Inspector for Homes in Memphis and North Mississippi areas
Home Inspector Gene Ballin is well-known as one of the most trusted inspectors of homes in the Memphis and North Mississippi area since 1996. Gene Ballin Inspects homes within 150 mile radius of Memphis.
We see the signs everywhere. The looking, the bidding, the process is consuming. Don't get caught up in the frenzy. Be wise and don't make a final decision till the home has been inspected.
If the utilities have been OFF over 6 months or a year, a code safety inspection may be required before the utilities can be restored.
Even with the utilities 'off' a Home Inspection can tell you many things about a home, things you may not have even knew to look for.
What is inspected during a Home Inspection?
Home Inspections are done according to the state required Home Inspection Standards of Practices which require inspection of the: Structure, Exterior, Roof, Plumbing, Electrical, Heating, Cooling, Interior, Insulation, Ventilation, Built-in appliances and Fireplace (if one is installed).
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Home Inspection Topics
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January 20, 2020
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October 5, 2019
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August 23, 2019
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August 23, 2019