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
Open floor plans continue to be popular, but as many homeowners discover, living with this kind of layout can take some getting used to. While these spaces – with minimal wall interruption, lots of light, and a spacious feeling – have much to offer, the reality is that noise and privacy can become issues in day to day living. According to the National Association of Home Builders, more homebuyers are seeking noise control, particularly in open plan models. Short of completely changing the character of such a home with a remodel, there are ways to address these problems while keeping the overall sense of open space.
With televisions, video games, music, and conversation all going at once, the noise factor can escalate quickly. Add an active kitchen with its myriad appliances and there can be some real challenges. Many manufacturers trumpet their appliances as “ultra-quiet” or even “silent”, but there are often large differences between models. Unfortunately, the decibel levels are seldom if ever listed, making comparisons difficult. Doing some research and reading reviews on quiet appliances will help narrow the choices... Read More.
Posted on Sunday, June 8, 2014
As summer gets into full swing, it makes sense to review some simple but important steps you should take to secure your home during vacation season. Amidst all of the decisions about where to go, where to stay, and what to do when you get there, taking some time to plan for leaving your home safe and secure will give you added peace of mind while you’re away.
Here are some useful reminders and tips for protecting your home while you’re away... Read More.
Posted on Monday, June 2, 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 12 new franchises during the month of April. This brings the company’s total to 30 new franchisees in 2014.
“We’re pleased to continue our expansion efforts with the addition of 12 terrific franchisees in April,” 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 Chris Behan in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Dustin Drake in Pueblo, Colorado; Glen Odor in Ocean City, Maryland; James Zamiska in McDonald, Pennsylvania; Jeff Meyers in Green Brook, New Jersey; Joe Moorer in Summerville, South Carolina; Michael McBride in Wayne, Pennsylvania; Mark Russo in Acushnet, Massachusetts; Jerry and Kathy Reed in Tampa, Florida; Todd Goodwin in Magnolia, Texas; Thomas Stangroom in Bovard, Pennsylvania; and Paul Torkelson in Grandville, Michigan.
“The housing recovery is strengthening and it’s reflecting in our business,” said Steward. “Franchisees tripled their business this past summer and we expect this to continue throughout the fall. 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, May 13, 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.