Home Inspections

Heating/Cooling Systems and Hot Water Systems

Heating/Cooling Systems Annual service is needed on any heating, cooling, or HVAC system. We recommend contacting a qualified professional for these services. Outside condensers of A/C or HVAC units should be monitored. Vegetation should be kept away to ensure proper function. Air Condition systems should not be operated, and will not be operated by the…

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Foundations, Crawlspaces, and Basements

Foundations Any comment made with regard to the foundation or foundation walls references only what is visible to the inspector. The inspector cannot see behind stored items, walls framed in front of foundation walls, and other objects, which will limit the inspection Any notice of settlement cracks indicates past and possible continuing active settlement concern.…

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Exterior Grounds Inspections

Fences and privacy walls are not required to be inspected according to the New York State Standards of Practice, however, any safety concern regarding a fence and the need thereof may be mentioned during your home inspection. Pools, spas, hot tubs, exterior sprinkler systems, etc. are also not required to be inspected according to the…

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Facts About Radon

Myth: Scientists are not sure that radon really is a problem. FACT: Although some scientists dispute the precise number of deaths due to radon, all the major health organization agree with estimates that radon causes thousands of preventable lung cancer deaths every year. This is especially true among smokers. Myth: Radon testing is difficult and…

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