Does your toilet seem to run even when it hasn’t been used? It may be because the fill valve isn’t properly adjusted.
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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 [...]
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 [...]
Shopping for a home? Think like a home inspector with these home maintenance tips. You'll be able to see if the home was well maintained, and if you'll have lots to negotiate after the official home inspection. When Shopping for a Home in the Area Summer Home Maintenance Tasks Every Homeowner Should [...]
Let me introduce myself. My name is Ray Hinsley and I am a Greater Houston home inspector. I actually have a home inspection company with many home inspectors serving the Houston area. Since founding Texan Inspection in 2003, I have seen everything you can imagine while inspecting the area homes. As a result, I [...]
Tips from Houston Home Inspectors: Winterizing your Home As a group of Greater Houston area home inspectors, we see a lot of weather related issues with the homes we inspect, but Houston is very fortunate in that it doesn’t have extremely cold temperatures. It is pretty rare that we have freezing temperatures that last [...]
Texan Inspection Services provides home inspections across the Houston metro area and has done so since 2003. Over the last 15 years, we have provided over 15,000 inspections to valued clients. We have worked hard to understand each individual client’s needs in order to provide them with as much information about their prospective home purchase [...]
As a home buyer, searching for a house can be an exhausting experience. But it is critical to take your time and be diligent in vetting your new home before making such a substantial commitment. We recently read an article that highlights the importance of the home inspection during the house buying process and [...]
Houston Area Home Inspectors Use Drones and Thermal Imaging for a Thorough Home Inspection If you are in the process of buying a home, using quality information acquired from drones and thermal imaging scans can be paramount in learning the condition of the home. All inspections involving a residential real estate transaction are regulated [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Is Your Home Physically Fit? To give your home a competitive edge when it's time to sell, make sure it is in good physical condition. This not only makes your home more attractive and desirable, it also simplifies the negotiation process when the time comes for the buyer's pre-purchase inspection. According to home inspection [...]
Termites Buyers: If you’re buying a home, your lending institution might ask, "Is there any structural damage? How much damage is there?" You, too, will most likely wish to have answers to those questions. We can help provide the answers. Sellers: We can tell you if the home you’re selling has termite damage and/or [...]