What Really Matters
Buying a home is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Like any investment, you will want to know as much information about your purchase as possible. Our comprehensive and professional home inspection services are designed to help you with that effort.
I perform each inspection as if my family members were buying the property.
A Full Inspection Includes:
As a NSHI member, I adhere to the National Society of Home Inspectors Standards of Practice. This means I will inspect all of the following (when accessible):
Structure : main components include foundation and the framing system.
Basement slabs, Foundation walls, Piers and Beam support, Girders, Joists, Sub-Flooring, Floor Trusses.
Items inspected include :
Gutters, Flashing and Ventilation
Electrical : Items inspected :
Switches, Outlets, Lights, GFI, Interior of circuit breaker panel box. Exterior switches, Service power entrance, Electrical grounding
Plumbing : Items inspected:
Water lines, Waste lines, Fixtures, Hot water heaters,
Laundry Connections, Outside Wells
Septic Systems : Tested and examined to include pumping system and Sand mounds. Pennsylvania Septic System Certified
Heating System : Items inspected:
Main heating operation, controls, distribution system, vents.
House Interior : Items inspected: Examples
Appliances, Bathrooms (shower/tub, sinks), Cabinets,
Ceilings (cracks, water stains), Doors, Kitchen components,
Windows, Smoke alarms, Fireplace/wood stove, Stairs/railings
Walls, Floor coverings, Mold and Moisture
Plus many more...
Building Exterior : Items inspected for defects to exterior components
Building coverings to include type of siding , vinyl, brick, stucco,
Driveways/Walkways/Retaining Walls/ Tree Overhang
Gutters and Downspouts
Termites/Insects and small animals : While performing all of the above inspections, special attention is giving to any current or past signs of termites/ insect and/or small animal presence.
We are Pennsylvania certified for Termites/Insects
Mold : We are Pennsylvania certified For Mold inspections which is included in our inspection.
Additional if needed
Well Water test
FHA/VA Water Test
So while performing the inspection, all of the
above components are checked carefully to be
certain they are in a safe working order.
When the inspection is complete, I will immediately
review all items with you. Most of the negative items
are usually maintenance recommendations, life expectancy
and minor imperfections. If serious defects are
discovered, recommendations will be made available.
I will then follow up the next day with a detailed written report with pictures.
My Promise to You
I guarantee that I will give you my very best effort.
You are my client, I work for you.
Please call us for prices, additional questions and availability,
(570) 871 7807 (we do inspections 7 days a week).
Thank you for your interest
We service the Pennsylvania Counties of : Luzerne, Wyoming, Susquehanna, Lackawanna, Monroe, Wayne and Pike
License # 311866
20 yrs. in the Home Construction/Remodeling Business
20 yrs. License Real Estate Agent
In compliance with PA Act 114 ; Section 75, Pennslyvania
Home Inspection Law
PA OSHA Mold Certified Inspector,
PA Termite/Insect certified
PA Septic systems certified