Spring Into Action: Home Maintenance

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Amateur Workmanship. When something looks like an amateur did it, that means an amateur did it, even ifrepparttar perpetrator was paid for his work! When amateurs do things,repparttar 100125 materials are often improper forrepparttar 100126 intended purpose or of poor quality. Many times they are both. Seldom are proper permits pulled or inspections performed when work is performed by amateurs. Amateur work is also difficult to maintain. Amateur work andrepparttar 100127 people who perform it always complicate a closing.

Wood Rot. Closing contracts sure would be simpler without wood rot. It sure would be nice to see a home listed that said "clear WDO on file". Consider doingrepparttar 100128 WDO inspection atrepparttar 100129 time of listing to greatly reducerepparttar 100130 greatest challenge in Florida real estate. The act of selling real estate can be made simpler, more enjoyable, and more profitable by educating buyers and sellers about preventative maintenance. Spring is a time of renewal - renew your interest in home care and take a few simple steps to keep safe, comfortable, and ready for some summer sun!

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Wally Conway is President of Florida HomePro Inspections, and has recently written a book entitled "Secrets of the Happy Home Inspector", available at GoHomePro.com. As a speaker, writer, and instructor, Wally blends the right amount of up-to-date information with just the right amount of humor, insight, motivation, and real-world application. Visit WallyConway.com for more information!


Peace of Mind for Home Inspections: Choose the Right Inspector!

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Ask whenrepparttar report will be delivered. Oftenrepparttar 100124 buying decision is time critical, you want to be sure you will receive your completed report in time to read, review, and respond. The best companies can deliverrepparttar 100125 report to you right atrepparttar 100126 home asrepparttar 100127 inspection is completed.

Doesrepparttar 100128 completed report include photographs? Oftenrepparttar 100129 report will contain descriptions of damage or defect in locations ofrepparttar 100130 home that onlyrepparttar 100131 inspector was able to access, like rooftops or crawl spaces. You will want pictures of these areas to make your understanding ofrepparttar 100132 scope and location ofrepparttar 100133 damage clear. It also makes repairs simpler to get estimated when a photograph is available. Lastly, be sure to attendrepparttar 100134 home inspection, watchrepparttar 100135 process, and ask lots of questions -repparttar 100136 history of your home will unfold before your very eyes! St. Johns County, as well asrepparttar 100137 rest of our beautiful area, is rich in homes and heritage, and your home inspector can help you to knowrepparttar 100138 past and enjoyrepparttar 100139 future in your new home.

Copyright Florida HomePro, Inc. and Wallace J. Conway. All rights in all media reserved.

Wally Conway is President of Florida HomePro Inspections, and has recently written a book entitled "Secrets of the Happy Home Inspector", available at GoHomePro.com. As a speaker, writer, and instructor, Wally blends the right amount of up-to-date information with just the right amount of humor, insight, motivation, and real-world application. Visit WallyConway.com for more information!


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