Are you currently seeking a St. Louis home inspection for your new home purchase? Are you looking for more information to make the best decision? The following article will provide you with advice to make your St. Louis home inspection process simple and perhaps even fun.

If you are joining the home inspector for the home for the first time, you might want to consider what the homeowner has done recently to help enhance the property sell price.  Things like new paint works wonders for the interior and exterior of any home. Such a simple and inexpensive upgrades on the seller’s part can add an enormous amount of value when selling.  Consider any new work done to the home before making an offer.  Also remember that a new coat of paint could also be hiding new construction work or covering up old problems.

Many homeowners also know that gardens add to the overall beauty, and curb appeal of your home – but require constant inspection and watering.  It is also important to note possible drainage issues or areas at the base of the home where water could run and cause damage to the foundation. Gardens will help the buyer to see greater possibilities and allows them to envision all the things they could do with property themselves.     The seller is always going to try and add low-cost extras to increase the value of their home during the sales process.

The homeowner may have also upgraded a bath or have added on to their residence – look for the signs to make sure this new construction was done properly.    A professional home inspector can spot this new construction and make sure everything that was done is in compliance with the local area’s building codes.

Make sure your new home’s air conditioning and heating system is not only working and in proper order, but that your air ducts are clean. It is a chore that no one really wants to do but it certainly easy enough to do on your own. During your inspection of the ducts, please be aware that if you see any mold growth inside – talk to a professional.

Always have a professional inspect your potential new home. By doing this, you will know exactly what needs to be replaced or fixed. Hiring a home inspector is also a great way to keep arguments about” what needs to be fixed” to a minimum.