COVID-19: August 2020

By | August 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

As of August 18th, 2020 the State of Michigan is still under regulation by several executive orders from Governor Gretchen Whitmer.  Some of those orders restrict the gathering of groups as well as encouraging physical distancing measures.  At Home Inspection Professionals, we take every precaution to ensure the safety of our inspectors as well as [...]

COVID-19 Updates

By | March 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|

We appreciate that many people will experience disruption to their daily lives and routines as Governments and local authorities implement measures to mitigate the spread and ultimately the effects of COVID-19.  On Monday, March 30th, 2020, the State of Michigan Department of Insurance & Financial Services announced that in line with Executive Order 2020-21, Inspection Services [...]

COVID-19 & Home Inspections

By | March 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|

The last few weeks have brought us news we certainly didn't expect and unprecedented actions with regard to public health and safety. At Home Inspection Professionals, we are committed to the safety of our clients, our staff and ultimately the homes that we inspect and all those that may live there. Here's what we're doing [...]

Does a Smart Thermostat Save Money?

By | December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

The amount an individual household saves can vary quite a bit depending on your existing situation and thermostat habits. How Does A Smart Thermostat Save You Money? A smart thermostat isn’t some mystical device that changes the laws of physics in order to use less energy. The only way to spend less is to heat [...]

Carbon Monoxide

By | February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Use Caution: Each year, an average of 430 Americans die from unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning, and there are more than 20,000 visits to the emergency room with more than 4,000 hospitalizations. Carbon monoxide-related deaths are highest during colder months. These deaths are likely due to increased use of gas-powered furnaces and alternative heating, cooking, and [...]

Detroit Investor Support

By | April 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

We've all heard the stories and speculation about Detroit's comeback. We've seen progress and the activities downtown. Now the residential landscape is starting to buzz. Recently, the Detroit Free Press released an article reporting on international investors who were duped by local "business people". Unfortunately, there are some out there who are only looking to [...]

Building Nests

By | March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Longer, warmer days, the sounds of birds chirping, the hint of green grass - all signs that spring has sprung.  If you're a regular on our blog, you know that Spring Maintenance includes a trip to the roof to give it a once over for any winter damage and overall condition. Many people in our [...]

Power Outages

By | March 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Several things can disrupt the electrical services we've come so dependant on.  Severe weather, accidents, equipment failures - these can all lead to outages that can last moments to even days or weeks. Short-Term Power Failures Don't panic!  Check to see if your neighbors still have electricity. If they do, the problem could be inside [...]

Concerned about Formaldehyde?

By | March 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Formaldehyde is a Volatile Organic Compound that occurs in nature and is widely used in building products, finishes, and furnishings because of its desirable properties and low cost. Nearly all products made with formaldehyde outgas to some extent, but only a few contribute significantly to indoor air problems. Formaldehyde is used to add permanent press [...]