Anacortes, San Juans, Pacific Northwest Washington Home Inspections

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Home Inspector - All Islands Home Inspections
Board certified Master Home Inspector Tim Hance discusses home inspections, energy audits, real estate, and issues of concern and interest to homeowners, buyers, sellers, and the real estate industry.

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2011 

"Tim, Thanks for your very quick and professional service. You are the best." Thank you, Ken, for the great Testimonial!  I really appreciate it.  Short, sweet, and to the point.  -- Tim M. Hance ***Humorous Video Trailer of Tim Hance / All Islands Home Inspections*** ***Home Inspection Video by ...
08/23/2011
"Even if you put a gun to my head I couldn't tell you how Mr. Hance might Improve his service! I've never been more comfortable awarding a score of 10." Thanks, John, for the awesome testimonial!  Short, sweet, and definitely to the point! Tim M. Hance ***Humorous Video Trailer of Tim Hance / All...
08/23/2011
"Tim is extremely professional and easy to speak with. Questions were answered to my understanding. The report is extremely easy to read and understand. The pictures provided within the report are relevent to the information provided in the section noted. Tim was easily accessible and efficient v...
08/23/2011
The CAZ, or "Combustion Appliance Zone," is the area around any combustion appliance within or attached to a home (e.g., within the garage).  Combustion appliances are appliances that burn wood, gas, oil, etc.  It's important that these appliances are properly vented to the exterior, but that's n...
08/23/2011
Today's inspection revealed an improperly supported Jacuzzi tub.  The unit had been shimmed, which is common, but had in some way shifted.  The shims came loose and the unit sank, possibly due to vibration from the Jacuzzi unit.  This, unfortunately, resulted in a cracked tub that is likely more ...
08/23/2011
When inspecting homes in the Anacortes, Washington area and the San Juan Islands, I often run across siding that has loose nails.  The nails are literally coming out of the walls, some falling on the ground!  These loose nails typically present on the highest exposure sides of the home (e.g., the...
08/23/2011
All Islands Home Inspections is proud to serve all of Skagit County, including Burlington and Mount Vernon, Washington.  A resident of NW Washington since 1980, Tim Hance is University of Washington educated and very familiar with the unique environment of inland Mount Vernon and Burlington and h...
08/22/2011
All Islands Home Inspections is proud to serve all of Whidbey Island, including Oak Harbor and Clinton, WA.  A resident of NW Washington since 1980, Tim Hance is University of Washington educated and very familiar with the unique environment of Whidbey Island and how homes perform over time in an...
08/22/2011
One issue I commonly discover when performing home inspections comes to light when a new roof is installed.  The roofing contractor offers to install a continuous ridge vent for a home that has existing soffit and gable vents.  This is great because ridge vents combined with soffit vents are the ...
08/22/2011
All Islands Home Inspections is proud to serve all of Lopez Island with top notch home inspection and energy audit services.  A resident of the San Juans since 1980, Tim Hance is very familiar with the unique environment of the San Juans and how homes perform over time within the islands.  All Is...
08/21/2011
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http://www.allislandsinspections.com If you want a Home Inspector that's so thorough you won't get stuck buying the "Money Pit," then you need Tim Hance of All Islands Home Inspections working for you. Over the last 8 years, we've protected more than 3,200 home buyers, just like you, from getting stuck with 'unexpected post-closing expenses!' We'll deliver your inspection report no later than 9:00am the next day- or same day if required- and include color photographs of the issues we've uncovered. We also include, at no additional charge, a Structural Pest Inspection with every Home Inspection. So don't wait, schedule your Home Inspection today and get the Peace of Mind you deserve when buying your next home! (360) 298-1163