Frequently Asked Questions
What is a home inspection?
A home inspection is a professional assessment of a residential property’s condition and overall functionality. It is typically conducted by a qualified home inspector who examines various components of the house, such as the structural elements, electrical systems, plumbing, heating and cooling systems, roof, insulation, grading/drainage and more. During a home inspection, the inspector thoroughly examines the property to identify any existing or potential issues. This can include structural problems, safety hazards, water damage, electrical issues, plumbing leaks, and other defects or maintenance issues that may affect the home’s value, safety, or livability. While home inspections are not mandatory, they are highly recommended for anyone buying or selling a home.
Why do I need a home inspection?
A home inspection is crucial when buying or selling a property. For buyers, it helps identify any hidden problems or potential risks that may affect the property’s value or safety. Sellers can benefit from a pre-listing inspection, as it allows them to address any issues before listing the property, potentially increasing its marketability.
What does a home inspection report include?
A home inspection report includes detailed information about the condition of various aspects of the property. It typically covers the inspector’s findings on the structure, electrical systems, plumbing systems, HVAC, roofing, insulation, and more. The report may also include recommendations for repairs, maintenance, or further evaluations by specialists if necessary.
How long does a home inspection take?
The duration of a home inspection depends on the size, age, and condition of the property. On average, a thorough inspection takes between 2 to 4 hours. However, larger or more complex properties may require more time. It’s important not to rush the process to ensure a comprehensive assessment.
Can I attend the home inspection?
Absolutely! I encourage clients to be present during the home inspection. Attending allows you to observe the inspector’s findings firsthand and ask any questions you may have. It’s an opportunity to gain valuable insights into the property’s condition and learn about its maintenance requirements.
What is a commercial property inspection?
A commercial property inspection is similar to a home inspection but tailored to commercial buildings, such as offices, retail spaces, and warehouses. It involves a comprehensive assessment of the property’s structure, systems, and components, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, accessibility compliance, and more. Commercial property inspections help buyers, sellers, and owners understand the condition of the property and identify any potential issues.
How often should I have a home inspection?
A home inspection is typically conducted during the purchase or sale of a property. However, it’s also beneficial to have periodic inspections for maintenance purposes or before major renovations. Regular inspections can help you identify potential issues early on and address them before they become costly problems.
Are you licensed and certified?
Yes, all our inspectors are licensed and certified professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in the field of home and commercial property inspections. They undergo rigorous training and adhere to industry standards to ensure the highest level of service and expertise.
When Will I receive my home inspection report?
The very same day, before I leave the property.
How do I schedule a home inspection?
Scheduling a home inspection is easy. You can contact us through our website or give us a call. Our friendly staff will guide you through the process, answer any additional questions you may have, and find a convenient time to conduct the inspection.
What is your cancellation/refund policy?
Refunds are available for inspections canceled with a minimum of 2 business days’ notice. If cancellations are made with less than 2 business days’ advance notice, clients have the option to receive a full credit for a future inspection or incur an early cancellation fee of $250.
What are your prices?
0 – 2000 Total Sqft – $325 – Residential Inspection 1
2000 – 3000 Total Sqft – $375 – Residential Inspection 2
3000 – 4000 Total Sqft – $425 – Residential Inspection 3
4000 – 5000 Total Sqft – $525 – Residential Inspection 4
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Anywhere in Mississippi over 150 mile round trip $50 added once for gas.
What Areas Do You Serve?
Bassfield, Biloxi, Brookhaven, Columbia, DeKalb, Ellisville, Gautier, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Laurel, Leakesville, Lucedale, Lumberton, Magee, McComb, Meridian, Monticello, Mt. Olive, New Augusta, Newton, Oak Grove, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula, Petal, Philadelphia, Picayune, Poplarville, Prentiss, Purvis, Quitman, Richton, Saucier, Seminary, State Line, Sumrall, Taylorsville, Vancleave, Waynesboro, Wiggins Bay Springs, Bay St.Louis