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Top ten defects found during home inspections in 2022

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

The list of the top 15 most expensive defects found during a home inspection in 2022 has been tabulated by the Evergreen Property Inspectors team. This list differs from the most common defects found here in that it takes into account the…
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Annual Home Maintenance Inspection

As the weather starts to cool down and the days become a little shorter my attention turns to prepping my home for the Winter cold and Spring rains. Each month I have a short checklist of home maintenance items to review. November's list starts…
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Home maintenance starts with clean gutter systems

Home maintenance starts with clean gutter systems. Water is one of the top destructive forces for buildings.   Your roof, exterior walls, soil grading, and drainage systems play a primary role in controlling the water and directing it away…
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Home Sellers Pre-Listing Inspection

To sell your home for more money, in less time, and with less hassle, take control by having a home sellers pre-listing inspection. One of the largest frustrations during the home buying process comes mid-way through the transaction during…
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Summer Home Maintenance Checklist

Have you completed your Summer home maintenance checklist? As the days begin to shorten, now is the time to ensure you have run through your Summer home maintenance checklist to finish off any projects to prepare for Fall. Check your children’s…
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What causes a sewer line backup?

Having a sewer line backup into the home or business is a costly, nasty experience that damages property and disrupts life.  But what causes a sewer line backup? Your drain lines are out of sight and out of mind for years and then one day…
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Sewer lateral line inspections are important

Sewer lateral line inspections are a common add-on service to a home or commercial property inspection. Sewage backups within the home, or repairs to the underground pipe that takes waste away from the home can be expensive which makes knowing…
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Appliance manufacturer recalls can be researched for free

Appliance manufacturer recalls can be researched for free through terrific sites provided to consumers through the US Government! During the inspection, we take pictures of the appliance data plates, including model and serial numbers. HVAC…