Tag Archives : Brentwood home inspectors


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]