WHAT SHOULD A HOME INSPECTION INCLUDE?

Source: A-Pro® Home Inspection Service since 1994 A Home inspection can vary depending on the type of home you are considering. In any case, the home inspector should describe all systems and visually inspect each system and component to make sure it’s functioning correctly at the time of inspection. The following is a basic outline […]

Have Your Home’s Structure Checked Before You Buy

No Bones About It…Have Your Home’s Structure Checked Before You Buy When it comes to home-shopping, it’s easy to be blinded by outside appearances: a sparkling paint job, a manicured lawn, a nostalgic white picket fence. Yes, nice touches with knockout curb appeal, but you know the old adage: All that glitters… Just as a […]

Trust Your Home Inspector to Inspect Roof Trusses

Trust Your Home Inspector to Inspect Roof Trusses   When in the market for a home, some trouble spots will jump out like a sore thumb. But while problems like loose vinyl siding and doors that won’t open will be obvious, other hidden issues, such as compromised wood roof trusses, are cause for even greater […]

Pool and Spa Inspection 

Pool and Spa Inspection Swimming pools and spas are most often excluded from a standard home inspection because they require special training and a separate report.  This is not to say that Pool and Spa Inspections are not important, they absolutely are.  A pool and/or spa are often vital components to that dream home.  When […]

HUD Inspection 

HUD Inspection   There are specific forms associated with HUD homes and their inspections. A HUD home is a property acquired by HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD becomes the property owner, offers it for sale and then sells it at […]

FHA Home Inspection 

FHA Home Inspection   The FHA (Federal Housing Administration) Home Inspection is our standard industry leading Home Inspection but formatted to meet the requirements of our clients that are utilizing an FHA loan. FHA loans provide an option for home ownership to borrowers who may not qualify with other lenders, and often allow lower down […]

Commercial Inspections 

Commercial Inspections   A commercial property is defined as the building structures and improvements located on a parcel of commercial real estate.  These may include structures such as buildings with residential units operated for profit, mixed-use buildings, strip malls, motels, factories, storage facilities, restaurants and office buildings. A commercial inspection requires the inspector to make observations, conduct research, […]

Structural Inspection 

Structural Inspection A standard home inspection includes many of the elements of a structural inspection but is not as in depth as a stand-alone Structural Inspection. During a Structural Inspection the A-Pro Inspector will be looking for and reporting on only the foundation and supporting elements of a home, investigating for a variety of distress […]

Radon Inspection 

Radon Inspection It may surprise you that Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and that nearly all homes have some level of Radon in them.  Radon is an odorless and colorless gas that emits as radioactive uranium breaks down in soil, water or rocks. Radon enters a home many ways such as […]

Mold Inspection 

Mold Inspection Most if not all of us have heard the horror stories associated with mold in a home and it is absolutely true that an elevated condition of mold in a home is a health danger. Certain mold spores can lead to respiratory disease, allergic reactions, and other health issues.  All mold and the […]

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