City Highlights Series: St. Clair, MI

By Thumb Home Inspection LLC

Home inspector conducting a home inspection in St. Clair Michigan
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St. Clair Michigan History:

St. Clair located in Saint Clair county Michigan has an early history dating all the way back to 1764. Originally it was called Palmer and a British fort was built next to the pine river. St. Clair was a good strategical position to protect the trade route between there and Fort Michilimackinac. A gentleman by the name of Robert Fulton help establish the town beginning on the north side of the Pine River and was an early supporter and lobbied to establish St. Clair County. In the early 19th century the Pine River clay was used to make bricks. The city also is known for its salt mines. Saint Clair has been known for always having its homes being occupied by sailors and Captains.

St. Clair Michigan Geography:

St. Clair Michigan is 3.61 square miles in total area. 0.68 square miles of that area is water. It is located in the Thumb of Michigan on the St. Clair River and in St. Clair County.

Houses, Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & Home Inspections:

St. Clair offers homebuyers a variety of different styles of homes to purchase. There are historic homes, mid-century ranch style homes, modern homes and more. For homebuyers or home sellers of historic homes, it is important to include an asbestos and lead inspection during their home inspection. For modern homes, it is encouraged that the home owners or home buyers include a radon and mold inspection during their home inspection.

With St. Clair having such a rich history there is a variety of buildings, properties, houses, and homes it has to offer. Each home and house has its unique challenges when doing a home inspection. Your home inspector should be well versed in the different kinds of homes, buildings, property, and houses in the area. When doing a home inspection your home inspector should be thoroughly checking mold, radon, water testing, sewer line, lead, asbestos, pests, pool/spa, structural engineering, structure components, roof, plumbing, electrical, foundation, well water, well, septic, and more where applicable. Not every house, home, building, and property will need the home inspector to perform all of these inspections. Your home inspector should do these inspections only when necessary. But whether downtown St. Clair or in the countryside of St. Clair, your home inspector should be well qualified to do home inspections.

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