Bundled Inspections

Triple Threat Inspection + Infrared Inspection

$25 OFF for paying at the time of inspection!!

This inspection includes:


  • Certified Professional Home Inspection
  • Radon Testing  *we handle the scheduling, testing is completed by a 3rd party contractor.
  • WDI(termite) Inspection
  • Certified Infrared Inspection
  • Free copy of  Now That You've Had A Home Inspection. This home maintenance book is filled with information for each home owner. 


This is our most inclusive inspection package which can find defects or issues not easily seen during a standard Home Inspection.


Why is a Infrared Inspection important?


  

In terms of energy loss, an IR camera can detect:

· heat loss and air infiltration in walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; 

· damaged and/or malfunctioning radiant heating systems;

· air-conditioner compressor leaks; 

· under-fastening and/or missing framing members, and other structural defects that can lead to energy loss; and

· broken seals in double-paned windows.


In terms of detecting moisture intrusion, an IR camera can locate:

· plumbing leaks;

· hidden roof leaks before they cause serious damage;

· missing, damaged and/or wet insulation; and

· water and moisture intrusion around penetrations and at the foundation and building envelope that could lead to structural damage and mold.


IR cameras are equally effective at locating hot spots in the home, including: 

· circuit breakers in need of immediate replacement; 

· overloaded and undersized circuits;

· overheated electrical equipment and components; and

· electrical faults before they cause a fire.


Additionally, based on the color gradients that thermal images provide, an inspector can locate:

· possible pest infestation, as revealed by energy loss through shelter tubes left by boring wood-destroying insects;

· the presence of intruders, such as rats, mice and other larger pests hiding within the structure and detected because of their heat signature that the IR camera captures; and

· dangerous flue leaks, which can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning of the home’s residents.


STAND ALONE INSPECTIONS

Certified Professional Home Inspection

A general home inspection is a visual inspection for system and  major accessible component defects and safety issues. The inspection is  not technically exhaustive. A home inspection is designed to reflect, as accurately as  possible, the visible condition of the home at the time of the  inspection. Conditions at a home for sale can change radically in only a  day or two, so a home inspection is not meant to guarantee what  condition a home will be in when the transaction closes. It’s not  uncommon for conditions to change between the time of the inspection and  the closing date.


 

  • Certified Professional Home Inspection
  • Certified Infrared Inspection
  • Free copy of  Now That You've Had A Home Inspection. This home maintenance book is filled with information for each home owner. 



Why is a Infrared Inspection important?
In terms of energy loss, an IR camera can detect:· heat loss and air infiltration in walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; · damaged and/or malfunctioning radiant heating systems;· air-conditioner compressor leaks; · under-fastening and/or missing framing members, and other structural defects that can lead to energy loss; and· broken seals in double-paned windows.
In terms of detecting moisture intrusion, an IR camera can locate:· plumbing leaks;· hidden roof leaks before they cause serious damage;· missing, damaged and/or wet insulation; and· water and moisture intrusion around penetrations and at the foundation and building envelope that could lead to structural damage and mold.
IR cameras are equally effective at locating hot spots in the home, including: · circuit breakers in need of immediate replacement; · overloaded and undersized circuits;· overheated electrical equipment and components; and· electrical faults before they cause a fire.
Additionally, based on the color gradients that thermal images provide, an inspector can locate:· possible pest infestation, as revealed by energy loss through shelter tubes left by boring wood-destroying insects;· the presence of intruders, such as rats, mice and other larger pests hiding within the structure and detected because of their heat signature that the IR camera captures; and· dangerous flue leaks, which can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning of the home’s residents. 


Home Inspection in Cedar Rapids Radon Inspection in Cedar Rapids


Homes Pre-Inspected and Ready for Move-In

Are you selling your home? Let an InterNACHI Certified Professional  Inspector® inspect it before you even list it. A Move-In Certified™  home has been pre-inspected, which means that the seller can confirm that there are no major systems in need of immediate repair or  replacement, and no known safety hazards. A Move-In Certified™ Seller  Inspection informs you of any defects or problems with your home so that  you can address them before prospective buyers discover them. You can  then take the time you need to obtain reasonable repair estimates. Show  prospective buyers that you are dealing in good faith. Avoid 11th-hour  negotiations and delays, and justify your full asking price by having  your home pre-inspected now.

The inspection reports are hosted on www.FetchReport.com.  Ask the listing agent or seller for access to view.

Read this article that explains some of the reasons it's a good idea to have your home pre-inspected: 8 Unexpected Factors That Can Threaten Your Home Sale. 

Radon Testing $125 for all single testing point inspections

 *we handle the scheduling, testing is completed by a 3rd party contractor.


Radon is a radioactive gas that has  been found in homes all over the United States. It comes from the  natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water and gets into the air you breathe. Radon typically moves up through the ground to the air above and into your home through cracks and other holes in the foundation. 

Wood Destroying Insect Inspection

A WDI inspection not only checks for subterranean termites and dry wood termites but will also include wood destroying beetles and wood decaying fungi. Carpenter ants and carpenter bees are NOT reportable as a wood destroying organism 

Annual Home Maintenance Inspection

The most important thing to understand as a new homeowner is that your house requires care and regular maintenance. As time goes on, parts of your house will wear out, break down, deteriorate, leak, or simply stop working. Even the most vigilant homeowner can, from time to time, miss small problems or forget about performing some routine home repairs and seasonal maintenance.

I can help you with maintaining your home. Consider hiring me to come back in about a year to perform a Home Maintenance Inspection. I'll evaluate all major systems of the home, including plumbing, heating, electrical, HVAC, and structural. I will help you keep your home in good condition and prevent it from suffering serious, long-term and expensive damage from minor issues that should be addressed now. Let's keep your home in great shape together!

11th Month Warrenty Inspection

11th Month Warranty Inspection

Protect your dream home with an 11th Month Warranty Inspection
 

Most builders offer a one-year warranty on a new home. We’ll come out  during the 11th month and perform a full home inspection before the  builder’s warranty expires. Our non-invasive inspection is based on  observations of the visible and apparent condition of the interior and  exterior of the structure, including its major systems and components.
Following your inspection, you will receive a comprehensive report,  complete with photos, that includes information on any material defects  observed on the date of the inspection.
Armed with this  information, you can take any necessary steps to hold your builder and  his subcontractors to their warranties while they’re still in force. 

Infrared Inspection

Infrared Inspection

 

Why is a Infrared Inspection important?

In terms of energy loss, an IR camera can detect:

· heat loss and air infiltration in walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; 

· damaged and/or malfunctioning radiant heating systems;

· air-conditioner compressor leaks; 

· under-fastening and/or missing framing members, and other structural defects that can lead to energy loss; and

· broken seals in double-paned windows.

In terms of detecting moisture intrusion, an IR camera can locate:

· plumbing leaks;

· hidden roof leaks before they cause serious damage;

· missing, damaged and/or wet insulation; and

·  water and moisture intrusion around penetrations and at the foundation  and building envelope that could lead to structural damage and mold.

IR cameras are equally effective at locating hot spots in the home, including: 

· circuit breakers in need of immediate replacement; 

· overloaded and undersized circuits;

· overheated electrical equipment and components; and

· electrical faults before they cause a fire.

Additionally, based on the color gradients that thermal images provide, an inspector can locate:

· possible pest infestation, as revealed by energy loss through shelter tubes left by boring wood-destroying insects;

·  the presence of intruders, such as rats, mice and other larger pests  hiding within the structure and detected because of their heat signature  that the IR camera captures; and

· dangerous flue leaks, which can lead to carbon monoxide poisoning of the home’s residents.

Check back often as we will be adding more inspections soon!

Home Inspection Contract

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Royal Sample Report (pdf)

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