Verify “Septic or Sewer” MLS Data is Correct

July 6, 2018 | Featured

Jacksonville Real Estate Company Pays Homebuyer $8,684 To Replace Faulty Septic System After MLS Wrongly Disclosed Home Was Connected to JEA Sewage! When you wake each day for your morning constitutional, where does the pooh go after you flush? For more than 2,600,000 Floridians it goes into an onsite waste disposal or “septic tank”. In fact over 30% of Floridians live in a home with a septic tank. HomePro Inspections has you covered with your home inspection needs.

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What’s All the Stink About Indoor Air Quality?

June 15, 2018 | Air Quality Testing

It’s an all too common call “My husband thinks I’m crazy, but I think my house is making me sick. Can you come tell me that I’m not crazy”? There is no air test that will tell if a person is crazy. Thankfully there are simple and inexpensive ways to evaluate the air in your home. Contact HomePro Inspections today to request a quote on our indoor air quality test.

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Is The Condition of the Chimney Cap and Cover Chasing Customers Away from Your Listings?

April 4, 2018 | Crazy Inspection Photos

It’s common knowledge – curb appeal is critical to getting homes sold.  If something spooks a buyer who is driving by your listing, they are NOT making that sign call. And as we all know, the beauty of a sign call is not only about that listing… it’s about generating a relationship with that buyer to sell them their next home.Siting high above your listing is an often forgotten feature of the home – the chimney cap and chase cover.  And if it’s rusty, damaged or ugly, it’s scares buyers away.

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Chimney Safety Tips

January 16, 2018 | Safety

Each winter, millions of Americans all across the country turn to their fireplaces for warmth and comfort during the season’s cold, dark nights. While fireplaces are a great way to stay warm and add some charm to your home, they also contribute to chimney fires and other serious safety issues. Every year, countless chimney fires and other health issues such as carbon monoxide poisoning cause thousands of preventable deaths and millions of dollars worth of damage to homes and properties in every corner of the United States. Here at HomePro Inspections, we offer extensive experience with home and property inspections, including fireplace and chimney inspections. To prevent chimney fires and other serious issues, read on for a few basic tips to keep in mind this winter.

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Building Wood Fires by Annette McGivney

January 5, 2018 | Safety

“Utilizing fire is something we did that no other creature learned to do” What is it about fire that fascinates us so much? Starring into a fire is hypnotic. It can be simultaneously comforting, warming, romantic and fear inducing. What is this seemingly primal attraction to fire? And how can we best create fire on demand?Those are but a few of the questions about fire offered and answered by Annette McGivney in her book Building Wood Fires.

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Kidde Recalls 40 Million Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

January 1, 2018 | News

You know the importance of having a fire extinguisher for your home, vehicle and boat. Fire extinguishers save lives and property. Seldom are they used and when needed it is a life or death situation.In a voluntary agreement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Kidde has agreed to recall more than 40 million fire extinguishers. Most of the recalled fire extinguishers are used in homes, vehicles and boats. Many of the fire extinguishers being recalled were provided by manufactures of trucks, RV’s and boats as original equipment.

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Preventing Christmas Tree Fires

December 15, 2017 | Safety

The holidays are always a fun and festive time of the year. There are gifts to open, cookies and treats to eat, and of course, beautiful Christmas trees to put up. Unfortunately, Christmas tree fires occur in a number of homes during the holidays. While not especially that common, thankfully, they can cause serious damage very quickly and pose a serious risk to your property and life itself. Here at HomePro Inspections, we know first hand the risks involved with this issue. As the holiday season gets underway, be sure to keep these important tips in mind to prevent Christmas tree fires.

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Visions of Sugar Plums and Holiday Safety

December 4, 2015 | Safety

Ho, Ho, Ho, Holiday greetings to you!Every year at this time I can’t help but notice the beautiful holiday lighting and adornment. It’s great to see that even homes with a “For Sale” sign on the front lawn have been bedazzled with lights! But this good deed seldom goes without also decking the halls with many holiday hazards.

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