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Here at Status Home Inspections, we take great pride in our work. Learn a little more about the homes that we inspect, the community that we live in, and the defects that we find in our articles and posts below.  (Due to workload, we generally update this page quarterly)

Boca Raton – March 2021

Boca Raton – March 2021

Thank you to our client here in Boca Raton for having us out to inspect their potential new home!  Looking for a Boca Raton Home Inspector? Don't hesitate to reach out to discuss your inspection...

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Wellington – October 2021

Wellington – October 2021

Thank you to our client up in Wellington for having us out to inspect this potential new investment property.  Looking to purchase investment property? Be sure to contact us for a consultation on...

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Weston – October 2021

Weston – October 2021

Thank you to our client for having us out to Weston to inspect their potential new property. Looking for a home inspector in Weston? - be sure to contact us so we can assist with your inspection...

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Where Can You Hide Them?

We have an abundance of technology these days that give us the ability to secure our home and its contents. Sometimes, though, we overlook the simple, low-tech methods for protecting our valuables from intruders. What are some of those methods? If a thief manages to...

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Making The Most Of It

If you have scheduled a pre-listing inspection for your home, you will naturally want to get the most for your money. However, if you are not prepared for it, the inspection will not be a thorough as it should be. So, how can you ensure your property is ready to be...

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Taking Control Of The Selling Process

When it comes to selling their home a lot of people decide to go it alone, without the help of a real estate company. As well as feeling more in control of the process, they are also able to keep costs as low as possible. If you are about to put your home on the...

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Are They Making You Suffer?

In our earlier blog, we discussed the presence of biological pollutants in a home. Now let’s talk about how they could be affecting your health. Before we begin, however, it is important to mention that many of the symptoms associated with allergies to bio pollutants...

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What’s In The Air You Breathe?

Indoor air quality plays a major role in the health and wellbeing of a household. But did you know that the air inside the home is often worse than outside air? One reason for this is biological pollutants. What are they? As disgusting as it sounds, biological...

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Is There More Than One Kind Of Drywall?

The answer to the above question is yes. There is more than one type of drywall. Let’s look at two kinds and see how they could be used in your home. Most people will be familiar with the traditional kind of drywall which is made up of a gypsum core and wrapped in...

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Do You Remember Your Last Inspection?

Can you recall the last time you had your home inspected? If you are like most homeowners, the last time was probably when you purchased the house, which may have been some time ago. As it is recommended that you have your home inspected annually, it is very likely...

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New Doorknobs for a Quick Update

Do you have multiple ugly, cheap-looking metal doorknobs? The good news. Swapping these out only takes about 10 minutes and a Phillips head screwdriver. So, even if you're not cursed with ugly rental knobs, and just want to switch things up in your home. Here's how to...

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Do I Need to Repair or Replace the AC?

If you’ve got an aging air conditioner, you may be breathing a sigh of relief when the summer ends around. You made it through another summer with the old unit! But depending on the climate in your area, you could still experience a breakdown during a brutal week of...

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Should You Finish the Attic?

Many homeowner's attics are used as a storage base and not a very organized storage space. The attic could become potentially one of the most exciting places in the entire house. There’s a lot of massive space there that could be used.  There are some creative ways...

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What to Upgrade in the Kitchen Before You Sell

If you’re looking to get top dollar from your home when you sell you want to almost always invest in the kitchen upgrade. Here are some top kitchen upgrades that will  help you sell your home: Counters. Scratched and damage counters are more than just an eyesore...

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Deck Safety Reminders

Decks are appealing home features for resting in the open air and gathering with friends and family. Although decks look stylish, they do require inspection at least once a year. Your deck is fastened to the side of your house and held up by many metal and wood pieces...

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Tips on How to Divert Water

Stormwater and rainfall can cause damage. For this reason, protecting your property to handle the amount of water it receives is critical. There are a variety of solutions, depending on the exact problem and issues of your property. Sometimes a combination of...

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Find Money for Closing Costs!

When you’re buying home closing costs are not usually the first thing you think about. However, closing costs fees could add up to thousands of dollars.  You may not be able to eliminate these fees entirely but there are options for finding the money you may need....

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Why Inspect The Garage Door?

Unfortunately, the only time that garage doors are given as long as it’s functioning properly we assume everything is fine. So do garage doors need to be inspected? Absolutely! It’s important to inspect the garage door annually. This inspection can allow you to...

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How to Fix – Tub Stoppers

There’s nothing more relaxing than coming home after a long day of work and drawing a nice hot bath—but what do you do if your drain stopper is stuck or not stopping water like it should? The good news is that a faulty drain stopper is often very easy to fix. Here’s...

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Elderly Safety at Home?

 As aging occurs reflexes diminish and health problems make us prone to emergencies. Making a home environment safe is essential to our well elderly loved ones peace of mind. A few simple adjustments can make the biggest difference.  Make sure that they’re a...

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Mower Maintenance

Spring is almost here and with it the weekly opportunity to mow your grass. More maintenance is a must before things get too hairy outside. Here’s a checklist to help you get back up and running: Inspect the air filter - A clogged and dirty air filter can put stress...

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