Home Inspection Charlotte / Inspector John 704-678-5393
AVOID THE MONEY PIT
When you’re buying a house, your best friend can be Home Inspector John.
I can let you know if you’re about to buy a lemon of a house or warn you about potential problems. At best, you can move into the house confident that it’s in good shape; at worst, the inspection report can let you back out of the deal if the house has major, unexpected problems.
What To Look For In A Home Inspector
- Credentials and Experience. Generally speaking, “You should have had a hammer in your hand at some point in your background to have a good grasp of construction”
- Have insurance?
- Ask how long an average inspection takes, 3-4 hours is about right.
- Have a guarantee?
- Ask if the inspector puts his findings into a narrative-style report; that’s what you want –
- Ask to come along when the home is examined. Red flag would be if they don’t.
- Do they walk the roof when possible?
- Do they have the equipment to test for carbon monoxide,<a
Get Your Home Inspection Quote
Dear Home Buyer,
Do you want “Peace of Mind….Before You Buy”?
Do you have concerns that although your prospective home looks OK or has some issues that you’re aware of, it might also have problems you’re not aware of? It could be from a leaky spigot to a deteriorating foundation, an easy $20,000 repair.
I’ve helped thousands find peace of mind with my extensive inspections, covering all major systems comprised of hundreds of items, in an easy to read and understandable report with pictures.
Whether the home you’re looking at is a condo, average size , a mansion, new construction, or an older home, you name it, I’ve inspected them all.
I’m sure you’re wondering what the home inspection costs. First let me say my pricing is very competitive, I believe in giving value to my customers, which in turn helps to keep my schedule full, but basically it depends on three factors: size, age, and condition. Most homes are in the $325. to $375. price range.
When you call, I’ll be happy to give you a free no obligation quote and I’ll answer any questions you may have .
Thanks, I look forward to hearing from you.
John M Burns
PS: My schedule often fills up several days in advance.
Please call ASAP to secure your time slot. 704-678-5393
Our Inspections Exceed the North Carolina Standards of Practice
The following are some of the systems and components (“items”) that are inspected and reported on during the course of our inspection. These items are examined for material defects that would significantly affect the value, desirability, or safety of the home:
Foundation, patios, driveways, slabs, walkways, grading, drainage, retaining walls, decks, posts, railings, siding, caulking, windows, panes, doors, eaves, soffits, fascia, trim, doors, garage doors, roofing, flashing, and components.
Windows, walls, ceilings, doors, steps, stairways, railings, counters, cabinets, water penetration, fixtures, toilets, tubs, sinks, vanities.
Water pressure, fixtures, faucets, showers, sinks, spigots, visible pipes, supports, functional drainage, water heating equipment and safety, vents, leaks, hot & cold flow.
Service panels, amperage, breakers, wiring type, conductor materials, connections, conditions, compatibility, plugs, switches, receptacles, ceiling fans, G.F.C.I. operation, general safety issues.
Safe operations and control, heat pumps, furnaces, wall heaters, chimneys, flues, exhaust fans, vents, pumps, ducts, dampers, and filters.
CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING
Central systems, heat pumps, evaporator coolers, air handler fans, operating controls, thermostat conditions, temperature split, filter conditions, general external conditions.
Cover material type, surface conditions, flashing’s, valley seams, debris, drainage, ridges, hips, ventilation, penetrations, skylights, chimneys, turbine vents, gable vents.
Insulation type, clearances, framing, trusses, roof sheathing, ducting, wiring, signs of leaks, general safety conditions.
Your inspector will also alert you of any discovered item that appears to be a safety concern or that might potentially present a hazardous condition to occupants. Some of these items may or may not fall within the scope of the inspection standards.
Foundations, pier and beam, basement foundations, slab on grade foundations, street slabs, performance of all foundation types, girders,, support joists, sub flooring, water seepage, cracked and heaved floor sections, ventilation, insulation, grading, drainage, roof structure and attic, walls interior and exterior, ceilings and floors, doors, windows, fireplaces and chimneys, attached porches, decks, carports.
AND MUCH MORE!
The inspection will take you from the foundation to the roof top. Your Inspection will reveal conditions that could help you avoid costly repairs. They will also address questions you may have and will distinguish between items that need to be repaired or replaced, areas that may need routine maintenance, and items that may need immediate attention at the time of the inspection.
Call Now for an EXPERT Home Inspection!704-678-5393
How Can We Guarantee an Inspection?
It’s easy. We find more defects than our competition. The end result is that you save more money. Most contracts allow negotiations with the seller to make repairs or give you credit at closing. So the more defects we find, the more money you save.
We don’t rush. This allows us time to do a thorough inspection of your new home or condo. This also means we charge a little more than some of our competitors.
You Don’t want a cheap inspection. A cheap inspection may be the most expensive thing you’ll ever buy, it may cost you thousands of dollars down the road because of missed or overlooked defects.
Cheap home inspectors often know less and do less, which is one reason why they’re cheap.
The more thorough we are, the more defects we find, and the more money you save
If you’re not satisfied, we’re not satisfied.
That’s right, if you attend your Charlotte home inspection and you are not satisfied with the service we provided,just let me (Inspector John) know before accepting the report and there will be no charge for the inspection.
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Proudly serving the following regional areas:
Charlotte NC, Pineville NC, Matthews NC, Paw Creek NC, Belmont NC, Indian Trail NC, Newell NC, Cramerton NC, Mc Adenville NC, Mount Holly NC, Waxhaw NC, Lowell NC, Gastonia NC, Mineral Springs NC, Harrisburg NC, Monroe NC, Huntersville NC, Midland NC, Stanley NC, Concord NC, Dallas NC, Alexis NC, Cornelius NC,Davidson NC, Mount Mourne NC, Wingate NC, Locust NC, Stanfield NC,Bessemer City NC, Denver NC, Iron Station NC, High Shoals NC, Kannapolis NC, Kings Mountain NC, Marshville NC,Oakboro NC, Mount Pleasant NC, Landis NC, Lincolnton NC, Crouse NC, China Grove NC,Rockwell NC, Gold Hill NC, 28006, 28012, 28016, 28023, 28025, 28026, 28027, 28031, 28032, 28033, 28034, 28035, 28036, 28037, 28052, 28053, 28054, 28055, 28056, 28070, 28071, 28075, 28077, 28078, 28079, 28080, 28081, 28082, 28083, 28086, 28088, 28092, 28093, 28097, 28098, 28101, 28103, 28104, 28105, 28106, 28107, 28108, 28110, 28111, 28112, 28120, 28123, 28124, 28126, 28129, 28130, 28134, 28138, 28163, 28164, 28173, 28174, 28201, 28202, 28203, 28204, 28205, 28206, 28207, 28208, 28209, 28210, 28211, 28212, 28213, 28214, 28215, 28216, 28217, 28218, 28219, 28220, 28221, 28222, 28223, 28224, 28226, 28227, 28228, 28229, 28230, 28231, 28232, 28233, 28234, 28235, 28236, 28237, 28240, 28241, 28242, 28243, 28244, 28246, 28247, 28250, 28253, 28254, 28255, 28256, 28258, 28260, 28261, 28262, 28265, 28266, 28269, 28270, 28271, 28272, 28273, 28274, 28275, 28277, 28278, 28280, 28281, 28282, 28284, 28285, 28287, 28288, 28289, 28290, 28296, 28297, 28299, 29703, 29704, 29706, 29708, 29710, 29712, 29714, 29715, 29716, 29720, 29721, 29722, 29724, 29726, 29728, 29730, 29731, 29732, 29733, 29734, 29744, 29745
Inspector: John M Burns
Licence #: 2989