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Home Inspection

4 Types of Home Inspections and Why They Matter

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Home inspections are essential for several reasons. First, they help identify potential problems with a home before you purchase it, which gives you bargaining power. Next, they give you peace of mind knowing that you can address issues early and save money down the road. However, a standard home inspection doesn’t look for all the […]

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Pool Inspection

Why South Carolina Home Buyers Should Get a Pool Inspection

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For many people, the dream of homeownership involves a big, beautiful house with a backyard pool. However, before you dive into buying a home with a pool, it’s essential to know what you’re getting yourself into. That’s why South Carolina home buyers should get a local pool and spa inspection. In this post, Step By […]

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New Construction

Everything You Need to Know About New Construction Home Inspections

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If you’re in the market for a new home, it’s essential to have it inspected by a professional. At Step By Step Inspections, we provide comprehensive inspections of all homes, including new construction home inspections. Our highly experienced inspectors take the time to inspect every inch of your new home. New construction home inspections uncover […]

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Charleston

Why Older Homes Need 4-Point Inspections

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When you’re in the process of buying a home, especially one that’s 30 years or older, getting a 4-point inspection is a must. This type of inspection from Step By Step Inspections checks the home’s vital systems: Plumbing, HVAC, electrical, and roofing. While these checks are pretty standard for every home inspection, having this done […]

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Home Inspection

Should You Buy a Home Now or Wait?

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COVID-19 impacts the economy in various ways, from supply chain issues to supply and demand to inflation. The retail, hospitality, and restaurant industries all suffered, as well as others. However, one industry that exploded was the residential real estate market. Perhaps you’ve been waiting to buy and wondering if the time is right or not. […]

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Pool Inspection

What to Expect During a Pool Inspection

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Buying a new home is an exciting experience. In southern climates like North Carolina’s, it’s not uncommon to purchase a home with a pool. Did you know, though, that home inspections don’t include the pool? In this post, Step By Step Inspections explains why you should include a pool inspection with the home inspection, and […]

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Home Inspection

Scary Stories about Home Inspections Gone Wrong

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Homebuyers sometimes decline their right to a home inspection for a variety of reasons. We understand the South Carolina real estate market can be competitive, and time may be limited. Still, we at Step By Step Inspections don’t believe there’s ever an excellent reason to waive a home inspection. You may find you agree with […]

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Home Repair

The Top 5 Most Expensive Home Repair Projects

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Homeownership is a crucial part of the American Dream. However, home repairs can be more of a living nightmare. If you plan on moving any time soon, you should be sure that the home you purchase is sound. After all, you don’t want to spend all your money buying the house only to discover a […]

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Wind Mitigation Inspection

South Carolina Wind Mitigation Inspection: What It Is and How It Helps

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The 2021 hurricane season is in full swing, which brings the threat of intense winds. Once again, early May activity seems to indicate an active season overall. Did you know that South Carolina residents can benefit from a wind mitigation inspection? In this post, Step By Step Inspections reveals how.

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Radon Testing

Why Your South Carolina Home Needs Radon Testing

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For some reason, many people seem to think that radon is a low priority issue. In reality, radon-induced cancer results in tens of thousands of U.S. deaths every year. Homes across the entire country carry risks. Today, Step By Step Inspections explains the risks and prevalence of radon so you can determine whether your home […]

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