Getting Ready For The Home Inspector

Home inspections are very common when people are deciding on whether or not to purchase a home. If you are selling yours, the odds are high that the potential buyer will have a home inspector check out the house before they close on it. The potential buyer may hire someone to do a very detailed home inspection. It is not that uncommon for radon inspections in Cincinnati to occur, or termite inspections when someone is deciding to buy a home, but normally it will be a more general inspection. Luckily there are several things you can do yourself to make sure your home will pass this general home inspection with flying colors. Here are three important ones. Things To Work

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Two Important Things Looked For During Home Inspections

A home inspector does his or her best to try to find problems that could prove harmful to a homeowner. While some potential problems and hazards may be visible to the naked eye, other problems may not be easy to detect with the naked eye. These include thing like radon and termites. Radon inspections in Cincinnati often turn up nothing dangerous, and termite inspections can vary from area to area, but a thorough inspection for both must be done by the home inspector to protect the current or soon to be homeowner. Both of these problems can prove quite harmful. Let’s take a look at each now. Radon Radon is a radioactive chemical gas which can be found naturally in

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Flexible Gas Connectors Running Through a Wall

Gas piping is a very important aspect that gets evaluated as part of American Verified Home Inspections thorough inspection.  Much of the gas piping is not visible behind walls and finished ceilings in the basement.  What is visible will be evaluated as part of your Cincinnati home inspection.  This picture shows a flexible gas pipe connector being run through a wall which is a safety hazard.  A solid Black iron gas pipe or CSST (Corrugated Stainless Steel) pipe should be run through walls and flooring, as these type of materials can withstand the friction caused by movement of the home, and are much less susceptible to cracking.  This flexible gas pipe connector in the photo was pointed out as a safety

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