Habitation Investigation

HABITATION INVESTIGATION
HOME INSPECTION GUARANTEE

When you schedule a pre-listing or home-buyer inspection with Habitation Investigation, you can trust that we have your best interests in mind and your home is protected with our guarantees. We are so certain we are the best in the area that we guarantee it!

We provide home inspection services all over Central Ohio including Columbus, Dayton, Marysville, Bellefontaine, Lancaster, Canal Winchester, Johnstown, Marion, Circleville, any many other areas. 

Call to ask if not sure if we cover your area at 614-413-0075 or use the chat widget

When ready to schedule with us, use the online schedule system 24 hours a day and get a discount for using it.

 

WHAT DOES THE HABITATION INVESTIGATION HOME INSPECTION GUARANTEE MEAN FOR HOMEBUYERS AND FOR AGENTS?

Roof – It means you are covered for twenty-four months against missed roof defects that our inspectors should have been able to see and noted in the report. In the unlikely event that a minor repair is needed for something that should have been discovered within the scope of a home inspection, we will pay to get it corrected — see limits below. 

Giving you comfort and security that your home is protected.

90 Day Warranty – is in regard to the free 90-day warranty we provide for our clients to cover the mechanicals in the event something, such as an air conditioner or refrigerator, decides to stop working. This warranty is covered by a local home warranty company.

Our providing this gives you a way to get your things running again.

Radon Remedy – If we do an initial radon test and the result is less than 4.0 pCi/L and we do a follow up test within 120 days of the initial test and the follow up test result is 4.0 pCi/L or higher, we will then give $500 reimbursement for your radon mitigation system that was professionally installed. 

Giving you a safer home for you and your children to live in.

Sewer Collapse Guarantee – if we do a sewer scope of your waste line from the clean out to the city or septic you will have a one-year-warranty to help you in the event that sewer line suffers from a collapse. If the line collapses, we will reimburse up to $2000 for repairs. Also, through Advantage Home Warranty, there is coverage for the beginning of your owning your home on your water line and on the sewer line. See Warranty flyer

Termite and Carpenter Ant Guarantee – if we did a wood destroying insect inspection and termite nor carpenter ants were observed that needed treatment. We will pay for spot treatment of the affected area if they are discovered in the structure within 6 months.   

Home Buyer Protection Plan – If the home purchase falls through for any reason, you’ll receive a discount off the next inspection we do for you within 60 days of the previous home inspection. Not available to investors or on foreclosure homes.

 

Agents – Recommending Habitation Investigation is an indicator of being an aboveboard agent who cares for the home buyers and investors, increasing the chances of your getting future referrals from clients! Giving you an increase in your business over the years.

SCOPE OF ROOF GUARANTEE

Limits:

The 24-month Roof Guarantee Against Leaks covers leak repairs for up to a maximum of $500 in aggregate. Any payments for repairs made under the guarantee cannot be combined with the 90-Day Guarantee. If the inspection report called for further evaluation of the roof by a licensed roof contractor, and no licensed roof contractor evaluated the roof prior to the end of your contingency period, the roof guarantee is void. Valid only when the roof inspection was part of the whole home inspection.

 

Deductible: NONE

This guarantee covers leaks only. Defects that were reported or in an aerial or pole camera roof inspection report are excluded. If the report identifies the roof as worn, beyond its life expectancy, or in need of replacement, this guarantee is void and no repair coverage will be provided.

The client must notify us via email prior to making any repairs. If repairs are made without notifying us first, the guarantee is void. We will not reimburse for repairs performed without prior approval. We reserve the right to verify that the item was observable, should have been included in the inspection report, was within the scope of the home inspection, and we have an opportunity to have a contractor of our choice perform the repair.

Inspecting & Protecting One Home At a Time.

ARE THERE OTHER RESTRICTIONS?

Roof Guarantee Limits:

The Habitation Roof Guarantee covers leak repairs for up to a maximum of $500 in aggregate. Any payments for repairs made under the guarantee cannot be combined with the 90-Day warranty. If the inspection report called for further evaluation of the roof by a licensed roof contractor, and no licensed roof contractor evaluated the roof prior to the end of your contingency period, the roof guarantee is void.

Deductible: NONE

This guarantee covers leaks only. Defects that were reported or in an aerial or pole camera roof inspection only report are excluded. If the report identifies the roof as worn, beyond or near its life expectancy, or in need of replacement, this guarantee is void and no repair coverage will be provided.

The client must notify us prior to making any repairs. If repairs are performed without notifying us first, the guarantee is void. We do not reimburse the client for repairs performed without prior approval. 

Sewer Collapse Guarantee limits:

The Habitation Sewer Collapse Guarantee covers repairs up to $2000 in aggregate if a sewer scope was performed as part of a home inspection by Habitation Investigation. If the sewer scope inspection called for further evaluation of the sewer line or called for repairs of damaged/cracked pipes and no further evaluation and repairs were done prior to the end of the contingency period, then the sewer collapse guarantee is void. Areas not able to be scoped by Habitation Investigation are excluded from this coverage. Collapse as a result of physical damage (heavy vehicles, digging, defective materials, natural acts, damage from renovations, etc) is excluded. Clogs, backup issues or other costs are not covered (these would be the responsibility of homeowners insurance likely). Repair costs and damages consequential to a sewer line issue are excluded. 

Deductible: NONE 

 

Termite and Carpenter Ant Guarantee – this is limited to termites and carpenter ants only. The treatment is limited to a single spot treatment up to $250 in aggregate.

ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS & SERVICES

At Habitation Investigation, we strive to go above and beyond the norm to provide our clients and agents with excellence in service wrapped in a one-stop-shop making it easy and efficient as possible. We provide the following products, services, and information for your convenience:

 

*Any repairs must be for items that fall within the scope of the home inspection. The scope of a home inspection is defined in our InterNACHI Standards of Practice, State of Ohio, and our inspection agreement 

Items that do not fall within the scope of a home inspection are not covered. Examples include sprinkler systems, window coverings, concealed defects, critters/pests and items not observable due to ambient conditions or personal items.

Items that were not accessible at the time of inspection due to personal items, locked rooms, lack of utilities or concealed are excluded. Home inspectors do not move personal items.

Habitation Investigation must be notified prior to any repairs being performed or guarantee is void. 

 

Before filing a claim please see the options below

To submit a claim for a warranty with the full home inspection you can go to www.SubmitYourClaim.net and submit basic info that we need.  You will need to upload a repair estimate from a licensed contractor that states the (1) cause of failure as well as (2) parts and labor broken out for each issue. You will also upload your inspection report and some basic info on the home and contact info. 
If the claim is for an appliance or HVAC system we will need the manufacture, model # and serial # from the unit that was inspected. If you are within a few days of your policy expiration date or have any questions, please call us at 800-544-8156.  Your warranty is based from the date of the full home inspection.

SCHEDULE YOUR INSPECTION TODAY

Be assured that the professionals of Habitation Investigation provide the best inspection services in the business. We back up our work and protect your interests with our Guarantee. Contact us at (614)413-0075 for more information. We service all of Central Ohio including Dayton, Columbus, Canal Winchester, Marion areas.

Many people prefer to use or online scheduling system to claim a day and time slot that works best for them as soon as possible. We can always discuss additional services that may be needed or desired later on if not selected when scheduling online. No worries, main thing is to get the inspection scheduled.

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