We’ll check everything from your foundation to your fireplace to your gutter system. Every aspect of your home should be up to par—whether you’re moving in or moving out. Our specialty services supplement our traditional whole-home inspections to provide ultimate peace of mind for homeowners. Speak with a certified home inspector in Greater Columbus OH today to coordinate your inspection services.
Whole house inspection We will conduct a thorough inspection of your home, inside and out. As NACHI-certified professional home inspectors, we have the knowledge and expertise to provide you with a thorough and professional, non-intrusive, visual inspection of your home, from roof to foundation.
Outside the home, we check the exterior walls, roof, driveway, deck, etc. Then, we move inside to examine the walls, ceilings, floors, doors, and windows. The heating, air-conditioning, plumbing, and electrical systems will all be examined to ensure that they function as intended. Bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms receive a thorough check, along with the attic and basement or crawl space.
Here are some of the many items we will be looking at during your home inspection:
· Foundation and support structure
· Roof systems
· Basement seepage
· Safety controls
· Water heater
· Electrical capacity & components
· Structural integrity
· Steps and stairs
· Heating system
· Central Air Conditioning system
· Walks and driveways
· Built-in appliances
· Plumbing system & fixtures
· Garages, Carports, Workshops or other external buildings
· Surface drainage
· Windows & doors
· Gutters & downspouts
· Sump pumps
We invite you to come along and watch as we inspect your future home, and you are free to ask questions at any time during your home inspection.
If you are looking at selling your home and you what to get a head of the buyers and when they have an inspector look over your home then you need this inspection. Starting out at only $199, we walk through your home with you there and tell you what is going on with your home. Giving you the information and time to get your home ready before the buyers want to get it done their way (which may not be the most cost effective for you)
With this inspection we do an inspection in the middle of it being built, just before the drywall gets installed. By doing the inspection before the drywall we are able to see the actual framing of the home and see the placement of the pipe and wires and see if they are properly positioned and protected.
We offer special rates for home inspections of condos. These can be small ranch style locations or up to and including high rise downtown building.
We still check all important areas as with the whole home inspections and some common areas to help ensure you and your families safety at your new condo.
( We are licensed by the state to do this)
Termite, carpenter ants, carpenter bees and powder post beetle inspection. Discounted price if scheduled in conjunction with a whole house inspection.
This is where we are focused on conditions and situations that can lead to moisture problems in your home. Moisture problems can lead to wood deterioration and to mold problems. We provide you with information and steps needed to protect your home from damage and to help keep you and your family healthy.
Through use of a combustible gas detector the interior gas lines are sniffed so as to locate gas leaks. This service can be added onto the request for a whole home inspection.
Just as the name states, this is an inspection of the pool and spa. Usually conducted at the time of the home inspection.
Believe that there may be a mold or IAQ concern with the property or with your current home? Inspection looks for indicators of favorable conditions. Samples and laboratory testing may also be done.
IAQC2 Mold Certified
This is a test that runs for 2 hours and is gathering information for the lab to determine VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) present in the air. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short- and long-term adverse health effects. Concentrations of many VOCs are consistently higher indoors (up to ten times higher) than outdoors. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of products numbering in the thousands.
The extent and nature of the health effect will depend on many factors including level of exposure and length of time exposed. Among the immediate symptoms that some people have experienced soon after exposure to some organics include:
This is a regular home inspection and is used to provide you with evidence of repairs and/or corrections that need to be made before your one-year warranty runs out on your newly constructed home. Then you have a report to take to the builder that lists all repairs.
Because of the nature of the type of construction and materials used the time needed to conduct a thorough inspection of log structures require extra time and effort. Do not have just anyone perform an inspection of a log home. Wood decay is a real concern. Choose an inspector who allows the time needed to conduct the inspection you deserve and need.
This inspection surveys your home or potential home for EMF (electromagmetic field) EMF is believed by some to be related to higher rates of cancer and other ailments. This survey report can be done alone or while completing a whole house inspection. Play it safe and find the "hot spots" in your house.
Maintenance Inspections (for home owners, building associations, investors, etc)
This is an inspection in which I inspect your home/property to see if systems, structures and components are functioning as they should. If not, then issues will be identified before they become large costly problems. The things looked for will vary depending upon the season. Recommended highly for the Spring and the Fall Seasons Report also includes pictures.
This is an inspection in which I inspect your property to see if the last tenant left things as they should or if the last tenant abused the place and will need to pay damages. If small issues, such as leaks, are identified then the issues may be corrected before they become large costly problems. If you need to take the client to court add my charges to their bill. The report includes photos to help document items for you.
Apartments / Multi-unit buildings
This inspection is like the whole house inspection with the addition of my checking out each unit and each HVAC. Call for pricing as it varies with building size, etc
This home inspection is designed for those recent home buyers who did not have the home inspected prior to buying and are concerned about the current condition of the home, perhaps a "situation" has been discovered. Call me and I will conduct an inspection of the concerning area(s). Usually one problem can lead to many if unattended to. If you are concerned that if you call a repairman he will claim a problem just to get some more business, call me I do not do repairs and will never be motivated beyond your best interest to "find/create" an issue.
Habitation Investigation LLC Home Inspections
Mechanicsburg, OH 43044
Use the 24/7 Online Scheduler or call 614-413-0075 or 937-205-4758