Tag Archives: Home Inspections

Aluminium Siding

All about aluminum siding! If your home has aluminum siding you might be interested in learning about the advantages, disadvantages and history of this product. Aluminum Siding Inspection by Nick Gromicko Aluminum siding is generally in decline as an exterior … 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

A Closer Look: Take care of Your A/C system and it will take care of you

With the temperature rising every week here in Warrenton MO, the last thing you want is an issue with your A/C system. The trick to ensuring your A/C system will continue to function properly when you need it is periodic inspection … Continue reading

Atrium problems…

Wesley Kelley ASHI Master Inspector   I had a sad call today from potential clients in Franklin county. Five years ago they built a custom, atrium style recreation home. The builder used a product on the atrium windows to ensure … 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

Inspecting Stairs

Stair inspections require the expertise and training of a good inspector. Many times I point out problems to my clients who are amazed at what they thought was normal – but wasn’t! Missouri has some of the highest fall rates … 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