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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 … Continue reading

Garage Inspections

Don’t ever assume the garage portion of a home inspection will be fine just because it is a garage. 7 Oaks Home Inspectors find things ranging from broken trusses on a million dollar home in St Peters, Large multi-generational bird … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 reasons … Continue reading

Creepy Crawl Space

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 scooting … Continue reading

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 not.” … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading