A-Pro Winter Newsletter 2023

A-Pro at Your Service Welcome to our winter edition of From the Rafters. Today’s newsletter is all about looking forward…moving ahead…keeping our eyes on the prize rather than looking over our shoulders. It can be too easy for any of us to dwell on the past, thinking about what could have been. Obviously, the pandemic […]

Home Inspections San Antonio

7 important things about your home inspector in San Antonio

1. Local Knowledge: A home inspector in San Antonio will be familiar with the local conditions, climate, and area building codes that may apply to the property. 2. Professional Credentials: Home inspectors in San Antonio should have a professional license and carry liability insurance to protect you and the inspector. 3. Training and Experience: Home […]

Home Inspector San Antonio News

10 Common San Antonio Home Inspection Problems

1. Poorly maintained roofing: Missing or damaged shingles, worn-out flashing, and cracked sealants. 2. Faulty wiring: Unsafely installed outlets, switches, and wiring that is not up to code. 3. Leaks and drainage issues: Clogged gutters, improperly installed downspouts, and cracked seals around windows and doors. 4. Structural issues: Cracks in walls or foundations, sagging floors, […]

From the Home Inspector’s Perspective: Some Common Issues with Flashing Part 3

In the third part of our series on the importance of flashing in a home, we move from the roof to other parts of the structure, where this critical tool for preventing water damage is often neglected. Certified inspectors, like those at A-Pro Home Inspection, will report on lack of flashing in key spots, as […]

From the Home Inspector’s Perspective: Some Common Issues with Flashing Part 2

In Part 1 of our series on the importance of roof flashing, we looked at some general defects (corrosion; and loose, missing, damaged, and misaligned pieces); poor installation practices; and issues with step, headwall, sidewall, and valley flashing. Today, we turn our attention to flashing for a masonry-constructed chimney, one of the most common areas […]

A-Pro Newsletter Fall 2022

It’s More Important than Ever to Encourage Home Inspections Fall is upon us! Time to sip some crisp apple cider, take in the excitement of football Friday nights, and give it our all for the homebuyers and sellers in the markets we serve. What does fall 2022 mean for the housing market nationwide? Will home-selling […]

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