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Inspecting Your Older Home

It’s a good idea to take a close look at the condition of your home before making plans to add a new kitchen or the solarium of your dreams.  It’s important to know if there are any repairs, replacements or underlying problems that need to be dealt with. You will be better equipped to budget for the short and long term with a clear picture of the condition of your home. 6 Areas to Inspect in an Older Home: 1.  Normal Deterioration Carpets, wallpapers, painted surfaces, stairs, eaves, interior and exterior trims and other related items face normal wear and tear. As they are not necessarily too expensive to replace or repair, so you may choose to deal with them first. 2.  Issues with the Home’s Structure Mostly, structural damage symptoms are seen in the foundation of older homes. Foundation may develop cracks or gaps, and if you have a…