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Important Facts and Things To Know Before Your Inspection

What Are Realtors, Home Buyers or Sellers
Looking For In An Inspector?

Whether you are a realtor, home buyer or seller, when it comes to ensuring the home is inspected and tested correctly, you need a trusted and reliable inspector.

Clear Communication
On Time
Proactive
Quality Reporting

Reports & Agreements

We use the best reporting to tools that include hi resolution images, detailed descriptions, in a format that is easy to read. We keep everything digital, making your agreements and reports accessible online.

Infrared Thermal Imaging

Infrared thermal imaging is included in every home inspection with no additional fee. It will be at the discretion of the inspector to determine where thermal imaging is necessary.

Standard Operation Procedures

Our Home Inspections are preformed to the North Carolina Standards of Practice.

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FAQ

Here are the answers to some of the common questions we receive.

The duration of the home inspection varies depending on the size of the home and additional services needed. The time will be allocated during the scheduling process and are only an estimated guide.

Being present is recommended, even if it’s only towards the end of the inspection.

It’s very important to have your home inspected immediately if you suspect mold. Some of the main reasons why?

1- Potential health risks and effects of exposure to fungi and their byproducts.
2 – Effect of mold contamination on the structural integrity of the building.
3 – Mold fungi can have a negative aesthetic effect on the home and an unpleasant effect on the human olfactory system.

The key to mold growth is moisture so part of assessing mold problems is looking for existing or potential moisture problems. Companies that provide water damage inspection services may help look for moisture and some may be familiar with mold problems as well.

The basics of mold, moisture control and cleanup are in the EPA publication “A Brief Guide to Mold and Moisture in Your Home” which is available on the EPA website at www.epa.gov/mold/index.html.

Airborne mold spores are present at all times. The best prevention against active mold growth is preventing moisture intrusion, keeping humidity levels between 30% and 50% and keeping surfaces clean.

Homeowners Resources 

Helpful information, tips and resources to better inform homeowners.

  • Maintenance guide for garage doors from DASMA
  • Six Points on Sump Pumps
    1. Water must be discharged at least 20 feet from the building.
    2. Water should not drain back into the house! Cycling water will place unnecessary strain on the pump and can weaken the structure’s foundation.
    3. Water should not drain onto a neighbor’s property without their approval.
    4. Many jurisdictions do not permit pumped water into public sewer systems.
    5. Pumped water should never drain into a residence’s septic system. Especially during heavy rain, a septic drain field will become saturated and will struggle to handle the normal flow of water from the house. Additional water from the sump pump can damage the septic system.
    6. Sump pumps should be maintained at minimum annually and when the house is sold.

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We bring an exceptional level of professionalism and dedication to each inspection by focusing on the details and delivering accurate same day reporting. Our goal is to ensure you are fully informed on your property.

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