Our Services

Our inspections are performed with great care and attention to detail.

Whole House Inspections

Our thorough inspections provide a detailed assessment of your home’s condition, covering everything from foundation to roof. With comprehensive reports, you can make informed decisions about your property.

Wood Destroying Organism Inspections

If left unaddressed, wood-destroying organisms like termites and carpenter ants can cause major structural damage. We look at the structure for conditions that could allow wood-destroying organisms to thrive.

Pre-listing Inspections

A pre-listing inspection can not only help expedite the selling process but potentially even increase the property’s sale price. Additionally, they can help reduce the chances of a sale falling through due to unexpected issues with the property being discovered during the negotiation or buyer’s inspection. 

New Construction Inspections

Newly constructed homes need an objective third-party to inspect. The city or county inspectors often don’t catch everything, but we’ve been trained to have a keen eye for anything that could compromise a new home’s lifetime or safety.

Construction Draw Inspections

We work with lenders to report on the completion of phases of construction. This allows lenders to verify contractor draw requests are accurate before disbursing funds, throughout the construction process.

Relocation Inspections

A relocation inspection is an assessment carried out to evaluate the condition of a property before a person or organization moves into it. It can be conducted for various purposes, such as renting, leasing, or purchasing a property.

Maintenance Inspections

Just like your car, your home needs to be maintained. As homes age, the quality of the building and its utilities begin to deteriorate. We will be able to advise and reveal red-flag items before you find yourself in an emergency situation.

Multi-Family Housing Inspections

A multi-unit home inspection is an essential process that should not be overlooked by potential buyers, sellers, or property managers. Multi-unit home inspections can help prevent costly surprises down the line and provide peace of mind to all parties involved.

Radon Testing

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that you can’t see, smell or taste. Radon is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to EPA estimates. Overall, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer. We use a SunRADON 1028 XP Continuous Monitor, the most advanced monitor on the market, to provide our clients with meaningful radon test results from a 48-hour test.

Sewer Scope Inspections

The only way to detect problems in the sewer line, like roots in the line, partial blockages, and settling pipes, before the line stops working, is with a sewer scope inspection.  The national average cost to replace a sewer line is $4,000, and the cost of repairs when a sewer line backs up into a house can be much higher.  Sewer scopes help avoid messy, costly surprises.

Frequently Asked Questions

Buying or selling a home can be a stressful experience, but we’re here to ensure you know what to expect during your home inspection.

A home inspection includes checking for any structural issues such as foundation cracks, roof leaks, plumbing issues, electrical wiring, heating/cooling systems, insulation, windows, doors, chimneys, etc. Depending on the size and age of the property, a home inspection typically takes 2 ½ – 3 ½ hours.  Report editing is finished after the inspection, and reports are emailed that night.

Home inspectors aren’t allowed to move furnishings or stored items in the home.  Some components of the home which are often covered by furnishings and stored items, but that need to be accessible for a thorough home inspection, include the crawlspace access, attic access, electrical panel, water heater, furnace, etc.  It’s also common to have items stored against the exterior of the home.  An inspector can’t inspect what they can’t see, so taking the time to clear these areas will allow us to provide a more thorough inspection.

A home doesn’t pass or fail an inspection. Instead, a home inspection is a thorough audit of your home’s components. In most cases, there will be concerns marked on your home inspection report, but these are strictly informative.

While you can legally skip a home inspection in many cases, doing so could mean  you may end up buying a home that has major issues that need to be fixed.

Although sellers will fill out property disclosures, many homeowners are unaware of defects in their homes, especially in the attic and crawlspace, and are surprised by what we find.

In the State of Oregon, home inspectors are not allowed to bid or make repairs on homes they inspect. He or she can provide information about what needs to be repaired — and it might be helpful to know that information — but the decision to actually do the work lies solely with the homeowner. Not only does this give you the freedom to choose your contractors, but it also helps prevent a conflict of interest.