Radon-Map

Do I Really Need a Radon Test?

This is one of the more common questions we get when booking a home inspection. Our answer, and the answer of the EPA, is an emphatic “Yes!” Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas. It forms naturally from the decay (breaking down) of radioactive elements, such as uranium, which are found in different amounts in […]
Ice Dam

What’s an Ice Dam?

Ice dams form when water from melting snow freezes at the edge of your roofline. Without adequate roof snow removal, the ice that develops may grow large enough to prevent water from properly draining off the roof. When water is unable to drain from a roof, it may back up underneath roof shingles and make […]
Attic Insulation

How Much Attic Insulation Do I Need?

One of the more undervalued findings of a home inspection is insuffienct attic insulation. In fact, rarely does a client inquire about the amount of insulation present in the attic and if that amount is sufficient and in good condition. A home inspection performed by Accurate Home Inspections LLC includes a thorough evaluation of the […]