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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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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 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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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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Mold Inspection

Should I Get a Mold Inspection Before I Buy a New Home?

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With the real estate market on fire, some potential homebuyers include waiving inspections as part of their offer. However, Step By Step Inspections does not recommend waiving the home, pest, pool, or mold inspection. Instead, whether you currently own or you are attempting to buy, we recommend following through on the inspection, and here’s why.

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Sewer Line Inspection

5 Common Sewer Line Issues

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Sewage problems create nightmare scenarios for homeowners. Not only are they hard to get to, but they can also cost a lot of money. Whether you’re a homeowner facing challenges or you’re buying a new home, a sewer line inspection uncovers the underlying root causes and makes you aware of the issues. Then, you can […]

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Home Inspection

6 Tips To Prepare for a Home Inspection

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You accepted an offer on your house, the appraisal came in where you wanted it, and now you have to get through the inspection. Sounds easy, right? Perhaps it will be. If, however, you feel anxious about what the inspection may uncover, take advantage of these six things we at Step By Step Inspections recommend […]

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