Category Archives: Home Inspection Resources

Empowering Home Inspectors with Energy Insights…Give your clients something new.

Energy Raven is a new tool for you, the home inspector, to offer a new service to your clients. Stand out from your competition and get more business! Why Energy Raven? In today’s dynamic landscape of rising energy prices, increasing power outages, and a growing interest in sustainable living, homeowners are seeking ways to reduce […]

Beware of the hidden dangers of a low inspection fee.

As a home inspector, there may be many reasons why you might charge a low-ball rate for your services, but you shouldn’t! Aside from the fact that it hurts the industry as a whole, it likely hurts you as an inspector as well. Reasons why a home inspector should not charge a low-ball rate for […]

An Inspectors Study Guide to Passing the FAA Part 107 Exam

The use of drones has become increasingly popular in various industries, and the home inspection industry is no exception. Drones have proven to be a valuable tool for home inspectors, providing many benefits that were not possible before. In this blog post, we will discuss the available resource and study material available to study for […]

These are the most recommended Gas Leak Detector by home inspectors

The gas leak detector is one tool that inspectors may want to have in their tool bag, but not without some controversy. Some inspectors feel their nose is the best detector, some rely on soapy water to find the gas leak. Consider reading this if you want to know if you should be using a […]

Garage Doors for the Home Inspector

Guest post by Mark Fisher I am not a home inspector, but our paths cross daily and I want to help you, so you can help us, and we both help the end consumer. A little background: I am an industry ( IDEA) certified garage door master technician, certified instructor, certified trainer, 27 years on […]

Get Your Home Inspection Marketing Going!

You completed your home inspection training, you have your state license (if required), you set up your company, you’re ready to roll. But how are you planning to get your phone to ring? That seems to be the big question we see and hear all the time. New inspectors, as well as established inspectors, seem […]

Continuous Radon Monitors vs. Charcoal Canisters. Here is the difference.

This content is a guest post by Laura Armul, Sales and Marketing Director, SunRADON. The sale of a home can be contingent upon the result of a radon test.  Getting immediate results to the home buyer, home seller and real estate agent is absolutely necessary to close the deal.  While charcoal canisters and other passive […]

How to Keep up with Social Groups for Home Inspectors (Updated for 2023)

We first published this blog in late 2020 listing the most relevant Facebook Home Inspection related groups. Since then, new groups have emerged, and many new members have joined these groups. We have updated this list to reflect both. If you’re a home inspector, then I’m sure you know that social media plays a big […]

How to Grow Your Business With Add-On Services

At some point in time, most home inspectors will think about growing their business beyond the initial home inspection that they offer their clients. By offering add-on services, you can provide a well rounded inspection to the client. You can also stay competitive or help differentiate your company from the other inspection companies. Before you […]

Can You Estimate Repairs For A Home Inspection?

Should you do this for a home inspection client? Probably not! But you may think about it as you inspect. Here is a chance to give it a shot, and have fun. Who doesn’t like a good contest, especially around the holiday season where you can win a Major Prize! As a home inspector, you […]