Tag Archives: 7 Oaks Inspection – Home

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

All About Mold

Home Inspectors from 7 Oaks Home Inspection are qualified to obtain samples for mold testing. A typical home will need one sample from each level from the inside and one from the outside as the control. Tape or swab samples … 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

Negotiations are NOT the main reason!

Blog by ASHI Inspector Nick Minderman, MARCH 21, 2016 Let’s face it – putting your home up for sale causes stress with feelings of intrusion and fear. In order to sell your home you have to let people ‘into’ your … Continue reading

The Dilemma with Missouri and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

As a home inspector we always check for various safety items. One of those items is carbon monoxide detectors in homes that have natural or LP gas or kerosene as a fuel source. About half of the homes that I … Continue reading

Prevent Fires with Wood Stove Safety Tips

At last weeks inspection in Warrenton, MO. I inspected a wood stove that was located in their family room. In our rural area we see quite a few homes with either wood stoves or wood furnaces. Typically its about 1 in every … Continue reading

Never Assume!

About thirty days ago I inspected a ten year old, one story ranch in Troy, MO. The owners were in the process of moving out but there were still a lot of items left to move. My policy – which … Continue reading

Cancel the Party!

Last week I found evidence of a huge “mouse party” in the basement of a very nice home. If you look in the picture you can see some of the items they were hauling in had been caught on the … Continue reading

Toilet Paper

Most home owners in Missouri assume there aren’t many dos and don’ts as far as care and maintenance of their septic system. It’s out of sight and out of mind! But like most things -following the directions will save time … Continue reading

Missouri Radon Testing

I just picked up our SunNuclear radon testing unit from a typical 3 bed /2 bath home in Wentzville, MO. The unit had been placed in the lower level of the unfinished basement for the past two days. At the … Continue reading