Raleigh Home Inspection Blog

Home Inspector - Clear Choice Home Inspections, Inc
This blog is intended for consumers interested in Raleigh Home Inspections and Clayton NC Home Inspector (of course, we inspect all of Wake and Johnston Counties). Home inspection topics will include foundation and structural issues, radon testing, why would one inspect a brand new house, first time buyers, home inspections foreclosure properties and general Raleigh real estate inspection topics.



  This poor house.  Only 7 years old and due to the poor location of gutter downspouts (at least it had gutters), a large amount of water has been entering the crawl space at the right font of the house.  Our Raleigh home inspection noted that this water ran toward the right rear corner.  At the ...
We were hired as a Clayton NC Home Inspector to inspect a home for its one year warranty. This house was built well and we only found 12 items that needed attention. The most significant item we found as a Clayton NC Home Inspector was a problem with the flashing where the garage roof joined the ...
Our Raleigh NC home inspector completed an inspection in Four Oaks NC today.  It had the typical issues but the big item was the massive termite infestation on the girders and joists in the crawl space.  This photo shows only a small portion of the infestation.  My screwdriver popped through the ...
Our company was hired as a home inspector in 27519 zip code for a builder one year warranty inspection. Additional information can be viewed here.This was a large house in Cary NC and the owner had us test for Radon too (results not in yet). The highlight of this home inspection was that they had...
We inspected a beautiful home (2,800 sq ft ranch) today in Raleigh 27610. It had several significant items: shingles cracked and gaps revealing the roofing paper below, puddles in the crawl space and general dampness, foundation wall that was leaning and had loose blocks as noted in the crawl spa...
We inspected a one year old house today in Raleigh NC (27616) and surprised the owner. We were hired to perform a Raleigh Home Inspection and found about 20 items that need repair. The most interesting one is that both air handlers in the attic had large holes in them (about 3 inches by 16 inches...
Need a home inspector 27520? That is Clayton NC and we are based out of Clayton. We've been in the 27520 zip code since 1995. Our home inspection services are top notch and we also cover all of Wake and Johnston Counties. If you need a home inspector in 27520, visit us today here. Read our other ...
When inspecting a foreclosure, the best scenario is for the utilities to be on - power, water, gas (if applicable). This way, when we do your home inspection, we can fully evaluate all of the systems and components. We did a home inspection in Apex NC last week and it did not have power or water ...
Clear Choice Home Inspections inspected another home in Raleigh NC. This was a 1950's house and it looked ok from the outside - new roof, decent siding, interior was pretty decent too. The crawl space in this home revealed a different story. Massive damage from wood destroying insects (read: term...
We inspected a two-year old, 1,100 sq ft town home in Apex NC today and were surprised to find nearly 20 items that needed repair. A hallway smoke detector that was not tied to the others, outdoor receptacles that were not GFCI protected, a toilet that ran, damp soil and foundation wall in the cr...

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