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Environmental and Other Inspections
Inspectors are NC State Certified. Septic Inspections are important as the system is underground. A septic inspection includes reviewing plans and permits providing hand excavation to evaluate accessible septic tanks (depth permitting) and evaluation of the leach field.
We offer pool inspections so that home buyers and owners can rest easy knowing that their pool system is operational, and that all components are functioning as intended.
Irrigation System Inspections
Our irrigation system inspection involves a check of the system components, ensuring proper function and efficient water usage. We also identify zone locations and verify proper coverage and distribution to keep your landscape healthy and prevent potential water damage.
Boat Dock Inspection
Our boat dock inspection assess the integrity and safety of your waterfront property’s docking facilities, providing peace of mind for homeowners and buyers alike. Our inspectors assess pilings, decking, electrical systems, and more.
Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that can build up in the home. It’s undetectable without professional testing. Keep your home safe by scheduling Radon Testing with your home inspection.
Building Sciences Inspections can test for contamination in water such as but not limited Coliform, E-coli, radon in water, arsenic, FHA water testing, VA water testing, with parameters such as pH, nitrate, nitrite, lead, iron, Etc. We use a laboratory certified and sampling procedures that are accepted everywhere.
Your termite inspection will be performed by one of our inspectors. All of our inspectors are registered technicians. Our inspectors are certified in this way so that we can better coordinate the inspection process and provide a single report at the end of the inspection. Managing this process in this way eliminates the confusion of dealing with multiple entities and results in the most accurate assessment possible and a streamlined inspection process.
An assessment of the on-site water supply system involves a test of the PSI, GPM, functional flow, equipment and bacteria lab test. After this assessment, you will not only know the condition of your equipment but you also will know if it has an adequate flow and if it will function under normal stress. This includes a test for Coliform and E coli bacteria.
Bulk Sampling, Asbestos and Others
Many times contaminants can be found in a home or commercial site that can be identified with bulk sampling. We can consult with you and determine the correct sampling for your situation and provide adequate bulk samples to an approved laboratory for assessment and determination of whether these substances are dangerous or acceptable.
The principal of Building Sciences Inspections is the former owner of a scientific remediation company specializing in remediation of mold, radon, and other contaminants. This company was known for performing large mold remediation projects ($250,000) under the supervision of a company employed industrial hygienist. Therefore, we have a lot of experience and can properly advised you with regard to mold and other environmental contaminants.
Modular home purchases generally require foundation certification prior to acquisition. We have partnered with the engineers at Foundation Certifications to provide a turn-key foundation certification service to you. We also provide structural certifications for various components of a home as concerns arise . Contact us with any particular questions.
Specific Concern Assessments
Many times our clients have specific concerns and that they need a thorough assessment performed. This could be a structural issue, mechanical, roofing, environmental, or specialty equipment concern. Call us for an interpretation of repairs or complicated reports you don’t understand. In most cases were capable of making these assessments and clarifying the issue, empowering you to move forward and make necessary decisions.
Commercial Inspections PCA
Commercial inspections will give the business investor a clear understanding of the potential purchase. With years of experience in investing of this sort we can give the business purchaser clear perspective and his new purchase.
The buyer’s inspection is a non-invasive and thorough visual inspection of a residential building. During the inspection, we will take note of the condition of the property in relation to its age and find any damage or defects with the home’s visible and safely accessible systems and components. This inspection will teach home buyers everything they need to know about the home before they purchase it.
Home-Guard Annual Maintenance Inspection
Early detection is a crucial line of defense for your investment. A regular inspection can lead to the discovery of potentially expensive damage.
New Construction Inspections
A proper assessment performed at this point will reduce issues that may arise in the future due to improper application, saving you future maintenance and repairs.
Most experienced residential investors need help putting together a detailed report of issues in the home without all of the information that first-time home buyers might need. An Investor Inspection is a quick and easy way to get a concise report of these defects only at a reduced fee. This inspection can also be used for estate transfers and seasoned buyers.
For a defect-free final project, a Pre-Drywall Inspection/Phase Inspection can be scheduled. We will inspect the project pre-drywall or in stages, depending on which inspection you request. This ensures the property is in its best condition before it’s ready for you.
When purchasing a multi-family dwelling there are considerations that go beyond the realm of a standard residential purchase. Because of our experience we can help with these considerations and properly advise you in the right direction by giving a clear depiction of your potential purchase.
The Pre-Listing Inspection is a great way for sellers to best prepare their home for a competitive housing market. We will uncover any damage in the home so that the seller can repair these issues ahead of potential buyers coming to see the property.
After all repairs have been addressed, a Re-Inspection can be scheduled to ensure that buyer and seller are still on the same page. We will make a reassessment identifying the repairs observed.