Licensed in Indiana
If your home has a problem,
we'll find it for you!
We will assess all the major operating systems for proper working condition. That means heating and cooling, all electricity and gas systems are evaluated. Roofing is a component, Insulation & ventilation are the key to a long roof life. We'll check exterior windows and doors. We'll check out all the plumbing including, water supply systems, the heater and waste water systems are in proper working condition.
You need to know your structure is safe and sound. We evaluate the foundation, the roof, load bearing walls and floors.
Exposed electrical wires can ruin your entire day; power and natural gas systems have fire hazard potential. Trip and fall possibilities are identified; important for both the young and old. We'll identify potential ice forming areas – drainage is important here. We locate fire hazards, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
There are over 300 typical deficiencies that can be found in the average home. You need to know all of the defects effecting your investment before you purchase.
STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY- foundation, attic and roof framing, Decks and balconies
HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEMS- Operation and life expectancy, gas systems
PLUMBING- Water supply thru to fixture, waste control, water heater function and life
ROOF/ATTIC- ventilation-key to roof life, insulation value, Chimney and flashing
ELECTRICAL- Panel and breaker operation and safety, GFCI where required
BASEMENT-moisture/water control issues, sump pumps, gutter/downspout function
EXTERIOR- Window/door condition, siding and flashing
GROUNDS- retaining walls and water retention
Also Available: radon testing and well water testing
Licensed Home Inspector in the State of Indiana, Fully insured
Building Inspector and Town Building Commissioner since '07
Trained at Purdue University - College of Technology, Construction Science
We will identify areas of concern, offer options on how to correct them and provide suggestions on how to address them.
You don’t want any surprises.
Beside identifying every defects, major & minor, you’ll want to know what are the best options to address these concerns.
That's why we want you to join us at the inspection! At the end, we'll sit down together to discuss our findings.
Our cutting edge software is reader friendly and understandable with color photos. These high definition pictures detail the important aspects of a component or it's defects. Reports average over 50 photos for your reference.
Homes are made up of operating systems. We’re happy to spend all the time with you would like; answering all questions, to make sure you understand every aspect of these systems. We'll give you an easy-to-read book that explains how all these components work. We'll assess the age and serviceable life you should expect from these systems into the future.
Contact us today for a free estimate!
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