September Suggestions

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Safety First: Test smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors and replace batteries as necessary. Don’t forget to check out the expiration date on your fire extinguisher.  Window AC Units. If relevant to your home, start preparing to either remove them, or cover them outside with protective insulation. Removing the units is usually the preferable option because this will allow you …

FAQ Check: Radon

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*These are abbreviated answers. Feel free to contact us for more detailed information* What is it?  Radon is an odorless, invisible, radioactive gas that enters your home from the ground, through cracks in the foundation. Listed as an established human carcinogen, radon is the second leading known cause of lung cancer. Why does it matter? According to the PA Department …

Carpenter Bees and Ants and Termites, Oh My!

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When between buying or selling a home, you want to make sure you have all of your bases covered. Of course electric, plumbing, and radon testing are all important components of this process, however, it is the addition of a pest inspection that can truly provide a more complete picture of a property’s potential issues. The health of your home …

Success happens when you’re passionate about what you do.

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Our company owner, Debbie Mancini, has always had the same vision; to provide clients with true peace of mind. After more than thirty-five years of success working in the real estate and inspection industries, twenty-eight of which owning/operating a home inspection company, that outlook remains unchanged. In a predominantly male-oriented arena, Debbie saw a unique opportunity to make the business …

FAQ Check: Services Explained.

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The following descriptions are meant as a reminder of the very basics of what wedo. For more information, or to request one of our in-depth education modules,please reach out to us. Home Inspection:A home inspection is a non-invasive, visual examination of two or more of thefollowing components of a residential dwelling: mechanical, electrical, plumbingand/or structural. Pest Inspection:This inspection identifies whether …

For the holidays, you can’t beat home, safe, home…

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It’s that time of year again, and while everybody loves a great holiday display, a little planning goes a long way in keeping the holidays calm & bright.  Our team wants your memory-making with family and friends to consist of good memories, so here are a few tips to help ensure smooth holiday decorating: Before breaking out the ladder and …

Fall/Winter Tip for Conserving Heat

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When the cold weather hits our region, it’s important to keep the heat inside in our homes. In addition to having our heating systems serviced on a regular basis, it is a good idea to check windows to help ensure that we are not losing heat through them.  A good way to start is by checking for condensation between the panes …

It’s Back To School…

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The lunchboxes are packed, and backpacks are zipped. The first week of school is upon us. Between supply trips, paperwork, and endless excitement, the last thing on your mind is checking your home appliances. However, we are here with a gentle reminder; now is the time. Parents already do so much; we need to be able to count on efficiency …