Sample Inspection Report

file-downloadYou will not get the typical punch list inspection report from us but rather a detail narrative report with digital photo’s as well as a summary report that will let you know of any immediate concerns the inspector has. Click on the icon to the right to see one of our reports.

 


Polybutylene Piping

file-downloadCox v. Shell Oil Co. is one of the most successful consumer settlements in United States history providing for the free replacement of leaking polybutylene (PB) plumbing systems for homeowners nationwide. Click on the link to read more about this lawsuit and if you qualify for a settlement.

 


Mold Testing

file-downloadThere is a lot of hype about mold testing and whether or not a test should be done when buying a home. Mold sampling has become a standard practice during a home inspection because home buyers want to know in advance if there are any mold issues in the home they are thinking of purchasing.  Click on the link to the right to read more information about mold testing so you can make an informed decision.

 


Radon Testing

Radon is the number two cause for lung cancer in the United States.  You can go to the Florida Department of Health to get file-downloadadditional information regarding radon.  Click on this download link to see a sample radon testing report.

 


Wind Mitigation Affidavit

A wind mitigation affidavit is required by most insurance companies when applying for homeowners insurance.  This inspection has the potential  to help a homeowner save on their homeowners insurance.

 


Septic System

file-downloadA homeowners guide to your septic system. Everything you need to know about how septic systems work and more!

 


Salt Pulping

This is a fuzzy decay and deterioration on wood support pilings caused by salt water being absorbed from the ground up into the Salt Pulpingpiling, this process is sometimes described as “wicking”. Sometimes pulping happens because the piling is not dried, aged properly, or treated prior to use. To stop pulping, the water column action must be blocked. This file will give you more information on salt pulping of wood piling homes.

 


Pex Pipe Fittings

If you own or owned a home or other structure that contains a plumbing system with brass crimp (F1807) fittings/connectors sold by Zurn (pex fittings), you may qualify for benefits from a class action settlement.  These fittings are considered a “ticking time bomb” as the copper mixture used to make these fittings will quickly erode and cause water damage.  If you experience this issue, you may be entitled to a settlement. Click here for more information on the class action case for pex pipe.

 


Federal Pacific Panels / Zinsco Panelsfile-download

The electrical panel box is one of the most important parts of a home’s electrical systems. The breakers are designed to protect a home from overcurrents or short circuits and any possible damage they may create.  These panels cannot always be counted on to protect homes from overcurrents or short circuits that could result in a fire.  Click on the download file to read additional information.

 


Termite Inspection – Understanding your WDO reportfile-download

A Wood Destroying Organism (WDO) Inspection Report is a written report of an inspection on a home for visible and accessible evidence of an infestation or  damage by wood destroying organisms. Usually this means subterranean or dry wood termites, but will also cover wood destroying beetles and wood destroying fungi.