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Whether you are looking for a Home Inspector in Collegeville, Pottstown or Surrounding... you might have some of these Common Questions!

Why Get a Home Inspection?

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ARTI Home Inspections LLC

Who needs a Home Inspection?

What does a Home Inspection Include?

Why can't I do it Myself?

When do I call a Home Inspector?

Do I have to be there?

If the house provese to be in good condition, did I really need an inspection?

 Who needs a Home Inspection?

  1. Home Buyers- Buying a home could be the largest single investment you'll ever make.  To minimize unpleasant surprises and unexpected difficulties, you'll want to learn as much as you can about the newly constructed or existing house before you purchase it.  A home inspection may identify the need for major repairs or builder oversights, as well as the need for maintenance to keep it in good shape.  After the inspection, you will know more about the house, which will allow you to make decisions with confidence.
  2. Home Owners- If you already are a homeowner, a home inspection can identify problems in the making and suggest preventative measures that might help you avoid costly future repairs.
  3. Home Sellers- If you are planning to sell your home, a home inspection can give you the opportunity to make repairs that will put the house in better selling condition.

 What does a Home Inspection include?

The home inspection report will cover the condition of the home's heating system; central air conditioning system (outside temperature permitting); interior plumbing and electrical systems; the roof, attic and visible insulation; interior and exterior walls, ceilings, floors, windows and doors; the foundation, basement, and structural components; and more.  

Included with your home inspection report that you receive same day, you get Digital Pictures, Summary of the Major Defects, Cost Range Guide, Pre-Closing Walk-Through Checklist,  "My Home" Book and more.

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 Why can't I do it myself?

Even the most experienced homeowner lacks the knowledge and expertise of a professional home inspector.  An inspector is familiar with the elements of home construction, proper installation, maintenance, and home safety.  He knows how the home's systems and components are intended to function together, as well as why they fail.

Above all, most buyers find it difficult to remain completely objective and unemotional about the house they really want, and this may have an effect on their judgment.  For accurate information, it is best to obtain an impartial, third-party opinion by a professional in the field of home inspection.

 When do I call a Home Inspector?

Typically, a home inspector is contacted immediately after the contract or purchase agreement has been signed.  Before you sign, be sure there is an inspection clause in the sales contract, making your final purchase obligation contingent on the findings of a professional home inspection.  This clause should specify the terms and conditions to which both the buyer and seller are obligated.

 Do I have to be there?

While it's not required that you be present for the inspection, it is highly recommended.   You will be able to observe the inspector and ask questions as you learn about the condition of the home and how to maintain it.

 If the house proves to be in good condition, did I really need an inspection?

Definitely!  Now you can complete your home purchase with confidence.  You'll have learned many things about your new home from the inspector's written report, and you will have that information for future reference.