Author Archives : Jason Daley


Furnace inspection and heat exchangers

An ageing furnace is always a concern whether you own a home or are purchasing. It is highly recommended to have your heating and cooling system serviced annually for many reasons, one reason is to have the heat exchanger inspected. Properly maintained equipment can be repaired prior to issues developing and causing break downs. Having a […]


Builders Warranty Inspection

A builders warranty inspection takes place typically around the 10th-11th month of owning a new home. This is the perfect time to have the home inspected by a home inspector. Why do I need to have a builders warranty inspection? Why can’t I do the inspection myself? All great questions. A licensed home inspector is an […]


Water lines

What makes up your Nashville plumbing water lines?   One of the many things to consider when buying a home is the condition of the water lines. The plumbing in many older homes is an issue if it has not been properly updated. One of the issues of concern is the type of material used […]


Deck construction

Deck failures are constantly in the news. Deck construction is serious business and should not be take lightly. These are structures that hold peoples lives in their hands, yet some people think a case of beer, a trip to the lumber yard and two days with their friends is all that is needed to build […]


Smoke Detectors

Most of us know you have to perform annual battery changes in your smoke detectors, but did you know your smoke detectors have a lifespan. Ten years is the life span of most smoke detectors, and after ten years it’s time to replace the unit. If your detectors are interconnected, meaning when one goes off […]


New Construction Home Inspection

Do I need my newly constructed home inspected?   Many people ask me “I’m building a new home do I need a new construction home inspection?”, The answer is “yes, you do!” “But the builder tells me they have so many built-in quality control inspections plus the city/county sends out an inspector.” Those are very […]


What’s in a home inspection?

What’s in a home inspection?   So you’re buying a home and want to know a little more about the home inspectors and the home inspection. Most home inspectors have some type of construction related experience. This construction experience is really the backbone of their knowledge. Home Inspectors are usually aligned with one association or another. […]

Nashville area Home Inspectors

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Roof venting Nashville home inspectors

Roof Venting: As a home inspector in Nashville, Tn. I have conducted home inspections on many homes over the years either for insurance, or for a client purchasing a home.  The one thing everyone is concerned with is how many years are left on the roof.  As a home inspector in the Nashville area, we […]


Brentwood, Tn. home inspector Carbon Monoxide detectors

Good Morning. Whether I’m wearing my hat as a Brentwood, Tn. home inspector or Springfield, Tn, or somewhere in the middle like Nashville, Tn., there is one common factor most homes have, potential for Carbon Monoxide exposure. Installing a Carbon Monoxide detector can protect you.  WIth the cold air comes the need for heat and the […]


Local links

As a home inspector, we often receive inquiries from homeowners for reputable people to work on or around their homes. This sometimes puts the home inspector in a precarious position.  On one hand we are in the business of informing our clients of the condition of their home and usually giving ideas or tips for […]