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valuable information from an East TN home inspector.
How rain water gets into
your crawlspace or basement
A showcase exhibit of the most incredible and
interesting defects Quality Home Inspections has run into.
Fireplace and Chimney
Here are a few safety concerns in relation to
your chimney and fireplace.
What You Should Look for in a Home Inspector in Tennessee
Deciding which home to buy is one of the most important decisions
you'll make in your lifetime. It's certainly the most costly
purchasing decision you'll ever make. Therefore, it goes without
saying that you need a professional inspector to inspect the home
you are thinking of purchasing before you close on the deal.
Here are some tips in finding the right inspector to do your
The Differences Between GFCI and AFCI Electrical Circuit
Trees and Shrub
Home Inspection Defects
Trees and shrubs are one of the items that I look at during your
inspection. Large trees that appear very close to the home can
impose a threat to the home through falling of itself, or its
Here are a few defects that I as a home inspector
look for in doing a roof inspection.
Avoid installing satellites on roof tops
When looking for a
new home, watch out for satellite dish installations on roof tops as
they can cause roof leaks.
Should I caulk around my toilet?
You may have actually read
at various places that you should caulk all the way around a toilet,
but as a home inspector it is easy to see how that piece of advice
could be very problematic indeed.
own home inspector
Don't let your realtor choose your home
inspector for you, and here's why.
Avoid Wood Rot
One of the things of great concern to home inspectors is visible
wood rot, and, of course, rotting wood should be of great concern to
you as a home buyer or current home owner. Here's a simple tip for
avoiding potential water damage to your home.
Electrical panels can be located just about anywhere, inside a
garage, outdoors, or in any room. That doesn't mean that every
location is acceptable or necessarily desired for that matter.
Plumbing Leaks Home
Inspector Tip - A free tip to help you locate plumbing
leaks before you buy a home.
The attic inspection One of the most important areas that I
inspect during a typical home inspection is the attic. Inside the
attic I verify any concerns I may have found on the roof.
Concerns in an Inspection As a home inspector for the
Knoxville, TN area, one of my biggest concerns is looking for areas
of the home that are either damaged by water and moisture now or
that could be in the future.
Deal with Moss Growth on a Roof Is having moss on your roof really that
bad? Why is it bad and what should you do to get rid of it?
How to Prevent Mold Growth
Mold is bad for air quality, and it can literally eat the wood in
your home as food. The only way to really keep mold at bay in a home
is to limit the amount of moisture in your home.
Home Inspection Facts Did you know that more decks collapse in
the summer than all the other seasons combined?
Moisture prevention is sometimes overlooked by home owners. Home
buyers tend to miss signs of moisture damage or are unable to see
areas of concern around the home that can lead to future moisture
insulation and its asbestos danger. - Homes built between 1919
and 1990 may have it. Do you?
Open Slots in an
Electrical Panel - Why open slots in an electrical panel
are considered a dangerous defect.
East Tennessee Quality Home Inspections
Quality Home Inspections serves the East Tennessee area of
Roane, Loudon, Knox, Anderson, and Cumberland counties
which includes the cities of
Oliver Springs, and
Crossville, Tennessee. The goal of
Quality Home Inspections is to help make the home buying decision a
little less complex by providing a professional visual inspection and
report of various systems and areas of the home.
If you have questions regarding our home
inspection services in East Tennessee feel free to call me at any
time during the day at
or email me at
If you are looking to do some work around your
home then you may want to check out
Howtofixhome.com the How-to-do
repair work around the home site. There are lots of videos to
help you fix defects around the house.