Home Inspection Questions
Do you service areas outside the city of Chicago?
Yes. We service all neighborhoods in the city of Chicago, as well as cities located in Cook, Lake, DuPage, Kane and Will Counties of Illinois.
Do I Need to Be Present for the Inspection?
Normally we highly recommend that the perspective home buyer be present during the inspection, however given the crisis that we are facing with COVID-19, we recommend that home buyers and agents stay at home during the shelter in place period – especially seniors. We work closely with home buyers to ensure that they are making a sound, safe investment and it is beneficial to be present to address any potential concerns.
What are you doing in response to COVID-19?
Our home inspector has completed the COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Home Inspectors and Contractors Course as safety is a priority for us. We exercise best practices including maintaining safe distances from people and pets, wearing masks, gloves and sterilizing inspection equipment on all of our inspections.
What Does My Home Inspection Include?
From the home’s foundation to the roof, we inspect all accessible components including but not limited to the home’s heating, cooling, foundation, structural, electrical, masonry, fireplaces, insulation & ventilation, walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, major appliances and any concerns that you may have about the home.
How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost?
The cost of a home inspection primarily is dependent upon on the size of the size and and age of the home. For more information contact our licensed and certified home inspector.
How Long Does an Inspection Take?
Typically an average home inspection will take up to 2-4 hours, depending on the size of the property, the condition of the home and any home buyer concerns. This permits us to thoroughly inspect the property and address and issues or concerns that the home buyer may have about the property.
When will I receive my inspection report?
You will receive your home inspection report typically within 24 hours of performing the inspection, often the same day. Reports are sent electronically.
What is examined during the home inspection?
Systems and components included in the home inspection include:
- Air conditioning
- Insulation & Ventilation
- Major appliances