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Corb Electric , LLc

Corb Electric , LLc

4.6 (17)
We give our customers. Excellent customer service. We’re here for you . 
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Acas

Acas

5.0 (4)
Family owned ,in business since 2002,honest reliable, flexible scheduling ,courteous, persistant,go that extra mile ,flexible payment on major repairs ,
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NextDay Inspect®

NextDay Inspect®

5.0 (4)
Our goal is to protect our clients' interest by providing a thorough and detailed inspection of the property. Safeguarding our clients' investment is our priority. We provide residential home inspections, commercial building inspections, pre-drywall inspections, radon gas testing, and mold sampling. View the rate for your home inspection and scheduling availability on our website. Home Inspectors at NextDay Inspect® are licensed by DPOR and DLLR and are certified members of ASHI and InterNACHI. Upon completing the on-site inspection the inspector will prepare a report, including photographs taken at the property, and arrows with commentar ... View Profile
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Capital Remodeling, INC.

Capital Remodeling, INC.

5.0 (3)
Capital Remodeling’s impressive track record with regulatory agencies such as the M.H.I.C., Virginia Commonwealth, and D.C. Consumer and Regulatory Affairs makes Capital the perfect match for the professional and quality installation of your new home remodeling project. Capital specializes in new vinyl replacement windows, custom kitchen cabinets and countertops, and vinyl siding and roofing. You can feel confident that Capital will do the job right the first time and has thousands of referrals in your local area to back up their excellent work. Capital also provides many financing options to make your investment easy and ... View Profile
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A&A Certified Inc.

A&A Certified Inc.

5.0 (3)
The best in the business  I provide a free termite report with the home inspection  I am a lead inspector I am a 203k FHA.HUD Consultant  I am an Asbestos inspector  I am a building inspector
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HomeKey Inspections, LLC

HomeKey Inspections, LLC

5.0 (3)
Our number one goal is to give our clients the knowledge and resources they need to be in the best position possible when it comes to buying or selling a home. Our inspectors are professionally trained beyond the state standards, fully licensed and AHIT certified, utilizing the latest tools and technology to provide an excellent inspection service for every client, every time! Inspection reports include photos/videos of problems found along with helpful illustrations and are sent soon after the inspection. We’ve seen it all, from the best to the worst, so rest assured that you’ll find yourself in good hands with HomeKey Inspection ... View Profile
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Paid Fairly For Property Damage

Paid Fairly For Property Damage

5.0 (3)
I'm not happy until I know for sure that I have provided the utmost best services and expectations of the client. My job is not complete until that has been accomplished.
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Shore Certified Home Inspections LLC

Shore Certified Home Inspections LLC

5.0 (2)
I personally handle all my Home Inspections. I have over 30 years experience in all aspects of residential and commercial construction. I cover the entire property including: Structural, Exterior, Roof Systems, Plumbing Systems, Electrical Components, Heating and Air Conditioning Systems, Interior, Insulation and Ventilation, Solid Fuel Burning Systems, and Garages for residential and commercial structures. I produce detailed written reports of over 20 pages with photographts and summaries.. I meet my clients before I start the home inspection to answer questions, address any concerns the client may have and explain the inspection process.&nb ... View Profile
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East Coast Roofing

East Coast Roofing

5.0 (1)
 Tell me what an operator will beat anybody’s price no matter what 
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Craftmasters Services

Craftmasters Services

5.0 (1)
Craftmasters Services offers a comprehensive preventive maintenance program to preserve and enhance the value, life, and beauty of your home. Our goal is to provide you with comfort and peace of mind knowing that your home is being cared for by dedicated professionals. Craftmasters Services will take care of your home so you don't have to, freeing your time to focus on more leisurely tasks. Our success is built on our contractors' dedication to excellent service, and by developing trusted partnerships with our customers to maintain and preserve their homes. At Craftmasters Services, we strive to earn your continued business with each and eve ... View Profile
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Bryan Electrical Services LLC

Bryan Electrical Services LLC

3.0 (1)
Were a group of Electricians that have all worked with each other spanning 15 years, were well versed in commercial residential applications and have all went thru proper schooling to apply code and ethics in all of our works. 
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Tidewater Inspections Llc

Tidewater Inspections Llc

I offer prompt experienced service throughout Anne Arundel County and its surrounding areas with multiple services offered. I have been in business entering my 14th year. In addition to a 19 page home inspection report I provide a stand-alone Home Inspection Summary which includes photographs of issues identified as well as descriptions of the issues and recommendations for further action. Please view my website at www.tidewaterinspectionsllc.com ... View Profile
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Atlantic Coast Inspection Services

Atlantic Coast Inspection Services

ACI Services has performed professional services for a wide variety of clients which include home owners, industrial, commercial property owners and developers, medical and educational facilities. ACI Services wants to bring the adverse affects of mold, asbestos and lead to the attention of home and property owners. Atlantic Coast Inspection Services is committed to providing quality home inspections and Environmental Consulting. ACI Services is interested in the health and safety of people and their living conditions. At ACI Services the customer always comes first.  ... View Profile
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Noble Home Inspection

Noble Home Inspection

I consider an inspection to be detective work. I am looking for clues that indicate issues in the home for clients. My mild OCD serves me well in this. I am very detail oriented to my wifes annoyance but this also helps my work.   As an member of ASHI (# 251000) for 7 years and Va state licensed before it was required I take my work very seriously and have done thousands of home inspections. My office is in Fairfax Station but I am happy to drive to further locations ( not Maryland) I use a belt of tools in my work, moisture meters and thermal imaging. I will crawl into any space I can fit into that I deem safe. ... View Profile
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Atlantic Real Estate Services

Atlantic Real Estate Services

We specialize in Radon Testing and Mitigation Solutions.  Concerned with Radon Effects on your health We provide a personal and professional approach to testing, consulting and providing solutions for radon exposure in your home.  Buying or selling a home We specialize in esthetically pleasing, cost effective radon mitigations systems, that meet the buyer and sellers needs.
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HomeCheck Inspection Service

HomeCheck Inspection Service

We have over 20 years experience in the home inspection industry.  We are totally dedicated to cusotmer service and make ourselves available seven days a week.  We cover all of Baltimore and the surrounding counties.  All our inspectors are full time employees, we do not hire part time people; this is all we do.  We take the time to work with first time homebuyers at seminars.  We are also the only home inspector listed with Live Baltimore on their website, a member with them for over ten years.  We can schedule all your inspection needs with one phone call, home, termite, radon, mold, lead paint and rental ins ... View Profile
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RHS Home Inspections

RHS Home Inspections

Founded in 1992 and located in Gaithersburg, MD, Reliable Home Services, Inc. provides premier home inspections, environmental testing and building consultation services to the Washington DC metro area. Our highly trained inspectors are ASHI certified and state licensed. We regularly attend monthly seminars, technical trainings and continuing education classes to ensure that we meet the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) 20 hours of continuing education and the State of Maryland 15 hours of continuing education each year, as well as to ensure we stay abreast of all current housing components. Our inspectors' professional insight will ... View Profile
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Voss Home Remodeling

Voss Home Remodeling

Hello,   We have been working in this industry for over 25yrs. The owner started out with his father who was GC and picked up knowledge first hand. He still work on project to this day and is determined to keep his business small and client oriented. Details are always the number one rule at Voss Home Remodeling. Without details things, let's just say end up in the deep end of the pool. A personal touch and gratification is what drives us to be the best we can be. We pride ourselves on our work and we want you to trust us with your home. In return we promise to treat it as our own, with care. ... View Profile
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Frequently asked questions

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, Google, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
  • 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?

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?

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?

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