top of page

Sample Report

spectoria home inspection software

How to Read Your Home Inspction Report

The Inspectors utilizes the Spectora Software Package for our report delivery.  This software makes it easy for us to delivery reports within 24 hours of your inspection (often same day).   Your report is available in web-based or PDF version.  

  • Who pays for the inspection?
    Although it is not set in stone, the rule of thumb is that the buyer should pay for a home inspection. A buyer will typically schedule a buyer home inspection in order to make the final decision and finalize the purchase of a house. A home inspection is typically conducted after the buyer has accepted an offer for a home. However, the seller may schedule a prelisting home inspection service so as to raise the appeal of their home to potential buyers. The cost of a home inspection will depend on factors such as house size and location.
  • Are residential inspections worth their cost?
    Because it is not legally required, prospective homeowners often ask themselves if a home inspection represents a worthwhile investment before a home purchase. Now most buyers assume that a home inspection is only useful if it reveals major defects with a home and stops you from making the mistake of purchasing it, but nothing could be further from the truth. Considering the cost of a home and the fact that purchasing one is a once-in-a-lifetime decision for most people, home inspections are worth it as they reveal the potential defects of a home, as well as the scope of repair works needed to resolve the issue. Whether or not you decide to proceed with the transaction nonetheless, a timely inspection with a detailed written report will safeguard you against uncertainty, possibly altering the asking price and helping you prepare for the repairs that may be needed while making informed decisions. The importance of hiring a real estate inspection company to perform a home inspection is indisputable, but for maximum protection and an accurate property condition assessment, you should choose a reliable, certified company that boasts a team of industry experts with years of experience under their belts. After all, you want what all responsible, forward-thinking homeowners want: a team of home inspectors in the Chattahoochee Valley that you can trust to have a no-nonsense approach to work and expect to provide high-quality service with pinpoint precision and attention to detail. The Inspector’s team has a long and successful track record in helping clients in real estate transactions make smart financial decisions.
  • How long does a home inspection take?
    A comprehensive inspection will normally take 2 to 3 hours. The duration depends mostly on the size of the house and property. Other factors which may affect the duration of a professional home inspection include the inspection technique, accessibility, weather, etc.
  • How should I prepare for a home inspection?
    You do not need to make any preparations for a home inspection. In fact, you are not even required to be present for the inspection. However, you should consider being there anyway as this is highly recommended, and not only if there is a serious issue to be wary of. Being present during a home inspection will give you the opportunity to follow the certified home inspector closely and observe them at work. You may learn a thing or two about the condition of your prospective home. There are several questions that are recommended verifying prior to the inspection being conducted. Is the water on to the house? Is the electricity on to the house? Is the gas on to the house? Are all areas open for the inspector? (Crawlspace, attic, utility room, detached garage) Is there a lot of clutter that may require the inspector to come back by not being able to inspect large portions of the property? I
  • What is involved in a mold inspection?
    Mold infestation is usually not a problem unless mold spores land on a wet or damp spot then it poses a considerable health risk. If there is any suspicion or doubt, you should contact us promptly to conduct a mold inspection. Mold inspection consists of the following: Taking a sample of the air in your home (spore trap) or the suspected surface (bulk, swab or tape sample), Performing sample testing and analysis to determine mold type. Since mold goes hand in hand with dampness, risks of material deterioration and structural damage are not to be taken lightly. Mold inspections typically take 3 additional business days to get the results back from our lab in Florida. Extension of due diligence, or other things should be considered when getting a mold inspection. Speak to one of our inspectors to get all your questions answered.
  • Is it required to have a home inspection?
    Home inspections are not mandatory in Georgia or Alabama, even if you’re buying a home with a costly mortgage loan. However, you would be ill-advised to purchase a house without an inspection because the purpose of a residential inspection is to reveal the condition of a home. A home inspection is useful for both parties in a house purchase: it protects the interests of the buyer and raises the odds of closing the transaction for the seller. The Inspectors has earned a reputation as the go-to business for parties in real estate transactions looking to get the professional opinion of experienced industry experts utilizing modern tools and equipment. Clients trust us because they recognize our honesty and integrity which reflect our key assets: our competence, unwavering commitment to providing quality service and compliance with the highest professional standards.
  • What is included in a typical home inspection?
    A typical or standard home inspection will include the inspection of the following: Foundation, basement and structural components. Roof, attic, visible insulation; Interior plumbing & electrical; Heating & central air conditioning system; Walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors.
  • What will happen is my inspection "fails" to pass?
    Technically speaking, a house cannot fail an inspection because a property inspection simply represents an examination of its current state. Still, the expression is frequently used in the context of home inspection services. If a house has failed an inspection, it means that the home inspection report is fraught with negative items and that the home is need of major repairs or replacements before finalizing the real estate transaction, such as: Foundation issues; Roofing issues; Chimney damage; Electrical issues; Plumbing issues; Mold issues; Presence of asbestos; Termite damage; Issues with windows and/or doors.
Cleaning Products

Home Inspected, Ready to Move in? 

Why not have it professionally Cleaned.  Check out 

Chattahoochee Cleaning Company.   

bottom of page