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Rockford Property Inspection Services

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Watchman Inspection LLC
4.9
from 73 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
Nancy P.
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Truly a gentleman . Don did a through job and continues to supply us with useful information. I would highly recommend Watchman Inspection Services. If you want an honest and complete inspection, hire Watchman.

  • 15 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
Verified review

Very detailed inspection report

Hansen Home Inspections
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Trudy F.
Verified review

John performed a thorough inspection of a 95+ year old brick home. He was on time, professional and explained issues with the property clearly. He was very thorough. He was flexible on scheduling which I appreciated with our busy schedule. His attention to detail in person and in his report allowed for us to move forward in our decision process.

Erin S.
Verified review

Mike's home inspection was extremely detailed. He didn't miss anything and we feel much more confident in our purchase based on his thorough report.

Wittrock Home Inspection
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Ana A.
Verified review

Curt recently did a home inspection for my husband and I. We are buying our first house and Curt was very helpful with his inspection. He was timely, professional and his pricing is fair as well. Curt let us know of all the issues that we would have to fix and pointed out more in-depth details as well. I highly recommend Curt!!

MSM Home Inspections, LLC
5.0
from 1 review
    Elizabeth R.
    Verified review

    Mark completed a VERY thorough inspection of our home. He’s very meticulous, detail-oriented, and safety is his number one priority. If I’m ever in the market for a home again, I would definitely use him and would recommend him to any and all.

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    We'd love to tell you what makes our services unique. These services include the following: * Home inspection * Pre-purchase home inspection * Termite and pest inspection * Pre-listing home inspection * Mold inspection * Radon inspection and more

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    Services: * home inspections * condo inspections * radon testing * mold testing * weatherization inspections * FHA, VA, HUD inspections We do it right.

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    We are a WI based property management company that does work in both Illinois and Wisconsin. We offer leasing, property management, property inspections, screening and all maintenance. We have over 20 years of combined property management experience and excellent references. We focus on quality, consistency and exceptional customer service.

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    I am a home inspector who is able to do home repairs and replace and help maintain home. I am also an energy auditor to help reduce bills.

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    Feel confident about your home purchase with us! Whether buying or selling a home, knowing the current condition is the wise decision. A home is the biggest purchase of your life; it doesn't have to be the scariest. With one of our inspections, you can be confident that your home will be thoroughly inspected.

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    We cater to home inspections for structural and performance issues. From remodeling or demolition to complete cleaning services of carpets & mold. We also cater power washing, residential and commercial scheduled cleanings, as well as deep cleans for showings or sales. Lawn and property maintenance and winter snow removal, winterization and repo services, as well as reshaping and urban renewal. We will beat any competitors' written pricing. Many references upon request licensed, bonded and insured. Equal opportunity employer. Pricing is on a sliding scale hourly or per the job tailored to your personal financial situation. Call Dave for more information.

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    Stark Home Inspections Company was established with the mission of protecting and educating property buyers in Northern Illinois. Our services include residential home, duplex, town house, and condominium inspections. We also offer radon gas testing and mold inspection services. Our comprehensive home inspection process and commitment to accuracy, honesty, and integrity brings peace of mind to every client. Our commitment to efficient and accurate communication of the home inspection, will make a distinction from the rest. We know how important a home-buying decision is to you.

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    None of the others have the number five star reviews on Google that I do and more and more people are using the internet now to find what they want.

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    ies. Inspection Services ✓ Affordable Home Inspection For Buyers ✓ Home Inspection For Sellers ✓ Commercial Inspections ✓ Infrared Inspections ✓ Pool/Spa Inspections ✓ Radon Inspections ✓ Other Inspection Services Exterior ✓ Foundation ✓ Eaves and Trim ✓ Walls ✓ Windows ✓ Drainage Systems ✓ Doors ✓ Patios and Decking ✓ Siding ✓ Roofing Materials ✓ Structure And mroe... Interior ✓ Basement and Crawl Spaces ✓ Attic Area ✓ Electrical ✓ Heating and Cooling ✓ Plumbing Systems ✓ Ventilation Systems ✓ Interior Walls ✓ Floors ✓ Ceilings ✓ Installed Appliances

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    We offer the following: * Property Management * General Repair * Building Maintenance * Interior/Exterior Painting * HVAC Service * Professional Employees and Subcontractors

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    We provide all aspects of property maintenance and inspection for commercial and residential properties, from lawn care and snow removal to major repair and remodeling.

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    We offer handyman services, home preventive maintenance, home inspection, radon testing, painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and demolition.

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    ​​At North Star we pride ourselves on informing our clients about the largest investment in their lives by guiding them through the interconnected systems that make up a home. In addition to a thorough inspection, we help you understand how each system works and what is required to maintain them.  With 20 years of experience in home repair and maintenance we can help you understand the difference between cosmetic and functional issues, signs to look for when a system is about to fail, and the end result of that failure. No home is perfect but we want you to feel secure that you are making the right choice for you and your family.  ​Our client's are the Number 1 priority! We will be on time, courteous, a prepared to give you a great home inspection experience.

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    A home inspection will help you to know the conditions of your new home, understand the workings before you by it, and save you money on repairs.

    • 4 years in business
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    Home Inspection Corporation is here to serve you. We want to provide you with the information you need to make informed, intelligent decisions concerning the purchase of your new home. Buying a new home is an exciting time but can also be very stressful. There are numerous details and deadlines to consider, and being concerned about the condition of your prospective home is where we specialize in, bringing you peace of mind. One phone call to schedule your inspection is all it takes. We adjust to your schedule so you can be present at the inspection, and we notify all parties involved in scheduling the inspection. We deliver to you a complete, comprehensive computer-generated report with pictures, graphics, descriptions and informative narratives that detail the property's condition. The report is always delivered the same day, usually within a few hours of the inspection. We take very seriously your confidence in us and will work hard to earn your complete satisfaction. Thank you for choosing Home Inspection Corporation.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a home inspection?

    A home inspection is a visual inspection performed by a trained professional to determine the condition of a home’s main elements. The inspection usually takes several hours, during which the professional takes multiple photos and notes, tracking information for a final report. After the inspection, the pro will create a printed report, complete with photos and detailed information, summarizing the condition of the house. A home inspection is often used by potential home buyers prior to purchase to determine if there are larger issues (such as dry rot or a faulty foundation) that are not immediately visible to the untrained eye but that would cost a lot of money to resolve. Home inspections are also used by real estate agents and home sellers to address any concerns before putting a home on the market. Longtime homeowners can also schedule a home inspection to get a snapshot of their current home condition and identify any issues that need to be addressed. A home inspection is not a legal document that can be used for divorce or estate settlements, nor can it be used to secure loans or mortgages.

    How do you find a good home inspector?

    A home inspection should tell you the true condition of a home. A competent home inspector closely inspects your home’s structure and foundation, looks for termites and signs of problems like mold, checks the wiring to ensure it’s in good condition, and investigates the HVAC system, among other items. To find a good home inspector, first research whether home inspection is licensed in your area; not all states require licensure.

    If there is no regulatory body that licenses home inspection in your state, there are other ways to make sure you are hiring a trustworthy professional. Carefully look into the person’s reviews and ask for references. Ask if they are committed to continuing education, and whether they are active members in any reputable home inspector organizations. Some organizations that recognize and/or certify home inspectors are the American Society of Home Inspectors, National Association of Certified Home Inspectors, and American Home Inspectors Training. Don’t be shy about asking to see credentials and licensing.

    What should be included in a home inspection?

    A complete home inspection involves a visual investigation of all major elements that make up your home. A home inspection is a vital part of buying or selling a home to ensure you’re not accidentally buying a termite-infested home or one with major structural defects. Paying for an inspection before purchasing a home can save you a lot of money in the long run. The national average home inspection cost is $310, with prices ranging higher or lower based on your location and the square footage of your home. After performing a walk-through inspection, the pro should provide you a printed report — complete with photos and recommendations — detailing what’s in good condition, what would benefit from minor repairs, and what needs immediate attention. Home inspection pros know how to spot trouble areas, but they’re not licensed contractors, electricians or plumbers, so they may suggest you hire a licensed pro to address specific problems. Here are the main components that a home inspection covers:

    • Home structure
      • Foundation, grading and drainage, roof covering, roof structure, interior and exterior attic walls, ceilings and floors, interior and exterior doors, windows, stairways, fireplace and chimney, porches, balconies, decks, attached carports, and crawl space.
    • Electrical
      • HVAC system, heating equipment, cooling equipment, ductwork and vents, fixtures and switches, branch circuits, receptacles, service entrance and panels.
    • Plumbing
      • Water heater and equipment, drains, waste systems, vents, and plumbing fixtures.
    • Appliances
      • Garage door openers, garbage disposal, dishwasher, exhaust range, range hood, bathroom exhaust fans, cooktop, oven and microwave.

    How much does it cost to get a house appraised and inspected?

    Home appraisals and home inspections both assess your home and provide a report summarizing the condition or value of your home based on key measurements. Unlike a home inspection for the sale of a property, a home appraisal is used for loan applications, property value assessment for sales or settlements (divorce, estate, etc.), and taxes and insurance. If you’re having your home appraised for lending purposes, you’ll likely need a state-certified appraiser, so be sure to your research their credentials. Nationally, the average cost for a home appraisal is $340.

    If you’re buying or selling a home, having a professional home inspection can be an invaluable tool for price-setting and negotiation, as well as learning what repairs are necessary. The national average home inspection cost is $310, ranging higher or lower depending on the inspection company, your location and the size of your home. Other factors that can affect cost are additional inspection services and pathogen testing. Here are some examples of average home inspection costs in various parts of the country:

    • Home inspection in New York City: $425 or more.
    • Condo inspection in New York City: $200 or more.
    • Home inspection in Central Texas: $250 for homes up to 2,000 square feet.
      • $275 for homes from 3,001-4,000 square feet.
      • $300 for homes from 4,001-5,000 square feet.
      • $325 for homes 5,001 square feet and up, plus 10 cents per additional square foot.
    • Home inspection in Los Angeles: $199-$299 or more.

    How long does it take to do a home inspection?

    On average, you can expect a standard home inspection to take two to three hours. Your house size can affect inspection length, as can requesting additional services such as sprinkler system inspections, outbuilding inspections, radon testing, crawl space inspections, or pool house inspections. During the home inspection, the professional will be taking photos and looking in and around all parts of your home. The inspector will then compile a report that may be more than 20 pages. You should receive this report back within a few days to a week. The report should detail everything from minor imperfections and maintenance recommendations to major defects that need to be resolved as soon as possible, like structural failures or a leak in the basement. Your report should include photos and clearly outlined information about all major elements inspected, as well as recommendations for next steps.

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