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Bug You Not
4.7
from 328 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 579 hires on Thumbtack
Nathan K.
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Very prompt, knowledgeable and personable. They got right to it and hit all the hot spots. They even found active termite activity in our backyard. Something our home inspector missed. Would definitely recommend and use again.

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Corner Stone Home Inspections
4.9
from 248 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 528 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Miles P.
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Great inspection. Provided a lot of knowledge that I have not seen from other inspectors. Highly recommend.

  • 19 years in business
  • 464 hires on Thumbtack
Dustin F.
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David shows to appointment from over a hundred miles away in bad weather and early. Thorough job, descriptive, competitive price and replies to quote questions immediately even during the holidays. David takes the time to describe issues to you and teaches you about the problems and ways to fix them. He will save you from potential problems, save you future expenses, and educate you about anything you likely didn't know. We will use David in the future and also for any future investment property inspections. David's inspection email are incredibly descriptive and amazingly thorough in outline, pictures and overall presentation. Job well done.

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Silver Star Pest Control
4.9
from 146 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 301 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Mike L.
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Quick response, quick service, great prices. Very great prices. I am a realtor and have worked with several pest inspectors and treatment companies--for the quality of the work and materials/chemicals used--this is a great deal !

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CLASSIC INSPECTIONS LLC
4.9
from 68 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 105 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Francine B.
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My experience with Classic Inspections LLC was outstanding. The service provided showed quality, and professionalism. The responsiveness and punctuality was excellent and was of great value to me. If a have a need again in the future, I will call Classic first! Francine Beck

Master Services, Inc.
4.5
from 77 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 184 hires on Thumbtack
Noel S.
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Inspector came out and was friendly and thorough. Found some issues and helped set up the job that will be necessary. We will definitely be using them for future work.

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  • 4 years in business
  • 67 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jess S.
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Excellent! Very fast to set up inspection, very thorough and knowledgable on home inspections! Will use these services!

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  • 3 years in business
  • 82 hires on Thumbtack
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Josh K.
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We needed someone to inspect the home we had just put an offer on as soon as possible and Michael was able to get the inspection completed and report in our hands within 2 days. Would highly recommend this inspector.

  • 10 years in business
  • 43 hires on Thumbtack
Arumugam S.
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My friend recommended Carsa Construction for my Roof change. They did an awesome job, on-time, honest, very professional, worked with my insurance & inspections. Even after work warranty support is great. I would recommend Carsa Construction anytime. Contact me for further reference at vasanhome@yahoo.com. Thanks

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B.L.G. Inspection Service
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Faisal C.
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Brooke was someone who knew what he was doing. We were buying a home in Plano Texas and really needed someone who could come in a give an honest opinion. He took the time to actually explain things which others dont. The thing which stood out was he has been doing it for a while now and this experience showed by the way the was explaining it and helping us with his personal judgement. Thing with inspections is you wanna make sure you get your money worth and I would recommend him and his company.

Top Tier Inspection Group
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
David S.
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Great inspector. On time and very professional.

John Wayne Inspections
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Davis B.
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amazing experience with john wayne inspections. no hassle, showed up on time and were very professional. 10/10

Margic Home Inspections
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Katie H.
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James Margic was an excellent inspector! His professionalism and attention to detail was outstanding. As first time home buyers my husband and I had a lot of questions and James was patient with us and walked us through all of his findings. I wouldn't hesitate to use him or recommend to any of my friends. Our Realtor is planning to add him to their brokerage firm reference list and use him again too!

Pinpoint Inspections LLC
4.7
from 3 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jaimie A.
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The inspector arrived on time, was very thorough, explained to me what to expect and kept me in the loop as he went through the property. He was very professional and completed the inspection in a timely manner.

Optimum Engineering
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pam A.
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Angela Galloway from Optimum Engineering performed a foundation inspection due to possible shifting of house. This took approximately 3 hours to do a thorough evaluation. i was impressed with the amount of detail in Angela"s inspection and her ability to explain the findings in such a manner that I understood without having to as a lot of questions. My experience with this inspector was very good and therefore, I have no recommendations for improvement. In the future should anyone need this type of service, I will definitely recommend your company and this inspector.

One Call Home Inspections
5.0
from 1 review
  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Perry C.
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He was prompt and courteous and did a thorough and excellent job!!!!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
About

I offer home inspections with an easy-to-read narrative report and digital color pictures. I am Professional Inspector #10448 Brian K. Moxley. I promise to inspect your new home, as if I were buying it for my family! You are invited to attend the inspection, and get your own personal tour of your new home. I even give you preventive maintenance tips, and lifetime services! I am based in Dallas.

About

Welcome to Leahy's Inspections. I'm here to help home buyers understand the condition of the home being purchased. With 25 years of experience and 1,000s of hours of education, your Fort Worth Dallas area home inspector will provide a detailed report from the roof down to the foundation. Fort Worth Dallas home inspector, Leahy's Inspections is in the home inspection business to give you the comfort needed for such a huge investment. As a licensed certified professional inspector, Leahy's Inspections can provide you a Fort Worth or Dallas area home inspection you deserve. My main goal is to provide people who lack the knowledge on how a house works and give them the honest truth of what kind of shape your dream house is in.

About

I am currently working full time as a construction inspector, for the city of Dallas, and will retire in less than three years. I can schedule any time needed for repairs in a matter of minutes, in order to promptly respond, to a client in need of repairs. I am to please future clients in turn gain clientale for my business to grow.

About

I am an architect and professional home inspector (TREC #20161) located in Rockwall County, near Rockwall, TX. Please check out my website for more information, and why you should choose an InterNACHI certified inspector.

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I am a real estate inspector looking for a professional inspector who needs help. I will travel. I have extensive background inspecting homes. My specialty is electrical.

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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