Purchasing a house is a difficult experience. Even when you're extremely knowledgeable about building, plumbing, electrical and other transactions, etc.
You will notice the gorgeous backyard, or even the beamed ceiling in the living area, or be delighted to have a wood-burning fireplace, but you might not detect antiquated and bad electric wiring, water, drain pipes, or any other issue. You will need a professional home inspector for this type of work.
The price of a professional house inspection is extremely low in price compared to the price of the house or the cost of possible repairs for flaws which might have to be adjusted.
A house inspection costs a tiny fraction of the purchase price of the house. A home inspection is affordable services.
When a home inspection is done by a professional home inspector the first concern is disclosing potential safety hazards, and then the condition of the structure, electrical, plumbing, roof, etc. Did you know that most decks and stairs that we inspect have safety issues?
They look for all of these potential safety hazards and more during the inspection.
Home inspectors that provide narrative reports rather than checklist reports charge more because it takes time to properly prepare the report. Home inspectors that have extra credentials, such as Engineering degrees and special certifications, command a higher price.