1.) What does the typical home inspection cover?
The typical home inspection will cover the exterior, grounds, roof, electric, plumbing, foundation, HVAC, attic, ventilation, insulation, windows, doors, interior, and much more.
2.) What is the difference between a residential home inspection, and a commercial inspection?
A residential home inspection is for a dwelling with 4 or fewer units, including single family homes, duplexes, triplexes, and apartment buildings with 4 units. A commercial inspection is for a building that is used for commercial purposes, such as a store, restaurant, or apartment building with more than 4 units.
3.) How much does a typical home inspection cost?
A residential home inspection starts at $300 dollars, but is dependant on the square footage, additional structures on site, and additional services, such as termite or radon testing.
4.) Do I have to be present at the inspection?
Though it is not a requirement for the client to be present at the inspection, it is recommended. The client receives the best experience when they accompany the inspector during the inspection. This allows me to point out the defects observed on site, giving valuable context to the report.
5.) What type of report is given to the client?
All reports are prepared using HomeHubZone reporting software. This allows the inspector to deliver a comprehensive digital report, complete with photographs of the defects observed, manufacturers data plates, and other observations of interest to the client.
6.) Why choose All Hazards Home Inspections?
I will make every effort to get into all areas of the home. I will get a look inside the crawl space, climb the roof, walk the attic, and more. All of this is done in a safe manner, allowing me to see more of the home. Often times, corners are cut where it is believed no one will see the workmanship.
7.) What type of tools are used during a typical home inspection?
My standard equipment includes 3 flashlights, a headlamp, Flir moisture meter/ thermal imaging camera, GFCI tester, CO detector, Samsung Galaxy tablet, folding inspection mirror , inside shoes, tape measure, Dewalt drill, screwdrivers, binoculars, Black Rhino Ladder, telescoping ladder, and much more helps to get the best possible view of your future home.