Commercial, Residential, and Condo Property Inspection in Miami
Purchasing a home that requires extensive repair or that may not be habitable can be a costly mistake. This is why it is so important that you have your home inspected before signing on the dotted line. When something looks too good to be true it usually is; but even if you make an impulse offer, you can do so with the contingency of a property inspection. The certified home inspectors at HIS Home Inspection Service will inspect or certify whatever your lender or insurance company may require. Some of the most commonly inspected areas are structure, exterior, roof, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, interior, insulation, and ventilation. However, depending on your type of property residential, condo or commercial the particulars may shift a little. Overall, our goal is to identify any defects likes faulty roofing, water damage on the ceiling, electrical items, faulty ground drainage, wood rot, additions and alterations, permit violations, both fireplaces and chimneys, plumbing defects as well as water heaters. Depending on the type of property each of these areas will be covered under one of the following types of inspections:
Pre-Purchase HIS Home Inspection Service
When buying a home today, most lenders and insurance companies will require a pre-purchase home inspection. HIS Home Inspection Service pre-purchase home inspection consists of a visual assessment of all the readily accessible areas of a home, to provide an accurate evaluation of the home’s condition at the time of the purchase. This type of property inspection is designed to disclose defects in the property that could affect its resale value, safety, and even occupancy.
A condo inspection is an all-inclusive evaluation by a qualified professional of the building systems and all components within the condo’s unit. It is designed to give you an overall technical idea of the life expectancy of all the systems. With a condo inspection and written report from HIS Home Inspection Service, you will have some critical information; that will help in your decision-making process. You will have a better picture of the unit and if there is any estimated cost for maintenance or repairs before the purchase of the unit.
4 Point Inspections
This is also called 4 point insurance inspection, and is being required by insurance companies in the state of Florida for homes 30 years old or more; varying depending on the insurance agency. Inspectors are required to evaluate four areas of the house – The Roof, the Plumbing System, the Electrical Systems and the HVAC System. HIS Home Inspection Service will list the condition, type and age of each of these points as required by the insurance company. Any deficiencies found, they will record it, and the client may be asked to replace any deficient systems.
Wind Mitigation Inspection
This type of inspection requires a licensed inspector to report on the key features that may decrease the amount of damage your home suffers during a hurricane or strong windstorm. HIS Home Inspection Service will test features such as the shape of the roof, the construction method, the age of the covering, doors and windows opening protection, the year the home was built and the elevation of the property and how it relates to wind speed. HIS Home Inspection Service will provide you with a detailed report that should reduce any of the hassles of an insurance carrier re-inspection.
Roof Inspection | Condition Certification
This is another type of mandatory inspection required by insurance companies for renewals for homes of a certain age. Since the roof of your home is an essential part of the structure that needs to be fully functional, it must be kept in good shape. HIS Home Inspection Service has provided this service to many clients in Florida and can help you with your evaluation. We will examine all factors such as the age of the roofing materials, the type, and shape of your roof.
Whether you are buying or selling a commercial property, you need to know the condition of the property. This will require a thorough inspection of the building’s roof, foundation, window & doors, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, etc. to determine if the building is structurally sound, electrically and environmentally safe. With HIS Inspection Service performing this inspection, we will examine every major aspect of the building from the room to the flooring, electrical, plumbing, ventilation, insulation, and HVAC system too.* You can rest assured we will provide you with an evaluation that will help you to make the best possible decision.
Mold Inspection & Testing in Miami
Mold is one of the most dangerous organisms that can invade your home. Mold is found in food, plants, and other living organic materials – indoors and outdoors – and often enters the home through doors, windows, and HVAC system. Mold thrives in damp and humid areas such as bathtubs, sinks, leaky pipes and leaky roofs. If these moldy areas are left unchecked, they can drastically lower the value of your home. More importantly, exposure to mold can cause severe health problems. If you think you may have this problem in your home, HIS mold inspection in Miami can examine all these known problem areas to determine if there is any mold present and provide you with a thorough report of the findings. For extensive mold inspection, we’ll coordinate with a licensed mold inspector.
Corrosive Drywall Inspection
If your home was constructed between 2001 and 2009, you could have Corrosive drywall. This defective drywall has been found in many homes in Florida and if left unchecked it can ruin your home appliances such as air-conditioning, wiring, and cause the home to have a very bad odor. It becomes worst during the hot summer months and often causes health issues. You can trust HIS Home Inspection Service to screen your entire property to identify this brand of drywall and test for corrosion or damages. We will provide a detailed report and photographic proof of our findings.
Infrared (thermal imaging) inspections are becoming more of a requirement by buyers and sellers of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Infrared thermal inspection is an advanced, non-invasive technology that allows the inspector to point out things about homes or buildings that can’t be revealed using conventional inspection methods. These types of inspection reports are just as important as the reports generated for standard inspections. For this type of assessment, you want a company like HIS Home Inspection Service to examine the property and provide you with a report that you can use should there be any problem areas you need to act upon.
* A home inspector is not required to provide estimates related to the cost of repair of an inspected property.