From Roof to Foundation
A comprehensive home inspection embodies a full visual home report. The exterior evaluation includes the siding, foundation, sidewalks/steps, drainage, roofing, mechanical systems, windows, decks/patios and chimney. The interior includes testing appliances, walls, windows, doors, plumbing and fixtures, electrical outlets, switches and panel, heating/air-conditioning, fireplace, attic Level I, and garage.
We visually examine and evaluate each system to ensure everything is functioning as intended and safe. During our time at the home, if there is a concern raised beyond our expertise and requiring further evaluation, We will recommend a specialist to further examine the area. Within one day of your completed inspection, you will receive a thorough report covering all findings, along with a list of immediate repairs and recommended long-term repairs/maintenance if required.
Home inspections do not include oil tank sweeps, sewer pipe scans, or chimney Level II.
We can provide you with a suggested list of contractors when we schedule an inspection.
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 us a call and schedule a routine in-home maintenance checkup. We 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!
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 type of inspection is a small investment in understanding “if” there are any major items to consider repairing 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 return for your investment. This inspection will help give you peace of mind when preparing to list your home.
Recommended to be done twelve months or less prior to listing your home to help ensure the integrity of the inspection and limit changes.
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. Testing devices must be placed and removed by a licensed radon measurement technician. Immaculate Home Inspection’s inspector is qualified to perform this test. Anyone who touches the canister for any reason jeopardizes the test and renders the result invalid. We use R.A Data in Flanders NJ, as state licensed laboratory to analyze the results from the testing devices we utilize.
In the United States, subterranean termite infestation amounts to billions of dollars in damage to homes each year. It is very important to have your home thoroughly inspected for termite activity to determine if there are any of the signs of infestation – active or otherwise. Immaculate Home Inspections is fully capable of undertaking this inspection. Additionally when purchasing a home, most mortgage companies require a Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) inspection and a report indicating any wood destroying insect activity or damage.