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Charleston

Cracking the Code: Lead Paint Risks & Solutions

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If you’re buying or selling a home, one important factor to consider is the presence of lead-based paint. Lead-based paint was commonly used in homes built before 1978 and can pose serious health risks, particularly to children and pregnant women. At Step By Step Inspections in Charleston, we understand the importance of identifying and addressing […]

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Home Inspection

4 Ways Home Additions Impact Inspections

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In the realm of real estate, the decision to add an extension or renovate a home is often met with enthusiasm and excitement. However, many homeowners may not fully consider the significant impact these additions can have on the inspection process when it comes time to sell or purchase a property. At Step By Step […]

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New Construction

4 Reasons You Should Have A New Construction Home Inspection

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Buying a new construction home is an exciting venture. The allure of modern amenities, pristine finishes, and a blank canvas for your dreams is undeniable. However, amidst the excitement, it’s crucial not to overlook the importance of a comprehensive home inspection. While it may seem unnecessary for a brand-new property, investing in a new construction […]

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Top 5 Tips for a Successful Home Inspection in the Carolinas

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Preparing for a home inspection can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re trying to sell your home in the Carolinas. However, with a bit of planning and effort, you can ensure a successful home inspection. After all, it potentially speeds up the selling process when things go smoothly. And who doesn’t want that? Here are five […]

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Pool Inspection

An In-Depth Look at In-Ground Pools

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When enjoying the perfect Carolina summer, few things beat the refreshing oasis of an in-ground pool. However, ensuring your pool remains in top condition is crucial to avoid potential issues like leaks. At Step By Step Inspections, we specialize in providing comprehensive insights into the condition of your property, including a detailed examination of in-ground […]

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Home Inspection

5 Commonly Missed Home Inspection Items

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A thorough home inspection is vital for any homebuyer or homeowner, identifying and addressing potential issues. However, it’s not always easy to tell if everything has been adequately addressed. This blog discusses commonly “missed” home inspection items, which matter most, and their impact. We’ll also explore how to ensure everything is captured in the report […]

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Home Inspection

5 of the Most Commonly Noted Home Inspection Items

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As a homeowner or potential homebuyer, it’s vital to have a thorough understanding of the condition of the property to ensure a smooth and safe transaction. A home inspection is an essential step in the home buying or selling process, as it can identify any underlying issues that could impact the sale. To help put […]

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Home Inspection

What Buyers and Sellers Need to Know About Getting a Home Inspection in South Carolina

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Check out the recent Redfin article we were featured in:Nestled in the heart of the “Deep South” and along the east coast of the United States, South Carolina upholds a rich tapestry of history and culture, evident in its diverse architectural styles, ranging from timeless classics to contemporary marvels. In this distinctive setting, the home […]

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Home Inspection

Home Inspection Nightmares: Avoid Unwanted Surprises

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As we approach Halloween and the days grow darker, it’s time to tell some spine-chilling stories. These stories aren’t about ghosts and ghouls, though. Instead, let’s talk about home inspection nightmares. The Step By Step Inspections Team has seen our fair share of spooky situations regarding home-buying and maintenance. Avoid a frightful fate as we […]

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What To Do When Selling Your Home in the Fall

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It’s a common misconception that spring and summer are the only seasons to sell. Fall is actually a great time to put your home on the market. The cooler temperatures and changing leaves can create a cozy, inviting atmosphere that attracts potential buyers. However, to make the most of your listing, knowing what to do […]

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