Kevin Corsa (H.I.S. Home Inspections)'s Blog

Home Inspector - H.I.S. Home Inspections (Summit, Stark Counties)
  "I thought my water heater was a just a big round thing that sits in the basement, and gives me hot water when I turn on the tap... NOW YOU TELL ME IT NEEDS MAINTENANCE?" Sorry to be the one who has to break it to you, but... yes, there are certain things that you should do to maintain your wat...
IN EVERY GROUP...there seems to be few that stand out above the crowd... you know... the ones we all look up to for inspiration and guidance. The ones who set the example for the rest of us to follow, and who make it easier to navigate the paths of uncertainty that we all have to face from time t...
Check Out These Things You Might Not Know About your Cell Phone.   1. EMERGENCY:  The emergency number worldwide for Mobile is 112. If you find yourself out of the coverage area of your provider, and there is an emergency, dial 112, and the mobile network will search any existing network to find ...
There seems to be alot of websites out there these days that are offering some "free" service or other, but then they forget to tell you that they are going to try to hijack your computer web search from whatever you are using now. Such a site I visited this morning was called "Webfetti". They sa...
I guess one of the greatest fears we all have in this business, (both realtors and home inspectors) is that we will come across that house that has all the hidden defects that we imagined could be there; the insideous crawl space with standing water AND black mold that no one has ever dared enter...
Thanks for inviting me to your new group. Now we have a few choices as professional home inspectors in several different groups; Home Inspector's Corner, Professional Home Inspectors, Home Inspectors's Across The Country, Ask the Home Inspector, Independent Thinking Inspectors, and Home Inspectio...
I have heard some home inspectors complain about having to do inspections in the rain when I was at a recent meeting. Personally, I think it is the absolute best time to do a home inspection. I have been on a lot of home inspections, where the rain helps me find things that are leaking, pinpoint ...
Wow, I don't know how I got here, but finally, I Almost have my first 10,000 points. Having said that, I really admire those of you who have many times over that, and can now appreciate how much effort it took you to get there. The next milestone I guess, would be 20,000, and then someday, maybe ...
I do some presentations for realtors, investors, and some other groups from time to time, including first time home buyers. I really love those, because it feels like I am helping those people get their first-ever house. Some of the realtor presentations, though seem to be hit or miss, such as th...
If I had a dollar for every time someone called my office and said they were just calling around shopping for the best price on a home inspection....I could maybe retire a few years earlier. After 22 years in business, I don't get why so many people still feel the need to go cheap on finding out ...

Kevin Corsa

H.I.S. Home Inspections, Stark & Summit County, OH Home Inspector
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