What is a home inspection?
A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical condition of a home (or other building). This is usually, but not always, connected to the sale of that home or building and its findings often determine the successful completion of that sale.
A home inspection will usually include an examination of the foundation and basement, roof, attic, heating and water systems, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as the general condition of the structure itself. An inspector will look for poor construction practices and make note of any repairs that might be required or any general maintenance issues. Importantly, they will also make note of any fire and safety issues that need to be addressed.
Home Inspections are not conducted on a pass or fail basis; it provides a report that shows an itemized list of the condition of the home or building and any work that should be done. An inspection is conducted in about 95% of all real estate home transactions.
Residential Home Inspections
Thermal Imaging uses infra-red technology to perform a fast and reliable scan of all surface temperatures. This can be a tremendously useful means of finding problems in a home, even when no visible clues exist. This may include insulation deficiencies, moisture leaks, electrical hot spots, and even improper construction practices.
We are infra-red certified and provide a full thermal scan of every room as part of our Home Inspection service, or it can be provided separately.
Premium Home Inspections
WETT Certified Inspection
Renovation Deficiency Inspections
Home Maintenance Inspections
A home maintenance inspection by A Buyer’s Choice - Spruce Grove will identify the areas of your home that need attention. This will include the roof, gutters and drain spouts, fireplaces and chimneys, furnaces and air conditioning, smoke detectors and other safety equipment, plumbing and faucets, windows and doors, basement walls and drains.
Our inspection will provide you with a complete list of problems that require immediate attention, things that should be dealt with soon, and things that should be noted, but are not urgent.
New Home Warranty Inspection Services
Make sure you have A Buyer’s Choice home inspector look at your home before your new home warranty expires. Our inspector will examine your home's structure, mechanical and electrical systems to identify defects and other problems.
Mold and Indoor Air Quality Testing
Mould and Indoor Air Quality is a great concern for many home owners. We now offer Mould Testing for visible Mould and Air Sampling for Mould spores.
We use the latest technology for Testing and sampling available, that will provide accurate and dependable results.
Our On-Site Visit will include a Visual Inspection, Moisture mapping and Thermal Imaging. The most important aspect of the Inspection is to find the cause of the issue and provide solutions.
Thousands of Canadians suffer from Upper Respiratory conditions such as Asthma. This could be caused by poor Indoor Air Quality or the presence of Asthma Triggers. Indoor Air Testing will provide a list of potential Asthma Triggers and help you improve your life.