Robertson Home Inspection Blog

The Benefits of a Pre-Listing Inspection

A pre-listing inspection is a professional home inspection conducted before a house is offered for sale. An inspection is one of the best tools for selling a home at a fair, competitive price. Consider the benefits of a pre-listing inspection to pave the way for a...

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent When Buying a Home

Whether this is the first time you've bought a home or the fifth, it can be an exhausting process. Real estate markets and practices vary between areas, leaving most buyers better off working with a professional. Here are 5 reasons why it’s a good idea to use a real...

How to Declutter Your Home: Six Easy Steps to Take

Everyone has rooms or closets that are cluttered and disorganized. In the bedroom, you might let clothes pile up on the floor. In the garage or attic, you may be storing items you've forgotten that you own. Clutter easily gets out of hand when you cannot find things...

4 Tips To Keep Your Home Safe When Leaving For the Holidays

During the holiday season, criminals know that many people leave their homes for several days. With vacant houses and presents everywhere, December is a prime time for burglaries to occur. Because of this, it’s important to take some extra precautions to keep your...

Infrared Thermal Imaging During Home Inspections

Thermal imaging is a technique that some home inspectors have started including with inspections. Infrared imaging is used by home inspectors to detect areas with uncharacteristically low temperatures or those with abnormally high thermal energy. Critical errors in...

Four Ways to Save Water at Home

If you are like many people who are searching for effective ways to save water at home, you may be motivated to do so for several reasons. There is a growing concern about the availability of fresh water on a global scale, so you may want to conserve water based on...

Why You Should Get Your Home Tested For Radon

Radon is scientifically considered a radioactive gas that can be hazardous to your health. It is emitted from underground and finds its way to the atmosphere mainly through cracks and gaps in a building's foundation. When it is outside, it is diffused into the...