New Leaf Home Inspection provides pre-listing and pre-settlement home inspection services as well as radon/radon in water, water testing, mold, and indoor air quality services. As your independent inspection professionals, our goal is to empower new and existing homeowners with the knowledge they need to make informed, strategic, and cost-effective decisions in home ownership.
Homes Built on a Landfill A developer never disclosed homes were built on a remediated landfill. The tragedy here is that a $30 report and a little due diligence may have given these homeowners some recourse. On the bright side, folks in this neighborhood can run their gas grills indefinitely.
New Leaf announces the newest feature in our list of services for our residential clients, the Neighborhood Environmental Report. Backed by Environmental Data Resources, the innovator of the largest and most accurate database of environmental and historical land use information in the world, our customers can rest assured knowing that each report is based on [...]
New Leaf now offers Phase I and Transaction Screen Assessments (TSA’s) for the benefit of our mortgage, construction, and other commercial partners. A Phase I inspection, or All Appropriate Inquiry, is your best defense against environmental liability. The United States courts have held that a buyer, lessor, or lender may be held responsible for remediation [...]
The recent flooding and generally damp conditions these past few months have generated renewed interest in mold & indoor air quality. We want to remind and caution anyone faced with the potential of mold damage in their home that ANY remediation or repair work should be verified by an independent 3rd party. New Leaf provides [...]
Concerned about the condition of your drinking supply after an earthquake? After Tuesday’s quake, many private well water owners have begun noticing discoloration, or turbidity, in their well water. While not uncommon after an earthquake, any change in private water supplies should be tested to ensure that the supply remains safe to drink. In addition, [...]
Our Service Area
New Leaf Home Inspection provides a variety of inspection services to meet the diverse needs of its real estate clientele. As your trusted advisors in home inspection, we are dedicated to providing the best possible service for your investment. Our inspection team regularly participates in ongoing study of current building trends, maintains active affiliations with many of the industry's most reputable organizations, and is fully insured. Our goal is not simply to be the best but to keep getting even better!
We serve the following counties*: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, and York County.
*Travel beyond our service area may involve an additional mileage fee.
Offices Open Mon.-Sat. 7:30AM-8:00PM
The House Detective: by Barry Stone, Certified Home Inspector Dear Barry: I am a real estate broker and am trying to resolve a difference of opinion between my plumber and my favorite home inspector. The inspector routinely cites water heaters that are installed without a drain pan, especially when the water heater is on a raised platform in a garage. He s […]
The House Detective: by Barry Stone, Certified Home Inspector Dear Barry: Our home inspection is scheduled for next week. This is the first time we’ve bought a home, and we’re not sure what to do and what not to do. Our agent says it’s not important for us to attend the inspection, that we should just wait for the report. But we’re uncomfortable with that […]
The House Detective: by Barry Stone, Certified Home Inspector Dear Barry: I sold my house five months ago. The buyers hired a home inspector, and I paid for the repairs that they requested. But now they’re complaining about electrical problems that were not reported by their inspector. They say some of the wires in the service panel are too small for the c […]
The House Detective: by Barry Stone, Certified Home Inspector Dear Barry: You often recommend hiring a home inspector when buying a brand new home. If a home has just been inspected and approved by the building department, what’s the point of hiring a private home inspector? Jim Dear Jim: The answer to your question is worth repeating. Here are the five es […]
The House Detective: by Barry Stone, Certified Home Inspector Dear Barry: We hired a home inspector before buying our home, but he dismissed a defect that has now become a problem. In the room below the master bathroom, there were water stains on the wall around a drain cleanout. We asked the inspector about it, and he said it wasn’t a problem. At the time, […]
Just another reason why folks need to know about the availability of invaluable resources like Neighborhood Environmental Reports. These poor folks may have discovered the landfill with a $30 report. Ughh!Homeowner covers up surprise backyard landfillwww2.tbo.comAfter 14 weeks of staring at mounds of trash in his backyard, Brian Dyer decided to put the garba […]
News from New Leaf Home Inspection http://ow.ly/8ixXNNews from New Leaf Home Inspectionow.lyCO is an odorless, colorless gas that can cause illness and death. It is produced whenever any fuel such as natural gas, propane, gasoline, oil,... […]
Ignorance can be expensive! Just another reason we do site assessments and inspections...Businessman unknowingly bid on local toxic waste site - Evening Sunwww.eveningsun.comA Harrisburg businessman says he didn […]
Just another reason to have your well water tested... http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_GAS_DRILLING_EARTHQUAKES?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-01-02-18-47-49News from The Associated Presshosted.ap.orgCLEVELAND (AP) -- A northeast Ohio well used to dispose of wastewater from oil and gas drilling almost certainly caused a […]
Some great tips for selling in a tough market!7 tips for selling a home in a soft marketwww.bankrate.comTrying to make a home sale in a soft market? Visit Bankrate.com for tips on selling your home for the best price. […]
New Leaf Newsletter -- Corrected Coupon http://conta.cc/q1V9vHNew Leaf Newsletter -- Corrected CouponCheck out my latest campaign by Constant Contact.The most recent federal and state statistics have identified more than 75,000 hazardous waste sites throughout the United States. […]