Asked Questions About Home
Inspection Services In Chicago, Illinois
should I pay for a home inspection? back to top
Your home will probably be the biggest investment you've ever made.
Homes need constant upkeep. Things go wrong and deteriorate, and
some may start out with problems. Many home owners are oblivious
to the fact that the home has problems. The disclosure statement
from this type of owner may have many shortfalls that could come
back to haunt a new owner.
does a new home need a Home Inspection? back to top
Barry Stone, The House Detective, has some examples of why new homes
need to be inspected! Read his article
long does the inspection take? back to top
Our thorough inspections usually take between 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours,
however, it varies based on the size and age of the home. older
homes, homes with crawlspaces or multiple mechanical systems may
gets the inspection report? back to top
As the purchaser of the inspection service you get the report. Nobody
else gets it without your authorization. If you like, we will email,
fax, or mail one to your real estate agent or lawyer at no extra
cost to you.
does a home inspection include? back to top
We check all mechanical systems of the home, heating and air conditioning,
interior plumbing and electrical systems, roof, attic, and visible
insulation; walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors, foundation,
basement, and visible structure.
there any follow-up support after the inspection? back
When you hire us, we become your home consultants for as long as
you own that home. We are available for consultations on any questions
you may have relating to the home inspection.
a home "fail" the inspection? back to top
No, a professional inspection is simply an examination into the
current condition of your prospective real estate purchase. It is
not an appraisal or code inspection. An inspector will only describe
its condition and indicate major and minor repairs that may be needed.
The Home Inspection Man now! (888) 690-6903