Home Renovation Inspection

Doing Home Renovations? Be smart, Be protected have your renovations A-Pro Inspected!!   I’m sure you have watched those television reality shows and know the nightmares that can arise from home renovations when done incorrectly. Subpar materials, poor workmanship or jobs left incomplete.     To the untrained eye it can be difficult to know […]

Structural Home Inspection Checlist

Wall/ Ceiling Surface Cracks: Don’t be surprised if you notice minor movement of cracks owing to normal settling and shrinkage.  But if your monitoring turns up dramatic movement, be alerted that repair may be in order. Wood Framing: Insect infestation and rot are the two archenemies of your basement’s exposed wooden structural components. You can […]

home Inspection vs. Appraisal

Sometimes buyers ignore the need for a home inspection because they don’t understand the purpose. Inspectors are confused with appraisers. The latter confirms the home’s market value to the lender but it offers consumers no protection in terms of the overall condition of the home. Buyers shouldn’t let anyone convince them that they don’t need […]

Vacuum Your Refrigerator Coils Regularly

It’s important to clean the coils on your refrigerator a couple times each year. This will help your refrigerator from overrunning. It will also help it use less electricity, be more efficient, and will help contribute to its longevity. Refrigerators have a compressor that forces a cooling substance called -refrigerant through the coils. Evaporator coils […]

Home Inspection Checklist

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Why have a foreclosure home Inspection?

Why was the home foreclosed in the first place? Did the home have hidden defects or flaws that weren’t discovered until after purchase? At A-Pro, we think so,  Greg Mangiaracina, President of A-Pro Home Inspection Service “those that did not undertake an inspection before purchase would be the first in the foreclosure line,” He went […]

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