Home Inspections

Preparing your home for hurricane season – What every new homeowner needs to know

Posted on Jul 4, 2014 in Home Inspections, Insurance Information, Uncategorized | 0 comments

How to Prepare Your Home for Storm Season Follow these steps to protect your most valuable asset from hurricanes and other storms. You should take steps now to ready your home for a storm because when bad weather approaches it’ll likely be too late. For the Atlantic coast, hurricane season begins June 1, and NASA satellites and ocean sensors are suggesting we might be in for a formidable El Niño. That means the water in the central and eastern Pacific could be warmer than normal, which could bring about more extreme storms. If you’re worried that your house or condo isn’t...

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Purchasing a new home?? 15 Tools every homeowner should own

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 in Home Inspections, Uncategorized | 0 comments

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Own The following items are essential tools, but this list is by no means  exhaustive. Feel free to ask our home inspector during your next inspection  about other tools that you might find useful. 1.  Plunger A clogged sink or toilet is one of the most inconvenient  household problems that you will face. With a plunger on hand, however, you  can usually remedy these plumbing issues relatively quickly. It is best to have  two plungers — one for the sink and one for the toilet. 2.  Combination Wrench Set One end of a  combination wrench set is open and...

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Looking to buy a house with an energy-efficient roof ?? Some needs to know…..

Posted on May 20, 2014 in Home Inspections, Industry Updates, Roof Condition Inspection | 0 comments

“Cool” Energy-Efficient Roofs by Nick Gromicko and Kenton Shepard Cool roofs, also known as reflective roofs, are roof surfaces designed to reflect radiation from the sun, reducing heat transfer into the building. How do they differ from conventional roofing products? Unlike most North American asphalt roofs, cool roofs are specially engineered to reflect much of the sun’s radiant energy back into space instead of transferring it as heat into the building below. The two basic characteristics that determine the performance of a cool roof are solar reflectance and thermal...

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Foreclosure Home Inspections

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in About ACS Inspections, Home Inspections | 0 comments

Foreclosure Inspections: Trust Your Gut So, you want to buy a house cheap, and you look to the foreclosure market. Considering the over-abundance of these properties and just how little many of them are going for, it’s tempting to jump on the bandwagon and buy up. And it may pay off as a long-term investment. But, like any other major purchase, you should know as much as you can about a property before you buy it, which is why home inspections, performed by licensed home inspectors, are necessary. Unfortunately, many real estate agents, who don’t like bargaining with banks, are advising...

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It’s important to use a Florida Licensed Home Inspector

Posted on Apr 2, 2014 in Home Inspections, Industry Updates | 0 comments

It’s Important to Use a Florida Licensed Home Inspector!! Here at Asper Inspections our head Inspector, Jeff McGill, is not only a licensed home inspector, he is also a licensed plumbing, roofing and residential contractor.  All his knowledge is for your benefit!  We have had numerous clients tell us about inspectors they have been referred to that were either not state licensed or were not actual licensed Home Inspectors.  Never a good thing when you are making such an important purchase! For that reason we wanted provide our clients with these Florida Statues to give you a little...

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What to Expect with a Home Inspection

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 in Home Inspections | 0 comments

Buying a home? The process can be stressful. A home inspection is supposed to give you peace of mind, but often has the opposite effect. After your home inspection is performed, you will be asked to absorb a lot of information in a short time. This often includes a written home inspection report, a checklist, photographs, and what the home inspector himself says during the inspection. All this, combined with the seller’s disclosure and what you notice yourself, makes the experience even more overwhelming. What should you do? Relax. Most of your home inspection will be maintenance...

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