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Kansas City home inspections, radon testing, and mold testing since 1992.
Kansas City home inspections, radon testing, and mold testing since 1992.

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"New" Ain't Necessarily So
An interesting day today inspecting furnaces. First, a vacant house had a new-ish furnace that was installed in 2016. It had stickers all over it from the local heating, cooling, and plumbing company that had installed it. They're going to have to come back...
"New" Ain't Necessarily So
"New" Ain't Necessarily So
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January is Radon Action Month
January 2018 is Kansas Radon Action Month , designed to educate
you about the dangers of radon exposure and encourage you to identify and
address radon problems in your home. Radon is a tasteless, odorless, colorless,
naturally occurring radioactive gas fou...
January is Radon Action Month
January is Radon Action Month
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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
“Most Wonderful” may be in the eye
of the beholder, but, it IS time to talk about important steps to take this
time of year. It's very important to keep the rain gutters on your house free of debris, now
that Kansas City has finally gotten some rain and bef...
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"Do I Need to Be There?"
Sometimes, clients ask if they need to attend
the Complete Home Inspection being done on the house they’re buying. No, it’s
not necessary for you to be there with me during your inspection. But, I prefer
having you follow me around in the house while I’m in...
"Do I Need to Be There?"
"Do I Need to Be There?"
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Defect of the Week
In the last week or so, two different houses were found to have roofs with asphalt shingles covering wood shingles. Sadly, I have to
tell my clients that they probably won't be able to get homeowners insurance on such a house until the roof is stripped and ...
Defect of the Week
Defect of the Week
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Not So Fast
You have to move quickly to buy a house in Kansas City as
the inventory of existing homes is tight. Your offer on a house will have competition and you may
begin to feel that you don't have time to really mull things over,
revisit a house, or check thing...
Not So Fast
Not So Fast
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Your inspection report
The written report you receive, by E-mail, following your Kansas City
home inspection will be thorough, detailed, easy-to-read, and
understandable. It's a summary of your inspection that includes a list
of recommended repairs, suggested maintenance tips,...
Your inspection report
Your inspection report
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January is Radon Month
January 2017 is both Kansas Radon Action Month and National Radon Action Month , designed to educate you about the dangers of
radon exposure and encourage you to identify and address radon problems in your home. Radon is a
tasteless, odorless, colorless, na...
January is Radon Month
January is Radon Month
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Flip-itty-doo-dah, again
Some houses marketed as having been "newly remodeled" are in the process of being "flipped" - someone bought a distressed house at a bargain price, did some fix-ups, and is now selling it to make a profit. That's fine, but you really need to make certain th...
Flip-itty-doo-dah, again
Flip-itty-doo-dah, again
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Defect of the Week
Even in the midst of this heatwave, your Complete Home Inspection will include a thorough furnace inspection. The furnace is the furthest thing from your mind when the heat index is over 100 degrees, and that's as it should be. Furnaces are still on my mind...
Defect of the Week
Defect of the Week
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