Raleigh Home Inspection Blog

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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.

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2008 

Our recent Home Inspection of a Selma NC house (east of Clayton NC) turned up some interesting flaws. Aside from various roofing defects (one that created a damp spot on the hall ceiling), the crawl space of this Selma NC home was the most interesting. The subfloor under the tiled master bath sho...
11/28/2008
We recently completed a pre-drywall Home Inspection in Cary NC (just outside of Raleigh NC) and discovered some surprising roofing defects.  As Raleigh NC Home Inspectors, we look carefully at roof flashings due to their importance for keeping moisture from traveling behind siding and under the r...
11/28/2008
During our latest Clayton NC Home Inspection, we inspected a brand new 3,300 sq ft house and found a wire in the main electrical panel that was overfused.  An innocent mistake, but I am glad we caught it as the breaker would not trip until the circuit saw at least 20 amps (the breaker size) and t...
11/20/2008
Clear Choice Home Inspections in Clayton NC is offering all Home Inspection clients a 20% off coupon good at participating Ace Hardware stores. When you schedule a Raleigh Home Inspection (and all other areas we cover), please mention the coupon and we'll gladly bring it to the home inspection ap...
11/12/2008
We inspected a home in Cary NC, 27513 zip, and found a bowed and cracked foundation wall.  The wall was approximately 5 feet high and the soil on the exterior was nearly to the top of the wall (interior of crawl space was at a much lower grade than the exterior).  A downspout had been dumping rig...
11/06/2008
We inspected a brand new house in Cary NC and found a few roofing flaws.  Photo taken by our home inspector shows a junction between a roof and the house siding with a heavy bead of sealer applied.  "Kickout" flashing should have been installed that would direct water away from the house siding. ...
11/05/2008
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