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Top 5 Reasons to Take Advantage of a Healthy Home Inspection

Every homeowner eventually figures out that their home, unfortunately, does not just take care of itself. As the years pass, a home may require paint, safety updates, HVAC tune-ups, roof repairs and the list goes on. Land of Sky Home Inspections gets to inspect...

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Can You Fail a Home Inspection?

Can you “fail” a home inspection? Well, the short answer is, No. This article will explain why a home cannot fail an inspection, a home inspector’s role in a real estate transaction and what buyers need to know about serious defects found during a home inspection....

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Top 3 Defects of 2022

The beginning of the new year is a time to look toward the future but to also reflect on the past. In this article, we will be taking a look at the three most common defects found by Land of Sky Home Inspections in western North Carolina for 2022.First, is delayed...

Tap Into Residential Wells

Well, this is a pretty deep topic, but let’s dive in… Residential wells are pretty common in rural areas and that is no different in rural Western North Carolina. Though inspecting the well system is not the responsibility of a home inspector, I do like to take...

Let’s Make The Home Buying Process Easier?

As a home inspector, my biggest focus is on my clients. The best thing I can do for my clients is make the inspection process easier, but why not the whole home buying process? Let’s dive right in by saying, I could not achieve this offering without my great home...

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Thermal Imaging 101

What is thermal imaging? With a special camera, we can detect the electromagnetic spectrum of heat. Everything gives off heat, in varying degrees: your vehicle, skin, cat, everything. Hot and cold can be viewed in a color spectrum from red to violet. Of course, we...

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The Truth About Radon Gas

In the U.S., an estimated 21,000 people die from radon-related lung cancer every year. Compare that number to 160,000 lung cancer deaths from smoking, radon is responsible for almost ⅛ of all lung cancer deaths. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, and...

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Josh Finkler

Licensed Home Inspector
LIC# 4814

(828) 713-1512

joshfinkler@gmail.com

Asheville, NC 28805

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