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.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
A Clayton NC Home Inspection last week turned up several minor issues and one structural problem. When inspecting the crawl space we noted the soil around a block pier was cracked and slightly lower than the surrounding soil. The pier was slightly leaning and it was no longer in contact with the ...
04/09/2009
Would it not be nice if all of your clients prepared their houses to sell quickly? Even FSBO Home Inspections should be done (best to work with an agent though). We completed a pre-listing Home Inspection in Raleigh last week and found a lot of rotten exterior trim, some siding issues and the oth...
04/07/2009
We completed another Raleigh Home Inspection on a home built in the mid 1980's. Typically houses of this age have exterior wood decay issues; this Raleigh Home Inspection validated that. The siding had swollen areas at joints and nail heads affecting approximately 20% of the house while approxima...
04/05/2009
This home was built in the late 1990's and overall looked good other than one big issue.  Our Home Inspection in Clayton NC turned up a very wet crawl space.  Not just around the perimeter, it was damp in many areas throughout with several puddles.  Not from plumbing leaks, this was due to water ...
03/21/2009
Clear Choice Home Inspections completed another Foreclosure Home Inspection a few days ago. This home was in pretty good condition cosmetically. Other than the typical items, the HVAC system did not function properly. We recommended an evaluation by a licensed mechanical contractor to determine t...
03/20/2009
  We completed a Wake Forest NC Home Inspection today on a brand new custom-built home.  Very nice house with the typical flaws and three worth mentioning.  1) soil and foundation wall damp in crawl space due to discharge of a downspout combined with a flat lot, 2) plumber ruined some of the bloc...
03/12/2009
Clear Choice Home Inspections performed a Benson NC Home Inspection today and found the typical minor issues and one surprise. Home was only 8 years old but the HVAC was not functioning properly. Investigating further as a Benson Home Inspector should, we found the service panel had been removed ...
03/11/2009
Clear Choice Home Inspections completed another home inspection in Raleigh NC this week. Beautiful home - new interior paint, hardwoods just refinished and very clean. Had the usual minor problems and three more significant issues. 1) soil in crawl space was wet and there were a few puddles on to...
03/10/2009
We have done quite a few home inspections in Wake Forest NC lately - several in Heritage. Clear Choice Home Inspections is based out of Clayton NC but we travel all over Wake and Johnston Counties plus borders of the other counties. This was a custom built home and had very nice details. Some cha...
03/04/2009
We completed a Clayton NC Home Inspection yesterday and found the heating system to be in need of repair. The temperature split for this heat pump was inadequate and we told the client a mechanical contractor needed to evaluate the unit. During this Home Inspection we found several other items th...
03/03/2009
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