The whole process of finding a great home can be pretty overwhelming. Finding the right Realtor, mortgage and insurance company can be difficult and very time consuming. Looking for a local quality Home Inspection shouldn't be. Searl Home Inspections will give you a unbiased 3rd party perspective when evaluating the condition of your potential home.
Hands on, visual detection is our # 1 tool. Todays electronics also play a big role in determining problems. Moisture meters can help in comparing similar surfaces for differences and extendable cameras are helpful for hard to reach spots.
There are many quality home inspectors out there but I will treat your potential home as if I were buying it.
Here is your typical home on the market
A negative grade by the bedroom sliding door could cause water to accumulate there
Outside electrical outlets should be GFCI and have a closing cover on them
This outlet is wired correctly
Electrical panel circuits need to be properly labeled and no empty knockouts
This air handler is newer
Before starting an inspection, you will receive a Pre- Inspection Agreement detailing what is covered and what to expect. Inspection items include the Site, Grounds, Grading, Exterior & Structure, Roof, Plumbing and Electrical Systems, Attic, Interior Components, Bathrooms & Kitchens, Basements & Crawlspace, Heating System, Air Conditioning, Garage & Carport . After the inspection you will receive a paper copy and or emailed version detailing functioning,safety issues or items needing repair.
Up to 1500sf = $250
1501-2000sf = $300
2001-3000sf = $325
3001-4000sf = $375
Over 4001sf = $425
A comprehensive Inspection of your roof covering, attachment and geometry. Assessing your opening protection levels on your house to save you on insurance costs.
Evaluating the 4 main components of your home. Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Roof Systems.
We accept Cash, Debit card or Credit Card. We will also accept personal checks but they must clear the bank before we can release the Inspection report. This can take a considerable amount of time depending on the bank so cash or card is preferable to meet your deadlines.
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This is a basic overview of the things looked for during a Wind Mitigation Inspection.Windborne protection to the house can save you big on insurance premiums. Any upgrades [ Windows, Doors, Roof structure, Garage Doors ] made to the home must be accompanied by documentation by the owner.
I ran into this problem at the house and was able to troubleshoot and fix the problem for free.
You might save some cash by trying this first
One requirement on a Wind Mitigation report is nail spacing on the roof deck to rafter attachment. This particular metal detector is widely used when locating nails that cannot be seen.
I installed this into our house 8 months ago
If you are looking to save money on AC bills, a lighter colored shingle might be the answer.
To get a free quote, or if you have questions or special requests, just drop us a line. We look forward to serving you! Home Inspections in Kissimmee,Orlando and surrounding communities.
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Sat-Sun - Available on Demand