Other Useful Homebuyer's Information

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Home Inspectors Reference Manual - Everything about Home Inspection, regardless of state, county or city.


Common Repair / Replacement Prices - Averages prices for the repair / replacement of some problems commonly found during home inspections.


Water Heater Dangers - See what happens when your water heater's safety features are not properly working.


Deck Failure Directory - Up-to-the-minute information about wooden decks, their proper construction, and common defects found in wooden decks.  A must for anyone who has a deck or wants one.


How to handle basement water - All about keeping your basement from flooding, and what to do if it does.


Component Life Expectancies - Average life expectancies of house systems and components.


Why Inspect a New House - Why do a home inspection on a newly constructed house?


Home Buying Steps - Some basic steps, and the order to follow then, in your home buying quest.


Two Different Types of Inspections - Why are some inspectors more expensive that others?


GFCI and AFCI outlets explained - What are GFCI and AFCI outlets and why are they now required?


Finding Water Heater Info - All you ever needed to know about water heater age, size and info.


The 3 Most Common Mistakes Every Homebuyer Should Avoid - Learn how to avoid making the 3 most common mistakes that new home buyers make.


Home Electrical Basics - A very useful web site that shows the basics of a home electrical system.


Common Water Pipe Corrosion Problems - View some of the common water pipe corrosion problems.


Everything you always wanted to know about Toilets - Some basic information about toilet plumbing.


Gallery of Home Defects - A comprehensive library of home defects and problems from around the country.