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Home inspections vary from state to state, and most home inspectors are not licensed, but in general, they all must report on serious problems, such as: health and safety issues, roofs with a short life expectancy, furnace or A/C malfunctions, foundation deficiencies, and moisture / drainage issues. Check below for listings and information concerning home inspections.

Hugh Savage
(800) 244-9876
PO Box 1568
Scarborough, ME
Company
Up-Country Building Inspectors, Inc.
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Jeffrey Leighton
(207) 885-8664
24 Jameco Mill Rd.
Scarborough, ME
Company
Inspect-It 1st Property Inspections
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Steven Purdy
(207) 883-9876
23 Elliot St.
South Portland, ME
Company
Up-Country Building Inspectors
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Thomas Caron
(207) 767-5400
3 Bond Street #3
Portland, ME
Company
North East Inspection Services
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Eric Gay
(207) 253-5606
P.O. Box 8740
Portland, ME
Company
Maine Home Inspection Company
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Jeffrey Leighton
(207) 885-8664
PO Box 445
Scarborough, ME
Company
Inspect-It 1st Property Inspections
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Hugh Savage
(800) 244-9876
25 Plaza Drive Ste 10
Scarsborough, ME
Company
Up-Country Building Inspectors, Inc.
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Eric Gay
(207) 253-5606
20 Groveside Rd
Portland, ME
Company
Maine Home Inspection Company
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Darryl Chandler
(207) 632-3831
221 Libby Ave.
Gorham, ME
Company
National Property Inspections
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Wayne Cobb
(207) 772-5554
P. O. Box 1412
Portland, ME
Company
Home Inspections Plus, Inc.
Membership Organizations
American Society of Home Inspectors

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Completing a Home Inspection

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home remodeling articles and tips

topic: home inspection
by Debbie Abrams Kaplan

Why Home Inspections are Important

Remodeling your home takes not only time, but money – often a lot of it. And there is nothing worse than finishing the project only to find out later, after the money has been paid to the contractor, that your home has problems that could have been caught by a home inspector.

Inspectors are trained to evaluate structural components, roofing, plumbing, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, insulation, ventilation and interior/exterior components. Some inspectors are also contractors, giving them additional knowledge and experience.

Before even starting your home renovation project, make sure the contract allows you a clean report from a professional home inspector, before your final payment is due to the contractor. Any licensed contractor should be proud to stand behind his work, and you should be wary of a contractor who doesn’t agree to this term. After all, having a house inspection doesn’t only protect you – it protects the contractor from surprises down the road. At completion you’ll be sure the project was done right, and the contractor will have an outside opinion that the work got the stamp of approval from another professional.

Hiring a professional home inspector usually costs a few hundred dollars, but might save you thousands in head...

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