Frequently Asked Questions
|Items that are included
in the Inspection are as follows:
- Roof & Flashings
- Retaining Walls
- Siding & Trim
- Driveways & Walks
- Doors & Windows
- Major Appliances
- Electrical System
- Water Heater
- Plumbing System
- Air Conditioning
Q: How long will the Inspection take?
A: Most Inspections take about three to four hours.
These times may vary depending on the size, age & condition
of the home.
Q: Should I be present during the Inspection?
A: We recommend that you be present at the site of
the inspection, from start to finish.
Q: Why use our Services?
A: The purchase of a new home is one of the single
most costly investments that a family will make. Along with
the extra stresses this will add, there is also the fear
factor of, "Will This Home Stand The Test of Time?"
It is also important to know what YOU, as the primary investor,
are getting for your money.
A home inspection is an excellent tool for you, the home
buyer, to help determine not only the condition of the home,
but to also help foresee any immediate unnecessary additional
cost that may go unnoticed without the help of a home inspection.
Home inspections are not a prediction of future performance,
but can pinpoint existing problem areas.
Q: Why can't I have someone in my family who is very
handy or a contractor, inspect my new home?
A: This is the biggest mistake many potential new
homeowners make when purchasing a home. Although the person
you are considering may be very skilled, they are not trained
or experienced at professional home inspections. Professional
home inspection is a unique skill like no other. Professional
inspectors get what we call an inspector's instinct for
problems. That instinct takes extensive training and lots
of experience doing inspections to develop. Many contractors,
and other trades professionals hire a professional home
inspector to inspect their homes when they make a purchase.
Q: What if I have questions after the inspection?
A: You can call us and discuss all the aspects of
your new home whenever you like. Our service is a long-term