Manufactured Home

How to Look

at a House

A home inspection blog
with answers to your questions about home inspection
and 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.

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Concerned about sinkholes? To learn more about sinkhole and clay soil issues in Alachua County, go to our blog “What is my chance of buying a Gainesville home over a sinkhole?”

If you’re buying a fixer-upper, check out our blog “Should I buy a fixer-upper?”

Find out more about removing interior walls to open up the floor plan of a house at our blog “Can I take out that wall? Is it load-bearing?”

To figure out why your roof is leaking, go to our blog: Why is my roof leaking?

To be prepared and get the most out of your next home inspection, read our blogs  ”What questions should I ask the home inspector during the inspection?”
and “What should I bring to the home inspection?”

Find out how to evaluate a potential inspector for your next home at our blog “What questions should I ask a home inspector I’m considering hiring?”

Find out how to spot typical amateur wiring problems at our blog “What are the most common homeowner wiring mistakes?”

To determine the average lifespan of different roof materials, see our blog “What is the average lifespan of a roof?”

If you need to know the difference between a hip and gable roof for your windstorm insurance, go to our blog “What’s the difference between a gable and hip roof for insurance?”

If you’re window glass is getting cloudy, see our blog “What is causing a foggy haze on my windows?”

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