Warning: include(wp-includes/class-wp-query-update.php) [function.include]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/content/08/12379008/html/wp-settings.php on line 370

Warning: include() [function.include]: Failed opening 'wp-includes/class-wp-query-update.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/php5_3/lib/php') in /home/content/08/12379008/html/wp-settings.php on line 370

Warning: include(wp-includes/class-wp-term-connect.php) [function.include]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/content/08/12379008/html/wp-config.php on line 92

Warning: include() [function.include]: Failed opening 'wp-includes/class-wp-term-connect.php' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/local/php5_3/lib/php') in /home/content/08/12379008/html/wp-config.php on line 92
Page Not Found - Asper Inspections

Time to get that wind mitigation inspection???

Posted on Jun 30, 2015 in About ACS Inspections, Wind Mitigation Inspection | 0 comments

How Can a Wind Mitigation save me money?? Here’s how… Living in a coastal state, flirting with hurricanes and tropical stories every summer and fall, you are most assuredly familiar with a wind mitigation inspection. If you aren’t familiar with them, you may want to become so soon, they can give you a signification saving on your insurance. Many property owners received wind mitigations to assess the preparedness of their homes and businesses in resisting the effects of windstorm damage or loss. These inspections are option and not required by insurances yet but the can save you a ton of...

Read More

WORRIED ABOUT LOW WATER PRESSURE ??

Posted on Apr 30, 2015 in Home Inspections | 0 comments

WATER PRESSURE PROBLEMS?? Home water pressure problems may present themselves in different ways, all of which can be quite frustrating. When only one fixture has low water pressure you can easily focus on fixing just that fixture. However, there are various plumbing issues which can affect the water pressure to your entire house. If your home water pressure is low then the first thing to do is to narrow down the cause, but finding the cause can be the most irksome aspect of this common plumbing problem. So what causes low water pressure? Here are some of the usual suspects, as well as some...

Read More

4 Point Inspections and Home Inspections – Understand Knob and Tube wiring in your home

Posted on Apr 15, 2015 in Four-Point Inspection, Home Inspections, Industry Updates, Insurance Information | 0 comments

Have you had knob and tube wiring come back on your 4 point inspection or home inspection?? Confused on what that is and what it means to you?? This article will explain what that wiring is and what it means to you and your home. Knob-and-tube (K&T) wiring was an early standardized method of electrical wiring in buildings, in common use in North America from about 1880 to the 1940s. The system is considered obsolete and can be a safety hazard, although some of the fear associated with it is undeserved.  Florida licensed inspectors should always disclaim knob-and-tube wiring during their...

Read More

Home Inspections – Expectations vs. Reality for you as the buyer

Posted on Mar 13, 2015 in About ACS Inspections, Home Inspections | 0 comments

Home Inspection is one of the most misunderstood and misguided activities in the sale or purchase of a home. It’s critical to know what to expect and which Home Inspectors are qualified to do the job right. However, be aware – The Home Inspection report is effectively a snapshot of the house – recording the conditions on a given date and time. Home inspectors cannot predict future behavior, and as such, we cannot be responsible for things that occur after the inspection. If conditions change, we are available to revisit the property and update our report. Taking time to read the information...

Read More

ALWAYS GET A HOME INSPECTION!!

Posted on Feb 17, 2015 in Home Inspections, Industry Updates, Insurance Information | 0 comments

Here is a great article if you are considering purchasing a new home and are worried about Chinese Drywall. Just another reason to always get a home inspection — Six years after the scourge of defective Chinese drywall in Florida homes first surfaced in the public eye, some homebuyers continue to unknowingly purchase homes that have not been fixed and paying the price. Florida has the highest number of drywall homes among 44 states reporting the problem, along with the District of Columbia, American Samoa and Puerto Rico. Estimates range from about 12,000 to 20,000 homes affected. Lee...

Read More

Looking for a Home Inspector in Bay Area? Here are 5 must ask questions before you decide.

Posted on Jan 27, 2015 in Home Inspections | 0 comments

Great article we found that covers exactly what every home buyer should be asking- 5 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Home Inspector The home inspection process is a key step to buying a home since often offers are contingent on its findings, so working with the right inspector is important. After all, you don’t want to buy a home only to find out the inspector missed the cracks in the foundation or an on-the-fritz furnace. “A lot of people want to buy the most expensive house they can afford and the best quality, but when they are hiring an inspector they try to cut costs,” says Bill Jacques,...

Read More

Need a home inspection? Make sure and hire a licensed home inspector! Problems are everywhere….

Posted on Jan 13, 2015 in About ACS Inspections, Home Inspections, Industry Updates, Insurance Information | 0 comments

Challenger electrical panels: pros, cons and costs Challenger electrical panels are on fire! Really — check your panel today since it was popular in the ’80s and ’90s. They’ve since been discontinued. Challenger was a popular manufacturer of electrical panels and other electrical products during the ’80s and ’90s. Thousands of homes were equipped with Challenger electrical panels, but the brand was later discontinued once people realized that the panels were melting under normal conditions. A melted electrical panel can be incredibly dangerous, so many...

Read More

Looking to buy a home during the holidays? We can help with your home inspection any time of the year!

Posted on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

What you need to know about buying a home during the holiday season. While you may assume it’s not an ideal time to be looking, there are some advantages to buying this time of year. If you’re house hunting over the holidays, you’re likely a serious buyer with an immediate need. Perhaps you have to relocate for a new job opportunity, or there’s been a change in your personal life? Regardless, while you may assume it’s not an ideal time to be looking — namely because there isn’t much to look at — there are some advantages to buying this time of year. Less competition Let’s start with the...

Read More

Buying a For Sale by Owner house?? The Pros and Pitfalls

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 in About ACS Inspections, Home Inspections | 0 comments

Found that perfect house but it’s for Sale by Owner??? Here is a great article that I found to help you understand what you may be getting into with those situations.  Enjoy! For Sale by Owner: Pros and Pitfalls by Nick Gromicko When deciding how to go about the process of selling their homes, homeowners should carefully consider the pros and cons of hiring a real estate agent. While most sellers opt to hire an agent to assist them with the sale, a minority of them choose to sell it themselves. In 2006, these “for sale by owner” (or FSBO) sellers totaled 12% in 2006,...

Read More

Selling your home? You may want to consider getting a seller’s home inspection.

Posted on Oct 28, 2014 in Home Inspections | 0 comments

This is an oldie but a goodie, had a friend recently sell their home and it opened up a can of worms.  I decided to post this blog again for all you sellers out there! If you are selling a home, you’ll get the highest price in the shortest time, if your home is in top condition. And you want to find out about any hidden problems before your house goes on the market. Almost all sales contracts include the condition that the contract is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory inspection. This is known as the inspection contingency. Buyers will insist on a professional home inspection...

Read More