NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME INSPECTION
Check out these defects we found in newly constructed homes!
Poorly supported splices in the structural beams
Compromised floor joist in the crawlspace
Beams not properly supported in the crawlspace
Large cracks in the shower stall walls
Missing switch cover in the crawlspace
Missing grommet on the gas line
Mold and mildew on ceiling joyce in the attic
Water on the floor in the crawlspace
Plywood nailed to the trusses
Soft areas on the roof
No drywall taping on garage wall leading into the house
Cracks in the porch area
Burnt wires in the electrical panel
Arcing in the electrical panel
Gaps in the mortar
Dryer vent venting into the crawlspace
Broken and poorly repaired truss
BUILDING A HOME?
NEW HOMES SHOULD BE INSPECTED TOO!
Experts recommend a home inspection - EVEN IF your new home comes
with a warranty! Inspecting at the pre-drywall stage, and then again just
before completion, protects you from surprises and helps ensure that
the builder provides the best quality home possible.
There are good reasons to have a professional inspection performed on the brand new home you are buying.
Buying a new house will probably be the largest purchase decision you will ever make. The whole process can be filled with emotion and stress. A professional home inspection will reduce the risk for your large investment. It makes sense to learn as much as you can about the quality of your new home before signing off on everything.
Building a new home is a complex endeavor. It involves many people, usually split up
into sub-contractor groups, each working on different parts and systems of the house.
Even for the best builders, it is nearly impossible to complete this process without
missing something. Maybe it's a plumbing fixture that did not get tested for leaks,
maybe it is an electrical box that is not working or any one of dozens of minor
problems that can easily be overlooked in such a major undertaking. We will find
such problems while it is still early enough for you to bring them up with the builder
and have them corrected before you sign-off and start moving in.
For a relatively small investment, a professional inspection of your new dream home can pay big dividends for your peace of mind. It is your opportunity to identify problems and correct them.