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Top 5 Pests Found During Kansas City Home Inspections May 3, 2021

When you move into a new home, the last thing you want to find are uninvited guests — like cockroaches, mice, or other pests — living under your new roof. Inform yourself of the dangers of common household pests with our video series, Top 5 Pests Found During Kansas City Home Inspections. Many pests, like termites, can cause

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Why Not To Waive Inspections To Win A Contract April 13, 2021

When a buyer finds a home they are interested in making an offer on, they are often given a 10-day inspection window to conduct a home inspection. In today’s Kansas City market, buyers are often having to pay above the asking price for their offer to appear appealing to the seller. We understand that during

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Top 4 Mold Testing Facts For Home Buyers (Mold Real Estate Guide) March 15, 2021

Top 4 Mold Testing Facts For Home Buyers (Mold Real Estate Guide) When buying a new home in Kansas City there are lots to consider, including whether or not to purchase a mold test from your trusted Kansas City home inspector, which is why we are here to provide mold testing facts. Mold tests and

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4 Reasons You Need A Mold Inspection (Mold Inspection Guide) March 1, 2021

At Metro Property Inspection, we provide clear and accurate mold testing results for Kansas City homeowners, but how do you know that you need a mold inspection? Here are 4 reasons you need a mold inspection in Kansas City. Why Get A Mold Inspection? After completion of your mold inspection from Metro Property Inspection, you

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5 De-Winterization Tips For Homeowners [Prepare Your Home For Spring] February 28, 2021

Welcome to Metro Property Inspection’s De-Winterization series, showing homeowners how to best prepare their homes for the spring weather and Kansas City real estate market. If you’re a homeowner looking to sell their home this spring, this series is for you; but even if you’re not a Kansas City homeowner looking to sell their home,

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How To Keep Pipes From Freezing & Bursting February 15, 2021

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes Keep garage doors closed if there are water supply lines in the garage. Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors to allow warmer air to circulate around the plumbing. When the weather is very cold outside, let the cold water drip from the faucet served by exposed pipes. Running water through

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Radon Myth #9: Radon Tests Are Expensive January 29, 2021

Radon Myth #9 says that “I would test for radon in my home, but radon tests are so expensive”, which is simply not true. A homeowner or a home buyer can go to your local hardware store and purchase a “long-term radon test” for under $20. These tests are involved, take many days, and are

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Radon Myth #8: Radon Tests Are Inaccurate January 29, 2021

Radon Myth #8: Radon Tests Are Inaccurate Radon Myth #8 says that “Short term radon tests are inaccurate”, which is not true. During a real estate transaction, a buyer has 10 days to conduct all the inspections that are necessary on that particular property. Due to the timeline of real estate transactions, there is simply

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Radon Myth #7: All Homes Can’t Be Mitigated For Radon January 27, 2021

Radon Myth #7: All Homes Can’t Be Mitigated For Radon Fact: There is no type of home or construction in the Kansas City market that cannot have a properly installed radon mitigation system installed. The first step every homeowner or property manager should take is to schedule a radon test to know if you need

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