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Top ten deficiencies found during home inspections in 2022

Here are the top ten deficiencies found during home inspections by Evergreen Property Inspectors in 2022. This is a list of the most common deficiencies, most of which are small where a little preventative work can help them from becoming large…

Continuing Education Lineup for Realtors in 2022

2022 Continuing education lineup announced for Realtors in Easter Missouri and Southern Illinois. 

Jeff Burton supports the Kids Rock Cancer project

Jeff Burton supports the Kids Rock Cancer project at Maryville University and they need your help! This week Jeff is wearing a new hat courtesy of Evergreen Property Inspectors! A big “thank you” to everyone at Evergreen Property Inspectors…
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2020 Veterans Day Poster Contest winner

Introducing the 2020 Veterans Day Poster Contest winner chosen by the Veterans Day National Committee. Congratulations Casey! The designer, Casey Brown, is a Marine Corps Veteran who served in the infantry and was deployed to Iraq.  “I…
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Why the home inspection is important

Evergreen Property Inspectors short video explains why the home inspection is important to the home buying process. Buying a home is one of the largest purchases you will ever make and you want to have a certified professional home inspector…
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Listen to your home, it’s telling you how to care for itself.

You bought a new home, finished unpacking, made this space your own!  Now is time to explore how the home systems are really functioning and get to know your new home. Every home has a story it wants to tell you on how to care for your home.…
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Create a home maintenance action plan

It is easy to ignore minor problems with your home. You're cozy, enjoying life, and most of the time that to-do list can stay out of sight and out of mind.  Unfortunately, if you don't take a couple hours per year to review your home and complete…
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The Basement Egress Window

Working from home often means making better use of living space such as finishing the basement or attic. Ensuring there are safe exits from these spaces is a vital part of home safety and often required by local code requirements. By installing…
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Signs That it’s Time for a Roof Replacement

Your roof will provide many years of protection for your home if it is well-maintained. A roof can last 20 years or longer, depending on the types of materials used. However, all roofs need to be replaced eventually. Below are a few ways that…
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Tips for Fire Safety at Home

House fires are responsible for over 2,500 deaths and around $7 billion in damages every year in the United States. Thanks to better fire safety awareness, these numbers are lower than they used to be. Use the following tips for fire safety…
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Why Every Newly Built Home Needs a Builder’s Warranty Inspection

Moving into a new construction home that has been built to your specifications is rewarding. This is a space that perfectly meets your needs and has no signs of wear and tear from a previous owner. However, this does not necessarily mean that…
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4 Ways to Heat Your Home Efficiently

Benefits of Heating Your Home Efficiently People often want to save money while staying warm and cozy in the colder months, yet are other reasons to focus on efficiency, like reducing your impact on the environment. Here are some effective ways…
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4 Wood-Destroying Organisms Besides Termites

There Are More Wood-Destroying Organisms Than Just Termites Some of the biggest threats to your home may exist within your walls or under your floorboards. While termites ingest wood as they burrow through it, there are other wood-destroying…