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Chimneys Caps with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: October 21, 2010 by in Blog
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Chimney caps and crowns are used to stop the damage to your chimney. Chimney caps simply act as a roof for your chimney. The water will be deferred from the chimney and kept from entering the chimney and causing deterioration of the masonry and brick. Water can actually do more damage to masonry chimneys than a fire can. A chimney is constructed of a variety of masonry and metal materials, including brick, mortar, tile, steel and cast iron. All of these will deteriorate sooner if susceptible to Continue Reading ...

Driveway Cracking Repair with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: October 21, 2010 by in Blog
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Sidewalk cracking can be a potential safety trip hazard at your new home and should be corrected to avoid accidental falls and trip hazards. Repairing driveway cracks is important to prevent moisture from entering the cracks and causing further damage.  Fixing driveway cracking  also increases the "curb appeal". Repair your driveway with the Louisville Home Inspection tips. Before starting the repair, check the area around your driveway looking for the cause of the crack.  Growing tree Continue Reading ...

High Radon On Slab Home On Charlestown IN Home Inspection

Posted on: September 14, 2010 by in Radon
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All of Southern Indiana and Northern Kentucky is in the moderate to hot zone for radon gas, however, the Charlestown Indiana area has been known to have a very hot level of radon gas. Recently Certainty Home Inspections performed a radon gas test on a slab home in the Charlestown Indiana area and discovered that the home had a radon level of 258. This test was through the roof and needless to say we recommended mitigation for radon gas. A common misbelief is that radon is not found on slab Continue Reading ...

Southern Indiana home inspection company out shines other companies!

Posted on: August 21, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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Certainty Home Inspections has a great system and did a great job on my Indiana home inspection. The website provides you with plenty of links to get you informed before the inspection begins. The inspector that we had was very informative and professional. The entire process was very pleasant from scheduling to the inspection. The report is top notch with a binder including all the suggestions with pictures of the areas that need addressed. I used a different company when we bought our Continue Reading ...