This all depends on the property size and details. Usually a standard home is 2 to 3 hrs, town house is 1.5 to 2 hrs and a condo is 1 to 1.5 hrs.
We operate 7 days a week, the hours will depend on season and weather.
The Home Inspection report will be published and emailed to you the same day, usually in the evening around 9-pm.
Yes, we strongly recommend that all parties that have an interest in the Home attend the Home Inspection.
Payment is due at the time of the Home Inspection.
No, we do not ask you to bring anything. However a pen, paper and a nice camera may be helpful during the planning stage.
Yes, all our Home Inspectors are Licensed in Illinois.
Yes, we offer Certified Mold Inspections, Air Quality Test Inspections and we can set-up a Radon Test for you with one of our vendors.
Yes, last minute Home Inspections are available based on availability.
We recommend you call and speak to a Home Inspector as soon as you are ready, this gives you more options (dates/times).
Yes, we will continue to have access to the report and are available by phone or text.
During the course of the Home Inspection, the Home Inspector will explain the condition of the property. You will also be provided with a PDF Report to help you make an informed decision.
The Home Inspection PDF Report is an easy-to-reference document detailing the condition of the home's major components including items like HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Roofing, Foundation, Attic, Windows and more.
We are highly rated in Chicago and Suburbs with over 250 Five Star reviews. We inspect hundreds of homes each year and our well trained Home Inspectors are licensed in Illinois.
All of our Home Inspectors are trained and certified to be state licensed in Illinois. Ongoing training's keep our home inspectors up to date on new and changing technology and construction. Each individual Home Inspector comes from different backgrounds including Sales, Construction, Electrical and other trades that can help during a Home Inspection.
There is no set cost for a Home Inspection. The cost will vary based on the Home Inspector, the local market, the geographic region, the scope of the inspection to be performed, and more.
Although it may seem convenient to have an Home Inspector who is also a contractor, it poses a conflict of interest. We will inspect your home without any vested interest in repairs.
If your Home Inspection reveals any problems, it is important to understand the severity of the defect. Talk with the Home Inspector and call licensed contractors for repairs or replacement costs.
Every Home Inspector is different and come with strong points and weak points. You may save $$ by choosing a cheaper inspector and he could over look $1,000 in problems. Usually, the best inspectors are not the cheapest.
No, a professional home inspection is an examination of the current condition of your prospective home. It is not an appraisal or a municipal inspection. A home inspector, therefore, will not pass or fail a house, but rather describe its physical condition and indicate what may need repair or replacement.
No, as a State Licensed Home Inspector we do not provide costs for repairs or replacements. We would advise you to call a licensed contractor for more information.