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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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Rain Rain Go Away

Rain Rain Go Away

Living in Florida means it is inevitable that at some point you will encounter a tropical storm or a hurricane. Paying attention to the upkeep of the exterior of your home, especially its roof, can help to determine the amount of repairs that would need to...

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New Year, New Home

New Year, New Home

New years often result in new promises, but here at Kelting, we want to re-state our old promise to you that when you work with us you get more than just an inspection. One of the ways that we keep this promise to you is to offer a free Buildfax Report...

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What is a 4-Point Inspection?

What is a 4-Point Inspection?

When it comes to technology, we all know that as time passes devices become obsolete. For example, when you go to your local cell phone company for a new phone, you ask for one of the latest versions, correct? You would never consider asking for a phone...

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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.