FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

What parts of the home are inspected?   We inspect from the roof to the foundation, and in between. Click on this link for more information: What's Inspected.

How much time does it take to do an inspection?    Inspection times vary depending on such things as foundation type, general condition, amount of furnishings, etc. Generally, an inspection takes approximately one to one and one-half hours per one thousand square feet.

Can a home fail an inspection?   No. A report is not Pass/Fail nor is it intended to list code violations. The purpose is to provide you an understanding of the current condition of the home.

Who pays and what will it cost?   Generally, the prospective homebuyer is our client and pays for the inspection service. Click on this link for pricing information: Pricing.

Do I have to be present?   No, but you're encouraged to attend. We'll review our findings with you and answer any questions, point out concerns and clarify issues if you are on site with us.

When will I see the final report?   Frequently, it will be ready before leaving the inspection site. When that isn't possible, it usually is delivered within 24 hours after the inspection.

What areas are not inspected?   Areas limited by accessibility, safety or when inspection might cause damage. For example, we do not move furnishings or uncover buried pipes.