"Answering Orlando Homeowners: Your Top Home Inspection Questions, Solved by O-Town Inspections"

Written by O-Town Inspections - Published on JANUARY 1/6/2024


Hello, Orlando community! It's Alijah Barbosa here, your local InterNACHI® Certified Professional Inspector. At O-Town Inspections, we understand that owning a home in Orlando comes with unique challenges and queries. So, we've compiled and answered some of the most frequent questions you, our neighbors, have about home inspections and maintenance.

1. How often should I get my home inspected?

In our dynamic Florida climate, we recommend a professional inspection at least every 3-5 years. Regular inspections can uncover hidden issues and prevent costly repairs down the line.


2. What common issues should I look out for in Orlando homes?

Due to our humid climate, watch out for signs of mold and water damage, especially around roofs and basements. Also, keep an eye on your HVAC system, which works overtime in our warm weather.

3. Are there specific inspections for hurricane readiness?

Yes! In hurricane-prone Orlando, it's crucial to have wind mitigation inspections. These assess how well your home can withstand high winds and can also lead to insurance discounts.


4. What energy-saving tips do you recommend for our area?

Investing in solar energy and upgrading to energy-efficient appliances are great steps. Also, consider enhancing insulation and using smart home technologies to manage your energy use efficiently.

A quality Affordable Home Inspection will help you avoid costly repairs and questionable deals, saving you time and money in the long haul.

5. How can I maintain good indoor air quality?

Regularly replacing HVAC filters and using dehumidifiers can significantly improve indoor air quality, crucial in our humid environment.

6. What landscaping advice do you have for Orlando homes?

Opt for native, drought-resistant plants that require less water and maintenance. Proper landscaping can also provide natural cooling for your home.

7. How do I prepare my home for the rainy season?

Ensure your gutters and downspouts are clean and functioning. Also, check for proper drainage around your home to prevent water accumulation.

8. Any tips for first-time homebuyers in Orlando?

Absolutely! Always opt for a comprehensive home inspection before purchasing. It’s an invaluable step in understanding the condition of your potential new home.

At O-Town Inspections, we're committed to helping you navigate the complexities of home ownership in Orlando. For more tailored advice or to schedule an inspection, don't hesitate to contact us.


Remember, a well-maintained home is a happy home!


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