Why is a Home Inspection important?
What does a Home Inspection include?
Our standard inspection report covers all the major systems and structural elements of the house including but not limited to; Structure, Exterior & Site, Roof, Plumbing, Electrical, Air Conditioning, Heating & Ventilation, Appliances, Interior, Attics & Crawl Spaces, Attached Garages and much more...
If there are repairs can you give a cost estimate?
With our experience in construction and remodeling, we can accurately estimate what it will cost to repair existing issues within your new or existing home.
Do you add pictures to your report?
Yes, we provide high resolution full color digital photos of any trouble areas embedded inside the report.
Do I need to be there during the Inspection?
How long will the Inspection take?
The time will vary depending on both the size and condition of the home. For most homes, 2-3 hours is pretty typical. But for larger homes, or homes in poor condition, it may take longer.
Does a newly constructed home need an Inspection?
Absolutely! A professional inspection of a new home is important. We can spot potential problems early, while they are still easy to correct.
Why can’t I do the Inspection myself?
Even if you are very familiar with home construction, you have to be licensed with the State of Illinois, have the proper training, and knowledge to perform a professional home inspection.
What if the Inspection uncovers problems?
Our report will tell you the condition of the house, including needed repairs and expenses. No house is going to be perfect. It is up to you to decide how any problems the inspection uncovers might affect your decision to purchase.
Will you fix the problems you find during the Inspection?
When Do I Request An Inspector?
The best time to consult the inspector is right after you’ve made an offer on your new property. The real estate contract usually allows for a grace period to inspect the building.
Can a Building 'FAIL' The Inspection?
No, a professional inspection is simply an examination into the current condition of your prospective real estate purchase. It is not an appraisal or a Municipal Code inspection.
Do I Really Need An Inspection?
Absolutely! With your inspection report you can complete your purchase with the peace of mind about the condition of the property and its equipment and systems. You may also learn a few things about your property from the inspection report, and will want to keep that information for your future reference.
How much is an Inspection, and is it worth it?
The inspection fee varies depending upon the size of the house, particular features of the house, its age, and possible additional services, such as crawlspace, additional buildings or storage sheds. However, DO NOT LET COST be a factor in deciding whether or not to have a home inspection. The knowledge gained from an inspection is well worth the cost, and the lowest-priced inspector is NOT necessarily a bargain.