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Have used Atlanta Property Inspections several times for my buyers.  Their team is always very thorough and educational for the new home owners.  Much information is shared about past/current codes, potential issues and how to have the issues repaired.  I will continue to use Atlanta Property Inspectors for future inspections, and my clients have been very happy with their services as well!

Michael Crawford
Sandy Springs, GA

This was our first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections, Frank Cooper was the lead inspector and he was inspecting a new construction one bedroom plus den in Alpharetta for a buyer client of ours. The inspection report was both detailed and comprehensive. We have tried out a few premium home inspection companies over the past year, looking for a good additional inspection resource, and based on our experience with Frank Cooper, I think we have found it.

Julian Rather
Woodstock, GA

I would like to recommend Brandon for his excellent job during the inspection. He is very professional, thorough and is an expert in his field. I enjoyed his partnership during inspection, the knowledge he shared of the risks of certain issues was incredible. I am very glad that he inspected the house for us and wishing him more success in future.

Ravi Kumar
Atlanta, GA

The inspector was really thorough and was patient in explaining to me what he was observing. He showed me where the shutoff valve was for the water and gave recommendations on various things. The report that was provided made sense and pictures were taken of some things that were found. The inspector was also very personable which put me at ease about asking questions. Thank you, Alex and Atlanta Property Inspections!

Dierra Morrow
Lawrenceville, GA

WOW! I can't even make this story up. In this very crazy market (June 2021) it seemingly takes 2 week closing (sometimes with *0* days due diligence!) to purchase a home. Anyway, Frank came recommended by another very reputable inspector, and I was fortunate he came!! The home we were looking at for my mother was a 1975 build and within 1 hour of the inspector being there a FIRE from an electrical panel broke out! Frank contained the fire, and was SO calm, had his team address the matter, was in touch with the agent and homeowner. He said in over 20+ years of him inspecting homes nothing like this had ever happened. Anyway the inspection was VERY thorough and Frank handled all matters very professionally. We will be working with Frank and his team on any home inspections in the future. I highly recommend!

Brigitte Chloe
Dunwoody, GA

I called several companies for quotes, and I felt that Atlanta Property Inspections was the most welcoming!  Thereafter, I had a wonderful experience at the inspection. My inspector was thorough, kind, and willing to explain things and answer my questions on site.  He was very knowledgeable and very friendly.  I am glad I did not skip the inspection for this 950 square foot condo, and the review has been very helpful, during my due diligence period in evaluating this potential home.

Norma Reynolds
Milton, GA

The inspector Frank came to our house to inspect the deck and provide a list of safety problems. While he was there we asked him to take a look at some termite damage in the attic.  When he went to the attic he spotted problems with a squirrel infestation requiring immediate action to correct for chewed wiring and unsanitary conditions.  We were unaware of this problem.  Frank provided a comprehensive inspection report in PDF format including multiple photos showing deck post deterioration, sagging joists and yes even a picture of the live squirrel in the attic. Frank is totally professional, knows his area of expertise very well and offers sound recommendations on how to correct problems without spending money for unnecessary improvements.  For example he told us the ledger board was in good shape and did not have to be replaced, only secured to the house wall with additional bolts. The small amount we paid for the inspection was well spent because the inspection will end up saving us money in the long run.

Jim Dowdy
Smyrna, GA

We are relocating from out of state and we were in need of an inspection with a very tight turn around. We received incredibly thorough reporting and an availability to answer questions quickly. Cary Cooper’s professional and expert insight saved us from a potential health hazard. I would very much recommend Atlanta Property Inspection for any of your inspection needs!

Seema Terry
Roswell, GA

Thorough knowledge of items addressed in report. Home inspector was able to communicate any issues found with buyer and help explain the different items and their severity.

Sean Heenan
Roswell, GA

Dustin was very knowledgeable and friendly and made my client feel confident in his explanations.  He was quick to point out the positives of the home he was inspecting.  His report was delivered within 18 hours of the inspection and had plenty of photos and very easy explanations in laymen's terms. I highly recommend Atlanta Property Inspections.

Teresa Smith
Brookhaven, GA

09 2023

10 Best Places to Hide Valuables at Home

Burglars have always been around. According to FBI statistics, burglary victims faced a loss of around $3.4 billion in property losses. We can’t prevent burglars from stealing, but we can hide our valuable items and install more security in our house to stop them from coming to our house. That’s why Atlanta Property Inspection gathered this article for you. Throughout this article, we will go through ten different places and methods you can use to hide your valuables and how Atlanta Property Inspection helps. So, let’s get started.

10 Places or Methods You Can Hide Your Valuables With

Let’s see the list of 10 recommended places to keep your valuables:

  1. Hollow books: If you have a bookshelf with many books, having a hollow book with your valuable items inside will prevent any burglar from quickly stealing.
  2. Tapes or movies: If you have a VHS tape or movies in your house, just like the book method above, it can be very useful.
  3. Freezer: if a burglar came to someone’s house, unless they were hungry, the last place they would look is the freezer.
  4. Toilet Water Tank: One of the weirdest ways you can try to hide your valuables is by placing your valuables in the toilet’s water tank.
  5. Containers: Have containers around your house and put your valuable item in one of them. Put the containers next to a place where they won’t look suspicious.
  6. House Plant: Put your valuable items in a waterproof bag or container. Then plant them next to the roots of your plants. Change it once in a while so that the bag or container doesn’t decompose and you won’t lose your items.
  7. False wall outlet: If you want to go crazy with the precautions, you can place your valuable items inside a false wall outlet. No one would suspect anything.
  8. Old Suitcases: Putting your valuable item in old suitcases is not as safe as the options above; however, it is much safer than putting them in your drawers.
  9. Backyard: You can bury your valuable items in the backyard, as we see in the movies.
  10. Birthday Cards: Lastly, birthday cards to hide your valuable items can be very beneficial since no one will suspect a valuable item hiding under tens of birthday cards.

The Trustworthy Inspection Service at Your Doorstep, Atlanta Property Inspection

This article went over the places you can try to hide your valuables to prevent burglars from seeing them. Preventing burglars from entering the house is a critical step in our security. Home inspection services play a major role in identifying any place the burglar can use to enter the house. So, you would need an experienced inspection service. At Atlanta Property Inspection, our dedication to providing a safe and secure house motivates us to take action every single day. With our experienced home inspectors, modern equipment, and affordable price plans, home inspection has never been this easy. Don’t waste a second. Call us today to learn more about our services and how getting a home inspection can help prevent the burglar from entering your house. What are you waiting for? Call us now.