Entries by Andy Welti

Common Home Inspection Findings

Home Inspection Findings Gutters, Downspouts and Downspout Extensions One of the most common findings that I document in a home inspection report is the lack of a proper roof drainage system.  In many instances, spending a few dollars can save a homeowner thousands of dollars by preventing wet basements, foundation issues, or concrete flatwork cracking […]

Time to Complete a Home Inspection

How much time does it take to complete a home inspection?   The typical home inspection, of an average size single family home, will take approximately 2.5 – 4 hours to complete.  If the potential homeowner joins the inspector for a walk-through summary, add another half hour to an hour to that time.  Thorough home […]

Licensed and Certified Home Inspector

The State of Minnesota does not require home inspectors to be licensed or certified. Andy strongly believes education and training combined with real world experience produce great results.  Andy was formally trained and certified by the American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT) program.  He went above and beyond this basic training program by preparing for and […]

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