Q & A
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Why Should I Have A Professional Home Inspection?
A: A home purchase is one of the biggest investments you will ever make, and an inspection from AmeriSpec helps provide the information you need to feel confident about it. After receiving our thorough, objective report detailing the homes’ condition, you’ll be able to make a smart, informed decision.
Q: How Long Does An Inspection Take?
A: The process usually takes two hours, depending on the size, age and condition of the home, and any additional services.
Q: Do I Need To Be Present During The Inspection?
A: Yes, you are welcome and encouraged to attend. The goal of the home inspection is not just to inspect the property, but also to educate the homeowner or potential buyer about the property’s condition. This is better achieved if you are present during the inspection. In addition, by accompanying the inspector, you will have the opportunity to:
- See the condition of the key components throughout the house and property firsthand, giving you a better understanding of your home and the resulting inspection report
- Ease any concerns about findings that seem distressing on paper but are in fact superficial
- Have all of your questions and concerns addressed immediately as they arise
Prior to the inspection, you can prepare a list of any questions or concerns you may have about the property and communicate them in advance to ensure they will be properly addressed in the inspection.
Q: What is Included in the AmeriSpec Report?
A: The AmeriSpec Report is an easy to reference document detailing the condition of the homes major areas (such a heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, roofing, etc.)
Q: How Qualified Are AmeriSpec Inspectors?
A: All inspectors are trained and certified to meet the highest industry standards. AmeriSpec offers the best education in the industry by combining classroom instruction and hands-on technical training in our state-of-the-art- facility.
Q: What is Electronic Radon Testing?
A: Radon is a gas that can’t be seen, smelled or tasted. It shouldn’t be ignored, as the EPA, estimates it causes thousands of lung cancer deaths each year. AmeriSpec is National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP), certified by the National Environmental Health Administration (NEHA ) to do these tests.