Safeway Inspections believes there are ten important questions you should have answered before you select your home inspector. If you have questions in addition to the 10 listed below, please type them in the comments section at the bottom of this page and we will address those as well. Make sure to include a return email address in the comments section in order that we can respond to you.
1. What does your inspection cover?
The standard home inspection will cover the condition of the home’s heating system; central air conditioning system (temperature permitting); interior plumbing and electrical systems; the roof, attic and visible insulation; walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; the foundation, basement and structural components.
2. How long have you been practicing in the home inspection profession.
I have been a licensed home inspector since 2015.
3. Are you specifically experienced in residential inspection?
Yes, I specialize in residential home inspections and also being a certified firefighter gives me specialized knowledge of construction and also where potential problems may occur.
4. Do you offer to do repairs or improvements based on the inspection?
No, I do not do repairs but I will give a few company names of qualified contractors if requested.
5. How long will the inspection take?
The average on-site inspection time for a single inspection is 1 ½ to 3 hours depending on the condition and size of the property. Anything significantly less may not be enough time to perform a thorough inspection.
6. How much will it cost?
A standard home inspections starts at $350 for a home up to 3000 square feet.
7. What type of inspection report do you provide and how long will it take to receive the report?
I provide a PDF style report that will be emailed to you the same day the inspection is completed.
8. Will I be able to attend the inspection?
Yes, I recommend that you attend, but it is not required.
9. Do you maintain membership in a professional home inspector association?
I am a current member of Internachi.
10. Do you participate in continuing education programs to keep your expertise up to date?
Yes, to maintain my Florida business license I am required to complete continuing education yearly