6 Elements to Consider Before Purchasing a Log Cabin

August 19, 2020 | Buyer Inspection

Have you always dreamed of owning a log home? Log cabins offer homeowners many benefits, but they can also be a major financial liability if not properly maintained. Before purchasing a log home in the northwest Houston area, schedule a log cabin inspection with Magnolia Home Inspection Services.

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Request a Crawl Space Inspection Before Purchasing Your Next Home

July 27, 2020 | Buyer Inspection

Are you considering purchasing a home with a pier and beam foundation in the northwest Houston area? If so, schedule a home inspection with Magnolia Home Inspection Services. As the one-stop shop for all your home inspection needs, we will gladly inspect your crawl space to make sure your home has a solid foundation. 

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Are Your Home’s Sloped Floors a Cause for Concern?

May 27, 2020 | Home Inspection

Many homes have floors that are not perfectly level. Oftentimes, a slight slope is no big deal. On the other hand, a sloping floor that worsens over time can be an indicator of a much more significant issue. If your home has sloped floors, you need to know why. Call Magnolia Home Inspection Services in Tomball to schedule a house elevation plot inspection and learn if your home is in trouble.

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10 Things to Consider When Buying a New Home: Part One

March 25, 2020 | Buyer Inspection

As a first-time home buyer, it’s easy to get caught up in the aesthetics of a house and miss the bigger picture. There are ten major factors you should consider before selecting a home. Once you’ve narrowed down the pickings to your home of choice, be sure to order a home inspection from Magnolia Home Inspection Services before completing the purchase. 

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A Water Well and Septic Tank Inspection Could Save You Thousands

January 28, 2020 | Buyer Inspection

Many rural properties come equipped with a well and septic tank. Before you buy a new home in the country, allow Magnolia Home Inspection Services to make sure the property’s systems are in good condition. Our InterNACHI-certified well and septic inspectors will thoroughly examine each system so you can come to a quick, informed decision. 

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3 Reasons Why Pre-listing Home Inspections Are a Good Idea

December 16, 2019 | Home Inspection

The housing market in Houston is strong: single-family homes are selling like hotcakes! If you are looking to sell a home in the Houston area, call Magnolia Home Inspection Services before putting your home on the market. According to Forbes.com, there are least three reason why a pre-inspection is a good idea.

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Call in the Experts to Avoid an Expensive Log Home Purchase Disaster

October 20, 2019 | Home Inspection

Many Texans love the look and appeal of log cabins. The richness of the wood allows homeowners to create both rustic getaways and elegant abodes. But log homes require special care to maintain their integrity. Before purchasing a log home in the Houston area, contact Magnolia Home Inspection Services. As one of the only certified log home inspectors in the area, we will help you avoid expensive log home pitfalls.

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Arm Yourself with Knowledge: Invest in a Home Inspection Before You Buy

August 15, 2019 | Buyer Inspection

Most first-time home buyers have a list of deal breakers: the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, the size of the kitchen, a nice backyard, etc. Unfortunately, these items tend to overshadow the real deal breakers, like the condition of the roof, foundation, and septic system. Don’t make the same mistake. Before purchasing your Houston home, allow Magnolia Home Inspection Services perform a thorough home inspection and provide the information you need to make a wise purchase decision.

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Septic Inspections Explained

February 7, 2019 | Buyer Inspection

We are often asked about septic systems and septic inspections. In this blog you will find Types of Septic Systems How Septic Systems Work Septic Maintenance Septic Inspection Limitations Septic systems were invented by the French in the 1860s. By the 1880s, the two-stage septic tank systems were installed in the United States. Today,nearly 20% or 1/5 of all households have a septic system. The number of households using septic systems has been steadily increasing. Unfortunately, many homeowners install and forget the septic system and are often surprised that their system requires maintenance or pumping. There are basically 3 types of septic systems: Septic tank with no disbursement of liquids to a leach field. Conventional septic tank with disbursement of liquids to a leach field. Aerobic septic system which pumps disbursement of liquids to a leach field. HOW SEPTIC SYSTEMS WORK Some of the older systems will contain 1 or … Continued

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