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The Importance of Home Inspection for New Buyers

Finally, after your long home search, you have found the perfect house for you and your family. With all the excitement and stress of the home-buying process, it can be easy to forget one of the most crucial steps: the home inspection. Even dream homes can have unseen...

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What Homeowners Should Know about Radon Testing

Have you heard of radon? This gas is odorless, colorless, and radioactive, but many homeowners have never considered radon testing. At Lodestar Inspection Services, we want you and the members of your household to be healthy and living in a home free of radon. Here...

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Signs You Have a Leaky Basement

There are many ways that a person might use their basement. Some use it as a storage space while others might use it for laundry, a play area, or a bedroom. Regardless of how you use your basement, it’s important to keep it dry. A dry basement can add durability to...

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Benefits of Choosing a Certified Home Inspection Service

Purchasing a new home is one of the most significant decisions you’ll ever have to make. It doesn’t matter if you’re buying a second home, a vacation home, or just starting, you’ll want to take every necessary precaution to make sure you’re doing everything right....

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Tips for Preparing for a Home Inspection

There are a number of home inspection companies in Baltimore, MD. Fortunately for anyone selling their home, the inspection is largely the same, regardless of the company or inspector doing the work. As long as you're thoroughly prepared and your home is in good...

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Common Home Inspection Myths Busted

When you’re looking to buy a new home, a proper inspection is an essential part of the process. Even if the exterior and interior of the house look beautiful, there could be hidden problems that you are not aware of. Some of these aspects would only be noticeable by a...

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What to Expect from a Spring Home Inspection

Are you planning on getting a home inspection this spring? Although this can seem nerve-racking, especially if it’s your first time having an inspection, there’s nothing to worry about if you’ve taken proper care of your home. You might be wondering what does happen...

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Major Benefits of Regular Home Inspections

A home inspection isn’t only beneficial when you’re looking to buy or sell a house. In fact, it’s something that every homeowner should be doing regularly. Whether your house is a few years old or a few decades old, there are a few reasons to schedule home inspections...

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5 Common Reasons For Bathroom Mold

There are thousands upon thousands of strains of mold, but one thing is for certain, you do not want any of them in your home. No matter the variety, mold can look unappealing, create a musty scent, and cause negative health effects. Mold spores create allergens that...

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Reasons Why Mold Testing Is Essential in Spring

Mold grows quickly in homes that have a lot of moisture. If there’s mold in your home, this can cause health problems such as respiratory distress, and can make allergies worse. Unfortunately, as temperatures warm up in the springtime, mold growth begins to peak. For...

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Why Mold Testing in Winter is Important

Many people aren't sure if they need to get their homes tested for mold. In warmer, wet climates, you know that mold growth can become an issue in the home. However, few people realize that mold growth is also very common in the winter. What makes winter mold so much...

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Radon Levels and the Winter Season

As winter approaches, one risk we must consider is increased levels of radon in our homes. Winter brings higher radon levels in a multitude of ways. Here is why you should get radon testing in Baltimore, MD, today. Our Homes are Locked up Tight There’s nothing more...

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High-Quality Home Inspection, for the Win!

Before buying a house, the most important step you need to make is hiring a home inspector to make sure you're getting what you're paying for. If you miss anything, you could be paying for years to fix something that should have been taken care of in advance by the...

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Why Test for Radon, Is It Really a Big Risk?

Radon is a frequently misunderstood gas that is also dangerous and can even be fatal if left undetected for long enough. Radon is released from uranium in the ground and should not be taken lightly. Radon is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause cancer through...

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