Log Home Inspections

Accu-Spec Inspection Services Log Home Inspections

When inspecting a log house, some special key characteristics are unique to log houses that require close scrutiny. I have outlined some of them below to help on an initial visit when considering purchasing a log home: 1. What is the general condition of the logs? Deferred maintenance can lead to trouble for any home, […]

Maximizing Seller Advantages: The Impact of Pre-Listing Home Inspections

Maximizing Seller Advantages: The Impact of Pre-Listing Home Inspections

The real estate market is a bustling hub of competition where every edge counts. One often overlooked advantage for sellers is a pre-listing home inspection. But how exactly can a pre-listing home inspection benefit the seller? A pre-listing home inspection examines a property conducted by a certified inspector before the property is listed for sale. […]

Reasons Home Inspections Kill Deals

Accu-Spec Inspection Services Reasons Home Inspections Kill Deals

Often real estate agents complain that they have worked weeks, months, or even years with a client only to have “their” deal killed by the home inspection or the home inspector. Sometimes home inspectors are at fault, but most of the time there are other issues that led to the terminated contract. I want to […]

Home Inspection Negotiations: Balancing Buyer and Seller Expectations for Repairs

Home Inspection Negotiations: Balancing Buyer and Seller Expectations for Repairs

Purchasing or selling a home is a complex process, with home inspections being crucial. Often, negotiations regarding essential repairs can become a factor, highlighting the need to balance buyer and seller expectations. This article discusses the steps for effectively navigating home inspection negotiations to reach a mutually beneficial agreement. 1. COMPREHENDING THE HOME INSPECTION PROCESS […]

Is Venting A Crawl Space Needed?

Accu-Spec Inspection Services Is Venting A Crawl Space Needed

Traditional crawl spaces are typically built over a dirt floor with ventilation air from foundation perimeter vents.  Recent building science studies conducted by various institutions including the University of Tennessee challenge this old way of thinking and indicate that we need to rethink traditional building methods related to venting a crawl space. As a Home Inspector, […]

9 Must-Have Reasons to Get a Home Inspection When Buying a Home

9 Must-Have Reasons to Get a Home Inspection When Buying a Home

When it comes to buying a home, there is no doubt that the process is filled with excitement and anxiety. You want to make sure that you are investing your hard-earned money into something that is going to be worth it for years to come. One of the best ways to protect yourself from making […]

How to Pass A Home Inspection for Sellers and Real Estate Agents

Accu-Spec Inspection Services How To Pass A Home Inspection For Sellers And Real Estate Agents

All home inspectors are trained to find defects, and the good ones find more than the newer, less experienced ones.  So expect a home inspector to find things wrong with every house if they do their job for their client.  I tell people that there are no perfect houses.  Houses built by imperfect people in an imperfect world […]

7 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford To Skip A Home Inspection Before Buying

7 Easy Home Inspection Tips To Help You Save Money

Buying a home should be an exciting experience, but it can quickly turn into a nightmare if you don’t take the time to do your due diligence. While there are many factors to consider before buying a house, one of the most important is getting a home inspection. A professional Knoxville TN home inspector will […]

A Premier Knoxville TN Home Inspection Company Unveils New Website

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NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2023 CONTACT Accu-Spec Inspection Services, PC865-658-1050Tom@AccuspecInspections.com Knoxville, TN – Accu-Spec Inspection Services, PC is proud to announce the launch of its new website, aimed at providing top-quality home inspection services to clients in Knoxville, TN, and the surrounding areas. The website offers detailed information about the company’s inspection services, […]

What does (or should) a Knoxville Home Inspection Include?

Accu-Spec Inspection Services What Does (Or Should) A Knoxville Home Inspection Include

There are several standards that home inspectors follow, but the absolute minimum that they must follow is the TN State Home Inspection Standard found at:  https://publications.tnsosfiles.com/ rules/0780/0780-05/0780-05-12.20141104.pdf.  If the Inspector is a Member of ASHI, they voluntarily also follow a stricter standard found at https://ashiwebstorage. blob.core.windows.net/ files/docs/standards_updated3-4-2015.pdf.  If the Inspector is a member of InterNACHI, […]