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Home Inspections for Southwest Florida
A home inspection is a thorough examination of the condition of a home. It is important to have a home inspection before purchasing a home, as it can identify potential problems that may need to be addressed. The inspection will look at the structure of the home, as well as the plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems. The inspector will also check for signs of pests, water damage, and other potential problems. We look at the following components of a house:
- Doors and windows
- Plumbing system
- Electrical system
- HVAC system
Before listing your home for sale, it’s a good idea to have a pre-listing or seller’s inspection. This type of inspection is performed by a professional home inspector and is designed to identify any potential problems that could impact the sale of your home. A pre-listing inspection can help you to avoid any last-minute surprises when potential buyers start touring your home. It also provides you with an opportunity to make any necessary repairs or renovations before putting your home on the market. Having a pre-listing inspection can ultimately help you to sell your home more quickly and for a higher price.
A home inspection for new construction is an important step in the building process. The inspector will examine the structure of the home, looking for any defects that could cause problems down the road. The inspection will also include a review of the electrical and plumbing systems, as well as the HVAC system. In addition, the inspector will check for any potential safety hazards, such as trip hazards or exposed wiring. Once the inspection is complete, the builder will be given a list of items that need to be addressed before the home can be approved for occupancy. By taking the time to get a professional inspection, you can be sure that your new home is safe and sound.
4 Point Inspection
A 4-point inspection is a limited inspection of the major systems in a home – the roof, HVAC, electrical, and plumbing. It is usually required by insurance companies when writing a new Homeowners policy, or when renewing an existing policy. The purpose of the inspection is to give the insurance company an idea of the condition of these systems, so that they can properly assess the risk of insuring the home. Most insurance companies will not write a policy without a 4-point inspection being done first. While a 4-point inspection is not as comprehensive as a full home inspection, it can still give you some peace of mind knowing that your home’s major systems have been checked out.
Wind Mitigation Inspection
A wind mitigation inspection is an examination of a home to assess its resistance to damage from high winds. The inspector will look for features that can help protect the home, such as hurricane shutters, straps to secure the roof, and reinforced garage doors. These features can reduce the amount of damage a home sustains in a hurricane or other severe storm. In some cases, wind mitigation inspections can also help to lower insurance rates. Homeowners who have had a wind mitigation inspection should keep a copy of the report on hand in case their insurance company requires it.
Home Watch Service
If you’re planning an extended vacation or business trip, a home watch service can give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your property is in good hands. Home watch services provide regular checks of your home while you’re away, looking for signs of potential problems such as water leaks, broken windows, and unauthorized access. They can also take care of tasks like turning lights on and off, collecting mail, taking out the trash, and watering plants. In addition, home watch services can provide emergency response in the event of a break-in or other crisis. As a result, a home watch service can be an invaluable resource for anyone who owns a second home or is frequently away from home for extended periods of time.
Helping You Understand Your Home
At PG Goodman Inspections, we want to help you understand the condition of the property you are interested in. We provide detailed reports with photos and work hard to ensure that you understand everything included in the report. We also have an online request list feature that allows homebuyers and sellers to create a list of requests for the property based on the inspection.
Contact PG Goodman Inspections to schedule your home inspection!