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Home Inspector - Professional Inspection Services - Georgetown, Texas
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In late June I purchased an iPad, a 32 gigabyte 3G model.  I figured that I would use it with clients to go over inspection reports and pictures taken during the my Home Inspections. Now, I must confess, it was kind of a Mother's Day gift to my wife......and a tool for my business.  I use it occa...
09/25/2010
Hard Water and the Little Problems It Can Cause As a home inspector in the Austin, Texas area I run across problems caused by hard water all the time.  Around here hard water is normally due to elevated levels of calcium in the water.  Since the Texas Hill Country is an area with heavy concentrat...
09/24/2010
Gaps at the Windows - Inspection Picture of the Day There aren't a lot of problems that I have pre-written comments for when I do a home inspection.  I believe that every home inspection is different and each situation requires it's own unique text to describe the problems I find.  One problem th...
09/21/2010
I Love It When I Make It To The Top.  When I do I usually take a picture just to prove I was there!  As a home inspector in the Austin area I get to walk on top of a lot of people's homes and I love it!  Sometimes I can't believe people pay me to do this.  As a kid, my friends and I could be foun...
09/19/2010
Are You Ready to Feel the Burn?? - I Sure Wasn't As a Home Inspector in Austin, Texas I end up in some fairly precarious places.  I mean steep roofs, crawl spaces and attics can present hazards that many people don't encounter in their daily routine. Last week while doing a Home Inspection in Aus...
09/16/2010
Keep an Eye Out for the X because they are everywhere these days.  Especially on really great outdoor gear. Every few months our local REI Stores have a garage sale.  They sell all the stuff that people have returned at really great prices.  Some of the items are unused or barely used while some ...
09/15/2010
Austin Home Inspection Picture of the Day - The Dryer Exhaust Vent When I do a Home Inspection there are a few things that almost always show up on a Home Inspection Report.  On thing that I see all the time is clogged and dirty Dryer Exhaust Vents.  Clogged and dirty exhaust vents can greatly re...
09/13/2010
Dining For Life - Stand up by Sitting Down The 18th annual Dining for Life benefiting AIDS Services of Austin will begin tomorrow and run through Tuesday.  Please consider dining at one of the following restaurants on Monday September 13th or Tuesday September 14th.  A substantial portion of each...
09/12/2010
Each year Central Texas hosts a fun run to honor heroes who have fallen while protecting the citizens of Austin and the surrounding area.  This year that run, the Run with the Heroes 5K, is Sunday morning at 8:00 AM at South Park Meadows.  In a partnership with The Law Enforcemant Torch Run, proc...
09/11/2010
Beware of Ant Infestations - Central Texas Rains Drive Ants from the Ground and into Your Homes This week we had record rainfall is many locations around Central Texas.  Georgetown, Texas was one of those locations.  We got well over 5 inches on Wednesday alone.  That's a lot considering how long...
09/10/2010
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