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Roof Inspection: What a Home Buyer and Seller Should Know

A home inspection is a vital part of the home buying process. When you get a home inspection, one of the things that is checked is the roof. The roof is one of the most important parts of a home, so you want to make sure that it is in good condition. By having a  … Read more

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The Importance of Knowing What’s Underground: Oil Tanks

New Home Inspectors is ready to dive into an important piece of underground knowledge. This time, we’re talking about underground oil tanks. Depending on the age of your property, you may very well have an old and perhaps even leaking oil tank beneath your feet. Knowing that this could be a potential problem is key  … Read more

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Heating Your Home: What You Need to Know About Inspections

Heating systems are one of the most important features of a home. Not only do they keep you warm in the winter, but they also play an important role in the overall safety and efficiency of your home. That’s why it’s an important piece of the home inspection. Like it or not, the cold weather  … Read more

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Challenges of a Home Inspection During the Winter

Winter is coming on Long Island and you’re in the market for a new home. Congratulations! You’ve come to the right place. One of the most important steps in buying a home is getting a home inspection done and you should not skip it. But did you know that there are some things that can’t  … Read more

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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