It’s Hot Out There and Your Foundation Knows It!

It’s Hot Out There and Your Foundation Knows It!

These 95 deg. plus days in the Houston area are hard on foundations.  When the temperature goes up and the rainfall amounts go down the soil drys quickly, especially around our large trees common a the front of every home.  We often find evidences of differential...
Falling Bullets Cause Roof Damage

Falling Bullets Cause Roof Damage

The Fourth of July is upon us and many will be out celebrating.  As I see everyone planning their 4th of July celebrations I often stop and think about the number of bullets and bullet holes I find in roof surfaces in the Houston area due to falling bullets.  Finding...
Replacing Residential Windows

Replacing Residential Windows

Benefits of Window Replacement Replacement windows have become a common building upgrade for residential construction in the Houston area. Replacing old, worn windows offers a consumer the promise of improved energy efficiency, a quieter home, and an improved...
Finding Leaks at Sinks

Finding Leaks at Sinks

A Leak is Reported After an inspection report is issued, we get occasional contacts from clients who have questions about leak observations at drains or basins included in our report at bathrooms sinks or other similar fixtures they cannot find.  This occurs because...
Are You Ready for The Start of Hurricane Season?

Are You Ready for The Start of Hurricane Season?

June 1st marks the start of hurricane season and it looks like we may have a storm brewing in the Gulf already.  We have put together a page of recommendations and links to keep you informed about hurricane preparedness in the Houston area.  The bottom line is to have...
How to Choose a Home Inspector

How to Choose a Home Inspector

Reposted with link by permission of NABIE.org By – Consumer Reports, August 6, 2018 As the saying goes, “you generally get what you pay for” reminds us that purchasing services for building and home inspections is no exception to the rule. A recently published...