Entries by jim downs

is your home inspection money well spent??

Your spending a lot of money on your home and now you need to spend even more money on a home inspection ? Downsco inspection is not your cheapest option, what exactly are you getting for your money? Do all home inspectors actually know what they are doing?  Having a License means he knows the […]

What are ice dams and how to prevent them!

An ice dam is a ridge of ice that forms at the edge of a roof, preventing melting snow from draining properly. It occurs when the upper, warmer part of the roof melts snow, and the lower, colder section causes the water to refreeze at the roof’s edge. To prevent ice dams, consider: 1. **Proper […]

How much should a home inspection cost?

When it comes to purchasing a new home or property, one of the most crucial steps is the home inspection process. A thorough home inspection can unveil hidden issues, potential structural problems, or costly repairs that may not be immediately apparent to an untrained eye. While it might be tempting to choose a home inspector […]

Winter is coming,are you prepared?

As winter approaches in New Hampshire,its essential that home owners take a proactive steps in preparation for the harsh weather thats on the way! don’t procrastinate! Start by inspecting your homes weather stripping on doors and windows, dont forget your garage door.Have your gutters and downspouts cleaned to avoid ice dams and have the heating […]

Who inspects your pool? A critical choice

Before closing you need to know everything about the pools structure and equipment. A thorough inspection will empower a potential buyer to make an educated decision and provide a seller with a list of items they can expect, no surprises. When choosing a home inspector look for someone trained by the PHTA.org. The phta is […]