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Inspecting your Home

Home Inspections are easy when you start with Pillar To Post Home Inspections. Home Inspections are imperative when you are considering purchasing real estate and can also be a good idea if you are selling a home. If you are putting a home on the market, Pillar To Post Home Inspectors can give you an idea of any issues your home may have, providing the opportunity to make necessary repairs and get you top-dollar in the selling process.

Finding the Right Home Inspector

Setting up a home inspection with a Pillar To Post Home Inspector is seamless and easy when you understand the process. Our convenient methods let you reach out and secure a home inspection when it is best for you. Start now and get yourself the best home inspection possible with Pillar To Post Home Inspectors.

Request Inspection

Using your zip code or postal code, you can find the closest Pillar To Post Home Inspector on our website. Then, contact them easily by phone, email, or easier still, utilizing the request form found on your local Pillar To Post Home Inspector’s site.

Book a Convenient Time

A Pillar To Post inspector will touch base with you to schedule your home inspection at a time that is convenient for you. This is the perfect time to have any home inspection questions answered and address any concerns that have arisen.

The Inspection

Pillar To Post Home Inspectors wants you to familiarize yourself with any property you intend on purchasing, as well as see the home you are selling from the view of a buyer. Therefore, we invite you along for the home inspection. You can ask any questions, seek advice and gain a better understanding of the property. Pillar To Post Home Inspectors print you a detailed report, on-site at the end of the home inspection, so you have all the information at hand.

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Home Inspection Services

Pillar To Post offers three exclusive Home Inspection Packages. This allows you to select the range of services you prefer, so you have peace of mind about purchasing the home you love. Your detailed home inspection report is printed and given to you at the completion of the inspection, so you do not have to wait for the results. As a bonus, you will have online access to your home inspection report at any time.

Professional home inspection of all major items inside and outside the home is the core of the Pillar To Post Home Inspection. Our inspectors conduct a visual inspection of accessible systems and components of the home including:

  • Structural and foundation
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • Roof & attics
  • Basements & crawl spaces
  • Gutters & Drainage
  • Walls, floors & decks
  • Property & site

We also inspect and operate:

  • Furnace & Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Plumbing fixtures in kitchens, baths & laundries
  • Water heaters
  • A representative sampling of lights & receptacles
  • A representative sampling of windows & doors
  • Built-in appliances

All Pillar To Post Home Inspectors are members of regional, state, national or provincial associations across North America. Every home inspection we execute is conducted within the Standards of Practice of these associations.

In addition to our core home inspection services, many of our offices offer added services, click here to learn more.

Home Inspections for the Seller

A home inspection is a great opportunity for you, as a seller to get the best asking price for your home. Pillar To Post Home Inspectors will perform the inspection on your property, so you can see it through the eyes of a buyer. A home inspection will give you the best opportunity to make any repairs or improvements to your home as needed to increase its value.

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Preparing your Home for an Inspection

Here is a checklist of suggested improvement to make prior to a home inspection:

Home inspection disclose information

Disclosures & Warranties

Disclose past fires, floods and major repair work

Provide building permits or plans for any major renovations

Provide invoices & warranties for major improvements like roofs, furnaces, and appliances

Routine Maintenance

Exterior

Repair damaged masonry on walkways & steps

Seal driveway cracks

Repair minor defect in exterior wall materials

Re-caulk around exterior windows & doors

Replace damaged and missing shingles

Clean debris from gutters and drains

Check all downspout for proper drainage

Routine Maintenance Interior

Interior

Repair leaking faucets and fixtures

Re-caulk around bathtubs & sinks

Have a professional electrician inspect receptacle & switches, then make necessary repairs

Loosen any windows that are painted shut

Repair cracked and broken window panes

Arrange service for your HVAC

Have chimneys cleaned

Replace batteries in smoke & carbon monoxide detectors

Day of home inpsection

Inspection Day

If the buyer will be present, then be away from the house for the duration of the inspection

Provide all keys for any locked doors

Clear entrance to storage sheds, attic, crawl spaces, basement, and garage

Move objects away from water heater, furnace and air conditioner

Clear paths of snow & debris

Keep pets in a safe location or remove them from the property if necessary

Pillar To Post #1 home inspection company

Your best move before making a home ownership decision is choosing Pillar To Post, North America's largest home inspection company.