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Articles and Tips on Real Estate Inspection Readiness from the Team at Qualified Inspectors.

The Importance of Sewer Line Scope Inspections

The Importance of Sewer Line Scope Inspections

Why You Should Always Get the Sewer Line Scoped Before Purchasing Real Estate When we ask clients if they would like to get the sewer line scoped along with the general inspection, they occasionally decline if the building is brand new. The reason we strongly recommend getting the sewer line inspected on new construction is […]

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Call us for all your inspection needs! • General physical inspection of any type of building • Video scope of main sewer line • Infrared on electrical or HVAC**   **The Infrared inspection will be performed using as a guideline the Infraspection Institute Standard for Infrared Inspection of Building Envelopes/2011 edition for Thermographic Inspections of […]

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Easy Repair for Hollow Tiles

While conducting building inspections, I occasionally come across floor tiles that sound hollow. That sound indicates an inadequate base and poor adhesion. These loose tiles could last for years and never crack, but without being fixed solidly, they are prone to breakage. All it takes is moving a heavy object like a refrigerator across the […]

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Electrical Panels and Safety

Electrical Panels and Safety

Anyone in the real estate industry has likely come across certain electrical panels that have a bad reputation, such as the notorious “Zinsco” panel, “Federal Pacific” and “Push Omatics.” These panels have repeatedly been found to be unreliable and, in some cases, dangerous. The problem lies in the contacts from the breaker mechanism to the […]

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New Service: Infrared Inspections

We now perform infrared inspections! Infrared technology is quickly becoming more common for inspections of residential and commercial buildings. The infrared camera measures heat and is invaluable for detecting hot spots and anomalies that require further investigation. Example of a hot spot on an electrical panel: Infrared is particularly useful on HVAC components for evaluating […]

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Recent Testimonials

Recent Testimonials

Here’s what clients are saying about our inspectors: Robert Gaudreault: “Robert is amazing. Everything went really well. Also you’re all awesome in the office. Thank you again for everything. Made me a lot more comfortable knowing I had Robert on my side looking out for my best interest.” “I thought Robert did an excellent job […]

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Inspector’s recommendations

Inspector’s recommendations

Inspector’s recommendations & Requests for Re-inspections   Part I As you already know, we are the generalists. If we were to do the specialty inspection on every system of the building, we’d be onsite hours longer and the fee would be significantly higher. Our job is to look for defects on the structure, systems, etc. […]

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Know Before You Buy

As you know, buyers are naturally drawn to properties that are more aesthetic. Some of these buildings with great curb appeal are also very well maintained. On the flipside, many properties are purchased and renovated, then turned over as quickly as possible. Most buyers are getting only a superficial look at their property and aren’t […]

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Attics and Crawl Spaces Need Love Too

Attics One of our inspectors recently inspected a house where the attic screens were damaged or non-existent. Birds had made nests and left unsightly bird droppings in and around the attic openings. The inspector also found seventeen dead birds at various stages of decomposition. In addition to the foul smell, feces and decaying carcasses emit […]

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Try Our New Service!

The Limited Building Inspection Fees starting at $295.* For significantly less than the cost of a full home inspection, we will: Inform you on the current condition of the home’s systems. Flag issues with systems that could be a deterrent to buyers. Help prioritize future upgrades. This is not a full inspection per ASHI or […]

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