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Home Inspection Services

home Inspection services

Purchasing a new home is one of the largest investments most people will make in their lifetime. The process of buying a home is an exciting and fun time but is also very emotional and most of the time stressful. This emphasizes the need for an unbiased, third party home inspection which can bring perspective and peace of mind to the process. A well trained, experienced home inspector can save potential home buyers literally thousands of dollars in repair cost for deficiencies in the home that were either not disclosed or not evident. You should inquire about our different home inspection services to ensure you learn as much as you would like about your investment.

We are able to identify deficiencies which are present in the home and can recognize prior repairs which have been made and in many cases can see the potential for future problems that may exist. We encourage buyers to accompany us on the inspection and to ask questions as we move through the inspection process. This enables us to familiarize you with the house and educate you on the operations and maintenance issues of the various systems in the house.

Our property inspection reports are thorough, clear and concise, with digital photos for added clarity. Reports are delivered within 24 hours, usually the same evening and are emailed to the client in PDF format for fast, easy delivery, printing and storage.

Allow us to help reduce your risk as you make one of the largest purchases of your lifetime. With our experience and desire to complete the most thorough inspections possible, you can rest at ease knowing your new home has been thoroughly inspected. After the inspection, we remain available for any questions or follow up that may be required.

Types of Home Inspection Services

Warranty Home Inspection Services

If you own a new home and your 1 year builders warranty is about to expire, you should consider having your home inspected by a professional residential home inspector.  Warranty Inspections in one of our many home inspection services. Quite often problems and deficiencies in a new home will begin showing up in the first year of the home’s life.  Having an inspection done a few weeks to a month before your warranty expires will give you time to notify the builder of items that are in need of repair.  These repairs should all be made at the builders expense possibly saving you many times the cost of the inspection.  If no problems are found you will have the peace of mind knowing your home is in great condition for years to come.

Your inspection will be accompanied by a complete and thorough written report with descriptions and digital pictures of deficiencies found in your home.  The report can serve as documentation of the work that is required which should be covered by the builders warranty.

Your new home is a large investment in your future.  Proper care and maintenance is of great importance and will increase the life span of your home and it’s systems.  Having your home inspected will increase the enjoyment of living in your new home, knowing that all systems are in good working condition.

 

Sellers Inspection Services Or Pre-Listing Home Inspection 

Are you preparing your home to place it on the market?  Most informed buyers will probably have a third party inspection performed on your home prior to closing.  An inspection will almost always reveal the need for some deficiencies to be corrected before the buyers move forward on the purchase of the house.  This could place you, as the seller, in a position to do some quick, hasty repairs to meet time constraints of the sales contract, which could cost considerably more than if you had time to do the repairs in a leisurely manner.  Getting your home inspected before you put it on the market will help eliminate these kind of surprises and could save a lot of money on repair costs.

A pre-listing inspection is also a great sales tool.  Having a pre-sales inspection performed will insure the potential buyers that you are concerned about their interest in the transaction and will give them more confidence to complete the purchase.

A pre-listing inspection gives you the ability to list your home with confidence.  It can also relieve considerable stress for you and your family during the sales process and buyers inspection should they choose to have one performed.  They may or may not order an inspection if you have already provided one for them. This may streamline the process and create plenty of goodwill.

 

Buyers Home Inspection Services

Purchasing a new home is one of the largest investments most people will make in their lifetime.  The process of buying a home is an exciting and fun time but is also very emotional and most of the time very stressful.  This emphasizes the need for an unbiased, third party home inspection services, which can bring perspective and peace of mind to the process.  A well trained, experienced home inspector can save potential home buyers literally thousands of dollars in repair cost for deficiencies in the home that were either not disclosed or not evident.

Our inspectors at A-Z Home Inspections are able to identify deficiencies which are present in the home, can recognize prior repairs which have been made and in many cases can see the potential for future problems that may exist.  We encourage buyers to accompany us on the inspection and to ask questions as we move through the inspection process.  This enables us to familiarize you with the house and educate you on the operations and maintenance issues of the various systems in the house.

Our property inspection reports are thorough, clear and concise, with digital photos and a report summary, for quick reference and to aid in preparing a repair list for the sellers.  Reports are always delivered the same day of the inspection, generally within a few hours of the inspection.  Reports are emailed (available for download on our website) to the client and realtor in PDF format for easy delivery, printing and storage.

Allow us to help reduce your risk as you make one of the largest purchases of your lifetime.  We can not guarantee to uncover every single deficiency, but with our experience and desire to complete the most thorough inspections possible, you can rest at ease knowing your new home has been thoroughly inspected.  After the inspection, we remain available for any questions or follow up that may be required.

 

Wind Mitigation Home Inspection Services

Wind Mitigation inspections look for construction features that have been shown to reduce losses in hurricanes, such as a hip roof, concrete block construction, the presence of gable end bracing, shutters and opening protections, the presence of single or double roof straps, and the presence of a secondary water resistance barrier.

A homeowner with windstorm insurance can submit the results of a windstorm inspection to their insurer to obtain discounts on their windstorm insurance. In Florida, for example, premium discounts for certain favorable wind mitigation features are mandated by State law and can total 40% of the original windstorm policy’s premium. To learn more about wind mitigation inspections click here.

4 Point Home Inspection Inspection Services

(Usually required by your Insurance Company for homes 30 years of age or older)

  • Roof and Attic
  • HVAC (A/C and Heating)
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing

To learn more about a 4 point inspection click here.

WDO (Termite) Inspection Inspection Services

A termite inspection is a visual inspection of all accessible areas of a home for evidence of wood-destroying insects (WDI) and wood-destroying organisms (WDO). The inspector will visually inspect the interior of a home (including accessing and entering any scuttle wholes or pull down attic access points where Drywood termites are prevalent) and exterior of the property. After the inspection has been performed, the findings are reported on WDO form. Learn more about WDO Termite Inspections by clicking here.

Roof Certification Inspection Services

The roof is a critical component of any structure.  Regardless of the climate, you will want to assure the roofing system in your structure is performing correctly.  The inspector will take the time to evaluate the roofing system from the roof edge, roof top and the attic.  Some of the components in your inspection report will show the type of material condition and photos of the interior and exterior of the roof. If damages or signs of weakness are observed at the time of inspection, the observations will be noted in the report such as missing tile or shingles, sagging at the ridge of the roof etc. The Roof Condition Certification is known officially by Florida’s Citizens Insurance Corporation as the CIT RCF-1 standard form. This form is to document the age and current condition of the home’s roof, to certify its durability and resistance to storms or hurricanes.