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5 Things You Should Know About Mold Inspections: An Interview with Tom Quinn of Quinn Building Consultants 5 Things You Should Know About Mold Inspections: An Interview with Tom Quinn of Quinn Building Consultants

By Tom Quinn

Tom shares important info about how mold growth starts, what type of mold is harmful, the basic steps in mold testing, and more.

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Why You Should Inspect Your Home: An Interview with David Grudzinski of Advantage Home Inspections Why You Should Inspect Your Home: An Interview with David Grudzinski of Advantage Home Inspections

By David Grudzinski

There are many benefits that come to inspecting your home, even if the benefit is just peace of mind from knowing there's nothing disastrously wrong. However we, at Rhode Island Homes wanted to know more about why people should get home inspections regularly and the benefits of doing so. Therefore, we interviewed David Grudzinski of Advantage Home Inspections to learn more from a professional's perspective.

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Checking All the Pieces: An Interview with Jigsaw Home Inspections, LLC Checking All the Pieces: An Interview with Jigsaw Home Inspections, LLC

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Jigsaw Home Inspections about where to get started if you find a problem in your home and how their years of experience can assist you in more ways than one.

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An Independent Inspector that Will Work for You: An Interview with Craftsman Home Inspection An Independent Inspector that Will Work for You: An Interview with Craftsman Home Inspection

By Kristen Bosse

We interview Ron Walt of Craftsman Home Inspection about his years of experience and how choosing a home inspector should not be left up to the realtor.

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Inspection Services With an Added Bonus: An Interview with LA Home Inspections Inspection Services With an Added Bonus: An Interview with LA Home Inspections

By Kristen Bosse

We interview John Lynch of LA Home Inspection about his two hats: providing FHA 203(k) Mortgage Consultant Services, and Professional Home Inspections.

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The Business of the Home Inspection and Your Real Estate Purchase The Business of the Home Inspection and Your Real Estate Purchase

By Eleanor Boschert

Oh, where would you be without a home inspector? What they find can help you avoid surprises and assist you in making a smart decision about your potential new home. Inside, we highlight their role.

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Home Inspections: Not Just For Buyers Home Inspections: Not Just For Buyers

By Mike Auger

Over the years performing home inspections in Rhode Island, I have noticed a similar theme, not during my inspections per se, but rather after when the client gets the report: the home inspection report is often used to re-negotiate the sale price.

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Don't Overlook the Importance of Proper Gutter Function! Don't Overlook the Importance of Proper Gutter Function!

By Mike Auger

I've inspected hundreds of Rhode Island Homes and often I see improper gutter systems. I always write them up as a defect but most people think it isn't that big of a deal. I decided to write up a small educational piece on why well-maintained gutters are important:

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Home Inspections: A Benefit to Realtors Home Inspections: A Benefit to Realtors

By Mike Auger

The fact the realtor wants a detailed thorough inspection builds trust. They want you to get the best home inspection possible even if it kills the sale. The good realtor wants you to buy a home and be happy with it. When you trust someone, you will do business with them, you will refer friends, co-workers and other people you like to them.

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Keeping Your Fireplace Safe Keeping Your Fireplace Safe

By Ben Levy

Before purchasing a home, it's very important to have your fireplace and chimney inspected for structural deterioration and adherence to safety standards. Masonry chimneys can deteriorate over time if not regularly cleaned and maintained, and even metal insert fireplaces must be checked before every heating season.

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