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How to Prepare Your Home for Winter: 4 Tips From a Home Inspector

Winter is coming. And that means cold weather, snow, and ice. For many people on Long Island, it also means dealing with the cold drafty home. If you’re not prepared, your home can be a miserable place to be during the winter months. That’s why today we’re going to talk about how to prepare your  … Read more

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Buying a Home? Don’t Forget to Schedule a Home Inspection!

If you’re in the market to buy a home on Long Island, you know it can be a daunting process. Contending with high home prices and taxes, you probably just want to get it over with. However, the home inspection is an important step that you should not skip. For home buyers (especially first-timers), you  … Read more

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What Items Fail a Home Inspection?

If you’re in the market for a new home on Long Island, it’s important to know what will cause the home inspection to fail. Many homebuyers are caught off guard when they find out that their dream home isn’t as perfect as they thought it was. While every inspection will show defects, there are some  … Read more

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Utilizing Your Home Inspection: How to Prevent Mold

Mold can be a huge issue in Long Island homes. With the moisture in the ground and in the air, mold will quickly grow. While New Home Inspectors do not do a mold inspection, we can help you avoid issues with mold in the future. Click here to see a sample report of what we  … Read more

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Selling Your Home? Here’s How to Prepare for the Inspection

Are you selling your home? If so, it’s important to be prepared for the home inspection. This is an important process that will help buyers determine if the home is in good condition and worth their investment. In this blog post, we will discuss what home sellers can do to prepare for the home inspection.  … Read more

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2022 BBQ Season: Fire Safety on Long Island

BBQ season is in full swing here on Long Island. When you are out there grilling, are you following smart safety precautions? We all know that barbecued food is delicious, but grilling comes with a bunch of safety hazards. According to the National Fire Protection Association, July is peak month for grill fires. This includes  … Read more

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7 Common Electrical Issues on a Home Inspection

A home inspection is one of the most important steps in the home buying process, and should not be skipped. As a Long Island home inspector, we will cover all major systems, both inside an out. This includes a thorough electrical inspection. An electrical inspection will identify whether or not the home is safe. Additionally,  … Read more

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6 Plumbing Issues Home Inspectors Look For

Before buying or selling a house on Long Island, reach out to New Home Inspectors to examine the property.  While it may seem appealing to save a couple bucks, a home inspection should not be skipped. As a potential buyer, you can request repairs to be made before finalizing the sale. Evaluating the condition of  … Read more