I got a call yesterday from a client whose home we inspected in the Fall of 2017. She noticed some moisture on her basement wall, and the carpet on the basement floor felt wet. I am always happy to answer this kind of call - it feels good to be able to help clients troubleshoot problems and get potential solutions without making them shell out a few thousand bucks to a contractor or basement "waterproofing" company who has a vested interest in finding the most expensive fix.
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 wonderful - I have found an awesome set of warranties that we give for FREE to every client (along with their amazingly thorough Precision Home Inspection) to give them some measure of protection against the unp