What is included?
Your Louisville Home Inspection company, Know Before You Buy offers full and comprehensive inspection services to help you understand the condition of the property you are considering. I will give your house a thorough examination. If I discover any issues or symptoms of problems I will help you understand the implications and advise to the seriousness of the issue.
I use sophisticated computer software designed to give you the best inspection possible. I use the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors Standards of Practice allowing for a complete and informative inspection. Know Before You Buy also includes digital photos inserted in the report to help you remember the issues and have a photo documentation of any issues.
I will start the inspection by answering any questions you may have about the process and to allow you the opportunity to state any issues you may have noticed on your walk-through. I will have you review and sign the Know Before You Buy Pre-Inspection Agreement allowing me the opportunity to begin the through visual examination of your potential homes major systems which includes but is not limited to:
- Roof, vents, flashings, and trim.
- Gutters and downspouts.
- Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations.
- Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings.
- Eaves, soffit and fascia.
- Grading and drainage.
- Basement, foundation and crawlspace.
- Water penetration and foundation movement.
- Heating systems.
- Cooling systems.
- Main water shut off valves.
- Water heating system.
- Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets.
- Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats.
- Electrical service line and meter box.
- Main disconnects and service amperage.
- Electrical panels, breakers and fuses.
- Grounding and bonding.
- GFCI’s and AFCI’s.
- Fireplace damper door and hearth.
- Insulation and ventilation.
- Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers.
- And much more.
The Know Before You Buy Full Home Inspection can usually be completed in 2 – 4 hours, depending on home size and style some may take longer. Know Before You Buy welcomes you to join us and encourages questions to help you better understand the process. At Know Before You Buy we DO NOT use handwritten reports that can be difficult to read or understand, I only provide one type of report and that is a computerized, easy to read report.
Know Before You Buy is available to schedule your Full Home Inspection 7 days a week, Monday thru Sunday with no extra charge for Sunday service or later hours. Know Before You Buy only needs one hour before it gets dark so that I have time to fully evaluate the exterior of the home. I encourage my clients to accompany me during the Full Home Inspection to ask questions and discuss the conditions of the property. Once the inspection is completed I will return to the office to research and write your custom report that will be delivered to you the same day it is completed.
Know Before You Buy also services the Elizabethtown Ky, Radciff Ky, Vine Grove Ky, and all of Hardin County as well.