I let My Reputation get ahead of Me

Some home inspection reports right themselves. Two-bedroom one-bath houses built in the 1940s could practically have a one-size-fits-all home inspection report. I have inspected thousands of homes that fit this description and I have learned that there are rarely any surprises. It doesn’t matter if the home is completely original or if it has had

Shady Dealings

By Gilbert Migirditsian Professional Engineer and Building Expert Founder of GM Inspection The daily life of a home inspector is often intertwined with the past of the properties he inspects. This is inevitable as you’re dealing with the past history of a property, the past history of its owners, and the lack of information that

Where Are You?

By Gilbert Migirditsian Professional Engineer and Building Expert Founder of GM Inspection Being in a densely populated urban area, I sometimes find myself having to drive some distance to get from one inspection to another. Often the time passes slowly due to traffic, construction, accidents, and whatnot. For this reason, I greatly rely on technology

My Christmas Story

Like most kids, Christmas was for me the universal clock by which all time revolved; it was the zero hour. Other important markers on the calendar, primarily birthdays and summer vacations, came only once for each Christmas. This universal clock ticked not in minutes, not in hours, not days, weeks or even months, but in

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