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Condo Inspection

Buying a condo? Don’t miss these 6 inspections that could reveal potential red flags

By cwinspections | 09/09/2022

. Heading out to today’s inspection of a condo in Baton Rouge, Louisiana had me thinking about a few concerns that the buyer brought up. Living about 1 mile from the campus of LSU poses some unique concerns about soundproofing. A condo is, obviously, different from a single-family dwelling. But often there’s much more than…

HVAC Maintenance Tips

6 Tasks Homeowners Can Do Between Yearly HVAC Inspections

By cwinspections | 09/08/2022

Feeling helpless when it comes to maintaining your HVAC system? In times of extreme temperatures, it is hard not to think about your HVAC unit. Summertime in Baton Rouge, LA can range in temperatures of over 100 degrees. When things are going well with your air conditioning unit, you are grateful to walk into the…

Window Condensation

What Causes Condensation On Outside Of Windows In Summer

By cwinspections | 09/06/2022

Why do my windows have condensation on them? June 6, 2022/0 Comments/in Home Maintenance/by BJ Johnson Often times one of the many areas that homeowners neglect to notice is condensation on their windows. Most homeowners are too busy with the hustle of life and rarely take a moment to look outside of the window. If you are…

Parts of a house

Misused and Mistaken Terms

By cwinspections | 09/05/2022

Commonly Mistaken and Misused Terms Below is a list of commonly misused or mistaken terms that I hear on a regular basis – sometimes from other home inspectors.  This will hopefully clear up some misused or mistaken terms. Direct Vent A direct vent gas appliance is constructed and installed to take all of its air for…

10 Easy Ways to Save Money & Energy in Your Home

By cwinspections | 08/30/2022

by Nick Gromicko, CMI®, Ben Gromicko, and Kenton Shepard Most people don’t know how easy it is to make their homes run on less energy, and here at InterNACHI, we want to change that. Drastic reductions in heating, cooling and electricity costs can be accomplished through very simple changes, most of which homeowners can do…

Home Inspection Deal Breakers?

By cwinspections | 08/30/2022

When you go to the doctor for an annual physical exam, you get professional feedback on your health. Often, this is when you learn if you have any medical issues that need to be resolved. And just like you can’t fail a physical (no matter how poor your health may be), a house can’t fail…

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Ultimate Checklist for Buying a House

By cwinspections | 08/30/2022

Most Americans consider buying a house as a significant life goal. Home ownership offers stability and a sense of security and safety and for some, it is an essential rite of passage into adulthood. As you pursue your dream of home ownership, it’s crucial to understand the many moving parts to the home buying process…