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What Does a Home Inspection Report Look Like?

Your home inspection is one of the most critical steps in your home buying experience. You have submitted an offer and the seller has accepted it. Now you enter the contingency phase of your contract to purchase. You have a set number of days to have the home inspected. After your inspection – you will […]

The 10 Most Common Problems Found During Home Inspections

Buying a house is perhaps the most serious investment most people will ever make in their lifetime.  Whether you’re buying a brand new home or an older that may require a little TLC, having a professional home inspection done before you commit to a home is vitally important. Making sure that you hire a certified […]

How Technology Has Changed Home Inspections

There’s a lot to be said for good old-fashioned hard work sense, using a good old ladder and flashlight in home inspections, But the truth now is that technology and its use in home inspections is moving at a blistering pace. Staying on the cutting edge of technological advancements is now a non-negotiable pre-requisite for […]

Can you Fail a Home Inspection?

In much the same way that you can not really “Fail” a physical, regardless of how bad your health may be – a home really can not Fail an inspection.  A home inspection is a detailed visual examination of a homes structure and major systems reporting on their overall condition at the time of the […]

What You Need to Know About Water Heaters

The Department of Energy has mandated that starting on April 15, 2015, all water heaters must meet new energy efficiency standards. Most manufacturers have met these new standards by increasing the size of water heaters as well as adding additional insulation and changing the insulation type. So, why does this matter to you? After the […]

How a New Home Warranty Inspection Can Save You Thousands

  For homeowners in Albany, Leesburg and Southwest Georgia who have bought newly constructed homes, you may think you shouldn’t have to worry about any issues. Truth is – there is no such thing as a home that is in perfect condition. Even newly constructed homes have errors, accidental omissions or just out right shortcuts […]

8 COMMON MISTAKES NEW HOME BUYERS MAKE

If you are buying a home in Albany, Leesburg or Southwest Georgia avoiding these simple 8 mistakes can make your home buying experience more enjoyable and increase your buying options: Not Getting Pre-Approved Before You Shop The last thing you want to do is fall in love with a house that is way out of […]

Sentry Home Inspection Services Is Certified In COVID 19 For Home Inspections

  Sentry Home Inspection Services Is COVID 19 Nationally Certified To Protect Your Family’s Safety & Security. We Utilize All Mandated PPD Equipment and Sanitize Each Surface We Come In Contact With During Our Home Inspections. To help you and your family stay safe – here are some useful facts about COVID 19:   Although […]

10 Tips From The EPA On Mold

If you own a home in Albany, Leesburg or Southwest Georgia these 10 Tips from the EPA concerning Mold are important to know! Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory complaints.   There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the […]

Is Your Family’s In-Door Air Quality Safe?

In today’s environment the issue of indoor air quality is more important than ever before for you and your family. If you are a seller of a home, or a buyer considering buying a home in Albany, Leesburg or Southwest Georgia, the presence of active mold bio-toxins or air pollutants can negatively affect the transaction. […]