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Buying a Home? Be sure to check that crawlspace!

Buying a home can be a very exciting and rewarding experience.  Don’t let your dream become a nightmare by buying a home with a bad foundation.  The inspectors here at John Robinson’s Inspection Group take their time to inspect your home’s foundation and enter every crawlspace to ensure your home’s foundation is in working order. […]

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Never Run Out Of Hot Water Again

A large part of my plumbing inspection is to test how well that hot water system is working throughout a home. If your water heater is too small for the home you live in, you may run out of hot water before it’s your turn to use the shower or take a bath. (I hate […]

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What’s in Your Crawlspace?

This old cast-iron drain line was leaking in the crawlspace of this San Diego home built in the 1950′s. This is causing an excess of moisture to accumulate. Leaking drain lines and improper site drainage can have an adverse effect on the stabilityof your home’s foundation, attract wood destroying organisms and cause mold growth. The […]

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Recent Heat Wave Promotes Mold Growth in San Diego Home

The recent heat wave in San Diego has forced many of us to stay inside and turn on the air conditioner.  However, during a recent home inspection we discovered this air conditioner’s condensate pump was not functioning properly.  This problem had been occurring for many months promoting extensive mold growth on and inside its return air compartment.  This is a […]

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Did you know the following facts about lead?

The home inspectors at John Robinson’s Inspection Group are always thinking about your family’s health and safety.  Although we do not inspect for lead during our home inspections, it’s still very important to know the facts about this dangerous material that can be present in your San Diego home. FACT: Lead exposure can harm young […]

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Child-Proofing Windows and Stairs

The home inspectors here at John Robinson’s Inspection Group consider child safety in and around your home to be a very serious matter that should never be glossed over during a home inspection.  That’s why during our inspection of your prospective home we inspect for items that could prove to be hazards to you and especially your children.  […]

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Video-Home Inspector Find Separated Plumbing Vent Pipe

Durning a recent home inspection here in San Diego a separated plumbing vent pipe was found venting into the attic space.

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Home Inspection Reveals Roof Leak

At a recent home inspection I saw moisture stains in the attic (that were dry) that would indicate this homes roof leaks during periods of rain. It’s important to ensure your roof is functioning properly to prevent moisture from entering the attic and home. Roof leaks can cause major property damage and can also attract […]

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Attached Garage Fire Hazards

The purpose of this article is twofold. First, at John Robinson’s Inspection Group, we’d like you to take measures to keep your garage free from fire. Fortunately, there are ways this can be done, some of which are described below. Secondly, garage fires do happen, and we’d like you to make sure that a fire […]

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