Being Prepared for an Evacuation

Disasters seem to impact our lives on a more regular basis than ever before. They can range from minor events that cause some damage to property to major disasters that cost millions of dollars and sometimes even take a toll in human lives. While it is...

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In Case of Fire…

In 2015 the U.S. Fire Administration estimated that there were 380,900 residential fires. Out of those, they estimated that about 1,800 resulted in fatalities and 7,500 in injuries. About half of all home fires are caused from cooking, one in ten from...

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Why Have Your Home Inspected

Why Have Your Home Inspected? (Even if it is new construction) How to Avoid a $10,000 Mistake And Buy a Quality Home!   HOME INSPECTION FAQ’S Q. Why do I need a Home Inspection? The purchase of a home is often the largest single investment families ever make. ...

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Nick Minderman, New Certified Master Inspector!

7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC, based in Warrenton, MO is pleased to announce that a second inspector in their company has earned the title of Certified Master Inspector, (CMI) by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, (InterNACHI). The Certified...

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Why Home Inspections Include Attics

Written by: Wes Kelley,Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC Why do home inspectors have to look in the attic? What can you see up there? Good question. A professional home inspector will always include the attic inspection as part of...

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At Home With Meth

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC All of us have a list of concerns when moving into a new home but if you’re in Missouri you should have possible meth contamination on your list. If you’re moving into a...

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Exploding Water Heater

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC The lowly water heater is rarely thought of by many homeowners until they happen to step in to an icy shower some fateful morning. A few water heaters make a more dramatic...

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Why Basements Leak

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC As inspectors working in the Midwest we see quite a few basements. The biggest complaint or concern we hear concerns a moisture related problem. There are three basic...

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Creepy Crawlspace

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC Inspecting the crawl space under a home is always a little daunting. This unfinished area located underneath the home is usually cluttered and accessed only by crawling and...

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Why a Home Inspection?

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC Inspection is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as, “To view or examine closely and critically those conditions that are visible and accessible, as well as those that are...

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Benefits of a Pre-Listing Home Inspection

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC In our general area the housing market tends to be picking up but it is still a little soft. Realtors might call our market a “buyers market” meaning that there are fewer...

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7 Safety Tips for Your Home

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC (1) Did you replace your smoke detectors when you moved in your new home and at least every 10 years thereafter? This is a must do for every home. Your first night in a new...

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Ask Wes (Frequently Asked Home Inspection Questions)

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC WHY CAN’T MY UNCLE JOHNNY, WHO IS A CARPENTER, DO OUR HOME INSPECTION AND SAVE US THE MONEY? Rick & Mary S. from St. Charles, Mo. Good question! I was on e-Bay last night...

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Secret Weapon Stops Home Sales: ‘Deal Killers’

Written by: Wes Kelley,Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC December 12, 2012 Selling a home can be stressful. Uncertainty rules the day. How long will it take to sell? Will the buyer’s home inspection find something unknown or hidden? Will the...

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Home Wreck

Written by: Wes Kelley, Certified Inspector 7 Oaks Home Inspection, LLC Who could believe a brand new home might be wrecked in under a year? Not from a tornado or flood but from unforeseen mistakes made during construction. Sad to say, some...

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What Really Matters On Your Home Inspection

When you get your home inspection report, it is easy to get lost in all of the information. There is a lot that goes into a home inspection, and the information can often leave you wondering: What really matters? The video below helps you...

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Family Owned – And Staying That Way!

We are proud to be a family owned home inspection company. We love seeing our family come together, and work hard for our community. One of the biggest reasons people hire us is because of our high standards and our great qualifications (including being...

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Pre-Listing Inspections

Why should you consider getting a pre-listing home inspection when selling your home? A pre-listing home inspection is one of the best ways to find out about problems ahead of time, and then take care of them - before you go under contract....

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Look around, and contact us for all your home inspection needs! We are here to provide you with the best home inspection service possible. Whether you need a home inspection, well testing, radon testing, or any other service, we are your home inspection...

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What Every Home Buyer in MO Should Know

Before you buy a home in Missouri, be sure you know this important information.

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