icicle on the house roof in winter season

Preventing Ice Damming: Essential Long Island Home Inspections Tips

Are you a homeowner on Long Island? If so, you’re probably no stranger to the challenges that winter weather can bring. One such challenge is the formation of ice dams on your roof. Ice damming can lead to costly water damage and structural issues if not addressed properly. In this post, we’ll discuss the importance  … Read more

House in the fall. Photo taken at a low angle showing fall leaves on the ground.

Fall Maintenance Tips from Your Trusted Long Island Home Inspectors

The vibrant colors of fall foliage are always a sight to behold on Long Island. While the 2023 season ushers in cooler weather and pumpkin-spiced everything, it also signals the need for homeowners to prepare their homes for the impending winter. At New Home Inspectors, we are your trusted Long Island home inspectors, and we’ve  … Read more

Halloween pumpkins and decorations outside a house

Spooky Secrets Lurking in Your Home: A Home Inspection Checklist

As the leaves fall and the air turns crisp, the spirit of Halloween starts to take over. Jack-o’-lanterns adorn doorsteps, cobwebs decorate windows, and pumpkins become the centerpiece of every porch. While Halloween is all about spooky fun, it’s also an excellent time to channel that spirit into responsible homeownership. In this blog post, we’ll  … Read more

Modern, bright, clean, kitchen interior with stainless steel appliances in a luxury house

Does a Home Inspector Verify If Your Appliances Work?

Purchasing a new home is one of the most significant investments you’ll ever make, and it’s crucial to ensure that your prospective property is in excellent condition. Home inspections are a vital part of the home buying process, helping you uncover potential issues and ensuring your peace of mind. However, one common question that often  … Read more

A wood siding house that a realtor would refer to as a fixer-upper

Why Should I Have a Home Inspection When Buying ‘As-Is’?

Buying a home is a significant investment, and it’s essential to ensure that you’re making a wise decision. While some properties may be listed as ‘as-is,’ it doesn’t mean you should skip the home inspection. In fact, getting a professional home inspection is even more crucial when considering such properties. Today, we’ll explore why having  … Read more

Pretty Woman Standing Near Repairman Installing Smoke Detector On Wall At Home

Smoke Alarms: Ensuring Your Long Island Home’s Safety

As your dedicated partners in home safety on Long Island, New Home Inspectors commit to providing you with valuable knowledge and insights. In this post, we delve into the critical realm of a home inspection report: smoke alarms. Smoke alarms constitute an essential aspect of safeguarding your family and property from the devastating effects of  … Read more

heavy rain pouring down from passing storm - gutters on house

What Do Home Inspectors Look for When Inspecting Gutters?

When it comes to the maintenance of a well-functioning home, considerations extend beyond interior aesthetics and curb appeal. Vigilance for potential issues lurking in less spotlighted areas, like gutters, is crucial. Gutters play a pivotal role in safeguarding your home’s foundation and preventing water damage. This makes gutters a high-priority item for inspectors during home  … Read more

A child holds a yellow umbrella standing in a puddle outside.

All About Drainage: A Home Inspector’s Guide

Welcome to the official blog of New Home Inspectors, your trusted home inspection experts on Long Island! Today, we delve into an essential aspect of home maintenance: drainage. While often overlooked, proper drainage is crucial for safeguarding your home against potential water damage and structural issues. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the importance of  … Read more

Lint collected from dryer machine after cleaning vent

The Critical Importance of Checking Dryer Vents and Ductwork

When it comes to home inspections, there are several areas that often take precedence, such as electrical systems, plumbing, and structural integrity. However, one crucial aspect that should never be overlooked is the inspection of dryer vents and ductwork. The seemingly innocuous dryer can pose significant risks if not properly maintained. When you choose New  … Read more

Beware of These Common Fire Hazards in Your Long Island Home

Welcome to the New Home Inspectors blog! Today, we’re going to discuss something crucial: fire hazards commonly found in homes across Long Island. Fire safety is vital for everyone, including homeowners of all ages. We’ll explain these hazards in simple terms. Let’s begin! Electrical Problems During home inspections, we frequently encounter electrical issues, which can  … Read more