Types of Inspections AS SEEN performs:
Pre-Purchase (Buyers) – gives buyers unbiased condition assessment to reduce later costly repairs
Pre-Sale/Listing (Sellers) – for sellers looking to avoid surprise results / repair costs of buyers inspection
Home Maintenance – assists homeowners in setting up seasonal routines
New Home Warranty – suggested prior to warranty expiry to assess condition
Specialty – WETT, Radon, Thermal IR - normally at request of insurance or other agency providers
Inspections usually take between 2-4 hours, but this depends on the type. At our arranged appointment date/time we meet to review our prior (emailed) signed agreement and discuss your concerns & expectations.
The client is encouraged (at their own risk) to participate with AS SEEN in the inspection; to help you better understand the different home systems & components for your homeownership.
After the inspection, AS SEEN will provide a summary briefing on what was seen/discovered & later to follow in AS SEEN’s electronic report. Your personal tailored report (with pictures) will describe the homes present/existing systems, point out any limitations or exceptions not covered & indicate recommendations on defects or attributes observed in the home during the inspection.
The inspection & reporting must follow a (Click to View) Standards of Practice which will cover the entire dwelling in 10 reported sections including:
ROOFING - includes attic, vents, skylights
EXTERIOR - includes chimneys, drainage, gutters, downspouts, soffits, outbuildings, garages, walkways, porches, decks, steps, balconies, lot grading
STRUCTURE - includes foundation, basement, crawl spaces, walls
ELECTRICAL SERVICE / DISTRIBUTION - includes panel, grounding, bonding
HEATING - includes fireplaces, stoves, furnaces, boilers (oil, gas, electric, wood, propane)
COOLING & HEAT PUMP - includes fitted ducted or ductless; not portable
INSULATION & VENTILATION - includes that found in attic, walls, foundation
PLUMBING - includes water supply, waste, treatment systems (heater, fixtures, faucets)
INTERIOR - includes windows, doors, appliances, stairs, railings
SITE/PROPERTY INFO - includes general time/day conditions plus lot location info
over 500 items attic to basement, pillar to post……and much more
Click to read a SAMPLE REPORT
During the inspection, other services may be offered if necessary or requested by you. Click to see our optional extra TESTING KITS available.
Click to review a sample Appliance RecallChek report, which is Recall Protection for life & includes a monthly RecallTrak maintenance tips newsletter.
A Note About Cost
AS SEEN posts costs for you to see upfront. You should compare.
AS SEEN prices are typical to local industry standards.
You should beware of lower prices & inquire why?
If you have a concern about AS SEEN pricing, call to discuss & you will understand & then book with AS SEEN. Pricing referral incentives are available.
Cancellation Policy – If the inspection is cancelled within 24 hours of the appointment time, a cancellation fee of 25% of the inspection fee may apply.