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Home Inspection Blog

We at J and J Home Inspections strive to provide you with the information you need to keep your home safe and secure all year long.  Whether you’re looking for confirmation that your new home is good quality, or just want to know how to maintain the quality of your biggest investment for the long run, you’ll find everything you need right here on our blog.

Feel free to get involved and leave your thoughts and questions.  We want to hear what you have to say!  And, if you want a professional to inspect every aspect of your home, please get in touch for a free quote.

How to Prepare Your Home for April Showers (and Beyond)

Everyone loves the warmer weather arriving – it’s finally time to head outside, light up the grill, and enjoy the great outdoors. However, spring and summer also bring the threat of the storm season. Being [...]

Prevention, Upkeep|

8 Home Inspection Red Flags

As any experienced home buyer will tell you, every house has its issues. Whether it’s that room that’s not quite the right color, a window that needs re-caulking, or a backyard that requires some landscaping, [...]

Home Inspections|

Mold and Your House: The Basics

Mold! It’s an issue that nobody really wants to talk about, but mold can have a huge impact on your home and quality of life. Beyond unpleasant appearances and odors, mold can cause a variety [...]

Winter Weather Checklist

With winter in full swing, it’s important to know how to protect your home from the cold temperatures and winter storms ahead. As always, it’s much better to be prepared than to discover costly damage [...]

How To Avoid Holiday Hazards

While the holidays are a beautiful and festive time, they’re also a time of the year when many home accidents happen. In fact, the holiday season alone accounts for nearly 1/3 of all home fires, [...]

Prevention, Safety Hazards|

Should I test for radon during my home inspection?

Radon – most of us have heard of it but don’t necessarily know what it is. However, much like carbon monoxide and other potential home dangers, it’s important to have radon tests conducted, especially during [...]

Fall Home Checklist

With fall finally here, everyone is feeling slightly festive. However, fall means a lot more for homeowners than pumpkins, football, and holidays. Now is the perfect time to give your home a once-over to avoid [...]

Prevention, Upkeep|

5 Biggest Home Inspection Mistakes

Buying a home is a huge investment and can be overwhelming at times. Many first-time homebuyers aren’t familiar with the entire process, particularly the home inspection stage. While there’s a lot of information about home [...]

Home Inspections, Prevention|

Carbon Monoxide: How to Protect Yourself

  Carbon monoxide. It’s a scary phrase that most of us know is bad news, but not everyone knows exactly what it is or how to detect it in their home. However, it’s important to [...]

Should you get a Home Inspector Suggested by an Agent?

During the home-buying process, it’s crucial for a buyer to make sure the property is in excellent condition. The only way to do this is to hire a qualified home inspector to scrutinize the home [...]

Home Inspections, Selling|