HOME INSPECTION

One of the Most Important Real Estate Decisions You Will Make

For most people, buying a home is one of life's biggest steps. With so much at stake, it only makes sense to avoid taking any unnecessary chances. A thorough, professional inspection of the home will give you a firm understanding of the building's condition. This will significantly reduce your risk and ease the decision making process. Building Inspection Services really enjoys helping our clients in this process. Customer service is our highest priority.

     Building Inspection Services is dedicated to providing a valuable, independent, and impartial inspection service that provides buyers, sellers, real estate professionals, insurance and mortgage companies an inspection report that provides a clear understanding of a residential home at the time of an inspection. A detailed home inspection provides an unbiased viewpoint as to the condition of the structure, foundation, roof, electrical, HVAC systems, and other important components of a home.

     Building Inspection Services operates under the provisions of PA Act 114, Section 75; known as the Pennsylvania Inspection Law. All inspections and reports are conducted and prepared in accordance with the National Association of Certified Home Inspector's (NACHI) Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics(www.NACHI.org). In addition to meeting Pennsylvania's insurance requirement for Errors and Omissions insurance, the company is Bonded for your added protection.

     As a Certified Home Inspector in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Building Inspection Services is available to inspect residential homes, commercial properties, investment properties, and multi occupancy dwellings. At the conclusion of the inspection, a thorough, impartial inspection report will be produced in a timely manner. The comprehensive and detailed report will be presented in an easy-to-read format. In addition to providing necessary information regarding the property, this professional report will reflect positively upon your role in the real estate transaction. Using our experience and expertise to your advantage, Building Inspection Services will help you make sure the investment you make in your new home is safe.

     The report you will receive is extensive and highly detailed, yet easy to understand. It will include the condition of all the major systems and structural elements of the house. Items covered in the report include:

  • Structural Elements
  • Insulation and Ventilation 
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Fire Prevention/Safety/Security
  • Windows and Doors
  • Roof and Attic
  • Electrical Systems
  • Plumbing Systems

         Armed with the information our report provides, you can make your decision with confidence.  

         In addition to the comprehensive home inspection, and for the convenience of our clients, Building Inspection Services offers full service inspection coverage in other areas, including mold screening, radon testing, septic tank dye tests, and water quality testing, as well as lead and asbestos testing.  Also, most real estate transactions require a wood destroying organism (termite) inspection concurrent with the home inspection.  Building Inspection Services will arrange for this test through a reputable, affiliate company.