THE GENERAL INSPECTION
An "Integrity" home inspection is a thorough inspection of all of a home's visible and accessible components including but not limited to:
Roof: The roof covering, the gutters, the downspouts,the vents, flashings, skylights, chimney and other roof penetrations and the general structure of the roof from the readily accessible panels, doors or stairs.
Exterior: The siding, flash
RADON TESTING AND HOW RADON CAN AFFECT YOU
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) and the Surgeon General's Office have estimated that as many as 20,000 lung cancer deaths are caused each year by radon. Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. Radon-induced lung cancer costs the United States over $2 billion dollars per year in both direct and indirect health care costs. (Based
WOOD DESTROYING INSECT INSPECTION
Some pests are just a nuisance to have invading your home. They don’t cause any health risks, nor cause any significant damage to the structure of your home; they are just a pain to deal with. Other pests are more than a nuisance; they are dangerous. They transmit serious diseases, bite, sting, or damage the structure of buildings. Wood destroying insects fall int
WELL-FLOW AND WATER QUALITY TESTING
There are two main things that you want to be confident about in regards to the condition of a well. First, that the water is free from unwanted bacteria or contaminants. Second, that the well can supply adequate water to the home for all your daily needs. A water quality test will analyze the well water for any trace of contaminants. Well-flow tests are a great
SEPTIC DYE TESTING
Septic systems are common in county homes and a few city homes to handle waste water and sewage. Septic systems need cared for and will need to be replaced from time to time. Replacing a septic system is very expensive, but if properly maintained, sized, and installed, septic systems can last decades. If the house you are buying is on a septic system, I recommend you do all of
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