Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I choose a Home Inspector?

A: Call up and ask about their credentials and experience. If for some reason you don't feel comfortable asking this of the inspector when speaking with them on the phone then how will you feel asking questions at the inspection. You must feel that the inspector is qualified, experienced and attentive of your needs.

Q: What qualifications or credentials should a home inspector offer?

A: When choosing a home inspector, begin with a list of association members in your area. Then check to see who among these is the most experienced and has the most outstanding reputation for thoroughness as an inspector. And be sure to attend your inspection. That way, you'll learn as much as possible from your member inspector. Some have college degrees in fields related to construction such as engineering and architecture. A few have passed the same code certification examinations that the building code officials are required to pass.

Q: How long will the Inspection take?

A: Most Inspections take about two to four hours. These times may vary depending on the size, age & condition of the home.

Q: Should I be present during the Inspection?

A: We recommend that you be present at the site of the inspection, from start to finish.

Q: Why use our Services?

A: The purchase of a new home is one of the single most costly investments that a person or family will make. You need to know if the mechanics or under the hood are OK , without Performance testing you won’t know if your Homes MAJOR appliances will meet the extreme Summer temps of Central Texas. A home inspection is an excellent tool for you, the home buyer, to help determine not only the condition of the home, but to also help foresee any immediate unnecessary additional cost that may go unnoticed without the help of a home inspection. Home inspections are not a prediction of future performance, but can pinpoint existing problem areas.

Q: What is the homes largest or most costly used appliance?

A: The Central Air & Heating systems. The second would be the swimming pool.

Q: Why can't I have someone in my family who is very handy or a contractor, inspect my new home?

A: This is the biggest mistake many potential new homeowners make when purchasing a home. Although the person you are considering may be very skilled, they are not trained or experienced at professional home inspections. Professional home inspection is a unique skill like no other. Professional inspectors get what we call an inspector's instinct for problems. That instinct takes extensive training and lots of experience doing inspections to develop. Many contractors, and other trade professionals hire a professional home inspector to inspect their homes when they make a purchase.

Q: What if I have questions after the inspection?

A: You can call us and discuss all the aspects of your new home whenever you like. Our service is a long-term investment.

We look forward to meeting with you and helping you attain that home that best fits you needs and desires.

An experienced inspector will prepare your Home Inspection Reports with easy-to-read details on:

  • The condition of every major component from the roof to the basement
  • Major and minor deficiencies
  • Any major expenditures necessary
  • What to watch out for
  • Helpful home preservation tips
  • Safety concerns
  • And much more

Our Home Inspector will review the detailed report with you to make sure you understand everything and answer any remaining questions.



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