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  • 8 Things You Need to Know to Pass Your Home Inspection

    If you’re planning on selling your home, you will likely be having it inspected prior to the sale. If you want to be sure your home passes the test, here are some things to keep in mind.

  • Why You Should Have Your Home Inspected Before You Buy

    While finding a home that has everything you want is important, there are other important factors to consider as well. A Cleveland home inspection is an essential part of the home buying process. Here are a few reasons why.

  • If You Have Mold in Your Home or Business, it May Not Be as Bad as You Think

    At one point in the not too distant past, finding mold in a building you were trying to sell was like a death sentence. Spurred on by sensational media reports and stories of huge lawsuits, potential buyers were driven away from properties with even a hint of mold. However, more recently, people have started to realize that a little bit of mold may not be as big of a problem as it might seem.

  • How to Avoid Big Trouble on Your Cleveland Home Inspection

    Having your Cleveland home inspected, whether you’re buying or selling, is important. It’s the process that tells you if there’s anything wrong, and what might need to be fixed, before you make this huge investment, or to ensure you get the best possible price. Without it, you could be stuck buying a home that costs you thousands more in repairs, or, if you’re selling your home, you might never be able to get it off the market. But how can you be sure that you don’t run into any trouble with the inspection process?

  • What to Watch Out for When Buying an Older Home

    There are a lot of old houses in the United States, including in Ohio. The average age of homes in the US, as of December 2016, is 37. In many areas of Ohio, that age is even older, with some areas, like Portage, having homes averaging 74 years of age. Old homes often offer a lot of unique charm that can’t be found in the houses built today. But, if you are looking to purchase an older home, there are a few issues that you should be on the lookout for.

  • Questions You Should Be Asking Your Cleveland Home Inspector

    Your house is one of the most important purchases you will ever make. Knowing it’s condition before you buy is crucial. A home inspection can help you to determine in what shape the house is in, which can save you from buying one that is in need of significant repairs. The inspector will look not only at the structure itself, but also electrical work, plumbing, roofing and insulation. Your presence at the inspection, while not mandatory, is highly recommended. There may be things that you don’t understand, and for this reason, it is important to ask questions.

  • Signs of Water Damage Often Found During Home Inspections

    When you get a home inspection service in Cleveland, Ohio, one of the big things they are looking for are signs of water damage...

  • Finding the Right Cuyahoga County Home Inspector

    It is important that you have a Cuyahoga County home inspector look over the home you would like to buy. They can point out anything that is wrong with the house, and help ensure that you are buying a home that is both healthy and safe.

  • What is Being Covered When You Get a Home Inspection?

    The next time you hire someone for a home inspection service in Cleveland, Ohio or a nearby neighborhood, call on Inspections by Keystone. They can help ensure the house you are inspecting is safe and healthy.

  • Common Issues to Look for When a Cleveland Home Inspector Comes to Your Home

    There are many common things that are seen by home inspectors, and a lot of them can lead to major problems, like leaks, with your home if left unattended. It can save you time, money, and frustration by knowing about the problems now instead of when you start having issues where water is leaking into your home.

  • Cuyahoga County Home Inspector - 10 Typical Issues Found

    No matter where you live, there are just going to be some issues that homes commonly have because of being used, out in the elements, and maintained at different intervals. If you are about to hire a Cuyahoga County home inspector, make sure you go with him or her to look at these areas of the home.

  • Home Inspections - 5 Tips for the Best Experience!

    Buying a house is a big step. Whether it’s your first home or your 5th, it’s likely the biggest investment you’ve ever made and your home inspector wants you to be able to enjoy it for as long as you intend to live there.

  • Five Simple Ways to Increase Your Home's Value

    Learn about five things you can do to increase the value of your home.

  • Save Money on Your Energy Bill This Winter

    Learn some tips for saving money on your energy bill during the cold Ohio Winter.

  • Fall Indoor Home Maintenance Checklist

    Fall is a great time to get your home ready for colder weather. Get some tips to help you take care of your house this season.

  • Ways to Save Money on Your Summer Energy Bill

    With Summer 2015 in full swing, energy bills are on the rise. Find out what you can do to save money on your bills this summer.

  • Spring Home Maintenance Tips

    Get 5 great tips to help you through your spring home maintenance chores.

  • Winter Home Maintenance Tips

    Read about 6 tips that will help you take care of your home during the Northeast Ohio Winter!

  • Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

    Fall is here...the leaves are falling and the weather is still moderate. Now, is the best time for homeowners to inspect their homes and repair any damages before the frost sets in. Perhaps, you're like most of us, and really aren’t sure what your looking for or even where to begin. Well, we have created a partial checklist to help guide you in this process. Most of the tasks listed below are well within the average person’s ability. But, even if you choose to have a professional handle your repairs, it is worth the expense.

  • The Dangers of Vermiculite

    Find out how to identify if you have dangerous vermiculite in your attic and what you can do about it.

  • 10 Easy Home Maintenance Tips for the Summer Months

    We've listed 10 tips to help you with home maintenance during the summer and help you keep your home in the best condition possible.

  • Spring Home Maintenance Tips for Maintaining the Life and Value of your Home

    Although our Ohio weather is not screaming “Spring is here”, things are really starting to bloom. I have compiled a list of some of the common things I look for when I’m performing a home inspection. So get your coat on and get outside for some important spring home maintenance.

  • Keystone Home Inspection is Going Social

    Keystone Home Inspection has created new Social Media accounts. Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and add us to your Google+ circles. We'll be sharing lots of information on our activities and best practices for home inspection.

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