Why do I need a Chandler home inspector?
Purchasing a home in is the single largest expense most people ever make, so choosing the best chandler home inspector is very important. A home inspection will identify items that are in need of repair, or replacement. This will allow negotiations to hopefully have the seller either repair, or replace the items. The seller may choose an alternative – discount the purchase price for the estimated cost for repairs. This way a buyer can make the repairs on their own, or choose the professional to make the repairs. And even if the seller will do nothing, you are armed with the knowledge to make an informed decision.
1st Insight Inspections is a service-oriented inspection company, that serves both home buyers and home sellers. We conduct property inspections which include: roof inspection, exterior / structural inspection, electrical, plumbing, interior, heating and cooling, appliance safety recall checks and more. 1st Insight Inspections services conducts inspections in Chandler, AZ and throughout the Greater East Valley
What does a Chandler home inspector look for?
A knowledgeable home inspector is aware that one the largest dangers to a home is water. Water penetration into a home must be dealt with because it can cause serious, permanent damage to the home. Water can cause mold, foundation damage, rotting wood, and more. Since water is such a detriment to the home, considerable time will be spent by the inspector looking for signs of water damage. Sometimes the current homeowner may try to cover up water damage.
Do it Yourself – Can Pose Problems
A home inspector should also be looking for signs of poor attempts at home improvement by inexperienced DIYers. One of the hardest things to catch, and also one of the most dangerous, is faulty wiring. Issues to look for include overloaded junction boxes, wiring that is not appropriately secured to the structure, and improperly wired electrical outlets. Faulty wiring can be a danger to the homeowner due to possible electrocution or house fire.
Another issue with an amateur DIYer doing home improvement, can be found in room additions. A potential homeowner may see a room with carpet, seating, and a TV, as a bonus space. An experienced 1st Insight Chandler home inspector will know to evaluate additions very carefully.
A 1st Insight home inspectors will be looking for a home deficiencies, making sure the potential buyer is aware of them. Many items discussed in the inspection may not actually be important issues yet, but items that are neglected over time can turn into major problems. Home maintenance is very important. As a matter of fact, often the majority of items found in a home inspection is deferred maintenance.