How to Look

at a House


A blog with answers
to your questions about
HOME INSPECTION
and HOME MAINTENANCE

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We want you to be an informed homebuyer, and each blog post is a question that we have answered for our friends and customers over the years. Hope they help you make a good choice for your next home.

is considered an average lifespan for that particular type of roof material, an insurer may request that it be replaced based solely on age. Typically, they want to see a report that shows a minimum of about 3 to 5 years of remaining life. A shingle roof, for example, that is over 20-years old will often require replacement for insurance just based on the age, no matter what its condition.

    To download a copy of the Roof Condition Certification Form:

RoofConditionsEligibility09-12.pdf


While we hope you find this series of articles about home inspection helpful, they should not be considered an alternative to an actual home inspection by a local inspector. Also, construction standards vary in different parts of the country and it is possible that important issues related to your area may not be covered here.
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