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Hire The Right Inspector!

Here is a greatarticle from the Washington Post about why it’s important to hire the right home inspector. From the article: Checkbook’s undercover shoppers were astonished by how often many of the inspectors missed obvious defects. Before the inspections, Checkbook staff identified or created 28 problems they thought any inspector...

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Covid-19 Certified

Thanks to INTERNACHI, we have taken all appropriate precautions for home inspectors regarding preveniton of the spread of COVID-19.  As we inspect an occupied home, MBHI will adhere to all CDC and NACHI guidelines.

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Wind Damage

Whenever a severe stom with high winds occurs, it’s important to check carefully for damage to the various systems and components in your home. Most damage from winds occurs to roofs and siding.  Other exterior componenets of the home can be damaged as well. In the picure at left,...

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Chimney Flashing

A brick chimney that is more than 30″ wide needs to have something called a cricket on the uphill side of the chimney. It is sometimes called a saddle.  A cricket is a pyramidal feature that diverts rain water to either side of the chimney.  Without it, the water...

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