Charlotte Home Inspectors

in Charlotte, NC

Home Inspecting Reviews in Charlotte

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The house we are buying went under contract on a Wednesday, and since we only had 14 days for due diligence, I was worried that I wasn't going to be able to find someone to do a thorough home inspection in time for us to be able to respond to the sellers of the house.
After a bit of phone tag getting the appointment scheduled,
was able to come and check out the house that next Saturday, which was both record time in getting this completed, but also allowed me to be there for the inspection without having to miss
. I arrived 30 minutes earlier than our scheduled time expecting to wait around, but
was already there starting to look around the exterior of the house.
During the inspection, my Realtor and I had limited interaction with
, but he was sure to cover my main concern-- the fireplace-- by giving me general information as to its condition. Afterwards he walked me through the entire property pointing out all of items that he had noted during his inspection. He treated me with great patience and respect as we covered each area and he answered my questions.
was able to turn around the inspection report 48 business hours later, saving me and my Realtor much worry and stress. The report was laid out clearly and included pictures of all problem areas.
I will highly recommend
to all of my local friends and family.
- Deborah S.
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is a real professional, friendly and very detail oriented. Inspection required three hours and we received the report (e-mail) the same day. Final report with pictures is 18 pages. Highly recommend
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- Bob U.

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Home Inspecting reviews in Charlotte

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This inspector made mistakes, made recommendations he wasnt licensed or experienced to do so on.
First, he claimed there was visible water seeping into our crawl space and there was a moisture problem that needed to be remediated. He didnt even do a moisture reading. We had a professional moisture company come in and totally refute this claim. The crawl space is bone dry, there is no water seeping though the brick walls, there is no moisture on the ground, and no signs of any moisture on the insulation/wood beams, and the moisture reading was 10% to 13%, which is very good. It appears that because the bricks were discolored from possible prior problem, the inspector never even touched the claimed wet spots, jumping to a false conclusion.
Next, he detected a few small hairline fractures in the brick foundation of our 28 year old house and said they had to be repaired. A later inspection by an engineer dismissed this inspectors recommendation.
Next, he claimed one of the seals on our window had leaked and moisture had gotten into the window. When we inspected that claim we found he was wrong again. There had been slight splatter from painter who had painted the door. Inspector should have been able to see the difference between fog and beige paint, and should have felt the windows to verify this claim.
The inspector also made claims and remediation recommendations on the structural support system and the ridge vent opening of our new roof. An engineer we talked with said unless he's a licensed engineer, this inspector is not allowed to make an assessment on structural matters. Our understanding is that he's not a licensed engineer. I will update this review when we get the engineer's report on this matter.
As for the roof, it was installed by a reputable roofing company that warranties their work. We are having them come out to explore this inspectors claims, but its highly unlikely that they would have installed the vent with too small of an opening for air to flow through.
Basically, this inspector does shoddy work, over extends his area of expertise, cost us time and money to refute some of his claims, and created a lot of headaches for our transaction. I would strongly suggest you avoid using him.

- Bruce M.
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We used
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for a full home inspection when we first moved to
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3 1/2 years ago. His report, which included extensive photos, was extremely thorough and uncovered numerous areas which had to be dealt with by the homeowner prior to our purchase. Since then, we have brought him back from time to time to assist us with various issues. Recently, we had him inspect a deteriorating railroad-tie wall dividing our property from our neighbors and which we have been pressing our neighbors to replace (it's actually on their property).. His report was used by us as the basis for filing a complaint with our
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, which finally took action. Yesterday, he was here to evaluate the condition of our masonite siding prior to an exterior painting. This gentlemen is thorough and professional. You can't do better.
- Dennis F.
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Hired
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to do a pre purchase inspection on a ranch house built in the 1960. I was not able to be at the inspection but sent my mother as my representative.The sellers agent was present. The home was not currently occupied. It was the home of a senior citizen and her adult sons were selling the home. While the house was beautiful as you toured it, there were many serious
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issues that
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was able to professionally identify. The crawl space was in terrible shape with
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of water running through it The founation had lots of structural concerns. All of these were not areas that I would have found independent of such a detailed inspection. There were issues with previous electrical work done, and possible fire risks. I was under contract for an asking price of greater than 300 thousand, as the house appeared to the untrained eye to be in great shape. After getting estimates on the costs of repairs to the crawl space and foundation alone being greater than 25-30 thousand I opted to withdraw from the contract. The sellers agent commented that
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was"too thorough in its inspection". When my money and the safety and health of my family is in play you can't be too thorough in my opinion! I think
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did a great job and really helped me to be able to make an educated decision about purchasing this particular home. I will definitely use
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and his company again.
- Laura B.
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Inspection went great and was incredibly thorough. We had a punch list of items that were noticed by the inspection down to a granular / detailed level that was greatly appreciated. We also requested a Radon inspection and were glad we did because there were elevated levels that were found in the home. After we provided the list of items to the sellers they fixed the majority of them as requested.
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came back and inspected the fixes, although I cannot speak to whether there was a cost associated with that (I imagine there was for the sellers).
- Kirk W.
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showed up on time and was extremely professional. He spent over three hours with me going over the options and explaining all the various solutions to fixing the mold problem I have. I also want to commend him for being so patient with me as I had several service calls from other vendors while we were there. If you have any mold issues I highly recommend
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- David B.
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When I first called
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, he answered while he was under a house and it was very hard to understand him. That's about the only negative thing I can think to say, and I had a good laugh with the mental picture of someone answering a phone in a crawlspace. He showed up before his promised time of 9:30AM and got to work immediately. The home is a fixer-upper and I asked a mountain of questions, each of which he answered in clear language and took the time to explain some of the backstory of which things are in need of repair and how they should look when fixed. He left no cranny unchecked, nor electricial wire untested, explaining details to me throughout. He ended up taking around 4.5 hours performing the inspection (mostly due to my excessive questions) and I anticipate great detail in the report. I ended up forgetting to invite my realtor (d'oh!), so I can't relate how he interacts with other non-customer professionals. Overall, a very positive experience and I would hire him again without thinking twice.
- Sean R.
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The inspector was thorough and found multiple issues that were corrected by the seller. A few months have passed since the inspection and no new home issues have been discovered so overall I would say I am very satisfied with Mr.
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- Lorie D.
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We will definitely use
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's service again! He performed an awesomely thorough inspection. Despite being a little under the weather, he still showed up and delivered! We built a new home and he was able to find so many defects that may have resulted in a catastrophe had we not used his service. Although the builder expressed negative remarks toward the report, they are in the process of fixing all the items from
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's report. Their (the builders') inspectors did not find any of these items or just signed off anyway. Alpha &
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Home Inspections is a business with integrity. I encourage anyone looking to have a home inspection(s) performed on their home to use
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's service. You will not be disappointed. You will actually learn a few things along the way!
- Oshanda C.
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All Home Inspectors in Charlotte, NC

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HomeTeam Inspection Service

9212 Tree Haven Dr.
Charlotte, NC

HOMETECH PROPERTY INSPECTION, LLC

361 WOODLAWN AVE
Mount Holly, NC

HOMETIME INSPECTORS

Charlotte, NC

HOMETOWN REPAIRS & REMODELING

340 GLEN ARBOR DR
Belmont, NC

HomeWard Inventory

592 Doe Run Dr
Kernersville, NC

HouseMaster Home Inspection Services

P. O. Box 981
Belmont, NC

HouseMaster Home Inspections

168 Hwy 274
Clover, SC

Housemaster Inspection Services

PO Box 981
Belmont, NC

Insight Pest Solutions

4201 Stuart Andrew Blvd
Charlotte, NC

INSPECTOR PAUL INC

PO BOX 236
Fort Mill, SC

Integrity Heating & Cooling

9115-M Old Statesville Rd
Charlotte, NC

INTELLIGENT DESIGN ENGINEERING

1200 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC

Interface Audio Video

8516 Willow Branch Drive
Waxhaw, NC

Ivey Exterminating Inc

228 Atando Ave
Charlotte, NC

J W Ramsey & Son Home Inspections

904 Parkwood Rd
Shelby, NC

JAN GINTER ELECTRIC SERVICE

269 Ford St
Harrisburg, NC

Jefferies Custom Carpentry and Construction

1002 N Oakwood St
Gastonia, NC

Joseph Cortina Home Improvement

4610 Palladium Pl
Charlotte, NC

JP's Plumbing & Heating

235 N Center St
Statesville, NC

JV Heritage

4336 Hunter Rhyne Road, NC

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