Real estate agents, home builders, and contractors can all provide useful information to homeowners and home shoppers, but this information can be biased. As an independent home inspector and energy auditor, our loyalty is to our customers. Our owner, Mike Carson, is a Building Performance Institute-certified professional with years of experience and training.

This blog was created to help inform our Marathon County, Wisconsin customers about saving money on utility bills, taking advantage of new home warranties, preventing home moisture issues, and boosting home safety.

Want to learn more about our home inspections and energy audits? Call Inspect It Right Home Inspections today to get started.

July 5, 2013

Here is a warning released by the EPA on July 1, 2013 warning against using propane as a substitute for refridgerant in AC units. With the summer heat upon us, read the article and be familiar in case you run into this. Below is an exerpt then click here to view the full article.

November 5, 2012

Inspect It Right Home Inspections LLC is proud to once again be a Bronze Sponsor for the Traditional Wausau Powwow being held November 10, 2012 at Wausau East High School Gymnasium. Indegenous Circle of Nations (ICON) in conjuction with the Wausau School Disctrict hold this annual traditional powwoww for the students, youth, families and the whole community.

November 6, 2012

This November 11, 2012 is Veterans Day, with all the post election coverage lets take a moment to remember those who currently serve, and those who surved and sacrificed for our country. Inspect It Right Home Inspections takes pride in supporting our military. Listen for our message supporting our service members on WXCO 1230AM beginning on November 7, 2012.

Having served in the United States Navy as a Surface Sonar Technician and serving several deployments to the Persian Gulf Region, Veterans Day holds a special place and rememberance.

June 14, 2013

This handy infographic from the Department of Energy explains everything you need to know about home water heaters -- including solar water heaters, tankless water heaters, heat pump water heaters and more.

January 13, 2013

The folks over at Inhabitat recently released a cool new video that goes through the home energy audit process, and discusses easy fixes for problems like drafty windows and cold rooms.

We think they did a great job. Check it out!

If you want to know more about making your home more energy efficient and the potential to earn Focus on Energy Rewards give us a call.

February 7, 2013

This handy infographic from One Block Off the Grid provides a helpful rundown of the potential savings in energy efficient home improvements.

Although we believe the best home energy upgrades are often the simplest -- air sealing, insulation, duct sealing, etc. -- this graphic nonetheless makes a sound case for investing in home energy efficiency.

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Testimonials

  • Lynn and Joe Horak. Wausau, WI.

    If you choose to have Mike Carson perform a home inspection or energy audit we expect that you will have the same good experience that we did.

    Here is a brief list of areas that we were impressed with the most:              

    We like Mike’s promptness, courtesy and attention to detail. 
    We appreciated that Mike gave complete but easy to understand explanations of what he was doing. We discovered that Mike is very knowledgeable in his area of expertise and a good resource for making the right choice regarding what is needed to make the home safe and comfortable.  


    If you have questions give us a call at 715-842-9712

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