Thoughts on Entrepreneurship: My First Year

Some thoughts on what owning your own business is really like and what it’s not like at all. At the beginning of 2015 a friend mentioned home inspection as a possible new career. I quickly blew it off, knowing that wasn’t what i wanted to do but the idea...

How old are your appliances?

So often at an inspection, home inspectors find appliances that are decades old. The interesting thing is that there are average life spans for appliances but some last well beyond their average life spans. For instance, a few weeks ago, I saw a water heater that was...

Get your house ready!

Are you selling your house? Want to make sure the report is a little bit shorter? Want to make sure that the inspection goes a little bit faster? These are some things that you can do to make sure that happens! 1. Exterior Doors – Make sure all of them are...

Got repairs or updates?

It is so easy to gloss over repairs or updates your house may have simply because you don’t have the money to take care of them. The FHA (Federal Housing Administration) has a great program called the 203K. This handy program allows you to purchase or refinance...

What to do when an earthquake hits

As I am sure you have felt, more and more earthquakes have been happening in the Oklahoma City Metro, especially Edmond. As a home inspector, one of the most important things we inspect is the foundation of a structure. If you didn’t get last week’s blog...