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Home inspector overlooked furnace problem - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/14/2013 - 09:53

Home inspector overlooked furnace problem
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. Before we bought our home, we hired an ASHI certified home inspector. We were with him for most of the inspection, but he didn't spend much time looking at the furnace, and now we have a major problem. The inspection report says the system is ...

Home Inspector: Half of all decks in "failure" mode, risk collapse - WGCL Atlanta

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:09

Home Inspector: Half of all decks in "failure" mode, risk collapse
WGCL Atlanta
Half of the country's 40 million house decks pose a safety danger and may not be covered by homeowner insurance policies, according to a code certified home inspector. Stan Garnet, of Inspector Associates, Inc. of Atlanta, said decks built in the 1990s ...

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers - The Jewish Voice

Google Home Inspector News - Wed, 06/12/2013 - 16:53

Home Improvement Tips for Buyers and Sellers
The Jewish Voice
Because the industry is unregulated, be wary when hiring a home inspector. Protect yourself with these tips from, Pillar To Post, the nation's largest home inspection franchise: Get referrals from family, friends, your real estate agent and contractors ...

The Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair has it all Workshops, fine art, original garments, farmers market, fiber animals and music

Grayslake, Ill. – Returning this month to the Lake County Fairgrounds, the Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair is the only event in the Chicago area that covers all the fiber arts, from fleece to finished fabric. Celebrating the work of your hands since...

Home selling 101: Who, what and when - Helena Independent Record

Google Home Inspector News - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 06:13

Home selling 101: Who, what and when
Helena Independent Record
The lender chooses the appraiser, and the buyer generally pays the cost. Home inspector: Though generally not required by lenders, bankers recommend that prospective homeowners hire an independent inspector to check the property for potential defects ...

Ask the Inspector : Bathroom power panels - Leader-Telegram

Google Home Inspector News - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 05:03

Ask the Inspector : Bathroom power panels
Leader-Telegram
... or older with this wiring, call a licensed electrician and have it removed. Duerkop is a licensed home inspector and serves as president and education director of the Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors for the central and northern Wisconsin ...

How To Get The Most Value Out Of Your Home Inspection - Forbes

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 22:16

How To Get The Most Value Out Of Your Home Inspection
Forbes
Once an offer on a property is accepted, most buyers hire a professional home inspector to assess the condition of the home. The inspector will write a detailed report for the buyer to use in deciding how to proceed with the purchase. Should the buyer ...

2 Grayslake residents earn licenses

The following two Grayslake residents were issued licenses from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation during the week of May 26 to June 1: Heath C. Jennings was issued a pharmacy professional technician license. The license...

Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 16:45

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

Seller annoyed over buyer's repair list - Chicago Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 10:52

Seller annoyed over buyer's repair list
Chicago Daily Herald
Q. The people who are buying our house hired a home inspector and then hit us with a long list of repair demands. They want replacement of the worn baseboards, the bathtub drain stopper, loose bathroom tiles and damaged windowsills. They want the ...

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced - Wausau Daily Herald

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 09:44

Ask the Home Inspector: Antiquated electrical systems must be replaced
Wausau Daily Herald
In the last two weeks, a few things have come up in my inspections involving areas I have talked about before when you have visible knob-and-tube wiring in any area of your home: whether it be the attic, garage or basement, it should be removed.

Home inspections worth the effort - Chicago Tribune (blog)

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 06/07/2013 - 07:07

Chicago Tribune (blog)

Home inspections worth the effort
Chicago Tribune (blog)
Generally, a home inspector cannot disclose information found during a home inspection without the buyer's approval. However, if the inspector finds something dangerous, he is required to disclose that finding to the seller and the potential purchaser, ...

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Traverse City Home Inspector Timothy Evans Reports Radon a Concern When ... - PR Web (press release)

Google Home Inspector News - Thu, 06/06/2013 - 07:20

Traverse City Home Inspector Timothy Evans Reports Radon a Concern When ...
PR Web (press release)
Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a home inspection company serving Traverse City and Northwest Michigan, reports that radon gas testing is now required by some insurance and ...

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Grayslake corporate listing, May 14

The Illinois Secretary of State's Department of Business Services listed the following limited liability company with updated information effective May 14: N2-H2O LLC was reported active as a domestic LLC. The company originally filed May 14. United...

Grayslake resident earns license

The following Grayslake resident was issued a license from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation during the week of May 12-18: Gloria J. Benavides was issued a registered nurse license. The license will expire May 31, 2014. The...

Jenny's Dance Centre Celebrates Successful Season

The Jenny’s Dance Centre Company dancers have had another great competition season. The season began with dancers attending the PULSE workshop in Chicago. There, dancers had the opportunity to learn choreography from industry professionals such as...

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers - WGNtv.com

Google Home Inspector News - Fri, 05/31/2013 - 16:15

Midday Fix: Home inspection tips for buyers and sellers
WGNtv.com
Your home inspector should be looking at all the aspects of your home, from the condition and age of the roof, to drainage systems, the foundation, walls, insulation, grading, electrical systems, plumbing, condition of windows and doors, appliances ...

Lake County opposes state-mandated election board

In a 217-page bill to allow online voting is a paragraph that strips the Lake County clerk of her authority to supervise elections. The Illinois House approved the bill Thursday, despite complaints by Lake County officials that the last-minute amendment...

3 Grayslake residents earn licenses

The following three Grayslake residents were issued licenses from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation during the week of May 5-11: Alexis M. Nikitow was issued a cosmetologist license. The license will expire Monday, Sept....
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