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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



Inspection Process

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

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Picture of a house detailing areas within the house structure that are inspected by As Seen

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.


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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.


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