A. There are 11 different systems of the home. A home inspection is a snapshot of those 11 systems. Looking for items that adversely affect the dwelling of the home.
A. Typically within 5 to 10 business days.
A. You will get the home inspection report back typically by the next evening.
A. With two inspectors, home inspections normally take 1-2 hours depending on the size of the home.
A. That depends on if you are the buyer or the seller. Some things to prepare include: providing open access to areas that will need checked, clearing the perimeter, keeping a clean home. Buyers will need to follow the direction of their realtor.
A. A pre-listing inspection is for sellers to predict what might be on an inspection and to take care of items before they list the home.
A. No, radon is a separate fee.
A. Radon inspections are done through a third party. They use two ways, with a machine or with mail in cards. Both are accurate tests.
A. The inspector will look for signs of termite inside and outside of the home. This includes: droppings, damaged wood and mud tubes.
A. You should get a termite inspection once a year.
A. Depends on how much digging is needed, you can expect a septic inspection to last anywhere from 1-4 hours.
A. Septic inspections are not required but highly recommended. We often find more systems with problems than without.