Home Inspection Citrus County.
Before closing on your new home, our Inspectors will shed light on hundreds of your home’s most important components. From the roof and furnace to plumbing, foundation, and electrical, we will take detailed notes on the condition of the property, giving you the information you need, to make the best home-buying decision and prepare for future maintenance. Our Home Inspections also include other important parts of your home such as Sea Walls and Docks, Boat Lifts, Chimneys, Mobile Home Systems, Water Quality, Air Quality, WDO (Wood Destroying Organisms) and more.
Getting an inspection before your home hits the market can help your house sell faster and save you money. Pre-listing inspections also let you know which parts of your home to fix before they become deal breakers for potential buyers. With a home seller’s inspection, you won’t be taken by surprise by a major issue before you sell your home. Our thorough inspection report included in your home’s disclosure documents can improve your bargaining power, letting prospective buyers know you’ve done your homework.
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An 11 month Builder Warranty Inspection is essentially a typical standard home inspection done in the 11thmonth of occupancy of a new home, that makes observations of the visible and apparent condition of the home including the structure and all the major systems and components of the home, but it also looks for some of the more minor issues unique to new homes. The inspection should be conducted during the 11th month of your occupancy and prior to the expiration of the builder’s warranty, which most builders offer for a 1 year period. It certainly is wise and you will benefit greatly in several ways when you decide to have an 11 month warranty inspection.
Builders tend to be more cooperative and receptive to repairing items if they are listed on a certified home inspector’s report. As a new home owner within the 1st year, you have every right to expect your home to be free of defects and problems due to improper installation and material failures. The warranty document the builder provides sometimes is difficult to interpret. Stress-Less Home Inspectors is familiar with and understands the terms, parameters, standards and tolerances of materials as described in these documents.
After a certified inspector thoroughly examines your home, you will receive a comprehensive report, complete with photos and listed defects. It will be in a format that you can submit notice to your builder for realistic repair requests of the existing issues, prior to the expiration of the warranty. The report will help hold the builder and its subcontractors accountable and streamline the repair process. Please don’t attempt to perform the 11 month warranty inspection yourself or just allow you builder to do it for you. You need a professional 3rd party certified inspector to look out for you. If you allow your warranty to expire and problems arise later, correcting these defects could cost thousands of dollars.
Homes Pre-Inspected and Ready
Are you selling your home? Let an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector® inspect it before you even list it. A Move-In Certified® home has been pre-inspected, which means that the seller can confirm that there are no major systems in need of immediate repair or replacement, and no known safety hazards. A Move-In Certified® Seller Inspection informs you of any defects or problems with your home so that you can address them before prospective buyers discover them. You can then take the time you need to obtain reasonable repair estimates. Show prospective buyers that you are dealing in good faith. Avoid 11th-hour negotiations and delays, and justify your full asking price by having your home pre-inspected now.The inspection reports are hosted on www.FetchReport.com. Ask the listing agent or seller for access to view.
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Read this article that explains some of the reasons it's a good idea to have your home pre-inspected: 8 Unexpected Factors That Can Threaten Your Home Sale.
Read this Los Angeles Times article about seller inspections.
A Four Point Inspection focuses on the four main components of a home, which are Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing and Roof. The Four Point Inspection verifies the ages of each system and inspects the condition of each part. The Four Point report that Stress-Less Home Inspectors provides to you will help you determine what areas can be improved in order to save on your homeowner’s insurance policy, most insurance companies require a Four Point Inspection at 30 years and older. Stress-Less Home Inspectors also completes Roof Certifications. Some insurance companies may only require that this inspection be performed for your insurance needs.
The four areas of a 4 point Inspection are: the HVAC (heating and air conditioning), plumbing, electrical, and the roof. Call your insurance company and ask if you would benefit in having a four point or wind mitigation inspection
Inspecting your HVAC system can save you from costly problems by ensuring that your heating/air conditioning units are operating properly, and the HVAC system is flowing freely and efficiently. This inspection also provides an update on your related structural, mechanical, and electrical components such as the duct work, grills and registers, outside compressors, thermostats, and the flue pipe that expels carbon monoxide.
Plumbing can be your best friend or your worst nightmare. A good inspector like those here at Stress-Less Home Inspections will thoroughly check the water heating equipment and water
Electrical fires are the largest cause of property damage in home structure fires. A good home inspector will be able to give a critical assessment of the service entrance wires, breakers, service panels, disconnects, and fuses, to ensure that everything is grounded. He will check to make sure the right gauge of wire is being used and that the right breakers are installed while ensuring that you are up to date, up to code, and safer.
When the roof fails, the damage can cost thousands to tens of thousands. This is especially true in wet climates where any leaks, cracks, missing shingles, or damage to the flashing can allow copious amounts of water to flow unchecked into the walls and ceiling. Over time water damage will then mildew and potentially create toxic mold buildups that can crush the entire value of your home. A good four point inspection will ensure that the roof is in good shape and point out any issues that need to be addressed.
Construction protection.· Windstorm construction attributes protect your home from catastrophic wind damage by strengthening your home ability to withstand the uplift, shear and lateral forces associated with a hurricane to the exterior shell of your building.· The construction features enhance the vulnerable components of your home protective shell or envelope by fortifying your roof, exterior walls, windows and doors so they will not breach or fail.· If this envelope is breached, rain and debris can enter your home causing considerable damage to its interior and exert pressure on your walls and roof can lead to catastrophic wind damage to your property.What are the Florida laws.· The State of Florida enforces insurance companies to offer reduced insurance premium for homes with hurricane resistant features.· As per Florida Statutes, companies need to offer discounts or mitigation credits for construction techniques that can reduce losses due to wind damage.· These Wind Mitigation discounts became effective in 2003. The Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) created the official Windstorm Inspection Mitigation Report Form OIR-B1-1802. Qualified home inspector needs to complete the form.· Doing this Mitigation Inspection is a must for homeowners because hurricanes are a real danger.· These Inspection Services can be performed for all single family homes, townhouses, condos and commercial buildings.· Homeowner's and Condo Associations also qualify for Mitigation credits.· Homeowners discounts for windstorm insurance are available for building with features that reduce wind damage.· The Wind Mitigation Features Discounts count because buildings with stronger resistant quality are homes with lower windstorm losses and lower losses represent reduced losses for the insurer that benefit the customers.· Over 85% of the existing homes qualify for homeowners insurance company discounts because they have one or more of the resistive construction features.Homes designed after 1994 in Dade County and Broward or properties built after 2002 in the rest of the State usually qualify for significant credits because were built with many resistive construction standards. Beverly Hills Crystal River Dunnellon home inspection
Don't risk your families safety by not knowing what's in your water!
Your report offers Water Health Recommendations and ability to speak with the lab about your results.
* Get Your Water's Report Card
Understand how your water quality compares. A common complaint about regular water quality reports is that they just show a lot of numbers with no real way to understand what they mean for your health and home.
We condense your results into an easy to understand summary so you can quickly gauge the potential health risk coming from the contaminants found in your water sample.
* Understand Your Health Risks
Lab reports just tell you how much of something was found in your water and whether it exceeds a legal limit. They give you no way of knowing if something is a serious threat or just something you should keep an eye on.
Most complete databaseof the health effects of contaminants in drinking water. We use it to rate the things we find in your sample so interpreting the results gets a lot easier.
* Match Treatment to Contaminants
When something is in your water it can be hard to find the right treatment. There are thousands of treatment products out there, most of them only rated to treat a limited selection of contaminants. If you select the wrong treatment, you'll be left exposed.
We make getting best treatment easy by vetting products and treatment technologies from leading manufacturers and matching your specific contaminants to the ones that can improve your water.
* Monitor Local Water Quality
You can learn more about your water and potential contaminant risks by understanding your local context. In cities this means understanding how the water systems that serve you are performing.
For well owners and others drinking groundwater, we search a nationwide database covering over 150 million contaminant results, to illustrate what's already been discovered near your testing location.
My well water tastes, smells, and looks fine!
While tastes, odors, discoloration, or cloudiness are obvious signs of problems with your water, water that is perfectly clear and tastes fine can still have unhealthy levels of contamination. Testing by a certified laboratory is the only reliable way to be sure you have safe drinking water.
I already had my well water tested.
Do you know what it was tested for? Was it tested by a certified drinking water laboratory? There are many free test kits available at home improvement stores or from water treatment companies. Most of these test kits do not check for chemicals that affect your health and only test for acidity or hardness. Without a complete test by a certified laboratory, you may be drinking water with contaminants that you cannot see, taste, or smell.
Lead & Metals, Coliform & E.Coli, Hardness & Silica , Volatile, Organics
Fluoride & Lithium, Nitrate & Nitrite, Chlorine & Chloramine, Uranium & Strontium, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Total Chromium
Water safety standards in the USA are called MCLs or Maximum Contaminant Levels. MCL’s are set by federal and state governments for all public water systems (utilities) in the USA and are based on the health risks of each contaminant but also on the practical costs of treating water for your entire community. A public water system can range in size from 15 households to more than 1 million.
For many reasons, some contaminants can be dangerous but simply too expensive to treat at scale so federal MCLs are often higher than levels known to have an impact on your health.
Therefore, your tap water may be fully within legal limits for a variety of contaminants but still be considered a health risk. We believe you have a right to understand exactly how the contaminants in your water might affect your health, and make your own decisions about treatment.
VA and FHA Loan Water Testing
Stress-Less Home Inspectors also offers VA and FHA loan water testing. Whether you are refinancing or applying for an initial loan, they will both require a water sample be collected by an independent inspector. Unfortunately they usually spring this on people last minute but we can usually setup on-site visits within 24-48 hours. Results are had back in approximately 5-7 days as there is an incubation period to properly test for bacteria.
Our Drinking Water Test includes all analysis against all EPA Drinking standards which fulfills VA and FHA drinking water testing requirements.
Things we look for when inspecting your well and water quality testing. Stress-Less Home Inspectors.
Most Builders offer a one year warranty on a new home. We'll come out during the 11th month and perform a complete home inspection. We will provide you with a report on all your systems and visible sections in order to provide your builder a repair list , while your warranty is still in effect. Contact us: email@example.com 352-501-0147
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