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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

A home inspector examines the structural components, roof, foundation, electrical systems, plumbing, heating, and cooling systems. They provide a comprehensive report on the condition of the house, identifying any issues that may need attention.

Radon testing is crucial because radon is a radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. A radon inspection ensures your home is safe by measuring radon levels and recommending mitigation if necessary.

A home inspection covers all major systems and components of a house, including the roof, foundation, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and interior and exterior structures. Our home inspection services provide detailed reports and photos.

It’s best to schedule a house inspection before purchasing a property, during new construction, or as part of regular home maintenance. This ensures you are aware of any potential issues.

If your home has never been tested for radon or it’s been several years since the last test, it’s wise to use our radon testing services. Homes in certain areas with known radon issues should be tested regularly.

A new construction inspection ensures that a newly built home meets all safety and quality standards. Our inspectors check the construction process and final product to ensure everything is up to code.

A typical home inspection takes 2-4 hours, depending on the size and condition of the property. Larger or older homes may take longer due to the number of systems and components that need to be checked.

An 11 month warranty inspection is conducted before the builder’s warranty expires on a new home. It identifies any issues that need to be addressed by the builder under the warranty.

Our radon inspector places a radon test device in the lowest livable area of the home for a specified period. The device measures radon levels, and we provide a detailed report with the findings and recommended actions if high levels are detected.

A home inspection report includes detailed descriptions and photos of any issues found, the condition of major systems, and recommendations for repairs or maintenance. This comprehensive document helps you make informed decisions about the property.

Our home inspection services stand out due to our thoroughness, experience, and use of advanced technology. We provide detailed, easy-to-understand reports and are committed to helping you maintain a safe and well-maintained home.

Yes, radon levels can fluctuate due to changes in the home or the environment. Regular radon testing ensures your home remains safe from elevated radon levels.

An 11 month warranty inspection is crucial to identify any construction defects before the builder’s warranty expires. This allows homeowners to have issues corrected at no cost.

To prepare for a home inspection, ensure all areas of the home are accessible, provide necessary documentation, and make any minor repairs beforehand. This helps the inspection process go smoothly and ensures a thorough evaluation.

Home Inspection:

A home inspection is a thorough examination of a property’s condition, typically performed before a real estate transaction. It covers areas such as the structure, plumbing, electrical systems, HVAC, appliances, and more.

A home inspection helps buyers and sellers understand the condition of a property. It can uncover potential issues that may need attention, allowing for informed decisions and negotiations.

Home inspections are usually carried out by certified home inspectors who have training and expertise in evaluating residential properties.

A home inspection report details the inspector’s findings, including any defects, safety concerns, and recommended repairs or maintenance tasks. It may also include photos and descriptions of issues.

  • Appliances Inspections
  • Insulation Inspections
  • Electrical Inspections
  • Plumbing Inspections
  • HVAC Inspections
  • Roofing Structure Inspections

The duration of a home inspection varies depending on the size and complexity of the property. On average, inspections can take several hours to complete.

Radon Testing:

Radon is a radioactive gas that can seep into homes through the ground. It is odorless, colorless, and tasteless, making it difficult to detect without testing.

Radon exposure is a significant health risk, as prolonged exposure can lead to lung cancer. Testing for radon helps identify if elevated levels are present in a home, allowing for mitigation if necessary.

Radon testing is recommended during the home inspection process, especially in areas known for radon prevalence. It’s crucial to test for radon before finalizing a real estate transaction.

Radon testing can be done using short-term or long-term testing kits. Short-term tests typically last 2-7 days, while long-term tests can extend for several months to get a more accurate average radon level.

If radon levels are above the recommended limit (typically 4 picocuries per liter), mitigation measures are advised. Radon mitigation systems can be installed to reduce radon levels and minimize health risks.

Radon can cause the following symptoms: 

    • Wheezing or coughing
    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
    • Lung cancer