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Code Compliance

Code compliance: This is a great idea to protect your home! Each home is different, and there is no single way that every system or component must be installed. Below will provide a base guideline to plan for code compliance inspections in a 2010 hom...
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Abbreviations Part 1

Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Terms. There is so much information to convey in the course of a property inspection that can take a mouthful to say. For ease in writing and internally, we shorten terms and phrases with acronyms or abbreviations. Our in...
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Abbreviations Part 2

Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Terms. There is so much information to convey in the course of a property inspection that can take a mouthful to say. For ease in writing and internally, we shorten terms and phrases with acronyms or abbreviations. Our in...
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Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality – is a subject that is relatively new to building scientists. We used to build a home so that it would stand the test of time, and we were happy enough. Today, we have learned about many factors that affect our health, from t...
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Mold

Mold – mold is a broad term for living organisms that are categorized as fungi. In biology, there are six major kingdoms. We are most familiar with: the kingdom of animals which ingest food for energy (cats, zebras, humans, etc.); the kingdom o...
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Meet Travis (Video Series)

Meet your inspectors! Travis Tramp, CPI discusses the perks of picking Top Notch Inspection Services in this video series, and some of the services you should consider for your next home inspection. Video Clip: Why Realtors Recommend Us (posted...
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Meet Marshall (Video Series)

Meet your inspectors! Marshall Tramp, CPI, RMP discusses what you should know before hiring a home inspector and why we encourage you to follow us along, asking questions. Video Clip: Why You Should Hire Us (posted Feb 9, 2022)...
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Services We Offer

Why do home inspectors offer so many services? Isn't a home inspection just a home inspection? In some sense, that is true. But the application of an inspection can vary greatly based on the needs of the client. What type of home and what we look...
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Baseline Inspection

Welcome to Baseline Inspection (a service package of Top Notch Inspection Services llc)! Home inspections are very important to understand the core components of your new house purchase - but they are not accessible to everyone. With housing price...
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The Solar Powered Inspector

Admittedly, there are a lot of issues that could be improved in the world. I am proud to see how much we have become aware of our impact on the environment during my lifetime. Moreover, I am thrilled that many people entering the workforce and leader...
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