27 MayProperty Condition Assessment Certification of Completion from ASTM International


In our never-ending attempt to provide the best possible service for our expanding customer base, we recently received our Property Condition…

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28 JanWell Treatment Example


Certified Home Inspections offers water testing for Bacteria, Lead, and Nitrates/Nitrites for well water systems in northwest Indiana. Occasionally, a water…

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03 MarGrounds Inspection in Northwest Indiana


The lot drainage and grounds inspection are two important aspects and the starting point of each home inspection. Our inspectors begin…

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15 FebFoundation Inspection. The beginning.


Nothing beats a solid foundation! This holds true in business, relationships, and construction! In my opinion, it’s the single most important…

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29 DecNorthwest Indiana Mold Inspection and Testing


Molds are fungi that can be hazardous to our health in many different ways. They are present in the air we…

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22 DecWhole House Humidifiers


Suffering from sinus headaches or dry skin? Do the kids shock themselves on metal handrails and each other? Are the floors…

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04 OctShorewood Forest, Indiana home inspections. Inspector: commercial, & residential…


Shorewood Forest, a Planned Unit Development Community located West of Valparaiso, is an upscale neighborhood founded in the early 1970’s. This…

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03 OctPre-listing home inspection


Certified Home Inspections of Valparaiso provides residential property inspections for clients in Porter, Lake, and Laporte counties and highly recommends “Pre-Listing”…

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22 SepRadon Measurement


Certified Home Inspections of Valparaiso has experienced a substantial increase of requests for residential Radon testing in northwest Indiana this year….

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01 MayWhat to expect during a home inspection.


Certified Home Inspections of Valparaiso has developed a unique method of providing high quality customer service that enables clients to enjoy…

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30 Sep809 Grandview in Valparaiso, IN – The Perfect Flip


In Valparaiso, on the North Side, lies a quaint neighborhood named Hillcrest Park, Situated between Loomis and Flint Lake, many of…

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19 MarA 1910 home in Knox, IN we loved


Recently we had the pleasure of traveling down 35 South to inspect a home located off of 500 East. This house…

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18 MarLake County (IN) Courthouse – Architectural Favorite


One of our home inspector’s favorites is the Lake County Courthouse, affectionately referred to as the “Grand Old Lady”. This beauty…

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13 MarA Quick History of Homes in Portage, Indiana


Inspecting homes in Portage is an incredible way to see how the city has continued to grow over the years, becoming…

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03 MarAreas in Portage where we’ve performed inspections


We make it a point to take time between inspections to admire the parks that have been constructed over the years,…

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Pleading the 5th: questions certified home inspectors should and should not answer

29 DecQuestions Home Inspectors Should Answer


Home Inspectors are counted upon to answer all sorts of questions asked by a home buyer before, during, and after a…

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15 AugHow old is your roof?


There are several different types of roofing material in North West Indiana. However, the material used usually dictates the length of…

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Termite Hill in Backyard

03 AugDo you have termites?


There are approximately 220 termite species worldwide; 45 are native to the United States. This article examines the most common of…

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Buying your new home with confidence

03 AugBuy Your New Home With Confidence


Top to Bottom A HOME INSPECTION is for your security and peace of mind. Whether you’re buying or selling a home,…

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Ten Questions To Ask Your Home Inspector

15 AugTen Questions


1. What does the inspection cover? Make sure your inspector explains all of the components that will be inspected during the…

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