Homeowners nowadays should quickly attend
to repairing their Las Vegas homes
since any issues regarding the maintenance or any repairs of
all sorts should be carefully analyzed and fixed right away. Moisture intrusion
is one of the biggest issues that left unchecked will become a bigger problem.
Homeowners should not question if water
intrusion would happen, but rather if it
would build up and become an overall disaster in the long run. The safest way to shield from this is to have a regular maintenance check inspection which will
be an investment that can prove to be ultimately beneficial for Las Vegas homes.
Home checklist for potential repairs
An inspection of the home that includes
an overall evaluation of the roof and a check of the whole house should be done
to prevent costly leaks. Holes and missing or broken shingles will allow water to
damage the foundation. The air conditioning system should also be checked for
this matter. Homeowners don’t really need to check
every single bit due to safety issues but there are almost 7 areas where they
can give their attention to.
Before getting the inspector, it is
important to interview them personally to fully understand what is covered in
the inspection and also how experienced they are. Below are some tips on what
to ask the prospective inspector:
What does the inspection cover?
It is important to the inspection and
the inspection report meet any clients needs and should comply with all the
ASHI Standards of Practice.
How long has the home inspector been licensed and how many
inspections have been accomplished?
Certified Inspectors are required to pass two written exams, finished 250
professional home inspections and a member should also have a minimum of 50
free-paid inspections which is verified by ASHI. These will help know the
extent and capability of the inspector.
Being specifically experienced in the
residential inspection. Any related knowledge about inspecting will be of
help but there is no substitute for the expertise and training in the unique
disciple of home inspection.
Do the inspectors encourage homeowners to
attend any inspections?
Attending one will be a great educational experience. Buying
a home is the most expensive purchase a homeowner will make, taking the time to
attend these inspections is well worth the time.
Do inspections take a long time?
The average time for an inspection is 2 –
3 hours for common single family Las Vegas homes. 3 hours below would not be sufficient in doing a detailed inspection
that is why in some cases, inspection firms send a team to shorten the time.
Is there going to be a written report?
Checking any past report from the
inspector will be helpful in knowing what kind of report will be submitted.