Find a home inspector in Manhattan Beach, CA

Find home inspectors in Manhattan Beach, CA

Find home inspectors in Manhattan Beach, CA

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Find home inspectors in Manhattan Beach, CA

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Top 10 home inspectors in Manhattan Beach, CA

Homeowners agree: these Manhattan Beach home inspectors are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
GG Home Repair Services

GG Home Repair Services

5.0(1)
5 hires on HomeGuide
9+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Holden W. says, "Gilmer is very professional and thorough. He inspected the home inside and out. He issued a detailed report complete with photos, descriptions and recommendations for repairs. I receive the report with in the same day of my inspection. I was very happy and would recommend him highly. " Read more
House2Home Inspections

House2Home Inspections

New on HomeGuide
2 hires on HomeGuide
20+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Hi I’m John freeman Owner/Inspector atHouse2HomeInspections I been doing inspections for over 20 years I cover all of So Cal My price is a flat rate I don’t charge by square footage
Kleen Inspections

Kleen Inspections

5.0(1)
1 hire on HomeGuide
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Isaias N. says, "He was very professional and explained every step during the inspection. He worked through management questioning him. Then explained each step with management with ease." Read more
Chimney Sweep Masters

Chimney Sweep Masters

5.0(2)
1 hire on HomeGuide
31+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Sara says, "The best service we could get. They got here on time and did a professional and clean work we will definitely recommend them to our friends and neighbors" Read more
Garage Doors & Gates 4 Less

Garage Doors & Gates 4 Less

5.0Exceptional(8)
Offers online services
1 hire on HomeGuide
28+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Courtesy A. says, "Garage doors & gates do great work, are professional, courteous, and on time. In addition, they are very knowledgeable on many different styles, finishes, and technology needed to build beautiful and functional gates and doors. I highly recommend it." Read more
Busters Home Inspection

Busters Home Inspection

5.0(2)
1 hire on HomeGuide
24+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Allison G. says, "On time, checked everything, explained any problems with the house and put my husband and I at ease " Read more
Fast Inspections

Fast Inspections

New on HomeGuide
16+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
We care about our customers and referal business is our Number one soures of bring in customers Helping people get what people pay for.
SERVPRO Of Torrance

SERVPRO Of Torrance

New on HomeGuide
57+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Founded in 1967, SERVPRO of Torrance is a trusted leader in the restoration industry, providing 24-hour residential and commercial services in Torrance, CA and surrounding areas. As a locally owned and operated business, they offer a range of services, including water damage mitigation, fire restoration, bio & crime scene cleanup, and construction. Their highly trained technicians are equipped with advanced restoration and cleaning equipment, ensuring a prompt response to any size disaster. They continually strive to make it “Like it never even happened.”
Finish Carpentry Windoors Specialist

Finish Carpentry Windoors Specialist

New on HomeGuide
32+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
Finish Carpentry Service Windows And Doors Base, Casing And Crown Mouldings , Mortise Locks Commercial And Residential Hardware Instalation
Transblue Beverly Hills

Transblue Beverly Hills

New on HomeGuide
39+ years in business
Serves Manhattan Beach, CA
First and foremost - we provide world class service, guarantee our work, and will never leave a job until our client is 110% completely satisfied. We love our client's reaction to a completed project.

Your Home Inspection questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on HomeGuide.

How much does a home inspection cost in my area?

A home inspection costs $300 to $500 on average, depending on the property's size and age, location, services rendered, and if there are freestanding structures. Specialty inspections cost $100 to $300 more for testing things such as mold, asbestos, radon, lead, or termites.

Who pays for a residential home inspection?

The home buyer typically pays for the cost of a private home inspection. The buyer should hire a real estate inspector as soon as the seller accepts the offer. After the inspection, buyers may accept the house "as is," ask the seller to pay for repairs, renegotiate, or back out of the sale and forfeit the earnest money.

What do licensed home inspectors look for?

Certified home inspectors check the roof, foundation, ceilings, windows, attic, crawl space, fireplace, doors, decks and porches. House inspectors also cover the plumbing, heating, electrical, and air conditioning systems. Building inspectors only look at what is visible and accessible.

Some home inspectors offer specialty testing for mold and asbestos for an extra $100 to $300 on average.

What are home inspectors not allowed to do?

Home inspectors are not allowed to check for code violations, permits, determine the house's insurability or value, move furniture or appliances, condemn the property, issue a certificate of occupancy, or survey the properties boundary lines. Inspections also do not include fire and smoke detectors, hot tubs and swimming pools, alarm systems, and sprinkler systems.

How long does a home inspection take?

A home inspection takes 2 to 3 hours on average, depending on the house's size and age and if there are freestanding structures included. Property inspectors provide their final inspection report within 24 hours after inspecting.

Should you get a home inspection on new construction?

Yes, buyers should always get a home inspection on a new construction home. New homes are not always built to code and can have problems. Some buyers also get an early pre-drywall inspection to ensure the beams, posts, studs, insulation, and home systems are installed correctly.

Should I use a home inspector recommended by my realtor?

Hiring a home inspector recommended by your realtor may pose a conflict of interest. The inspector(s) may have a vested interest in helping the realtor close the sale, so they remain on the agent’s list of recommended inspectors.

How to find and hire a good home inspector?

To find the best home inspectors in your area:

  • Get at least three estimates from building inspectors to compare.
  • Ask for references from their past customers.
  • Verify their license and insurance.
  • Look for residential home inspectors certified with the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), or the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).
  • Read reviews and check out their previous work on HomeGuide and Google.
  • Ask about their warranties and guarantees.
  • Ask for a contract in writing upfront.
  • Avoid making large payments upfront. Come up with a payment schedule for work completed.

What questions to ask a home inspector before hiring?

Once you have a shortlist of top-rated home inspectors, ask the following questions before hiring:

  • How long have you been in the property inspection business?
  • What types of homes do you inspect?
  • How many homes have you inspected?
  • What do you check? What don't you check?
  • How much do you charge?
  • Can I see a sample inspection report?
  • Can you provide me with a list of references?
  • Can I be present during the inspection?
  • Are you licensed and insured?
  • How long will the inspection take?
  • Can you provide me a written estimate?
  • Do I pay after the inspection? What payment methods do you accept?
  • What do I need to provide to get started?

What questions to ask a home inspector during the inspection?

Once you've read home inspector reviews and hired a professional, ask the following questions during the inspection:

  • Do any areas need a follow-up inspection?
  • What are your biggest concerns about this house? How much would it cost to fix?
  • Is there anything critical I need to fix before moving in?
  • What would you fix if you were buying this house?
  • Are these issues normal wear and tear?
  • What else could go wrong?
  • Is the roof in good condition?
  • Do any fire, water, health, or safety hazards exist?
  • Are the trees on the property a potential hazard?

Reviews for Manhattan Beach home inspectors

Recent success stories from people in the Manhattan Beach area.
Hila B.
On time, very relatable and got the job done!
Chimney Sweep Masters
Williams M.
Great price and great service! Thanks so much for your help and expertise. I'll be sure to tell my friends to call you guys!
Garage Doors & Gates 4 Less
Patty E.
He was very professional, very courteous. Did a thorough inspection plus we got report right after he finished
Busters Home Inspection
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