Checking The Walls Of Your New Home

If you are looking at a home that you are thinking of buying, it’s important not to disregard the condition and various features of the interior walls.  By taking a closer look, you could notice potential concerns along with features that could add a lot of...

Lead In The Home

Are you living in an older home? Do you wonder if lead could be present in it? We have all heard about how bad lead exposure is to health, especially for babies and small children. Should you be concerned? If lead is found in your home, how big of a problem is it?...

Homes With Previous Fire History

Here at Garette Wayne, we know that buying a home is a huge commitment. How can you be sure that you are buying a home with no hidden problems? What about if you are looking at a house with a previous history of fire? Maybe after looking at it, it doesn’t look like...

Reminders About Electrical Safety

This is a time of year when many people probably use a lot more electricity, meaning that they will come into contact with many electrical items. We thought it would be appropriate then to present a few reminders on being safety conscious around such items. Here are a...

Keep an eye on your bathroom ceiling

One area where we see a common problem is the bathroom ceiling.  While we conduct our inspection it’s something that we always look for, what is it? We look for stains around the bath fan on the ceiling.  This could be a sign that there is a leaky roof but it’s...

Home Inspections… What Do They Cost?

If you are buying a home, you are no doubt aware of the need to have a home inspection done. With all the costs and fees you encounter with the buying and selling process, you may be wondering what you can expect to pay when it comes to the home inspection....