HOME BUYER'S INSPECTION
PRE-LISTING HOME INSPECTION:
As its name implies, a pre-listing home inspection is an inspection conducted before a home seller decides to put their home on the market. It provides the seller with valuable insight so they can take action accordingly and increase their chances of closing the deal successfully.
Much like a buyer home inspection, each pre-listing home inspection covers the major aspects of a home. The resulting report is comprehensive enough to:
Give the seller, realtor and buyers an objective overview of the condition of the house with a list of detected issues.
Give the seller time to prepare for the buyer’s home inspection by adjusting the price in proportion to the severity of the issues, handling repairs to boost value, etc.
POOL & SPA INSPECTION:
A pool & spa inspection includes an examination of the accessible parts of a pool or a spa.
This is a visual inspection, which means that no components will be dismantled during the process. The goal of the inspection is to identify any potential defects and their causes.
Once the inspection is completed, buyer is provided with a full pool & spa inspection report. Here, all the findings are listed, together with any additional comments and recommendations.
MANUFACTURED HOME INSPECTION
The issues that come with manufactured homes differ greatly from those of a site-built home and if you plan to invest or live in one, you need to protect yourself by hiring our seasoned manufactured home inspector.
With San diegos home inspections you’ll have nothing to worry about because our InterNACHI-certified inspectors will examine your manufactured home to the tiniest detail and discover any possible issues. Take full advantage of our in-depth inspection
PROPERTY MANAGEMENT PRE MOVE IN / MOVE OUT INSPECTION SERVICES
I am a Certified Commercial Property Inspector. Let me inspect your commercial property to ensure its overall condition and safety. Remember that your liability can extend to employees, customers and occupants, so make sure that your building’s structure, electrical, plumbing and HVAC are functioning properly and safely. If there are issues that need addressing, I can make the appropriate recommendations for licensed professionals who can advise you on specific maintenance and repairs.
SEWER SCOPE INSPECTION:
Are your sinks and tubs emptying too slowly? I will use a special camera to scope your sewer line to visualize any blockages that are interfering with your plumbing system’s proper drainage. Finding and addressing such problems now can head off catastrophic and expensive repairs later.
4-POINT HOME INSPECTION
Unlike a complete home inspection, a 4-point home inspection is a bare minimum that any house should undergo. The inspection process boils down to checking the four essential sources of hazard in any home and provides information about the extent of damage and repairs to the home.
Each 4-point inspection consists of:
Inspection of the roof
Inspection of the HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system
Inspection of the electrical systems
Inspection of the plumbing system.
I use a state-of-the-art, camera-mounted unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone to capture images of unsafe or hard-to-access areas, such as tall roofs. I can get an up-close look at any issues and defects that would otherwise not be properly inspected and reported. I can also take aerial photos of the property for real estate listings and informational purposes.
A deck inspection should progress in much the same order as deck construction. Inspectors should start at the bottom. If a deck is deemed unsafe from underneath, the inspector should not walk out onto the deck to inspect decking, handrails, etc. The inspector should stop and report the safety issues.
A plumbing inspection is a systematic process of assessing the critical areas of the plumbing system of a property. It is performed by certified plumbers to avoid the risk of pipe corrosion, clogs, leaks, and burst tubes that can cause flooding and property damage.
NEW CONSTRUCTION INSPECTION:
Are you building a new home? I’ll come out during different phases of the construction process to make sure your project is being executed according to your specs. I can verify that scheduled work has been completed before you make a payment to your contractor. I’ll also come out prior to project completion to help you and your general contractor devise a punch list of remaining items. This is not a code-compliance inspection for your contractor, but a New Construction Inspection for you.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM INSPECTION:
An electrical home inspection provides a thorough examination of your entire electrical system, ensuring all electrical wires, systems, and components (such as appliances) meet legal safety standards.
Unchecked mold indoors can damage the structure of a home, cause wood rot, and ruin drywall. Most importantly, mold can cause health problems. A professional mold test starts with a thorough inspection of your property. I will investigate any signs of past or present water intrusion, which can promote mold growth, and I’ll take samples of any suspected mold for laboratory analysis.
I use a state-of-the-art infrared camera to find problems that aren’t always apparent to the naked eye. An IR camera translates the heat signatures of objects into colors on a gradient scale, with higher temperatures appearing as lighter colors, and lower temperatures and wet areas appearing as darker colors. By evaluating these images, I can detect sources of energy loss, locate areas of moisture intrusion, pinpoint dangerous hot spots in the electrical system, and uncover other problems, such as wood-destroying pest and rodent infestations, as well as flue leaks in the chimney, which can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning.
ANNUAL HOME MAINTENANCE INSPECTION:
Especially if you’re a new homeowner, an Annual Home Maintenance Inspection can help you understand and plan for the demands of maintaining your home properly. Some tasks are seasonal, and some items require more frequent attention. Let me help you start on the path of responsible homeownership by identifying any issues, and educating you about what should be done each year to keep your home in top condition. Even if you’re a veteran homeowner, my inspection can verify whether your home’s maintenance is sufficient, or whether any problems have developed during the past year.
Do you need just a roof inspection performed for insurance or other purposes? I will perform a standalone Roof Inspection & Certification and evaluate your roof from the eaves, as well as walk it (when it is safe to do so) to assess its overall condition, including the presence and status of flashing, chimneys, vents, skylights, and other penetrations.