Del Webb Lakewood Ranch

Del Webb is an upscale 55 + community located in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. It features a 21,000 square foot clubhouse, many gathering areas, fitness studio, resort-style pool and plentiful tennis courts. Del Webb is set on beautiful grounds with excellent access to all that Lakewood Ranch has to offer. Lakewood Ranch is a 17,000 acre […]

Country Club East

Country Club East is a master-planned community in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. It features of focus on green Energy Efficiency standards. The community sits on elegant grounds with nature preserves, picturesque lakes and an exclusively designed 18-hole golf course. Country Club East features a beautiful community pool and excellent recreational facilities. Within a stone’s throw is […]

Stucco Cracking

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If you are buying a home, you have likely walked around the outside of the house. Many homes in the Sarasota and Manatee region have stucco cracking. It can be scary! Why is the house cracking? Well, in nearly every case it’s not as bad as you think. After a home is built, it will […]

Cobblestone on Palmer Ranch

Cobblestone on Palmer Ranch is a gated community located near Clark and McIntosh roads in Sarasota. The seventy acre community features amenities such as a resort-style pool, a dog park, entertainment and meeting spaces and well-lit sports areas. Cobblestone on Palmer Ranch is within short distance with beautiful Siesta Key, exemplary shopping and has excellent […]

Dryer Vent – Bad Installation

    We recently inspected this house that had a new roof put on. Up in the attic they had used metal flexible vent for the dryer line and combined it into the bathroom exhaust line. There’s a few problems with this. First leave the dryer vent line in the attic should be constructed of smooth […]

How much longer will the roof last?

“How much longer will the roof last?” That’s a very common did I hear almost every day on my home inspections. Everybody wants to know how many years, months and day they have left before they “need” to replace the roof. The truth is, the answer is not black and white. Roofing systems do not […]

Child Safety Stairs

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This image shows the recommended maximum openings in stair railings to protect children from injury. If your stair railings have openings that exceed these recommended diameters, please contact general contractor to repair or replace the stairway railings.

Service Wire Clearances Diagram 3

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This image shows the recommended service wire clearances above a residential home. The purpose of maintaining proper service wire clearances is so that the wiring does not become damaged or contacted by the homes residents. If the wiring around your house begins to dip below these recommended heights, contact an electrician or your electrical service provider […]

Service Wire Clearances Diagram 2

Sarasota Home Inspector

This image shows the recommended service wire clearances above a residential home. The purpose of maintaining proper service wire clearances is so that the wiring does not become damaged or contacted by the homes residents. If the wiring around your house begins to dip below these recommended heights, contact an electrician or your electrical service provider […]