A pre-listing inspection is an inspection performed prior to listing a property for sale. This type of inspection is a detailed assessment of the property’s function and safety, not its cosmetic appearance. Click Here For More Information.
A pre-purchase inspection is an inspection done prior to closing on the sale of a property. Typically, a buyer will write a contract contingent on the completion of a home inspection. This type of inspection is a detailed non-destructive visual evaluation of the function and safety of a home. The age and condition of all the aspects of the home are assessed. A mold or radon inspection may also be necessary in order to find other serious problems in the home. Click Here For More Information.
Our infrared tests can be used to monitor and document pre and post building repair and building renovation conditions. Infrared inspection and infrared testing can also be used for building diagnostics, detection of water leakage behind exterior cladding systems such as stucco, brick, and stone, where it can show the water problem – water leakage source, and the location of water damage. Click Here For More Information
Molds are fungi. Tiny particles of mold are present in the indoor and outdoor air that we breathe. Under the right conditions mold spores can multiply- towards dangerous levels and thrive. In order to create a proper environment to grow, mold most importantly needs MOISTURE. Click Here For More Information.
Radon is a radioactive, cancer-causing gas that cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. Radon is a naturally occurring gas that can enter the home through cracks, doorways, sump pumps, and other openings. Click Here For More Information.
Lead exposure can come from a number of sources, including soil and water, but the most prevalent exposure in Maryland comes from lead-based paint found in residences built prior to 1978. In Maryland, lead poisoning is the most common childhood disease, however, lead poisoning is totally preventable. Some of the side effects of lead poisoning are mental retardation, hyperactivity, kidney problems, seizures and coma. Even low levels of lead in a child’s blood can cause learning disabilities and low IQ. Click Here for More Information.
With ever-rising energy prices, homeowners and home buyers are trying to find ways to
make their homes more energy efficient.
- Save an average of 25% on your energy bill ($450/year);
- Find out which improvements to make – the Tune-uP report will estimate the savings and costs of each potential upgrade;
- Increase the comfort of your home – no drafts; better temperature control;
- Increase the value of your home – each dollar spent on Tune-uP-recommended improvements will increase the future sales value by more than a dollar.