4 Reasons Not to Skip Your Annual Home Inspection

The condition of your home may seem fine and dandy on the outside, but an expert’s eye can see right through it and find issues that are festering beneath the surface. That is why you should never skip a yearly home inspection. Read on as Handyman Connection® of Chattanooga shares the top four reasons.

  1. Early Damage Detection

You can keep emergency and surprise repairs at bay with an annual home checkup. An expert home inspector can look at your minor and major home systems, from your windows to your home’s thermal control system, and find a few things you may have overlooked.

  1. Increased Safety

It’s like they say: it’s better to be safe than sorry. A yearly home inspection enhances the structural integrity of your home by improving its resistance to weather damage and other factors like mold and mildew growth. Plus, you can also fend off health hazards, such as carbon monoxide contamination or the presence of asbestos (prevalent in older homes), that you would have missed otherwise. 

  1. Determine Future Costs

A yearly home inspection is the best way to determine repair costs in the future. A home inspector can give an approximate budget you should set aside for major home systems, like your plumbing and water heater. It is way better to prepare for a replacement or new installation rather than find yourself at a loss due to emergency repairs.

  1. Long-Term Investment 

Your house is a worthwhile investment. Apart from providing preliminary reports on your home, a home inspector can share tips on proper maintenance that would save you money and time in the long run.

Let Handyman Connection of Chattanooga work with you to improve the safety of your home. Call us at (423) 709-8005 or fill out this contact form for a free estimate today. 

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