Ask the Inspector: Enhancing your gas furnace’s efficiency
Troubleshooting problems with heating and air conditioning systems
Ask the Inspector: Selecting a wood-burning fireplace
Maintenance keeps gas, wood-burning fireplaces clean and safe
The truth about checking windows during a home inspection
Tips for maintaining appliances
Why your windows sweat
Finishing basement adds value, space
Ask the Inspector: Fire detectors
Seasonal home maintenance checklist
How to tell what type of roof material you have on your house
Elements that can affect the lifespan of your home’s roof
Choosing the right roofing materials for your house
Check the insurability of your roof
Plumbing inspections look for water leaks in pipes
Get your sprinkler system, hose bibs ready for winter
Evalutating a home that relies on a groundwater well
How a pre-sale inspection can protect your equity and save you time
Foundations move with changes in weather, property grades
Checking a foundation for cracks for structural concerns
Wood, vinyl, aluminum siding: pros and cons
Best materials for building or updating a deck
Annual safety check for your deck
Why AmeriSpec checks every visible outlet
Testing a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlets
AmeriSpec reports highlight inspection details
Answers to the questions that buyers, sellers and brokers ask us most.
Easy-to-understand definitions of the terms we use in our home inspection reports.
The guidelines we follow, from the American Society of Home Inspectors.
A humorous look at some of the more unusual issues we’ve found in inspections.