A home inspection is a limited, non-invasive examination of the condition of a home, often in connection with the sale of that home.Home inspections are usually conducted by a home inspector who has the training and certifications to perform such inspections
Here is what to expect during our Inspection:
Inspect readily accessible, visually observable, installed systems and components listed in the ASHI® Standard of Practice .
Provide the client with a written report, that states:
1. Those systems and components inspected that, in the professional judgment of the inspector, are not functioning properly, significantly deficient, unsafe, or are near the end of their service lives,
2. Recommendations to correct, or monitor for future correction, the deficiencies reported , or items needing further evaluation and does NOT determine methods, materials, or costs of corrections,
3. Reasoning or explanation as to the nature of the deficiencies reported, that are not self-evident,
4. Those systems and components designated for inspection in this Standard that were present at the time of the home inspection but were not inspected and the reason(s) they were not inspected.
Adhere to the ASHI® Code of Ethics for the Home Inspection Profession.
Sprinkler systems can be complex. They can either save your money or cost you money. We look at the system going through a checklist and walking around to the different zones to ensure your system is operating and functional. We look at:
Mold inspections are performed by a qualified inspector who is searching for past and current mold growth. Using specialized equipment they search for moisture problems that lead to mold problems.
The objective of our limited visual pool inspection is to determine if the pool and related equipment may benefit from a more thorough inspection by a qualified pool specialist. The scope of our inspection includes a limited visual inspection of the pool electrical system, primary circulation system, pool barrier system, the pool interior surface and surrounding deck. We do not dismantle components such as filters, pumps and heaters. We do not test water chemistry. We do not test or operate pool heaters, cleaning systems, control valves, chemical injectors or similar components.
Here is what to expect during our Inspection:
Operate the systems using normal operating controls
Open readily openable access panels
1. the visible parts of interior finish materials
2. the visible parts of decks, steps inside the swimming pool/spa shell, and coping
3. the visible parts of pumps, motors, blowers, skimmer, filters, drains, heaters, automatic safety controls, gauges, visible piping and valves, conduit
4. cross connections in the water supply system
5. external bonding of the pump motors, blowers, heaters and other components that are required to be bonded
6. operation of readily accessible lights, ground fault circuit interrupters, electrical components, and timer assemblies that are related to the pool or spa
7. the visible parts of permanently installed handrails and ladders
8. for the presence of safety barriers and alarms
9. for the presence of entrapment prevention components
10. vegetation, grading, surface drainage, and retaining walls that are likely to adversely affect the swimming pool or spa
1. type of swimming pool/spa
2. interior finish materials
3. type of filter
4. types of safety barriers
5. type of cleaning system (if present)
6. energy source for heater (if present)
A wood-destroying organism (WDO) inspection is a visual inspection performed by a Certified inspector who is trained to identify damage, evidence, and live wood-destroying organisms. It is important to understand that a WDO inspection will only identify problems in the home if they are “visible and accessible” to the inspector at the time of the inspection.
We will inspect and assess the condition of all of the vehicle's essential mechanical systems and components as well as provide basic information on the vehicle.
Our commercial inspections are a general overview of all major systems and components present in the building including the structure, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, exterior and interior using ASTM E2018-01 Standard Guide for Property Condition
Our Mortgage Field Services Certified Property Inspector using the requirements set by our customer will conduct a field inspection which may include:
* The occupancy status
* The condition of the property
* If there is any deterioration, or vandalism
* If the property has been abandoned
* If the property is listed for sale