Preparing your A/C for Summer

Preparing your A/C for Summer

Since summer is just around the corner, lets talk about air conditioning units. Now is a good time to check your unit to make sure it will function properly this summer in our humid Iowa temperatures. The last thing you need to is to have your a/c not work when you...
Is your home inspector certified?

Is your home inspector certified?

Did you know that Home Inspectors don’t have to be certified in the state of Iowa? There is no regulation in our state when it comes to home inspectors! Any random person, no matter how little training or education, can market themselves as a home inspector. That is a...
February is Heart Month!

February is Heart Month!

Written By Laci Minard We donate a portion of our profits from Whitetail Home Inspections to the Children’s Heart Foundation. Let me tell you why. We have 3 kids, ages 7, 5, & 2. When we took our youngest son Isaac to his 2 month check-up, he was unexpectedly...
A simple way to improve your family’s safety.

A simple way to improve your family’s safety.

We’ve all heard horror stories of plugged in cell phones or blow dryers falling into a bathtub full of water. Have you ever noticed some outlets in your home have a small button? That’s a GFCI outlet. They are mostly found in the kitchen, bathroom, and garage,...
5 Ways to protect your home in the winter.

5 Ways to protect your home in the winter.

Waterloo, Cedar Falls, and the entire Cedar Valley have to deal with the cold Midwest winters. Winter weather can be hard on houses and cause expensive repairs and safety hazards. The good news is, these are completely preventable. Here are 5 things that you can do to...