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Home Inspector - Reading, Pottstown, Norristown, Philadelphia
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Royersford Home Inspector Could have Prevented House Fire! As a Home Inspector in Royersford, I've heard my fair share of stories where people buy homes, skip calling the home inspector, and end up with serious problems.  It doesn't always end up in disaster, but very often these homeowners disco...
03/13/2016
What's the Big Deal?  Just Change the Date! I did a Home Inspection in Morgantown, PA back in early October of last year and the client, in addition to requesting a home inspection, needed to have me do a WDI (wood-destroying insect inspection) to satisfy the FHA Mortgage company's requirements f...
03/02/2016
Mid-Winter Vacation in Aruba good for the Soul (and Productivity)!  My wife and I just got back from spending a nice, full week in Aruba and I feel great!   There's nothing quite like a mid-winter vacation in Aruba to get your body recharged.  It's good for the soul... and productivity!    I typi...
02/29/2016
Home Inspection in Pottstown reveals Hard Water Issues I was at a home inspection in Pottstown last week for James, a homeowner that was getting ready to sell his home that he bought 18 years ago as a new construction.   Jim has maintained his home quite well over the years but had a reoccuring i...
02/28/2016
Staying Safe in Subzero Temps! Over the weekend, we had some record cold here in the Northeast- especially difficult with the winds gusts of 20-30mph.   I had a few home inspections in Reading, PA and it got me thinking of ways of staying safe in subzero temps!  I found these 10 tips on the RedCr...
02/15/2016
When it's Chilly on Valentine's Day... Walk like Penguins in Love! We're having sub-zero temperatures here and  I do home inspections in Reading, PA whether it's snowing out or 100 degrees.  and I was remembering what they say when it's icy out- walk like a Penguin!  This just means to keep your ...
02/14/2016
Home Inspector in Phoenixville finds Flooring Defects in New Home As a home inspector in Phoenixville, I have customers call my office every now and then and ask if they really need a home inspection if the house they are buying is new construction.   It's always a good idea to have a home inspec...
02/13/2016
Pottstown Home Inspector is Baaaack! Has it really been... 3 years?   It really has!  Wow, time really does fly by!  I was blogging almost daily on home inspections in Pottstown and industry news, local events, and some other fun, informative topics. I realized today just how much I missed it!   ...
02/12/2016
How will I get paid as a 203K Contractor? (Philadelphia) As a 203K Consultant and Home Inspector in the Philadelphia area, I often get asked how the 203K contractor will get paid during the 203K process.A 203k loan is an FHA Loan that allows you to purchase a home that needs $5,000 or more in ren...
05/16/2012
Water Testing in Reading, PA With a number homes around the Reading, PA area still using private wells, I get a lot of requests for water testing and people don't always know which water tests they need. Most of my clients that are purchasing a home get a basic water test called an FHA/VA test.  ...
05/07/2012
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David Artigliere

ARTI Home Inspections, ASHI Certified Home Inspect