A typical home inspection will take 2-4 hours to conduct, depending on the size and condition of the home. For first time buyers, our home inspections provide an excellent education on ownership and maintenance of the house. For the more experienced buyer, we’ll focus more on major issues and general building science. We take digital photos throughout the inspection and include them in our inspection report, along with several helpful diagrams and illustrations. Following the inspection, our reports are delivered to your email address on the same day.
If you’re buying a home in East Tennessee, get it tested for radon. Our radon testing services are designed for real estate transactions: we give a quick turnaround with 48-hour testing. We use continuous electronic monitors that give an hour-by-hour breakdown of the test results.
A FEW QUICK FACTS ABOUT RADON
Radon is a gas formed by the breakdown of uranium and radium, both of which are found in high levels in East Tennessee. Every home is susceptible to radon, even new construction. There are a large number of homes in East Tennessee with high radon levels. We’ve found that about one out of three houses have high levels of radon. Radon is unpredictable. Two houses built right next to each other, at the same time, with the same construction methods, may have very different radon levels.
This option for a Air Quality Testing is conducted in conjunction with a full home inspection and generally takes 30 minutes to perform. These can be done when there is already a known or suspected fungus/mold issue or they can be performed as a precaution. Mold Inspection pricing with a home inspection starts at $225 and includes the following:
Septic dye testing is a non-invasive testing of your septic system. Dye is flushed down the toilet and the water is ran for 30 minutes. After that we locate were your field line and look for any red dye seepage up from the ground. This is a use in function test accepted by most loan company's an an acceptable test.
Test your well water for contaminants, E.coli and Bacteria. Results within back within 24 hours.