New Vizion Home Inspections http://newvizionhomeinspections.com Just another WordPress site Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:38:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 General Safety Precautions http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2016/12/28/general-safety-precautions/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2016/12/28/general-safety-precautions/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2016 16:38:50 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=75 Routinely check your electrical appliances and wiring. Hire an InterNACHI inspector. InterNACHI inspectors must pass rigorous safety training and are knowledgeable in the ways to reduce […]

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Find Better Ways to Heat and Cool Your House http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2016/12/27/find-better-ways-heat-cool-house/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2016/12/27/find-better-ways-heat-cool-house/#respond Tue, 27 Dec 2016 17:00:08 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=99 As much as half of the energy used in homes goes toward heating and cooling. The following are a few ways that energy bills can be […]

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Lead http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2016/09/26/lead/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2016/09/26/lead/#respond Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:21:31 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=66 Lead is a poisonous metal that was once commonly used in the manufacture of paint, gasoline, and plumbing. While U.S. law has banned the use of […]

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Things to Consider on the Exterior of the Property http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/things-consider-exterior-property/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/things-consider-exterior-property/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:56:41 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=97 Siding: Look for cracks, loose pieces, lifting, or warping. Paint: Look for peeling, chipping, blistering, stains, and any indication of damage. Foundation and exterior surfaces: Check […]

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Things to Consider on the Interior of the Property http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/things-consider-interior-property/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/things-consider-interior-property/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:51:14 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=95 General plan: The traffic pattern and layout of rooms is important. Observe the general condition with respect to maintenance and repair. Living/dining/family room areas: Size and […]

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Ten Most Frequent House Problems http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/ten-frequent-house-problems/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/ten-frequent-house-problems/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:48:40 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=93 Surveys by U.S. home inspectors resulted in a list of the most frequently found problems in the homes they have inspected: 1. Improper Surface Grading/Drainage This […]

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Electrical Panels http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/electrical-panels/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/electrical-panels/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:47:53 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=91 Electricity enters the home through a control panel and a main switch where one can shut off all the power in an emergency. These panels are […]

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Outlets and Extension Cords http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/outlets-extension-cords/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/outlets-extension-cords/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:46:56 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=89 Make sure all electrical receptacles or outlets are three-hole, grounded outlets. If there is water in the area, there should be a GFCI or ground-fault circuit […]

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Electrical Heating Equipment http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/electrical-heating-equipment/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/electrical-heating-equipment/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:46:08 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=87 Portable electrical heating equipment may be used in the home as a supplement to the home heating system. Caution must be taken when using these heating […]

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Animal Hazards http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/animal-hazards/ http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/2011/12/28/animal-hazards/#respond Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:45:11 +0000 http://newvizionhomeinspections.com/?p=85 Mice and other rodents can chew on electrical wires and damage them. If rodents are suspected or known to be in the home, be aware of […]

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