Philadelphia's Home Inspection Blog

February 15, 2019

Before you pay that basement waterproofing company thousands - take a few minutes to think through the source of the moisture (gutters and grading) and treat the problem, not the symptoms!

January 22, 2019

When you're standing in 3 inches of water in your basement, gushing from your water heater, you may be a little less discerning

January 13, 2019

Did the person flipping your new home get permits? What is the risk of buying a home with unpermitted work?

December 12, 2018

In case you haven't noticed, it's cold.  Winter is here, and if you're like most people, you are probably more focused on cookies, presents, and holiday parties than you are home maintenance.  

It's ok - we here at Precision Home Inspection have you covered, a...

Last week I did an inspection for a client who was using Precision Home Inspection for the 2nd time in two weeks.  The first deal fell through, which isn't all that unusual after an inspection.  But in this case I knew that it could only mean one thing:...

You may (or may not) be aware of the constant refrain from home inspectors:  "A home inspection is NOT a guarantee!"

While this is still true - an inspection is a snapshot in time and can't predict the future, see through walls, or guarantee that things will always be w...