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Our blog is meant to be informative. Educating our customers to make the most informed decision when purchasing a home is number one. If you are a home owner our blog will help educate you in home maintenance. We have blog posts for buyers and sellers alike. So whether you are a home owner or in the market to purchase, our blog will give you the skills needed to get the most out of your home.

Spring Thaw Maintenance Top 5 Tips

The Spring Thaw Is Here Can you feel it? Is that the spring thaw? Yeah, that slight anxious feeling when we see the mercury rise ABOVE freezing!  We’re all itching for spring! However, with the warmer temperatures and impending spring…

Frozen Pipes

Tips for avoiding a flood in your home when the weather warms up With the deep freeze that has monopolized our region these past weeks, there is a chance that some pipes may have frozen.  Here are a few tips to reduce any potential…

Minot Home Inspector Cleared in Killing….

Home Inspector Cleared Of All Charges! After a thorough investigation, local authorities say a Minot home inspector, initially the leading suspect for killing a real estate deal, has been cleared. He was dubbed “Deal Killer” by people close…

Monster Free Home Guarantee

The Monster Free Home Guarantee Moving is tough, and it can be hard on children too.  My son sleeps soundly in his own bed every night with a night light. My son knows our home is monster free. So when we visit friends or family, he is…

The High Cost of a Cheap Inspection

Don't Go With A Cheap Inspection, Go With The Best. I HAVE TO ADMIT THAT THIS YEAR HAS BEEN INTERESTING - AND FRUSTRATING. This is a year that has included my usual residential work with some great people. I worked with folks that wanted…

Keep The Cold Out With Thermal Imaging

Poor Insulation Found With Thermal Imaging Owning and maintaining a home in North Dakota presents many challenges. The range of temperatures that we face throughout our 4 seasons is at the top. The heat of the summer and the extreme cold in…

Let’s Talk About Mold – Mold Inspection

.A home inspection I did the other day resulted in mold testing, which brings this post to mind. Most know it’s not healthy for us when inhaling or coming in contact with mold. Once in awhile I will receive a phone call asking for Mold testing.…

Why Hire an Inspector With A Drone?

Why would you want to hire a home inspector with a drone, or even purposely search for one while considering who to hire? This is a great questions, and one we will answer today. Why Can’t You Walk On My Roof? The InterNACHI Standards…

Create a Repair Addendum in Under an Hour

Repair Addendum Creation We want to provide the best service in town! Our investment in the latest tools and technology shows we care. We aim to give more than expected to our clients and realty partners. Our realty partners keep the secret…
GFCI Outlet

Blog – The Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter or GFCI Ground fault interrupters are very common in homes today and prevent many injuries associated with electricity. Most handheld hairdryers have a GFCI as part of their power cord. GFCIs have played a key…

Blog – Tips to Sell Your Home in the Slow Season

Sell Your Home During The Slow Season! While spring is the busiest time of the year to sell a home, people buy homes 365 days of the year. As a seller, you’re not limited to one season. If you are selling in fall or winter, make sure to use…

Millions of Crystal Balls Recalled

Home Inspector Crystal Balls Recalled Recalls are a big deal right now, and it seems no industry is safe from defective products. Hundreds of products are recalled every year in every category from food, kitchen appliances, cars, Christmas…