Ceiling fan

Can You Use A Dimmer Switch On A Ceiling Fan

Let's say that you just purchased a new home and cannot wait to move in. You are going through the home to make a list of items that you might need to upgrade or fix. The lighting in certain rooms appears to be very bright and you think to…
Radon testing log

How Often Should You Test For Radon

Buying or selling a home can be stressful. There are a lot of projects to complete and checklists to verify. The stressors are the same when renovating a home or a room within the home. Making sure that all inspections that are necessary get…
Dirty stone fireplace

How To Clean Stone Fireplace

Sitting at home by the fireplace can often be a nice and relaxing time. The cooler months get you excited to cozy on up to a hot burning fire and listen to the crackling of the burning wood. All is well until the fire has burned out. You wake…
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Should you skip a Home Inspection? The Risks Involved and the Options Available

As scales tip towards a sellers market many buyers and agents are often left weighing skipping the home inspection all together. When a seller is faced with choosing between twenty plus offers, it can be an attractive exemption in the offer.…
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The Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Inspections

Your offer has been accepted and you're filled with happiness ,but before it's time to celebrate the purchase, make sure you'll enjoy that same happiness six months down the road. There's a lot more to a home inspection than simply searching…
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Ungrounded Outlets – The “SHOCKING” Truth

I know the title sounds alarming but there’s a reason for it. We want to catch your attention about an important topic! With that said, inspectors at Heartland aren't known for being alarmists, we inspect homes because we enjoy informing and…