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City Highlights Series: Sterling Heights, MI

By Thumb Home Inspection LLC

Home inspector conducting a home inspection in Sterling Heights, MI.
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Sterling Heights, MI History:

Sterling Heights Michigan was founded in 1818. It was originally part of Shelby Township. When it was originally formed it was known as Sterling Township, the became a part of Jefferson Township, but when it became an incorporated municipality there was already a Sterling Michigan. So to avoid confusion “Heights” was added and in 1950s it became known as Sterling Heights. It had started off as a farming community known for its rhubarb. As the auto industry grew so did the need for homes in the suburbs.

Sterling Heights, MI Geography:

Sterling Heights is located in Macomb County, MI. It is almost 37 square miles and is part of the Clinton River water shed. Sterling Heights is located about 15 miles south of Romeo.

Sterling Heights, MI Homes, Buildings, Property Structures, & Home Inspections:

With Sterling Heights having such a rich history there is a variety of buildings, property, 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 Sterling Heights or in the suburbs of Sterling Heights your home inspector should be well qualified to do home inspections.

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