Whether you are buying or selling a home you should always incorporate the services of a home inspector that is certified by the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI).
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Choosing the right home inspector can be difficult. Unlike most professionals, you probably will not get to meet me until after you hire me. Furthermore, different inspectors have varying qualifications, equipment, experience, reporting methods and yes, different pricing. One thing for sure is that a home inspection requires work, a lot of work. Ultimately a thorough inspection depends heavily on the individual inspector's own effort. If you honor me by permitting me to inspect your new home, I guarantee that I will give you my very best effort. This I promise you.
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As a NACHI member I must adhere to NACHI's Standards of Practice. This means I will attempt to inspect all of the following (when accessible):
Roof, vents, flashings, and trim, Gutters and downspouts, Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations, Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings, Eaves, soffit and fascia, Grading and drainage, Basement, foundation and crawlspace, Water penetration and foundation movement, Heating systems, Cooling systems, Main water shut off valves, Water heating system, Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets, Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats, Electrical service line and meter box, Main disconnect and service amperage, Electrical panels, breakers and fuses, Grounding and bonding, GFCIs and AFCIs, Fireplace damper door and hearth, Insulation and ventilation, Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers, And much more... I have over 15 years in construction, 10 years in inspection, 3 years as an appraiser, MOLD assessment Indoor Air Quility Pre-Listing Inspections Move In Certified Program
Our Professionally Licensed Engineers ensure that home foundations are in compliance with HUD/FHA, VA, and Conventional Lending requirements and other national standards.
We perform On-site Inspections and Engineering Foundation Certifications for the Mobile Home industry to ensure conformance to federal government regulations for mortgage lenders, loan officers, real estate agents, insurance agents, and home owners. If the manufactured (mobile) home foundation is in conformance with governing HUD/FHA, VA, and Conventional Lending standard, we issue a Engineer's Foundation Certification to ensure that loan guidelines are met.