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Home Inspections Explained

Home Inspections Explained

What is a General Real Estate Inspection? A home inspection is a visual, non-invasive assessment of a home's major systems including; Foundation, Structure, Roof, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC, Appliances and Drainage to: Reveal functional defects Inform the client of...

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6 Secrets Revealed by Thermal Imaging Home Inspections

6 Secrets Revealed by Thermal Imaging Home Inspections

With state-of-the-art technology at our disposal, the overwhelming journey of buying a dream home can be a bit easier. One such technology is thermal imaging home inspections. Every object that has a temperature radiates infrared light, which is invisible to our naked...

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New Inspection Service Areas

New Inspection Service Areas

Dooley Home Inspections is excited to announce that we have added additional service areas!  We are bringing our top rated home inspection service to areas as far north as Brenham, as far south as El Campo, east to Sealy, and West to Schulenburg.  See below for the...

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5 Ways to Prevent Termites in Your Home

5 Ways to Prevent Termites in Your Home

When it comes to owning and maintaining a home, one of the most important things to look for is termites. Termites cost homeowners thousands of dollars every year in treatment and repairs. Protect your house and your property by taking steps to prevent termites in...

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What is Included in Your Limited Septic Inspection

What is Included in Your Limited Septic Inspection

I do an operating inspection, which examines the accessible and visible parts of the system such as the tank lids, cleanout ports, control box, pumps, effluent level inside the tank. I determine whether it is functioning as intended or it needs further evaluation and...

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Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Order a Home Inspection on New Construction

Building a new home allows you to customize your living space to meet your needs and reflect your own style. You are investing time, energy, and money into the project with the expectation that it will be perfect when you move in. Because this is not always the case,...

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Termite Inspections Explained

Termite Inspections Explained

Most buyers should add a WDI inspection/report ($95) along with their General Home Inspection.  WDI stands wood destroying insects such as termites, powder post beetles, carpenter bees and carpenter ants. If left undetected, these pests can cause major structural...

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Water Testing and Well Equipment

Water Testing and Well Equipment

Inspection of your water well system can help ensure it is operating properly by pointing out small deficiencies before they become major issues. More importantly, a water sample test can protect your health by discovering bacteria or other contaminants that could...

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Funny Inspection Photos

Maybe his regular job was designing water slides and he just does plumbing on the side! Jenga anyone? Hey, how you doin? Protective moss coating coming loose on SE corner of roof. Recommend...

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Concrete: Is It Worth Fixing?

Concrete: Is It Worth Fixing?

I often run into concrete that is just "done." I note it mainly because it has become a trip hazard. A wise man once told me that there are 2 things certain about concrete: 1. It will crack. 2. I can't remember the second thing. So, if we can put a man on...

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Thermal Imaging In My Reports

Infrared (thermal imaging) is an advanced, non-invasive technology that allows the inspector to show clients things about their homes or buildings that can’t be revealed using conventional inspection methods.  Ancillary inspection reports are just as...

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