Standard Home Inspection
As a Certified Professional Home Inspector, I follow the International
Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) Standards of Practice for Performing a General Home Inspection. A Standard Home Inspection evaluates all of the following:
- - Roof, vents, flashings, and trim
- - Gutters and downspouts
- - Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations
- - Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings
- - Eaves, soffit and fascia
- - Grading and drainage
- - Basement, foundation and crawlspace
- - Water penetration and foundation movement
- - Heating systems
- - Cooling systems
- - Main water shut off valves
- - Water heating system
- - Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets
- - Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
- - Electrical service line and meter box
- - Main disconnect and service amperage
- - Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
- - Grounding and bonding
- - GFCIs and AFCIs
- - Fireplace damper door and hearth
- - Insulation and ventilation
- - Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers
- - and Much More
A Pre-Listing Home Inspection allows you to get your home ready for the market. Once you receive the
report you can make any changes or up-grades to the home that can improve your home's value. Metro
Home Inspection is part of the "Move-In Ready" program, and that can help you sell your home faster.
Four Point Inspection
A Four Point Home Inspection is for insurance companies or investors that buy and
sell a lot of homes. I evaluate the condition of 4 major aspects of your home:
I will report on any deficiencies found in any of these components.
This Home Inspection is mainly for new homes that are still under warranty but are about to expire with the contractor or
I will report on any deficiencies I might find in the home or section of the home that is under
A Complete Mold Inspection includes a non-invasive visual examination of the
entire building, its systems and components. If moisture intrusion, water damage, musty odors, apparent mold growth, or conditions conducive to mold growth are observed, I will suggest a testing
plan. I will suggest taking any sample that could be beneficial to you the client. Then you decide what the areas of greatest concern are and what you would like collected and submitted for analysis.
Since mold spores are present everywhere, I always will start with an outside air sample for a control that establishes what is normal. I will compare that to inside sample(s) from the area(s) of
concern. This will let us know whether or not elevated conditions exist. Using the results of the laboratory analysis, I will suggest what, if any, action should be
WDO and Pest Inspection
You don't want any thing living in your home other than your friends and family members.
This inspection will report on any evidence I can find of Wood Destroying Organisms or of any other pests that may be
sharing your new home with you.
Home Energy Inspection
This is when the Home Inspector concentrates on areas of the home where energy savings can be
- Weather Stripping
- Water Heater
I will inspect these areas and make recommendations as to how you can make changes to
save money by using less energy.
Radon Gas Inspection
Radon gas is very common in the Denver Metro Area. A Radon Gas Home Inspection will give you findings of any
levels of radon and whether they are safe levels or if the levels are too high and need to be addressed. This involves leaving Radon Gas detectors for a 48 hour period to gather samples for
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