Quick Tips for Winterizing Your Home
By: Randy Barfield It’s that time of year again, folks. The last thing you want to happen is frozen or damaged plumbing systems. To prevent this from happening to you,…Read More
Spooky Home Inspection Stories
As a home inspector, there is no such thing as a normal work day. Each day, we see new houses, meet new people, find new issues, and encounter different pets…Read More
Protect your home from rattlesnakes
There are many things homeowners and home inspectors alike do not want to see, and at the top of that list are snakes. After an especially long, hot summer it…Read More
Why Barfield Home Inspection?
If you are new to the Austin area or new to the homebuying process, you may not know much about local home inspectors. You might get recommendations from friends and…Read More
Put your home maintenance knowledge to the test!
Originally published by HouseLogic By: Leanne Potts Spot the 9 Problems With This House (Advice for New Homeowners) Telltale signs you’re flubbing homeowner maintenance, like parking on grass. You’ve closed…Read More
Save money on utility bills this summer
If you are from Texas, you know a thing or two about high utility bills in the summer. A/C units work overtime and lawns need extra hydration. Whether you own…Read More
Lilly Rockwell on Austin’s surprising real-estate market
Contributor, “I Love You So Much: The Austin360 Podcast” By: Addie Broyles, American-Statesman Staff (Originally published on August 10, 2018) Austin’s real estate market continues to boom, but what does that…Read More
Keeping Your AC in Shape for Summer
During these hot summer months, it is important to keep up with your air conditioning (AC) unit maintenance. In addition to changing the return air filter in your HVAC system,…Read More
Do I really need a home inspection? The answer is yes and here’s why…
Buying a new home can be a stressful and overwhelming process. After all, it is one of the most important purchase you will ever make! According to the American Home…Read More
What to expect from a Barfield home inspection
Do you know what repairs to be concerned about and which ones are quick fixes? What about cost? That’s what Barfield Home Inspection is here for. We tell it like…Read More
Where to begin your home search in Austin
For several years now, Austin has been at the top of the list for fastest growing cities in America. Whether it’s the tacos, the pet-friendly environment, the laid-back lifestyle, job…Read More
Tuning up your irrigation system is a must-do this summer
Summer in Texas means water restrictions, which is why it’s important to make sure your irrigation system is working efficiently. A regular checkup can help conserve water and save money…Read More
Owning a home in Austin may be more affordable than you think!
According to recent data from Smart Asset, a personal finance website, buying a house in Austin may be more affordable than you think. Using median home value, estimated down-payment cost,…Read More
Talking Foundations with Randy: What to Expect
Grillin’ and Chillin’ for July 4th!
Happy fourth of July everyone! Get ready for some grillin’ and chillin’ for the holiday. Randy will be cooking up his famous brisket so we thought we would share the…Read More
Cool House Tour 2017
On Sunday, June 11, Barfield Home Inspection’s owner and founder Randy Barfield had his home featured as part of the 21st Annual Cool House Tour, a collaboration of Austin Energy…Read More
Le Casa Desnuda: A Home Inspector’s Dream Home Come True
By Randy Barfield I have had a dream for many years to build not only a dream home but a home that was built around energy efficiency with solar and…Read More