A pre-purchase inspection gives you the facts about the home before you buy. Our inspection will include the the house elements as listed in the tables bellow.
Pre-Purchase inspections, help to ensure that the home for which you are making one of the biggest investment of your life, is in the condition you expect and will make you aware any problems so that you can budget accordingly. For most of us, buying a home is the biggest purchase of our lifetime. So the home inspection before buying will allow you to make an informed buying decision and help eliminate the risk of un expected major costly repairs in future.
Pre-Listing inspections help the seller and listing agent to gain an advantage in the selling process. This inspection will help home owner and agent to identify items of immediate concern, which may delay the selling process if otherwise not addressed properly. Addressing any deficiencies in the home before buyers find them help increase the value of your home and reduce the time it remains in market.
The professional report provides a third-party, unbiased opinion to offer to potential buyers and can be used as a marketing tool as it makes the property more appealing to potential buyers. A Pre-listing inspection eliminates surprise defects.
New Home Warranty
When you move to a new home, within a month or so, you might start noticing some issues with house elements. There can be many reasons of problems that may arise after a new home is being occupied including use of fixtures, change in climate and so on. Under New home warranty program, contractors are required to correct any deficiencies that arise during certain period of time after you occupy the new home. The inspection cycle includes
- Pre-Delivery Inspection or PDI
- 30- Days Warranty Inspections
- 1 Year Warranty Inspections
- 2 Years Inspections
Infrared Thermal Imaging
- Water intrusion through house exterior such as behind bricks, stucco and sidings
- Hidden moisture and water intrusion behind walls, ceilings, under floors and around doors and windows
- Roof leaks that are hidden behind the roof sheathing and can cause damage if not detected timely
- Missing, damaged, wet or failing insulation in walls and ceiling/attic areas
- Air infiltration through areas in walls, ceilings, floors that contribute to high energy costs by allowing hot air to escape in winters and infiltrate in summers
- Plumbing leaks including the leaks in house plumbing as well as in radiant heating pipes
- Faulty circuit breakers and electrical outlets, overloaded and undersized electrical circuits which may cause fire if left undetected
- Leaky HVAC ducting that allows hot or cold air to loss behind wall and ceiling/floor finishes
Wet Basement Consultation
- Backup from a floor drain that has been abandoned during renovations
- Water pressure developing under the floor slab causing water to seep through cracks and joints in the slab
- Water flowing into the basement through porous areas in the basement walls or cracks in foundation walls
- Water can also seep through house penetrations such as electrical service entrance, plumbing stacks, flashings, etc