Upon Closer Inspection

Be The Inspector: Can You Guess What’s Wrong With These Pictures?

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

It takes a trained eye to pick up on all the things a home inspector is looking for, but some problems in a home stand out more than others.

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Upon Closer Inspection: When Homes Don’t Put Their Best Foot Forward

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

Every week, the detail-oriented folks at Green Scene Home Inspections will give CandysDirt.com readers an education in inspection. Want to see what they see? Tune in for “Upon Closer Inspection.” When a homeowner puts their house up for sale, it can be a stressful time. But, sometimes we wonder if they forget to look at their […]

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Inspections That Give You a Case of The Creepy Crawlies

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 12, 2020 / 0 Comments
Creepy Crawlies

When you’re buying a home, it’s a good idea to know whether the home has had problems with insect infestations

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You Had One Job: Major Issues Arise When Fixes Go Awry

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / February 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

This week’s Upon Closer Inspection column is dedicated to people who had ONE JOB and failed. Here are a few #epicfails for you to mull over.

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A Closer Look at Common Problems: Around The House

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 29, 2020 / 2 Comments

After you’ve done about 7,000 home inspections, a few common themes emerge. People tend to neglect the same kinds of things in their homes, and of course, Mother Nature affects the homes in a certain area in the same sorts of ways.

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A Closer Look at Common Problems: HVAC

By CandysDirt.com Contributor / January 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

In North Texas, our poor HVAC systems get a workout, especially on those “winter” days when we go from heat in the morning to AC in the afternoon, back to heat at night. The lifespan of an HVAC unit is about 15 to 20 years, so you’ll want to plan accordingly.

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