What to Expect
Our inspections meet or exceed industry accepted standards. Every Gorden Homes inspection is based on the standards of practice set forth by American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).
Can I participate in the inspection?
At Gorden Homes, we understand that you may want to be part of the inspection process. We encourage you to come along on the inspection and we will provide you with valuable knowledge and insight to any questions or concerns that may pop up along the way.
We’ll discuss our findings and explain the impact on your potential investment and what may need to be addressed now or in the future.
Preparing for the inspection
To be able to plan for your inspection, you should expect:
to spend 2-3 hours, this includes time for questions or discussion.
to get dusty or muddy, depending on the property and weather.
to work with your realtor to gain full access to the house with all utilities in working order
our inspector to check from bottom to top (among others):
the home’s structure
plumbing, electrical, heating/cooling systems
attics and insulation
installed appliances oexterior of the home, including roof obasement/crawlspace and foundation, chimneys and fireplaces
porches, patios, decks and landscape grade (although not irrigation systems)
not to be rushed. If you need more time for questions or consultation, just ask.
Excellence and Professionalism
We believe you deserve our best, that is why we treat you with the same care and attention we provide to our family and friends.
We take pride in our company’s trustworthiness, approachability, communication skills and professionalism. We’ll give you the information you need to make an informed decision. Our clients return to us time and again because of our commitment to integrity and value of service, all packaged with attention to detail and common sense.
Our reports will help you prioritize the improvements and develop a blueprint regarding improvements to your future home. Inspection reports contain: a checklist and narrative, summary pages with color photos to illustrate any issues or concerns, and any recommended repairs or updates.
Reports are e-mailed and securely posted for retrieval (printed or faxed hard copies are available upon request).