Reno Home Inspections & Energy Audits

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Home Inspector - Certified Structure Inspector - IOS #1730, EA #30



I believe in doing an Inspection the way I would want it done for myself. So a couple years back I started including free with my inspection a service call RecallChek, a $30 value. While at the inspection I take down the model numbers from the built in appliances, furnace, A/C, garage door opener...
I pride myself in doing a quality Home Inspection or Energy Audit. I invest in my education and always looking to advance my skills. I feel I provide a good value and offer benefits to the agents and clients that use my services. Recently I had someone ask me to perform a Home Inspection for half...
With the warm weather here we will start spending more time outdoors. One popular feature to a home can be a deck. While a deck might be a great space to enjoy the outdoors or entertain, it can be deadly. It is estimated that at least 20 million decks are in need of repair of replacement and out ...
If you’re attending the EDEXPO 2012 at the Peppermill in Reno than your probably not reading this but if you do come say hello and vote for my booth. If you’re not attending you’re missing out on some great education but also my great booth. We are here promoting our Home Inspection services as w...
According to the National Association of Realtors the green housing market is expected to increase 5 fold by 2016. These houses are selling quicker and for more money. I also know that FHA is considering factoring in the cost of energy when qualifying buyers for a home. Energy costs are often mor...
While doing research for my next trip down to Las Vegas I was excited to see they have broken ground and poured the foundation for the SkyVue observation wheel at the south end of the strip.  This wheel will be almost 500 foot tall and have air conditioned gondolas. It will be very noticeable wit...
A recent blog post here on ActiveRain by Paula McDonald brings up the importance about electrical work being done by skilled professionals only.  As a home inspector I see sub-par electrical on a regular basis. In February I posted some electrical safety tips  http://actvra.i...
Mays tips are about life expectancy of appliances in the home. While regular maintenance and care will help extend the life of your appliances and home this is not always a good thing. Older appliances can consume allot more energy than a newer appliance. Some of this is due to new technology and...


Reno, NV-775-410-4286 Inspector & Energy Auditor
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