4 Ways to Protect Your Home from Radon Gas

January 22, 2021 | Air Quality Inspection

January is National Radon Action Month, and the EPA and United States Surgeon General encourage every homeowner to have the air quality in their homes tested. Radon is a natural gas that forms when uranium, thorium, or radium elements break down and decay. This decay occurs in the rocks, soil, and underground water around your home. Because radon is odorless, tasteless, and colorless, most homeowners aren’t even aware of its existence. Yet, this gas shouldn’t be ignored since it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer, behind smoking. Radon testing from Valley Building Inspections is a crucial first step to protect you and your family. Here are some additional ways you can protect your family and your home.

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3 Ways Homes Fail Inspections

November 30, 2020 | Arizona

You and your realtor have spent months looking for the perfect home. So, it can be a little surprising when your new dream home doesn’t pass its buyers inspection from Valley Building Inspections. However, it’s not uncommon for homes to not pass their first inspection, especially if they are older. So, before you panic about not being able to move into your new home, you should familiarize yourself with the most common ways a home fails inspection.

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The 1-Year Warranty Inspection Explained

September 24, 2020 | 1-Year Warranty Inspection

Moving into a custom-built home is an incredible experience. Not only is everything new and fresh, but everything is exactly what you wanted. However, just because your home was built to code doesn’t make it perfect. Problems could arise slowly, or make themselves known within a couple of months. That’s why the 1-year home warranty inspection is so crucial. Here is what you should know and, when it’s time, contact Valley Building Inspections.

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