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There are good reasons to have a professional inspection performed on the brand new home you are buying.

Purchasing a new home is likely one of, if not the largest financial decisions youll ever make. The whole process is fraught with emotion and stress. A professional home inspection will substantially reduce the risk for your large investment in a new home. It just makes sense to learn as much as you can about the quality of your new home, before signing off on everything.

Building a new home is a tremendously complex endeavor. It involves many people, usually split up into sub-contractor groups, each working on different parts and systems of the house. Even for the best builders, its nearly impossible to complete this process without missing something. Maybe its a plumbing fixture that didnt get tested for leaks, maybe its an electrical box that isnt working, or any one of dozens of minor problems that can easily be overlooked in such a major undertaking. We will find such problems while it is still early enough for you to bring them up with the builder and have them corrected before you sign-off and start moving in.

For the relatively small cost, a professional inspection of your new dream home can pay big dividends in peace of mind and getting any problems identified and corrected before they can become an unpleasant surprise.

When the inspection is complete.You will receive a thorough written report accompanied by digital photographs.  We will also discuss any routine maintenance tasks that are required to keep the home and its systems in top condition, as well as answer any questions you may have.

Based on what is Present, Visible, and Accessible the Inspector will inspect the following items that may be included in your thorough inspection:

  • (AFCI) ARC FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTOR TESTING

  • AIR CONDITIONING, HEATING EQUIPMENT, VENTS, AND DUCTWORK 

  • ALARM SYSTEMS, SMOKE, FIRE, AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTION

  • ATTIC, STAIRS, INSULATION, VENTS, AND ASSOCIATED STRUCTURE SYSTEMS

  • BATHROOM FIXTURES, EXHAUST VENTS, AND HEATERS

  • CABINETS, COUNTER TOPS, AND CLOSETS

  • CRAWLSPACE, PIERS, BEAMS, GIRDERS, VENTS, AND SUBFLOOR STRUCTURES

  • DISHWASHER

  • DOOR BELL OR CHIME

  • EIFS: EXTERIOR INSULATED FINISH SYSTEMS 

  • ELECTRICAL SERVICE ENTRANCE, PANELS, AND BRANCH CIRCUITS

  • EXTERIOR WALLS, DOORS, SEALANTS, AND WEATHER STRIPPING

  • FIREPLACE, HEARTH, DAMPER, FLUE, CAP, AND ARRESTORS

  • FOOD WASTE DISPOSAL

  • FOUNDATION

  • FLOOR COVERINGS

  • GARAGE DOOR(S) AND OPENER(S) 

  • GAS LEAK DETECTION (TIF 8800) not matches or soap bubbles

  • GAS SUPPLY SYSTEM FROM METER TO APPLIANCES

  • (GFCI) GROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTOR TESTING

  • GRADING, DRAINAGE, GUTTER, AND DOWNSPOUTS

  • HYDROTHERAPY TUB & EQUIPMENT   

  • INTERIOR WALLS, DOORS, CEILINGS, AND FLOORS

  • LANDSCAPING EFFECTS ON STRUCTURE

  • LAWN AND GARDEN SPRINKLER SYSTEMS

  • MICROWAVE

  • OVEN, COOKTOP, AND RANGE

  • OTHER INSTALLED KITCHEN APPLIANCES

  • OUTDOOR COOKING EQUIPMENT

  • PLUMBING SUPPLY, DRAINS, WASTE, AND VENTS

  • PORCHES, DECKS, BALCONIES, STAIRS, AND HANDRAILS

  • RANGE HOOD AND EXHAUST VENT 

  • ROOF COVERING, FLASHINGS, AND ROOF STRUCTURE

  • SEPTIC SYSTEMS

  • STORAGE BUILDINGS WITH UTILITIES

  • SWIMMING POOL, HOT TUB, SECURITY, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT 

  • TRASH COMPACTOR

  • WATER HEATER 

  • WELLS

  • WINDOWS, SCREENS, LINTELS, FLASHING, AND DOOR GLAZING

  • WHOLE HOUSE VACUUM SYSTEMS

  • WOOD DESTROYING INSECTS AND MICROBIAL ORGANISMS

  • Additional items and systems unique to a particular property can also be inspected.

We strongly encourage you to accompany the inspector so that you may ask questions and gain a better understanding of the systems in the home.

If you have any questions, or are interested in any other services, please contact us so we may discuss your specific needs.