A Home Inspection is a visual examination of a home's major structure, systems, and components that are visible and safely accessible
Buying a home is typically the biggest investment a person will ever make, so it's important to get a home inspection because the inspector will discover and document defects that may or may not be obvious to you as a prospective buyer.
Even the most experienced homeowner may lack the knowledge and expertise that a professional home inspector brings to a home inspection. An inspector is familiar with the elements of home construction, proper installation, maintenance and home safety. He or she knows how the home’s systems and components are intended to function together, as well as why they fail. Be sure to request a home inspection checklist to follow along!
Although it is not required that you be present at your home inspection, it is highly recommended. You can learn a lot by following an inspector through the home, and can even request a home inspection checklist to ensure all of your concerns or questions are covered. Additionally, you will likely learn information about the home's maintenance, systems and components that you may not have known, as well as having the opportunity to ask as many questions as you have of the inspector, in person, face to face.
Home inspection rates vary by region and are based on the square footage and age of the property. You are encouraged to not base your decision on price alone, as a home purchase is one of the largest financial decisions you will make in your life, but rather ask questions of home inspectors such as their experience, certifications, education, and checking their reviews online. As the saying goes..."Good quality is cheap, it's poor quality that's expensive."
In an area like Torrington where home inspection companies are not regulated, meaning they are not required to be licensed...or even complete any training, at Dunne Inspection Services it is our firm belief that our clients deserve the same level of service they would expect anywhere else in the nation. As a result education, training, and top-of-the-line technology is put at the forefront to continually deliver to our clients the highest quality house inspections available...anywhere.