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Spray Foam Insulation in South Louisiana: Exploring the Pros and Cons

By cwinspections | 04/09/2024

Spray foam insulation in South Louisiana has become a popular choice for homeowners and businesses looking to improve energy efficiency and comfort. However, like any insulation option, it comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we’ll delve into the pros and cons of spray foam insulation, considering both open cell…

Understanding A 4-Point Insurance Inspection and Who Needs One

By cwinspections | 04/04/2024

What is a 4-Point Insurance Inspection ? A 4-point insurance inspection investigates four key sections of a house: the roof, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems. Insurance companies usually mandate this type of inspection for homes over 30 years old or in regions susceptible to particular dangers such as hurricanes or…

Prepare for A Home Inspection: Ensuring a Smooth Process

By cwinspections | 03/11/2024

The Importance of Preparation Before putting your home on the market or finalizing a home purchase, a crucial step is the home inspection. This process allows a qualified inspector to assess the condition of the property, identifying potential issues and ensuring the home is safe and sound. To make this process as smooth as possible,…

Unveiling Home Inspection Defects: A Guide to Baton Rouge Home Inspections

By cwinspections | 03/03/2024

When it comes to the crucial process of buying or selling a home, Baton Rouge home inspections play a pivotal role in ensuring the property’s overall condition and safety. Homebuyers and sellers alike are well-aware of the significance of a thorough inspection in revealing potential defects that may not be immediately apparent. In this comprehensive…

C.W. Inspections: Your Trusted Baton Rouge Home Inspection Team

By cwinspections | 10/16/2023

Welcome to C.W. Inspections, your trusted partner for comprehensive and professional home inspections in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, our dedicated team is here to provide you with a thorough and detailed assessment of your property, ensuring your peace of mind and a smooth real estate transaction. Why Choose C.W.…

What to Expect From Your Home Inspection.

By cwinspections | 06/29/2023

Buying a home is an exciting milestone in anyone’s life, but it also comes with its fair share of responsibilities. One of the most crucial steps in the home-buying process is the home inspection. A thorough inspection can provide valuable insights into the condition of the property, help identify potential defects, and give you peace…

C.W. Home Inspections in a crawlspace.

A Baton Rouge Home Inspector – A crawlspace eficianado.

By cwinspections | 04/23/2023

As a home inspector in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, I have seen it all when it comes to the issues that can arise in older homes. One area that is particularly problematic is the crawlspace. In fact, I am often called the #1 crawlspace home inspector in Baton Rouge because I have developed a reputation for…

Crawlspace humidity and ventilation

By cwinspections | 04/11/2023

If you live in South Louisiana, chances are your home has a crawlspace. While crawlspaces can be convenient for accessing utilities and storage, they also come with their fair share of problems. One of the most common issues with crawlspaces is humidity, which can lead to mold growth, structural damage, and poor indoor air quality.…

Have Your Builder Plan for Water Management

By cwinspections | 03/30/2023

Water management at the exterior of homes is critical.  Most people know this and I probably sound like a blow-hard when I keep repeating the same message… but too bad.  The message bears repeating over and over. My latest beef with home builders is poor water management at the exterior of homes, which is mostly…

The Issue with Fiberglass Batt Insulation

By cwinspections | 03/29/2023

Fiberglass batts are a poor choice of insulation for most applications, yet this still seems to be the insulation of choice for most handy homeowners.  I’m been complaining about fiberglass batts for a while now, and for good reason. Fiberglass batts are more expensive.  I stopped by the Maple Grove Home Depot and compared the…