A prelisting inspection allows prospective sellers to evaluate their home’s current condition prior to placing it on the market.
The National Ground Water Association recommends that homeowners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrates, and any contaminants of local concern. Water testing is a broad description for various procedures used to analyze water quality. Millions of water quality tests are carried out daily to fulfill regulatory requirements and to maintain safety.
Radon testing is necessary to know if you and your family are at risk from radon. It is recommended that all homes below the third floor are tested for radon. Radon inspections are normally performed in conjunction with a pre-purchase home inspection.
If you are purchasing a new home that is under construction or scheduled to begin construction, we recommend having the following progress inspections: Foundation Inspection (Upon completion of foundation), Pre-Drywall Inspection (Upon completion of structural framing and mechanical rough-in, but prior to drywall installation), Final inspection (After the construction process is complete and all systems are installed and operating). All or any combination of these inspections may be purchased.
Most new homes come with a 12 month builder warranty. This inspection is performed prior to the expiration of your home warranty. It allows you to take advantage of the warranty by having items identified that are covered under the builder warranty.
When under contract or considering purchasing a home, one of the first steps you should take is to schedule a comprehensive home inspection. This is your opportunity to learn more about the construction and condition of the home.The inspection report will provide you an evaluation on the condition of all systems in the home you are purchasing. The report will also include a summary of repairs that are necessary in the home.