take a progressive approach to your home inspection so you will have the information that you will need to determine if your potential home is the right one for you and your family! I will look at it as if some one in my family was going to live there.
I donot pay real estate agents,brokers or any other person(s) for referring me to their clients nor do I pay them money to be listed as a preferred provider.
I am not in the business of home repair and donotbenefitfinancially from the repair of any defects noted in my inspection report.
My company is locally owned and is not a franchise. Areas of Expertise: Existing homes,new homes,manufactured homes.
I abide by NACHI's Code of Ethics. I follow NACHI's Standard of Practice. I have taken NACHI'S Standards of Practice Quiz. All Safety Concerns will be addressed immediately. You can count on me to listen to your concerns about your Home Inspection.
A Energy Audit or Commercial Property Inspection by Dale will give you peace of mind, so you and your family can enjoy the things you like to do!
When it's time for Your Home Energy Audit or a Commercial Property Inspection. Call Baker Home Energy Audit/Commercial Properties Inspections to schedule, Your Home Energy Audit or Commercial Property Inspection.
I hold the Number One spot on the overall first page for New Hampshire Real Estate Professionals and the Number One spot on the New Hampshire and Vermont Home Inspector's page's here in the ActiveRain Real Estate and Networking blogging community!
Baker Home Energy Audit/Commercial Properties Inspections Blog can help You, Thank You for visiting, and its a pleasure to have you stop by, my little ole Blogging Homestead. I've done my best to keep my blog posts simple and straightforward. I've cove-rd everything from basic home safety, regular homemaintenance, Home Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections.
You'll be able to find out about basic household emergencies, plumbing, electrical, and all other things you and your family should be will aware of within your home. Please keep in mind that the blog posts are not a repair manual. And if your home should have a problem come up, then you really should contact the right professional, for that component.
Baker Home Energy Audit/Commercial Properties Inspections Blog can help You, What my blog posts are really all about, is to help you understand about the many components of your home, and what to look for and how to avoid the basic problems that can occur around your home.
With all of that in mind, I'd like to Thank You once again for choosing to visit my little ole Blogging Homestead. Please feel free to share with your friends, and come back as often, as you would like.
Baker Home Energy Audit/Commercial Properties Inspections Blog can help You, and of course, if you should have any questions about your home and would like me to inspect your home to help you avoid the critical problems that inevitably and eventually strike most homeowners, be sure to give me a call or send off an e-maill my way. I can help you better understand your home and address potential problems before they become serious ones.
I'm a Certified Professional Energy Auditer and Commercial Properties Inspector, and you can rest easy knowing that after I've examined your home, you'll get a full report presented in a clear, complete and professional manner.
I'll take the appropriate measures to make sure that you are very familiar with the home and the condition of its major components.
Baker Home Energy Audit/Commercial Properties Inspections Blog can help You, home ownership is a wonderful experience, but its not without its pitfalls. The good news is that the right information can help to ensure that the pitfalls are minimized and truly maximize the enjoyment of your home, for you and your family.
Thank You once again for visiting my little ole Blogging Homestead, I hope you find the blog posts to be helpful.
Highly important notice to all the spammers, scammers, penny pumpers and dumpers. You'll sure not get any respect on my blog. Don't even bother submitting any of your fraudulent or any of your misleading bull information on my blog. Any piece of unwanted content submitted on my blog sure can and will be removed at the sole discretion of Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections.
A good Energy link for you and the kids, the following link will open into a new window: www.energyhog.org
If you would like, you can also find my blog posts on Localism This link will open into a new window for your convenience
I hope you and your family always have a fun and safe day!
Disclaimer: Any of the information herein may come from various sources, some of which may not be reliable and may change without any kind of notice. Dale Baker does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for the accuracy of the information in this blog and the information provided is without any kind of warranties, either express or implied. The information on this blog represents the opinions and ideas of the author; comments left by others may not express the views of the author. Dale Baker Owner: Baker Home Energy Audit and Commercial Properties Inspections. Copyright 2010 By Dale Baker-all rights reserved.
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Disclaimer: Dale Baker Owner of Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspectionsdisclaims liability for any damages or losses, direct or indirect that may result from use of, or reliance on, any information contained in my blog posts, or for the accuracy of comments or opinions expressed by visitors to my blog. The information contained in my blog posts/articles are deemed reliable but is not guaranteed, and the opinions expressed in these blog posts/articles, other than those in the comments from other individuals, are mine. Nothing in any of my blog posts/articles or this profile page is deemed to be giving legal advice. Please consult with an attorney or other appropriate professional if you should have a legal, tax, mortgage or other questions.
Come and visit New Hampshire.... New Hampshire was chosen as the Most Livable State in America! And the Fifth Healthiest State in America! Whether you are relocating to New Hampshire or already live in New Hampshire and you are seeking to have an Energy Audit or Commercial Property Inspection contact me, it would also be my pleasure to show you the New Hampshire Advantage.
Baker Home Energy Audit/Commercial Properties Inspections Blog is part of the Active Rain Real Estate Network, which is a social community network made up mostly of Professionals in the Real Estate Industry.
In case you did not notices, all of the graphics's and images that I used on my home page, and on my blog post pages. Has messages that will appear, when you move your cursor over them. Why not have a little fun and read them.
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Scan my QR Box with your smart phone to have my contact info on hand!
Residential Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections
I only use high-tech inspection equipment.I maintain a high-tech office environment with state-of-the-art computers,copiers and high-end printers! I produce comprehensive,high quality computerized reports with digital photos! Knowledge is power and my inspections give you the facts you need to be an informed buyer. You will learn which items may need attention and whether something is a major concern or simply cosmetic.
Although not required, it would be good that you attend the inspection so that you can get a clear explanation of the condition of the structure, observe the systems. The typical home inspection takes approximately 2-3 hours depending on the size and condition of the house.
As a buyer,you should require an inspection at the time you make a formal offer.Make sure the Purchase and Sales Agreement( Contract )you are signing has an home inspection contingency.Then,arrange for me or an inspector of your choosing to inspect the property.Following this you should pay close attention to the inspection report.If you arent comfortable with what I find,you should ask that the seller correct the problems before your closing,negotiate a lower purchase price or obtain better terms to compensate.
Let me inject some age old reality. As many good and ethical Real Estate Listing and Buyer Agents as there are out there a few ruin it for the rest. My experience has shown that when Real Estate Agents try rushing the inspector,start disputing the inspector's findings while on site,question the inspector's work at the site or off, I am left with the feeling that they are truely NOT representing you the Buyer but are more interested in the sale and commission! Even Agents with many years of experience. In my opinion,a good Buyer Agent will support his or her's client's wishes and if an inspector finds problems with a property the Buyer Agent should achnowledge such,not dispute it! If problems exist,what's there to dispute?
Is your Buyer Agent representing YOU Only or Not? Stay sharp and good luck! Getting a home inspection? Good idea.
But don't forget to get a neighborhood inspection too. Let www.NeighborhoodEnvironmental.com research your city and send you a report which includes everything from the status of local hazardous waste sites to health risks specific to your neighborhood.
Konwledge is Your Power For The Freedom of a Worry- Free Home!
SPECIAL NOTE TO U.S. MILITARY PERSONNEL: If you are a veteran returning from a tour of duty in Iraq or Afghanistan, it is my honor to inspect your new stateside home - with the full amount of services offered by my company - with $75.00 off my fee. Please arrange for this special just for you at the time that you set up the appointment for the inspection.
The Top 5 Areas of inspection: Roof Structure, Foundatation/Structure/Drainage,Heating/Cooling,Electrical,Plumbing.
Electrical Accessible wiring from the Street to the Meter and Service Panel; Main Disconnect and Service Amperage, Electrical Panels, Breakers and / or Fuses, Grounding and Bonding, GFCI's and AFCI's
List of some of my Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today- Blog topic's your going to find at my little ole Blogging Homestead!
This is just the tip of the Iceberg of topic's!
You will find over 500 blog post, as of 14 June 2009!
02/17/2009 Do Homebuyer's need a Home Inspection?-Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/15/2009 What are AFCI Breakers?-Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/14/2009 Before Closeing on that Dream Home-Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/14/2009 New Construction Attic-Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/14/2009 New Construction - Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/09/2009 Causes of Roof Ice Dams Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/07/2009 Bad Receptacle Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/07/2009 Roof Ice Dams Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/07/2009 Crawl Space Hidden Hazards Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today
02/06/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Bad Circuit Breaker
02/04/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Electric Service Panel- Part 1
02/03/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Electric Service Panel- Part 2
02/01/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Hot Water Tank (Part 4)
01/31/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Hot Water Tank (Part 3)
01/31/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Hot Water Tank (Part 2)
01/29/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today Hot Water Tank (Part 1)
01/28/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today: Downspouts
01/27/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today: Things that happen today- 27 Jan.
01/26/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today: Roof Aged Covering
01/25/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today: Roof Soft Spots
01/25/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today: A Safety Issue Cover Plate
01/25/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today: Down with Horse Tax!
01/24/2009 Baker Home Inspection Eyes For Today - Sump Pump
I'll be adding links, to some of my posts written for First Time Home Buys, and folks that are even buying their second home. To maker easyer for you to find them (the links will open in a new window):
I have also created the Home Inspector's Knowledge network.
(If your going to be relocating to anywere around the San Antonio, Texas, Hill Country area. I would recommend, that you use my good friend Carl Winters - owner of Complete Inspection Service, to do your Home Inspection. You can find him here in the ActiveRain Real Estate Networking community. His username is: realestestateinspector. Carl is a very upstanding guy. Be sure to visit Carl and Ceil's blog home, they both write really fine posts that you can learn a wide range of information from. And you sure will not find anyone that knows The Texas Hill Country better than the both of them do. You have my word on that!)
(Also if you are thinking of relocating to the Texas Hill Country, and you should need to get ahold of the best Septie Guy in the area! Then you'll want to call David Winters, owner of Septic / All Por Pumping 830-935-2477, They are #1 in the #2 Business! -You have my word on that!)
Disclaimer:Any of the information herein may come from various sources, some of which may not be reliable and may change without any kind of notice. Dale Baker does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for the accuracy of the information in this blog and the information provided is without any kind of warranties, either express or implied. The information on this blog represents the opinions and ideas of the author; comments left by others may not express the views of the author. Dale Baker Owner: Baker Home Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections. Copyright 2011 By Dale Baker-all rights reserved.
Copyright photos, Graphics and Videos by Dale Baker, all rights reserved and may not be reproduced without the written permission of Baker Home Energy Audit and Commercial Properties Inspections. If Permission is granted, you will need to link back tomy website and/or blog providing your site is appropriate for all ages. Property and Copyright 1980-2011 by Baker Home Energy Audit and Commercial Properties Inspections. Thank you for respecting my creative expression and not plagiarizing.
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Some Testimonials from Clints
Dale,thanks for being so thorugh with our home inspection.We will definitely pass along your card to others we know. Thanks for such a detailed report. Best of luck and thank you again.
Dave T. Home buyer
Dale, I like the report you did for us it was vevry good and the photos help a lot thank you.
Sam H. Home Buyer
Dale Thank you so very much for your service. I am definitely going to refer you to everyone I know or meet that is purchasing a home. I feel like you truly did your job by pointing out anything and everything that was a problem or could be a potential problem.
I also really appreciated the maintenance list. Those are things that are very important to a first time home buyer. I had a lot of make sure of this and look at this and check on that from family and friends. They all love me very much and want to help me make the very best decisions possible. My family have look the report over and are completely satisfied! Once again thank you Dale so much. You really made me feel much better and incredibly well informed going into the purchase of this home.
Thank You Again Anne
Dale My wife and I want thank you so very much for the home inspection report you did for us. The report and photos saved us some money. You did a very good job for us. We will tell all of our friends that think about buying a home to use you for a home inspection and how you helped us.
Bob and Anne J.
Dale, We want to thank you from our harts for the very thorugh home inspection you just did for us. Your report has gave us so much peace of mind. We are going to buy the house. We will definitely tell all of our friends about you. And how you worked so hard on the inspection of our home.
Tommy and Deb K.
Thank you for the very thorough inspection of the house. Especially taking the time to check the roof very closely. The most alarming point seemed to be the electrical. As you probably know better than anyone, electrical problems are a very huge safety risk.
Again, thank you Dale for the fine inspection job you did, although we did not get to meet you personally, we enjoyed reading the detailed report and we will recommend your services to anyone in the future.
I want every one to know we where very impressed with the aervice you provided us inspecting our new home. Dale found a number of issues that could have been our problem to correct, after the closing that would have cost us a lot to fix. We would enthusiastically endorse employing Dale for any home inspection you would need.
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