Sixth Sense Blog: Essential Home Inspection Tips

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned homeowner, understanding the ins and outs of a home inspection is crucial. From spotting potential issues to understanding the inspection process, our expert advice ensures you’re well-prepared for any home inspection.

Common Defects

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10 Most Common Issues Found on Home Inspections in NC

As a licensed home inspector in North Carolina, I’ve seen my fair share of homes, from historic charmers to modern masterpieces. While each property is unique, there are certain issues that I encounter time and time again during inspections. If you’re a homebuyer, it’s essential to understand these common problems so you can make informed […]

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The Shocking Outcome of Skipping Your Annual Roof Inspection in NC

As a licensed home inspector in North Carolina, I’ve seen my fair share of roof-related horror stories. Believe me when I say that skipping your annual roof inspection is a gamble you don’t want to take. In this article, I’ll be sharing some eye-opening insights about the importance of regular roof maintenance and the potential

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Defend The Home You Love: Expose Foundation Defects

Your home’s foundation is arguably the most critical structural element, supporting the entire weight of the house. Unfortunately, foundation defects are not uncommon and can lead to serious and costly problems if left unchecked. As a homeowner, it’s essential to be aware of potential foundation issues and take proactive steps to identify and address them.

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Defend The Home You Love: Combat Moisture Intrusion

Moisture intrusion can be a silent predator in any home, causing extensive damage and health issues if left unchecked. Understanding the causes and solutions for moisture problems is crucial for maintaining a healthy, safe living environment. At Sixth Sense Home Inspections, we specialize in identifying and addressing these issues to protect your home. What is

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Double Tapped Breakers: Solutions to Safeguard Your Home

Double tapped breakers may sound like a minor issue, but they can pose significant risks if not addressed properly. Understanding what they are and the risks involved is the first step in ensuring your home’s electrical system is safe and up to code. What Are Double Tapped Breakers? Double tapped breakers occur when two wires

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