Asbestos…the Silent Killer. Let a Qualified Home Inspector Make Sure Your House and Family Are Safe

Asbestos—the word alone is enough to send chills down any homeowner’s spine. But it wasn’t always that way. Contractors made materials containing highly toxic asbestos popular in home construction between the 1930s and 70s. Because asbestos was inexpensive and easy to acquire, manufacturers used it extensively and quite profitably, but the human price has been […]

Home Inspectors Apply their Skill to Assess Built-in Appliances

For some people in the market for a new home, the presence of built-in appliances is a huge plus—one less thing to worry about as they make the transition to an unfamiliar living space. Others will look at a kitchen and immediately think of ways to make it their own, including replacing the appliances with […]

From the Rafters

Let the Summer Sales Season Begin in New Jersey & Trenton Warmest greetings from all of us at A-Pro Home Inspection! Hope the sun is shining in your corner of the country! In our latest issue of From the Rafters, we’ve got news you can use to assist your clients: info about common vegetation issues, […]

WHAT SHOULD A HOME INSPECTION INCLUDE?

Source: A-Pro® Home Inspection Service since 1994 A Home inspection can vary depending on the type of home you are considering. In any case, the home inspector should describe all systems and visually inspect each system and component to make sure it’s functioning correctly at the time of inspection. The following is a basic outline […]

Have Your Home’s Structure Checked Before You Buy

No Bones About It…Have Your Home’s Structure Checked Before You Buy When it comes to home-shopping, it’s easy to be blinded by outside appearances: a sparkling paint job, a manicured lawn, a nostalgic white picket fence. Yes, nice touches with knockout curb appeal, but you know the old adage: All that glitters… Just as a […]

Trust Your Home Inspector to Inspect Roof Trusses

Trust Your Home Inspector to Inspect Roof Trusses   When in the market for a home, some trouble spots will jump out like a sore thumb. But while problems like loose vinyl siding and doors that won’t open will be obvious, other hidden issues, such as compromised wood roof trusses, are cause for even greater […]

Pool and Spa Inspection 

Pool and Spa Inspection Swimming pools and spas are most often excluded from a standard home inspection because they require special training and a separate report.  This is not to say that Pool and Spa Inspections are not important, they absolutely are.  A pool and/or spa are often vital components to that dream home.  When […]

HUD Inspection 

HUD Inspection   There are specific forms associated with HUD homes and their inspections. A HUD home is a property acquired by HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD becomes the property owner, offers it for sale and then sells it at […]

FHA Home Inspection 

FHA Home Inspection   The FHA (Federal Housing Administration) Home Inspection is our standard industry leading Home Inspection but formatted to meet the requirements of our clients that are utilizing an FHA loan. FHA loans provide an option for home ownership to borrowers who may not qualify with other lenders, and often allow lower down […]

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