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Home Inspector - Maryland Home Inspection Services, Inc.
Today’s housing market is full of Bank-owned foreclosures as a result of the economy as well as many other factors. Most of these homes are being sold “As Is”. I am hearing from many clients that their agents are telling them that a Home Inspection is not necessary since the home is an “As Is”. T...
It seems that since the spring is here people here in Maryland are gearing up for the great fun that the good weather and friends bring. Lots of people seem to be getting their decks cleaned, stained, treated, and generally having them fixed up as they should do as a scheduled yearly safety maint...
With the nice weather starting the Real Estate Market is beginning to pick back up here In Maryland. With this brings in many new Home Inspections as well as other types of Inspections such as Radon Testing, Mold Testing, Deck Inspections, Home Safety and Maintenance Inspections, and a whole arra...
OK well I did another Home Inspection today in Gaithersburg Maryland.  Wow the heat came back and reminded me just how hot attics get in the summer here in Maryland.  The sweat was dripping and the air was thick it was a Long 15 minutes.  Fortunately from past experience I have learned to turn on...
OK those of you who know me and Maryland Home Inspection Services knows we do a very thorough and honest Home Inspection.  We have a motto here, "It Is What It Is".  That applies to all homes, or any property we inspect.  We aren't deal killers, we simply do our job and report the conditions of t...
Maryland Home Inspection Services and all of our Home Inspectors wanted to give you a few safety tips before summer.  As summer approaches, the International Code Council is urging homeowners to take the time to check their outdoor areas for potential safety hazards. Proper inspections now can he...
What you should know about radon? U.S. Surgeon General Health Advisory"Indoor radon gas is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country. It's important to know that this...
We all are working for the same common goal, and that is to make a good living.  The question is about your professional integrity.  I have performed so many Home Inspections over the years that I have seen it all. Brand new homes, 100 year old homes and everything in between.  To be quite honest...
OK well today I performed another Home Inspection on a brand new home. This home was just completed by the builder and in fact the settlement is not until tomorrow.  The home owner is a very nice young single mom.  This is a very nice (gorgeous) in my opinion) 3500 sq ft single family with finish...
As a Member of the International Association Of Certifies Home Inspectors (NACHI) I am privileged to get access to many awesome articles.  This being said a new article just came out that I find very informative and wanted to share it with all my visitors of Maryland Home Inspection Services. Mos...

Jim Keilson

Specializing in Mold and Radon Gas Testing.
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