The Impact of Current Building Standards on a Home Inspection of an Older Home

Understanding the Impact of Modern Building Standards on Older Home Inspections By Texan Inspection CEO Ray Hinsley Older homes present a specific set of challenges in the home inspection process. When current building standards are used to assess an older home, both the inspection process and the results are impacted. The home inspectors at Texan [...]

2023-03-10T07:46:09-06:00March 7th, 2023|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection|

Double Tapped Electric Panel

In this video from Texan Inspection, learn about how to deal with a double tapped panel. Video Transcript Hello once again everybody this is Brian Richards with Texan Inspection services. I'm inspecting a main Panel and I noticed that the main breaker has been double tapped, where the service wires come in [...]

2020-04-03T17:38:10-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection|

Sealing Nail Heads on Roof

In this video from Texan Inspection, learn about how to ensure your home will never get any water leakage. Video Transcript hello everyone this is Bryan Richards with Texan inspection services I am performing an inspection over here in Katy Texas. I am currently on the roof, one thing we look for [...]

2020-02-17T16:34:56-06:00February 17th, 2020|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection|

Annual Home Maintenance Checklist

Maintain Your Home Throughout the Year Click Image for Full Size Printable PDF Texan Inspection Services, L.L.P. recommends homeowners do a number of maintenance items on a regular basis to keep their home safe and in good condition. Doing this also increases the resale value of your home and minimizes unexpected expenses when you [...]

2019-11-25T12:51:26-06:00November 25th, 2019|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection, Home Selling Tips|

Heat Pump vs. Conventional Air Conditioner

What Houston Area Homebuyers Need to Know Heat pump vs. conventional air conditioner? Houston area homebuyers have a choice to make when it comes to cooling and heating their new homes. Heat pump vs. conventional air conditioner? Which should you choose? What is the difference? What are the benefits of each? A general understanding [...]

2019-06-27T15:47:27-05:00June 27th, 2019|Helpful Home Tips, Home Inspection|

Water Heater Inspection – Flushing Tips

Texan Inspection looks very closely at your home's water heater during our home inspection process. A thorough water heater inspection is an integral part of the services we perform. If natural gas or propane is the energy source, our inspector looks for gas cut off valves present and confirms that the unit is properly [...]

2018-11-12T15:30:19-06:00August 2nd, 2017|Helpful Home Tips|

Toilet Inspection – Adjusting Toilet Fill Valve

While conducting your home inspection, Texan Inspection will inspect toilets to verify proper operation. Toilets require maintenance in order to flush properly and refill the tank reservoir. This can greatly reduce the amount of water used which saves you money and is environmentally friendly. If not properly maintained, toilets can be a potential leak hazard [...]

2017-08-02T11:14:37-05:00May 31st, 2017|Helpful Home Tips|

Houston AC Inspection and Condenser Maintenance

Our home inspectors pay careful attention to the AC unit during a pre-purchase home inspection. Our hot Houston summers can take a toll on AC units that are not well maintained. An important part of the system that is often neglected by home owners is the AC condenser. This should always be inspected before purchasing [...]

2017-08-02T11:15:32-05:00March 16th, 2017|Helpful Home Tips|