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...
Are Extension Cords Safe?

Are Extension Cords Safe?

One thing we see often at Whitetail Home Inspections, is extension cords ran all around the house-due to a lack of permanent outlets. Especially in older homes, the number of outlets installed in houses don’t represent the electrical needs for the 21st Century....
Sump Pumps are Key to Beating this Rainy Summer!

Sump Pumps are Key to Beating this Rainy Summer!

So far, the summer of 2019 can be called one thing……rainy! At least here in Iowa, it seems we’ve seen more rain than sun this year. In order to keep your basement dry from all this rain, let’s talk a little about sump pumps. We’ve heard from lots of homeowners, and...
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...