1. Radon Element Table

    The Importance of Proper Radon Testing

    Imagine you’ve just purchased your dream home. Equipped with beautiful framing, calming interior, and a luscious yard, there is no better escape! Unfortunately, not all stories are fairytales. Beneath your beautiful yard lives a toxic, radioactive gas that has been known to cause lung cancer, even in the lungs of non-smokers. Dubbed “the silent killer,” radon has been known to cause the deat…Read More

  2. 3 Things You Shouldn’t Ignore During a House Inspection

    There might be a number of reasons you are looking for a new home. Whether you’re displeased with your old home or ready to find your dream house, moving is a time-sensitive and stressful situation that takes a tremendous mental capacity. It can be easy to overlook a few things during your Fort Collins home inspection, especially when you’re trying to shelter yourself and your loved ones. Over…Read More

  3. Irrigation Systems Can Increase the Value of Your Listing

    In Northern Colorado one of the things you can count on the most is the unpredictable weather. Our favorite cliche? If you don't like the weather, just wait five minutes. Sometimes it can feel just like that, especially to some who may have moved here from other parts of the country. One of the most inconsistent factors is the amount of water that we get from year to year. Some years, we are flush…Read More

  4. Outdoor Spaces

    These days, outdoor spaces are one of the most desirable parts of a home, particularly here in Colorado where we can have gorgeous weather all year long. Adding features could bring more money when it comes to a sale. Popular these days are outdoor kitchens and outdoor living areas, similar to living rooms. All of these spaces are ideal for the back patio area and amy add value to your home. Consi…Read More

  5. The Power of the Home Inspection: Using the Report for Negotiation, Remodeling & Tenant Finish-Outs

    We are celebrating 20 years of serving Northern Colorado and the greater Denver area and what a journey! You have the home inspection report, but now what? Once the inspection is completed, the inspection summary provided can be used as a punch list directing negotiations and the beginning of project planning, as more than likely the layout, floors, walls, etc. will need to be modified or updated …Read More

  6. What To Look For During a Walkthrough

    The real estate market in Fort Collins and Loveland is showing signs of a shift in process, but as of the beginning of 2019, we are still a sellers market. For affordable homes you really have to search hard and be wary of potential issues. It is still very popular to flip houses as they can net quite a bit when sold. The problem when buying a house that has been flipped is determining if all of t…Read More

  7. The Hot Northern Colorado Market

    A lot goes into buying or selling a home, especially if you want to get the most of your money. 2019 is poised to be a banner year for real estate in Northern Colorado and it is critical that you put some thought into the condition of your home without putting it on the market. As powerful as the market is there is talk of a turnaround and if that is the case, you need to present your home in the …Read More

  8. Do You Need An Inspection Before Listing Your Home?

    Do You Need An Inspection Before Listing Your Home? Last time we talked about upgrades on your home and what was worth performing. This month we are going to look at scheduling a home inspection before you list it on the market. At Winding River home inspection services, we are committed to providing the home buyers, sellers and owners of Northern Colorado certified inspection services. You may th…Read More

  9. Home Upgrades

    When buying a home, the first thing potential buyers generally look for are emotional triggers. You know, the things like, lighting, flooring, windows and all of the feel good features that we look for in a home. Unfortunately, it is easy to pass off a house with a ton of issues just by doing some simple upgrades. At Winding River Inspection Services, we urge you, whenever you are buying or sellin…Read More

  10. Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

    The inevitable may happen at some point. You may have to sell that dream home that you have put so much time and effort (not to mention money) into getting it just right. Your home is much more than just where you hang your hat, as the old saying incorrectly stated. Maybe in the ‘50s when everyone wore hats, but not today. These days, a home is where you can access your WiFi, binge watch TV show…Read More