30 AprCase Study 3: GFCI Outlets

If there was ever an element of the home that the world’s quick-fix DIY handymen (AKA most dads and grandfathers) should…

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22 AprCase Study: Attic Ventilation & Insulation

When the winter weather finally gives way to the warmer signs of spring, many people experience what’s known as hay fever…

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09 AprCase Study: Negative Grade and Poor Lot Drainage

Most home inspectors will agree: the number one money-sucking threat to any home isn’t faulty wiring or poor ventilation. It’s not…

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A beautiful brick home located on Hwy 2, South of Valparaiso, IN.

17 DecOlder Home Inspection

As any retired grandfather with a toolbox knows, living in an older home can often mean substituting Sunday football for weekend…

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14 NovWalls, Ceilings, and Floors

It often doesn’t take a professional home inspector to point out issues with the walls, ceilings, and floors. Truth be told,…

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17 OctThe Crawl Space

No matter how much curb-appeal it has, or how much it boasts that trendy and updated interior, you never really know…

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10 OctWindows & Doors

As our owner Jim Ullom puts it, “Attention to detail on window and door inspections is often overlooked by many inspection…

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05 SepFire Hazards: How to Keep Your Home & Family Safe

Each year, there are over 3,000 fire-related deaths in the United States, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. For those that…

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gutter drainspot into low are of grounds

03 AugThe Grounds Inspection, in a little more detail.

At Certified Home Inspections, whether you’re preparing for your house to hit the market, or a potential buyer with your heart…

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joist rot found on a home inspection in northwest indiana

06 JulAvoid Deal Killers When Selling Your Home

When your real estate agent calls to tell you the good news – congratulations, the house is sold! – don’t celebrate…

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