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New Albany Indiana Home Inspector Finds Mold!

Posted on: August 4, 2010 by in Mold
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While inspecting a home in New Albany Indiana, Cory Kern, one of Certainty's top inspectors noticed one of the worst cases of mold we have ever seen. This home has obviously had a moisture issue for some time. This home will require a mold remediation company to come in and remove this mold problem. At Certainty, we are ESA (Environmental Solutions Agency) certified mold inspectors. If you need your home tested for mold please give us a call at 866-417-9591. Don't let your mold problem become Continue Reading ...

Chimney Spalling with Louisville Home Inspection

Posted on: August 4, 2010 by in Blog
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What is Spalling? Spalling is a term used to describe masonry deterioration in brick and or stone products due to moisture absorption or entry. Spalling (Broken or damaged brick surface) is more commonly seen on chimneys although foundations, retaining walls, sidewalks and driveways are also susceptible. Moisture Problems? Chimneys that have moisture problems are normally found to have one or more of the following issues, the most common is that they are missing the rain/snow cap or have Continue Reading ...

The Highlight To The Purchasing Process

Posted on: July 23, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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Certainty Home Inspection was a positive experience and a highlight to the purchasing process of my new home. They assured me of the quality of the home and provided me with suggestions to help put the home in excellent repair. I highly recommend you order your home inspection with Certainty. Shirley Smith Bedford Indiana Continue Reading ...

Cory Does A Great Job!

Posted on: June 13, 2010 by in Clients Say It All
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David was very thorough and knowledgeable and explained all the items that were found and suggested how they could be rectified. I would highly recommend Certainty to all who would need this service to anyone buying a home in Southern Indiana or Louisville. Stan and Linda Continue Reading ...

Jeffersonville home inspector tells about sump pump not working

Posted on: May 7, 2010 by in Maintenance/Safety
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A sump pump is a pump used to remove water that has accumulated in a water collecting sump pit, commonly found in the basement of homes. The water may enter by way of the perimeter drains of a basement waterproofing system, funneling into the pit or because of rain or natural ground water, if the basement is below the water table level. Now is a great time with the rainy season upon us, to check out your sump pump to make sure it is operating properly. Sump pumps are used where basement Continue Reading ...