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F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions

Common Queries

F.A.Q.

01.
Who pays for the inspection when buying a house?

Normally the buyer pays for the inspections.

02.
What are red flags in a home inspection?

Structural issues are major red flags. but they can vary depending upon the buyer

03.
What does an inspector look for when inspecting a home?

The inspector typically looks at every aspect of the home. Structure, roof, attic, foundation, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, appliances, windows, Doors, and so on.

04.
Who has to be present during the inspection?

The buyer is encouraged to be present for the inspection as well as the buyers agent, however, it is not a requirement.

05.
What if the inspection report reveals problems?

Problems called out on the inspection report can be referred back to the seller for repair/replacement. The buyers agent will help the buyer negotiate.

06.
Who all will receive a copy of the home inspection report?

The inspection report belongs to the customer. The customer can decide we get a copy of the report.

07.
What do inspectors look for when selling a house?

he inspector typically looks at every aspect of the home. Structure, roof, attic, foundation, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, appliances, windows, Doors, and so on.

08.
How do you pass a radon inspection?

There is no set way to pass the test. If it is present that it.

09.
How important is a radon inspection?

Radon is considered to be the second leading cause of lung cancer.

10.
How often should a radon mitigation system be tested?

Typically every few years.

11.
What Home Inspectors check swimming pools?

Depending on the inspector Pools may be included or extra, Also the inspector should be certified for pools.

12.
What does a pool inspector look for?

Pool structure, body, grounds, security. pump and equipment.

13.
How do I know if I have asbestos in my home (in floor tile, ceiling tile, shingles, siding, etc.)?

Any home constructed prior to 1980 may have the possibility of lead or asbestos present. The inspector should be able to determine if it maybe there and testing should be done to confirm.

14.
What home warranties are required for the inspection?

There are no warranties for the inspection, The inspection is a snapshot in time of the condition of the property. Things can change at any time. Warranties may be purchased at an additional fee.

15.
Who is responsible for fixing everything on home inspections?

That is determined between the buyer and seller and their respective agents. The inspection report only gives recommendations for repairs.

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