Mold is a common occurrence in homes, but it can potentially cause health problems as well as damage to structures and surfaces if it is not controlled. Mold begins growing indoors when spores come in contact with wet surfaces or substances. Once established, mold can be very difficult to remove successfully – so prevention is the key.
Mold needs moisture to grow. Moisture can take the form of leaks, spills, condensation, and humidity, so controlling sources of moisture is the most important step in mold prevention... Read More.
Posted on Thursday, September 4, 2014
North America’s Largest Home Inspection Company Adds New Class of Home Inspectors
(Tampa, Fla.)---Pillar To Post, North America’s largest home inspection franchise, added six new franchises during the month of July.
“We’re pleased to continue our expansion efforts with the addition of six terrific franchisees in July,” said Dan Steward, president and CEO of Pillar To Post. “We know they will be outstanding additions to the Pillar To Post team and will help us grow the brand aggressively in their markets.”
The new Pillar To Post franchise owners include Ben Singleton in San Tan Valley, Arizona; Craig Efrusy in Livonia, Michigan; Glenn Grothe in Frederick, Colorado; Jeff Roerdink in Lafayette, Georgia; Paul Grise in Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Keith Eves in Berlin, Connecticut.
“The continued progression of the housing recovery means continued strength for our business,” said Steward. “Our franchisees have significantly increased their business this year. As we continue last year’s record success in our growth, our new franchisees coming on board across North America will help us keep up with the demand for professional home inspections.”
Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Today's “Ask the Expert” column features Jay Gregg, the Director of Marketing with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors.
Q: As a homeowner, how can I keep my energy costs low while keeping my house in great condition?
A: August is typically one of the hottest months of the year. It seems like the only logical way to stay comfortable inside is to crank up the air conditioning and sit in front of the air vent. However, this method shoots up the energy bill and can take a toll on the cooling systems in a house. Instead of running the air conditioning throughout the hottest months of the year, there are simple tips to keep the energy costs down, and at the same time, keep the value of the home up. By following these tips, much less stress will be put on the home, paving the way for a smoother home inspection when the time comes... Read More.
Posted on Tuesday, August 5, 2014
July 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // Pillar To Post Home Inspectors, North America's largest home inspection franchise, was recently named on World Franchising Network's list of the 50 top franchises for veterans. The list was featured in USA Today on June 20. Pillar To Post Home Inspectors was chosen for its number of veterans serving as franchisees within the system.
The World Franchising Network chose 50 franchisors from over 300 companies that were evaluated for the opportunity to be featured on the list. Participating franchisors filled out questionnaires that were used to obtain both the absolute number and percentage of total number of operating units owned or managed by veterans. Out of the 428 U.S. Pillar To Post Home Inspectors franchises, 34.8 percent, or 149, are currently either owned or managed by veterans... Read More.
Posted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014
North America's Largest Home Inspection Company Brings Aboard a Record Number of Franchisees Each
June 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. - Pillar To Post, North America's largest home inspection franchise, has added 42 new franchise locations since January of this year, bringing the company's total to 450 franchisees. In addition, they have just been named one of the Top 100 Low Cost Franchises in Franchise Business Review's Best of the Best edition (Spring 2014)... Read More.
Posted on Friday, June 20, 2014
Browse different features of a personalized inspection report
Explore useful tips for your home — room by room.
You'll get a personalized home inspection report.
» Request a Home Inspection
This document insures your inspection is conducted within the standards of practice.
» See the Inspection Agreement
The industry leading Pillar To Post home inspection report details up to 1,600 items of a home and its condition.