Tips on Selling Your Home in 2021: Start with a Certified Pre-Owned Home Inspection in Aurora

Thinking about listing your home in 2021? You’re not alone. As we move deeper into the first quarter of the new year, all indications point to continued growth in the housing market, despite the pandemic and still higher than usual levels of uncertainty about the future. What factors are fueling this optimism? Economists and experts […]

Check Out this Home Inspection Checklist in Aurora of Installation Problems, Part 2

In last week’s blog, we looked at problems found during a home inspection that are the result of improper installation (roof coverings, roof flashings, skylights, exterior siding, and electrical). We’ve decided to continue in this direction by highlighting a few other areas in which poor workmanship, makeshift repairs, and use of incorrect materials are commonly […]

Check Out this Home Inspection Checklist in Aurora of Installation Problems

If you’re a fan of Sherlock Holmes mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, you’ll recognize the familiar scene in which the world-wise detective dazzles Dr. Watson by drawing amazing—and correct—conclusions based on a few simple observations. What’s elementary to him certainly isn’t elementary to his assistant, or even the sharpest of readers. In some ways, […]

Looking for a New Home? Take Notice of this Home Inspection Checklist in Aurora for Venting Problems.

In today’s home inspection blog post, we’re going to take a few moments to vent…about vents. Over more than 26 years of inspecting homes of all kinds—from newly constructed residences to structures built more than a century ago—the certified inspectors at A-Pro have seen it all when it comes to vents. While it may not […]

A-Pro Winter Newsletter 2021

Moving Forward Together Welcome to our winter edition of From the Rafters. After the rollercoaster ride of 2020, I think it goes without saying that we’re all looking forward to better days ahead as home sales increase and we continue to excel for our clients. With everyone’s mind on safety, we thought it would be […]

Electrical Panel Home Inspection Checklist in Aurora: What You Should Know Before You Buy

It is not uncommon for a home-buyer or seller to assume that the electrical system portion of a home inspection is a simple matter of turning on and off the lights to see if they work. While lights and receptacles will certainly be checked, this represents only part of what your inspector will be examining […]

Home Inspection Checklist in Aurora for Evaluating the Grounds Surrounding a Property

Many prospective home-buyers are surprised to find that a roof-to-foundation inspection covers much more than just the main building itself. In today’s blog post, we’ll be moving outside to look at one of the more important aspects of a home inspection—the grounds home inspection checklist. Keep in mind that your home inspector won’t be commenting […]

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls: Lifesaving Reasons to Hire a Home Inspector in Aurora Before You Buy

For home-shoppers who are making a life-changing decision about whether or not to purchase a home, one of the most important reasons to hire a certified home inspector is to learn about hazards that may be lurking inside and out. This includes reporting on everything from potentially fatal electrical shock and fire hazards (e.g., sagging […]

Check Out this Home Inspection Structural Framing Checklist in Aurora

Home inspectors are often referred to as house “doctors.” While this is a fair comparison in some respects, physicians have several advantages when assessing problems with a patient. A doctor can ask, “Where does it hurt?” They can poke and prod until they hear the word “ouch!” Then they can take a look inside by […]

Check Out this Water Stain Home Inspection Checklist in Aurora

How detailed is a home inspection in Aurora? It’s a question that the professionals at A-Pro Home Inspection have been receiving for more than 26 years. Our answer is always the same: Very. Sellers and buyers benefit from having a certified inspector carefully look into every accessible corner and cranny that home-shoppers may miss, reporting […]

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