Do you offer discounts? Yes. there is a $100 discount when you schedule a Pre-Drywall inspection with a New Construction inspection. Additionally, repeat clients receive a $50 discount on additional inspections.
What is included in a standard home inspection? A standard home inspection includes a visual inspection and written evaluation of the following components of a residential building: heating system, cooling system, plumbing system, electrical system, structural components, foundation, roof, masonry structure, exterior and interior components, or any other related residential housing component. For more information about the scope of a home inspection, see section .1100 of the North Carolina Standards of Practice that are listed at the bottom of this page.
What should I expect in the written report? You will receive a written report (with images) that describe each system or component of concern, including how the condition is deficient or defective and an explanation of the implications of concerns reported. Clients will receive a direct course of action for repair, monitoring, or further investigation by a specialist.
Should I attend the inspection? Attending a home inspection is recommended but not required. If attending the full inspection is not an option, we can provide an in-person summary at the end of the inspection or schedule a virtual summary with images via a video conference at a time that is convenient for you.
How long does an inspection last? The length of an inspection can vary based on the size and age of the home, but typically lasts between three to five hours.
Does a newly built home need an inspection? Yes. A home inspection gives you the opportunity to have the builder address any issues before you move in. The construction of a new home has a lot of moving parts and it is not uncommon for things to be missed or overlooked in the process.
Why should I get a radon test? Radon is a radioactive gas that forms naturally when uranium, thorium, or radium, which are radioactive metals break down in rocks, soil and groundwater. According the EPA, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Having your home tested is the only effective way to determine whether you and your family are at risk of high radon exposure. For more information, click here: www.epa.gov/radon.