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Inspection Services

INSPECTION SERVICES

Florida Home Inspectors, Inc. is dedicated to providing quality inspection services to protect your investments. Serving Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood, North Port, and all of Southwest Florida, we specialize in thermal imaging to better evaluate any potential problems and offer solutions. Contact us today or submit an inspection request to schedule a home or condo inspection.

Home Inspection

At Florida Home Inspections we know that for many people in southwest Florida, their home is their largest investment.  Hidden faults, problems and issues can degrade the value of the home and lower your investment return.  Having your home inspected can save you costly repairs and renovations due to a number of potential hazards. Using our Thermal Imaging technology, we can detect problem areas in your home before major damage occurs.

Condo Inspection

At Florida Home Inspections we ensure your peace of mind by following strict and thorough condo inspection procedures. Using our Thermal Imaging technology, we can detect problem areas in your condo before major damage occurs. Whether you are a condominium buyer or seller, we give you the peace of mind only a complete condo inspection can bring.

Four Point Inspection

Insurance companies have been asking home owners to pay for this type of inspection if a home is exceeding 25 years old. The age requirement depends on the insurance agencies. While performing this type of inspection we look at 4 areas of the house.

4-point inspections focus on four main areas of your home:

  • HAVC (Heating, Ventalation, and Air Conditioning)
  • Electrical wiring and panels
  • Plumbing connections and fixtures
  • Roof

A licensed home inspector will evaluate the working order and age of these systems to be recorded for the insurance companies. Any deficiencies will also be recorded and the client may be asked by the insurance company to replace any of the systems if deficient.

Having a four point inspection could potentially help homeowners save on insurance costs as well as maintain safety for your family and pets. Contact Florida Home Inspections today to find out more benefits of home inspection.

Wind Mitigation

High winds can permeate your doors, windows, and roof causing  moisture and debris to enter your home. Southwest Floridians are especially subject to wind related damage from hurricanes and tropical storms.Our expertscan find the areas most susceptible to high winds allowing corrections to be made before a major catastrophe occurs. Don’t trust just anyone with the future of your home investment. Contact Florida Home Inspections, Inc. and speak to our certified residential inspector.

Wind Mitigation Inspection covers the following:

  • Roof Covering and Date of installation
  • Roof deck attachment – nails, screws or staples along with the size and spacing
  • Roof to wall attachment- Nails, clips or straps
  • Roof shape and gable end bracing
  • Wall construction types- usually frame or block
  • Secondary Water barriers- Self adhering polymer modified bitumen or foam
  • Opening protection- Impact tested and approved products, not wind-resistant or pressure tested

Mold Inspection

Mold could be growing just beneath the surface of your home and a visual inspection may not be enough to detect it. At Florida Home Inspections, we use thermal imaging technology to find the problem without causing excess damage to your walls and air samples to measure spore ratios in your home. Mold has been linked to many health related issues. Having a mold inspection can protect your family and pets.

Air Quality Testing

Indoor Air Quality testing is based on a sterile sampling of indoor air, and a control sample of outside air, these samples are then sent to an accredited lab for processing, reports are then returned (usually with-in 3-4 business days) indicating if there is an elevated amount of spore inside as opposed to outside.

Chinese Drywall Inspection

Newer homes in Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood, and throughout southwest Florida may have been built with the substandard quality Chinese drywall.  This drywall has been known to damage plumbing, electrical systems, and lead to a number of medical issues for residents.  This problem is not always detectable by odor, so it is important that you only use a qualified and certified drywall inspector.

Pool Inspection

At Florida Home Inspections, we inspect your pool or spa for proper function and safety. Every aspect of your pool area should be inspected from the walkway, fence, and gate, to the equipment, wiring, and lighting. Residents of  Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood, North Port, and all of Southwest Florida, choose the best, Florida Home Inspections, Inc.

Termite Inspection

Termites can cause major structural damage to any home or condo. Florida Home Inspections knows that early detection of an infestation is key to preserving the integrity of your building. Using our thermal imaging technology, we can determine variations in the thickness of your wood supports to identify termite damage and offer expert solutions. Save yourself thousands of dollars on repairs and renovations, have your home inspected for termites.

Well and Septic Inspections

Wells and septic systems must be maintained to ensure good water quality and proper drainage in for your home. Having your well and septic systems inspected by a certified inspector regularly can prevent potentially hazardous complications. Keep your family safe from water and septic related problems. Contact Florida Home Inspections, Inc. today.