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Use of Thermal Imaging for Home Inspections

Use of Thermal Imaging for Home Inspections

 Thermal Imaging Cameras can be used to identify and troubleshoot many different components of the home:  Moisture: The IR can be used to determine if a suspected water stain on any material is WET, or expose WET areas not seen by the naked eye. Although the...

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Post Storm Inspections

Post Storm Inspections

 Post Storm Inspections   Preparing your home, buying supplies, and making the choice to evacuate or hunker down can be very stressful for families in Florida. We always think about preparing our home before the weather comes, but what about when the...

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STUCCO CRACKS

STUCCO CRACKS

 STUCCO CRACKS   There is an old saying I have heard many times, “There are two types of stucco houses, one that is cracked and one that is going to.” Concerns about stucco cracking are some of the most asked questions during a home inspection. Like most...

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Questions To Ask A Current Owner Before Buying A Home

Questions To Ask A Current Owner Before Buying A Home

 QUESTIONS TO ASK A CURRENT OWNER BEFORE BUYING A HOME Take care not to let enthusiasm blind you to potential problems you may face when buying a new home. Curb appeal, nice landscaping, and a great location do not mean obvious problems – such as cracks on the...

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Federal Pacific Electrical Panels – Facts

Federal Pacific Electrical Panels – Facts

 Federal Pacific Electric Company (FPE) manufactured circuit breaker panels in North America from the 1950s to the 1980s. The panel was well known in the building community as a cheaper alternative to some of the more recognizable panel companies such as General...

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Polybutylene Piping aka Grey Piping

Polybutylene Piping aka Grey Piping

This newsletter gives brief information about polybutylene plumbing, aka Grey Piping. It is recommended you always have a professional inspect your new home before purchase. This `is just one of many possible hidden defects creating unexpected cost when insurance...

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Private Sewer Systems

Private Sewer Systems

When a public sewer system is not available, usually, the only other option is a private septic system to capture waste from the homes plumbing drains.  The purpose of the septic tank is to separate the wastewater from the solid waste allowing only wastewater to enter...

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Home Inspection Reports: What to Expect

Home Inspection Reports: What to Expect

Influenced by the changes in the economic and legal environments over the past 30 years, home inspection reports have changed to accommodate increased consumer expectations, and to provide more extensive information and protection to both inspectors and their clients....

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ADA Surveys

ADA Surveys

​The American’s with Disabilities Act has developed a system of requirements to help property owners better serve a large portion of their surrounding population. At Kelting Home Inspections we have started to offer ADA Compliance Surveys that will allow for our...

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Infrared Thermal Imaging

Infrared Thermal Imaging

As home inspectors, we do our best to give our client’s the most thorough inspection possible. We will inspect everything that we can visually see. After all, knowledge matters when making a large purchase. But, what does a client do when issues are within...

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We provide home inspection services to Charlotte, Desoto, Lee, Collier, Hendry and Sarasota Counties and surrounding areas including:

 

Southwest Florida: Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood, Rotonda, Arcadia, Sarasota, Nokomis, Venice and North Port.

South Florida: Lehigh Acres, Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples, Labelle, Moore Haven, & Clewiston.