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Is Your Water Heater Killing You?

Is your Water Heater Killing You? The complexity of the types of water heaters, how to vent them, and what type is most suitable for your home may only be matched by the perceived complexity of your spouse when they want you to read their mind!  Well maybe it’s not...

What Is A Home Inspector

Buying a home is one of the largest investments a person will make in their lifetime. The process of deciding on size, price, and location can make what should be an enjoyable time confusing and frustrating. In addition, a potential homeowner wants to know the...

What Are You Drinking

Do you know what is in your tap water? Much attention is being paid to current and potential groundwater contaminants. In farm country, fertilizers and manure contribute most of the contaminants that pollute our waterways. Before you rush out and buy truckloads of...

Sewer Line Scans

One of the most valuable features we offer at Gold Key is a sewer line scan. The first question most people ask us is when should we get a sewer line scan? Well, first we recommend it on houses older than 1980; however there are a few more signs that we want you to be...

Preparing For A Home Inspection

Preparing For A Home Inspection

A home inspection can be an intimidating process for home sellers.  Sellers can help themselves by presenting the property in the best light possible at the time of the inspection.  Listed below are some suggestions sellers can consider when preparing for the home...

Radon

Radon has become a priority in the home inspection industry. Home buyers and business owners should have the opportunity to become informed about the dangers of radon and the probability of finding it in their home or business. There are a few publications...