Our basic pool/spa inspection includes a visual inspection of the outside of the pool/spa. Inspectors will also ensure pool equipment and fixtures are functional.
Our advanced pool/spa inspection includes a visual inspection of the outside of the pool/spa. Inspectors will also ensure pool equipment and fixtures are functional additionally:
Pool leak inspection
Bonding, grounding, and electrical.
Safety and install
Decks, coping, and pavers
Plumbing, valves, pumps and systems
We can use an infrared camera that MAY detect things on your property not revealed by conventional inspection methods. Thermal imaging can show heat loss and air infiltration in walls, floors, ceilings, windows and doors. We’ll also look for moisture intrusion like plumbing leaks, hidden roof leaks, damaged or wet insulation and areas of concern around your foundation that could lead to structural damage or mold. Our infrared camera will reveal any hot spots in your home that may indicate electrical issues. Thermal imaging also can help find possible pest infestations through their heat signatures which show as color gradients in our images.
Our Mold/Air Quality testing identifies any potential mold and allergens present in the house. A report is provided with recommended course of action.
Our city water tests for the following: Arsenic, Copper, Fluoride, Iron, pH, TDS, Uranium, Lead, Nickel, Zinc. This test is ideal for buyers and sellers evaluating the costs and important long term health and maintenance considerations for a home transaction. Our reports includes unbiased water treatment recommendations and cost estimates.
All of our home inspectors are members of ASHI, the American Society of Home Inspectors. As such, we abide by the ASHI Code of Ethics, as well as the ASHI Standards of Practice, which sets the minimum requirements for a home inspection. The list below incorporates the ASHI Standards of Practice, but also incorporates part of AT HOME INSPECTIONS list of Best Practices for a home inspection. This list is written in the same order as our inspection reports. We think this is a pretty boring list, but we occasionally get asked about some of these specific items, so here are the items included in our inspection of a single family home, townhome and mobile homes: