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I am a certified professional inspector - certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors - and I strictly adhere to the group's:
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Each home inspection includes a thorough investigation of the:
Foundations, grading and drainage, exterior and interior walls, ceilings and floors, exterior and interior doors and windows, cabinets, stairs, fireplaces and chimneys, balconies, porches, decks, garages and attached carports, driveways, sidewalks, roof covering materials, roof structure and attic.
Visible fixtures, drains, wastes and vents, the water supply system, the water heater and hydro-massage therapy equipment (ie Whirlpools).
Every home inspection includes a free thermal scan of the home. Little reveals more about a home than a deep look behind the scenes. Click below for more:
Service entrance and panels (breaker boxes), branch circuits, visible wiring, receptacles, switches and fixtures. For me, this system - because it pertains to potential life-safety issues - is one of the most important systems of any building.
Dishwasher, food waste disposer, range hood, range, oven, cooktop, microwave, refrigerator, bathroom exhaust fan(s) and heater(s), garage door operator(s), doorbell/chimes and dryer vent.
Buying a country home? I can test your well water for dangerous contents such as Ecoli and coliform. There is an an additional fee for water quality testing.
heating & Cooling
Ducts, plenums, vents, as well as heating and cooling equipment. Did you know that, in my experience, the vast majority of heating and cooling systems - whether they be gas or electric - have issues that can pose dangers and cost you money?
Radon is a colorless, odorless, tasteless cancer-causing gas. I use modern equipment to measure radon levels in the home. There is an additional fee for radon testing.
Buying a home is expensive.
So your inspector better be good.
Learn about my extensive experience, training and education.
Did you build a home with a 1-year warranty? Purchase a home warranty that expires next month? I can inspect the home now so you can properly benefit from existing warranties before they expire.
If you are buying a commercial building, I can help. The same standards as documented above are followed for all commercial inspections.
The health of your home is important. Annual checkups can save you money, alert you to issues and catch minor issues before they become major headaches. Hire me to do a yearly home diagnosis.
If you are building a home, I can inspect it at each stage. Having built my own home previously, I know the importance of correctly finishing one phase before moving on to the next.
was it done right?
If you had repairs done, or maybe a new roof or addition installed, I can thoroughly inspect the job to make certain work was done correctly. Make sure you received what you paid for.
If you are selling a home and want to avoid surprises, to know if certain important repairs are in order, hire me to help you sell more quickly and at a fair price.