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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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Radon Myth #6: I Don’t Need To Test If I’ve Already Been Exposed January 25, 2021

Radon Myth #6: I Don’t Need To Test If I’ve Already Been Exposed Fact: Long-term radon exposure can lead to lung cancer, but it’s never too late to rid your home of radon for your’s and other resident’s safety. It is long term exposure that matters, so it’s never really too late to check your

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Radon Myth #5: Homes In My Area Can’t Have Radon January 21, 2021

Many homeowners nationwide fall prey to the myth that certain geographical areas cannot have radon, which is simply not true. As a Kansas City home inspection company, we even often run into this myth in our own Kansas City communities. Some people believe that some areas of Kansas City are immune to radon, which is

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Radon Myth #4: My Neighbor Tested For Radon, So I Don’t Need To January 20, 2021

This is a common myth regarding radon testing, and one many people wish were true. It would be so much easier if radon affected two homes in the same way, especially when located in close proximity. The fact is that your neighbor’s radon test results are not a reliable indicator of what your radon test

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