Residential Inspection Services for Buyers or Sellers
Whether buying or selling a home, an Inspection can provide you with an advantage, the use of a Pre-Sale Inspection as a condition of the purchase when you are buying a home you will be informed of potential costly repairs and subsequent solutions that can be taken care of prior to moving in. You may be getting ready to sell a home, getting a home inspection for this means you know you are complying with the States full disclosure laws, and means you can consider selecting your own contractors rather than waiting for the buyer to do so. If you recently purchased a new home from a builder or you are having a Home built or Re-modeled and the one year “builders warranty” is about to expire, a home inspection by a professional Certified Inspector, can let you know whether the builder/contractor did the job correctly or Report on Quality and standards during the course of construction
The more information you have about a property, whether you are selling your home on your own or using a realtor, it’s always a practical idea to have a professional home inspection. All properties have Positive and negative attributes: Our goal is, if there are Issues, to assess the seriousness of them and determine if they must be immediately addressed and which ones can wait. This could be very valuable when it comes time for the negotiations.
New Home Inspection
Often times, the quality of new construction is not always what it should be, it is common to have independent third party reviews of their properties during various stages of the construction, which may include, footings, slab, framing, and finishes as they are being installed and final inspection. All Properties are required to be inspected by Local Building officials but their job is to inspect for Code Issues, not necessarily the Quality of the Construction. Having a QC Inspection is a relatively inexpensive means of protecting your purchase or investment, it will also help make sure you that the quality of home that you expect will be addressed to provide you peace of mind.
New Construction Framing Inspections
This is a great way to make sure that the structure addresses all of the elements that you look for or expect in the finish, have been done to prevent costly changes after finishes, remember this is the skeleton that will be the backbone of you New Home or Re-Model. Components that are inspected should include the basic framework, support beams, Mechanical Systems, plumbing and electrical rough-in and roof venting to mention a few. Where deficiencies or problems have been identified, we will provide you with a detailed written report. Some of the Common Issues that will be identified could include, improperly nailed wall sheathing or siding unsecured walls, defective lumber, missing flashings, inadequately secured or altered trusses, improperly installed components, inadequately sealed windows, missing roof vents and pinched electrical wires due to framework. It is typically a great idea and recommended to have a Re-inspection of the framing prior to drywall application.
1-Year Warranty Inspection
Most builders provide a one year warranty for new construction. Generally during this period of time the buyer develops a “punch list” of corrections for the contractor to repair under the warranty coverage. Some defects will not be obvious to the untrained eye. It is prudent to obtain a home inspectors list of items that will most likely be repaired by your builder at no cost to you. You will be reassured knowing that potential problems were addressed before they grew into something that could cost you a great deal down the road.
The best way to ensure that you are well informed about the strengths and weaknesses of a property is to have a professional home inspection. Home inspectors are trained to identify problem areas both small and large that may have been overlooked by the previous owners and to identify which require immediate attention.
Pre and Post Rental or Lease Inspections Available