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Mount Vernon Inspectors

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BUGGED OUT PEST MANAGEMENT
4.8
from 256 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 704 hires on Thumbtack
Andy G.
Verified review

Calming, informed, kind and patient, all from a foundation of experience knowledge and customer service. Highly recommend, this business, from the person who answers the phone, in my case, Sue, (the owner), to the inspector, Rich, and John, (the other owner) everyone was calm, patient and informative to the processes involved, what i should expect all the while kind and discreet.

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House Pro Home Inspection
5.0
from 108 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 152 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jack R.
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I was amazed with all the problems he found in a home that was just remodeled . I guess there is a reason why he holds the title of "Master Inspector" . I tagged along for the inspection and I was glad I did because I learned a lot from him about how a home operates . I really don't think other inspectors are as thorough as he is. He inspected every room in the home very carefully which irritated my agent and the seller. When I was looking for an inspector online I was searching for the most qualified inspector not the cheapest inspector. Overall my potential home was in great condition , my primary concern was the structure and foundation which turned out to be good. So I have to say that Zack will be working for me and my family in the future if we ever need to purchase another home.

  • 8 years in business
  • 150 hires on Thumbtack
Eileen W.
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The home inspection was unbelievably thorough. I had a home inspection before and it was just 2 pages with check boxes. Mill River Inspections was a 46 page report with photos and recommendations. Mill River was also moderately priced in comparison to the other inspectors. Would highly recommend Mill River.

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  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dila S.
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I have bought multiple homes and hired different home inspectors to get the job done. KJ by far is the best one I came across and I will surely be using his services going forward. His price is very reasonable as well and send you the report in timely fashion.

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Air Quality Insights, LLC
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Leslie V.
Verified review

Definitely recommend Chris! He was thorough and professional. He answered my questions and was the best value BY FAR of all the other inspectors I called.

123 Inspect
4.6
from 17 reviews
  • 38 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Racquel W.
Verified review

William was my inspector. He was on time, did an awesome job and I highly recommend him.

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Christine P.
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Jenny at New York Pro inspections was very helpful and pleasant. She was extremely thorough with her testing and taking the time to explain everything she was doing and exactly what she was testing for. I highly recommend New York Pro Inspections.

Solid City Home Inspection
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Nicole G.
Verified review

My inspector was great! He was very quick to respond to my calls and questions. He was early to the appointment and priced in line with other inspectors I had contacted, but where I think he separates him self in value is in his detailed report with pictures and the availability of his IR camera services. I used his report to help guide me in areas the house needed attending to first. I have referred several of my friends to him and I will be using Solid City Home Inspection exclusively for any inspections I have for as long as I'm in Levittown, NY.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Michael B.
Verified review

A great experience from the start. Our inspector Mary was very knowledgeable and answered all our questions. The turn around on test and report was very fast. I highly recommend MITMold.

  • 3 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shawn K.
Verified review

Vincent from Square One Home Inspectors was very professional and got the job done on time and budget. I highly recommend him for all your home inspection needs!

  • 27 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Valerie S.
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My cousin recommended Mark when we were purchasing our first home. He ended up completed a home inspection for two houses for us. He was very insightful and thorough with both inspections. He found three things within our now home that would have been a burden on us but because he pointed them out the previous owner agreed to fix them. I would definitely recommend him.

DenCia Inspection Services
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jaime R.
Verified review

When we were looking for an inspector for our first house most of the places we called were not available for over a week or didn't even reply to our calls or emails. DenCia responded right away. All within one weekend we had our inspection appointment and our report. We were very happy that the inspector found the issues he did, we were able to get some money off for repairs and now we're happy in our new house! Thank you!

Exclusive Testing Labs Inc.
4.8
from 4 reviews
  • 28 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Julie M.
Verified review

The inspector was professional, thorough, and informative.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Gil M.
Verified review

I found Ken on line among hundreds of home inspectors in NY. What called my attencion in his site ( Mercury) was the fact that he was the only one that had a sample of his reports. He's great! We set a visit in the property, and he warned me that he would need about 3 hours to do the job. After 1 hour the broker ( rude as hell) decided to close the property and Ken could not finish his work. Ken had no problem to come back 2 days later without any extra charges and finishes his job. His report is fantastic and as the house was winterized Ken gave a discount as he could not check the plumbing and eletric systems. Ken is honest, reliable and professional. Gil Malamut

Acer Home Inspection
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Steven W.
    Verified review

    Jim did a home inspection for us that convinced us not to buy the house we were looking at. The seller's real estate agent pressured him to change his report but he stood his ground and we were impressed by his integrity. When we needed a rush inspection on another house Jim couldn't be there but he referred another inspector who did a good job as well, and we went on to purchase the house. We were happy with the service and the referral. I recommend him.

    US Inspect
    4.5
    from 2 reviews
    • 43 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Yx W.
    Verified review

    Don is very fast in response and keep his promise. He did a thorough job in the inspection, explain all our questions as well as what he was doing in each step. He also produced the report the same day (couple of hours after inspection) which is very critical to time sensitive buyers. The thermostat he uses and the warranty are both something we only see from him. In one word, u get what u paid. He is awesome!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Wendye P.
    Verified review

    I am a Realtor and have attended many home inspections. I decided to have one on my own home with thoughts of selling at some point. I wanted to have a heads up on any issues that the house could have so I can resolve them before going to market. I engaged Tom Dilworth of Pioneer Home Inspections. Tom was right on time, very respectful and courteous. He was thorough and took his time going over the property. He took meticulous notes and photographs at the inspection. After his assessment, we walked around the property and he showed me everything he flagged, and at times, talked to me about a possible remedy. He was patient and explained everything very well. I never felt rushed or that any question I had was insignificant to him. After attending so many home inspections in my profession, I thought I knew everything there was to know about my house, however Tom pointed out several things I had overlooked or simply wasn't aware of. The next day I received a detailed written report with photos via email. Now I have learned the things I need to do for my home pre listing which I know will help the selling process be smoother. I will not hesitate to recommend Tom and Pioneer Home Inspections to my own clients in the future.

    About

    Leave the check up of your home to Expert Home Inspection, Inc.'s accurate and professional service. Because Expert Home Inspection, Inc. has been in business for more than 20 years now, customers can rely on the long-term experience of our team. The service is available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. We offer competitive rates.

    About

    More than 35 years of experience in the trade gave me the knowledge and the skills to stand out from others..

    About

    Planning to invest in real estate in any of the five boroughs, Long Island, or Westchester County? If yes, then you should employ the services of our home inspectors first. Our inspectors can help you ensure that your money won't be wasted. There are many properties you can find in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten island, as well as Nassau and Suffork in Long Island and throughout NY. This means there are a lot of properties to compare; however, the property buying process doesn't need to be stressful and complicated. All you need to do is to choose a trustworthy inspector. Choosing qualified, honest, and experienced home inspectors can give you the knowledge and confidence you need to make sound real estate purchasing decisions. Here at Systems Analysis Plus Home Inspections, our comprehensive inspections and commitment to honesty and accuracy bring peace of mind to our clients. At Systems Analysis Plus Home Inspections, we take the time to do the job right. We spend time with you, providing you the explanations of our findings and giving you real answers that can help you make the right decision. We understand how important a real estate purchase in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, as well as Nassau and Suffork counties in Long Island and throughout NY is to you. After our thorough inspection is through, we will print a complete notebook that includes digital photos and explanations. We don't consider a job to be complete until all of your questions are answered. At SAPHI, we don't answer to anyone but you. We do not have personal relationships with mortgage brokers, real estate agencies, or anyone involved in the real estate industry. We are completely independent; this is how we can honestly say that we operate with integrity. To us, it's not just a name... it's a way of life. The inspectors that we will provide you are not only experienced in construction, appliance, plumbing, and electrical inspection, but they are also great communicators. Our professional inspectors are friendly, approachable, and well-spoken. Our prices are highly competitive throughout New York, which is one of the many reasons you should employ our services. So, if you're in Brooklyn, Queens or any of the five boroughs, Nassau or Suffork County in Long Island, or Westchester County, NY, just give us a call if you want a reliable and trustworthy inspector to help you make the right decisions. Call us today and experience the difference for yourself!

    About

    I provide a comprehensive visual inspection of the property, structure and mechanical systems such as electrical, plumbing, heating and appliances.

    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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