Frequently Asked Questions

 
 

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What is a home inspection?

A home inspection is a visual observation and evaluation of a building's condition which will assist you in analyzing the purchase, sale, appraisal or safety of the property.  The inspection includes the home's interior and exterior from the roof to the foundation, the exterior drainage, and retaining walls.  The inspector cannot identify latent or concealed details that may exist.  Upon completion of the inspection, the inspector will give you a summary of the inspection while walking through the property with you.  

What does home inspection include?

We perform inspections in the following areas of a home: 

  • Plumbing systems, electrical systems, insulation, and ventilation
  • Bathrooms & kitchens
  • Heating & air conditioning
  • Basement & crawlspace
  • Garage & carport
  • Attic
  • Roof
  • Windows
  • Grounds
  • Site grading
  • Exterior
  • Interior structure
  • And more... 

A careful inspection is very important! It could save you a great deal of money overall. We provide a pre-inspection agreement outlining what you can expect from our services and a detailed inspection report upon completion. This report will provide information on at least 20 different areas of the property.

How long is typical home inspection?

A typical home inspection is between 2 and 4 hours and depends on the size of the property, the condition of the property, and the weather conditions.

How much does an inspection cost?

The inspection fee varies depending upon the size of the house, particular features of the house, age, special structures, etc.

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Are you available evenings and weekends?

Yes.  We’re committed to serving the needs of our clients, so we like to make scheduling as easy and flexible as possible.

In what format is my inspection report available?

You will receive a printed report upon completion of the inspection.  A report in PDF format can also be provided. Reports are available on our website, printed and in PDF format.

What type of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

When is payment taken?

Payement is due at the time of inspection. If the client is not present at the inspection, the report will be sent via email once payment is received.

Do I have to attend the inspection?

No, you are not required to attend the inspection.  However, there are many benefits to attending the inspection and/or the walk-through after the inspection during which the inspection will be summarized. Attending the inspection will provide you with insight on the home's current condition and suggestions for maintenance of the home. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to ask questions. 

When will I receive my report?.

A detailed inspection report is ready and printed at the end of the inspection.