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10 Things a Home Inspection Doesn't Cover


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Insulation Voids
He's not going to tear apart your walls looking for trouble.
He's not going to tear apart your walls looking for trouble.
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If there's something (or nothing) in your walls, don't expect a home inspector to start knocking holes in the drywall to take a look. Yeah, he'll check the electrical outlets, but if the insulation on your northern-facing family room wall is non-existent or puddled around the baseboards, invest in some heavy duty socks (and a comfy sweater) come next winter, because your house will be cold.


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