This is the traditional home inspection you would do when buying a home. One of our inspectors will come to your home, do a visual inspection and give you a report of their findings.
An inspection for wood burning appliances to ensure they meet safety requirements.
This is a thermal image of any issues in your home. This inspection may uncover things like incorrect plumbing, overloaded electrical, or insufficient insulation in your home.
This is a test to determine if the water is fit for human consumption. Commonly called 'potable' water.
In a climate with 80% relative humidity, it is common to find mold in a house at some point. The issue that you need to uncover is if the mold itself toxic or is is this a toxic level of the mold.
Radon is a by-product of breakdown of uranium. It is a tasteless, colorless, odorless gas. Contrary to what you might think, uranium exists naturally in most soils. It is very toxic to breath in and will cause a wide range of breathing and health issues.
Far and above one of the most costly things to find in a home. Once it was a common material used for its extreme resistance to fire. Asbestos is linked to several major diseases including cancer. Do not be tricked into spending tens of thousands to remove a product that is not harmful from your home. There is no form of visual inspection that can determine the present of asbestos. There are products that were once sold in Canada that may contain asbestos. The presence of these products in your home does not guarantee the presence of asbestos. This simple test can confirm if there is an actual issue or simply a product that looks similar to one containing asbestos.
An inspector will walk your home with you while they look at the key things in your home explaining what they are looking for and pointing out possible issues. This inspection can save you both the time and headache of trying to deal with last minute issues related to major issues revealed by the buyers inspector. This inspection doesn't include the detailed report of a pre-purchase inspection, it does include an email summary of potential issues should you request it.
This is a drain line inspection. A lighted video camera is inserted into the main drain of a house to ensure the pipe is in good condition and free of issues. This inspection is meant for homes connected to town services or septic systems in the winter when an inspection is not possible. It is recommended that any home not getting a sewer inspection receive a sewer scope.
This is the recommended home inspection you should do every 2-5 years. Imagine being told by a contractor that the issue you called them to help you with would have only cost a fraction of the cost if caught earlier. It is rare for even the most experienced home owner to inspect every aspect of your home as often as they should be checked. This inspection is recommended for any home or rental property of any age that is not being inspected regularly by the occupant. Your home is the biggest investment you have made so it needs to be protected! The DMV forces you to get your car inspected regularly for your safety and that of other road uses. It is our recommendation that you have your home inspected for the safety of your health and your bank account.
Experts recommend you have your septic system inspected every 3 years. A septic inspection requires exposure of the septic tank and "D-box" prior to our arrival. This inspection is as extensive as possible. This means the septic field and tank are inspected. The results will tell you if you should have your tank pumped and if the most expensive appliance in your home (the septic system itself) is in good working condition.
Choosing to maintain your independence in your own home as long as you can is practical and possible. This inspection will look at aspects of your home that are typically not considered. The width of doorways, the evenness of floors and the height of appliances are just some of the things that will be looked at with a staying-in-my-home inspection. This inspection will also highlight issues like main level sleeping and bathroom facilities, grab bar locations, as well as general home layout and room use.