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Home Inspector - HomePro Inspections of RI
I was just listening to the news. So far this January, we have recorded 41″ of snow in Rhode Island!  There may still be more to come, but apparently we had more in 1992! The snow, however, hasn’t stopped me from doing inspections. Yes, there are things I can’t do – walking on roofs, seeing all o...
Armed and Dangerous! We hear this on the cop shows and sometimes on the news reports, but how many of us actually confront someone like this: As a Home Inspector, I think I can get a pretty good idea about what I am inspecting from my first impression. This can sometimes be a big mistake! A well ...
  Interesting blog about whether or not a seller should be present for the Home Inspection. I don't have a problem with it as long as it doesn't interfere with my ability to do my job!     Now, before you get all toasty on Rich, remember, the title of the post says "can,” not "should." I do belie...
  I get this question along with “Do you think I’m getting a good deal? “What would you pay for this house?”, etc. In reality, this is the first time I have seen the house! I don’t know what brought them to this property, I don’t know what the price is, and I don’t know what their plans are for t...
So, it is Sunday about 8:00pm, the day after Christmas. It is snowing like crazy in New England during our first blizzard of the year. The weather forecasters are predicting that the snow will continue through the night into tomorrow and that we will have accumulations of 1 foot to as much as 1 ...
Since 1974, American citizens have been protected from dangerous products in their homes by federal law. If a manufacturer has designed a dangerous product, they MUST recall all those items and FIX THEM FOR FREE! The problem in the law is that most often it is up to you the consumer, to find out ...

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