home inspections

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From Roof to Foundation

A comprehensive home inspection embodies a full visual home report. The exterior evaluation includes the siding, foundation, sidewalks, drainage, roofing, mechanical systems, windows, and decks. The interior includes testing appliances, wall inspections, windows, doors, plumbing fixtures, electrical outlets and panel, mechanical, fireplace, attic, and garage.

I visual examine and test systems to ensure all is functioning as expected and safe. During our time at the home, if there is a concern raised beyond my expertise you then bring in a specialist to further examine the area. Within 1 day of your completed inspection, you will receive a thorough report covering all findings along with a list of immediate fixes, recommended fixes, or a combination of both.

Home inspections do not include oil tank sweeps, sewer pipe scan, or chimney Level II.

We can provide a contractors list when we schedule an inspection.

Yearly Check-Up

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Have you moved in and settled into your home for a year or two? Maybe you're feeling overwhelmed with all the maintenance that is required to keep your home in tip-top condition. 

Give me a call and schedule a routine in-home maintenance checkup. I will check all systems are functioning to their ability and give you some tips on how to keep it that way. You may not be aware of all you can be doing to help your home!

Pre-Listing Inspection

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Thinking of selling? Schedule a Pre-Listing Home Inspection prior to listing your home to avoid any unwelcome surprises during the home-selling process.

This inspection is a small investment in understanding “if” there are any major items to consider fixing or replacing prior to listing your home. As a homeowner, when you are ready to list, you want to make sure you are in a position to net the greatest dollar amount for your investment. This inspection gives you peace of mind when preparing to list.

Recommended 6 months or less prior to listing your home to ensure the integrity of the inspection and limit changes.

Radon Testing

Radon Map of New Jersey

Radon Map of New Jersey

The State of New Jersey DEPE requires that a licensed Radon Measurement Technician perform any radon-screening test conducted for the sale of real estate.  Immaculate Home Inspection’s inspector is certainly qualified.  Testing devices, whether passive activated charcoal canister test or active other active means, must be placed and removed by a licensed radon measurement technician.  Anyone who touches the canister for any reason jeopardizes the test and renders the result invalid.  We use R.A Data, Flanders NJ, as our state licensed laboratory. 

In the United States, subterranean termite infestation amounts to billions of dollars in damage each year. It is very important to have your home thoroughly inspected for termite activity if you see any of the signs of infestation. Also, when purchasing a home most mortgage companies require a Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) inspection and a written report indicating any termite activity or damage.

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