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"The whole process went well from scheduling to completion.
Bender is extremely knowledgeable,with excellent credentials and extensive experience" in his field. He, with his assistant,
, evaluated my house and then took the time to show me his findings and explain their significance. He also e-mailed his report to me, documented with photos, on the same day.The builders of my new house were behind schedule and
, despite his busy schedule, offered to return for a second look to complete the inspection. I was impressed by his professionalism and honesty. It was very informative and extremely reassuring to hear his findings and suggestions. I would recommend
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-Cynthia J.

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was a fantastic home inspector. He was able to answer all of our questions without us feeling like we were bothering him. His inspections" were very thorough and methodical; this gave us confidence that everything was properly assessed. He was very personable and friendly. We had an excellent overall experience and would recommend
to anybody looking for a home inspection.

-Jonathan L.

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Home inspection

For most of us, our home is the biggest investment we will ever make. For those preparing to buy, a quality home inspection is key. An inspection is usually required for a home purchase. A highly rated home inspector will look at every nook and cranny to gauge structure stability, present and potential dangers. But remember, a home inspection is not a guarantee or a warranty - it may not find everything.

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It really depends on where you are and the type of work.  In Texas most home inspectors are only trained in general areas of interest and have no detailed knowledge of construction practices.  Some do after having carrerrs in other fields including engineering or as general contractors/home builders.  If you are wondering if a completed job was done in a professional manner appearance wise and have minor concerns an inspector can help you.  If it is more extensive hire professionals from the different fields to inspect the respective work.  Plumber for the plumbing, electrician for electrical, etc.  An experienced GC or inspector can do an initial inspection and advise you whether you should have the concerns further investigated by the trades.  Remember, they can't tell much about what they can't see so framing and insulation concerns will be hard to verify.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
San Antonio, TX
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It's a little unusual to do this except in cases of fixer-upper properties but you should call a local general contractor with experience renovating/remodeling homes in the neighborhood.  They'll know the typical problems with the homes there and what to look out & budget for.  For example, here in San Antonio many of the homes built in the mid-fifties to 60's have lead drains that were not put in properly or were installed in such a way that repairs are not quick or cheap.  Many homes even older have the same drains but seem to be less hassle to repair.  Homes in my neighborhood have a problem with improper supply lines (wrong type of copper) which break due to corrosion.  Just make sure the contractor you hire to go over the property with you has done significant work on homes in the area on similar homes.

Todd Shell
Todd's Home Services
www.thomeservices.com
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Are the heat pumps commercial or residential units?
Are the heat pumps Package or Split System?
Are there actually 33 PTAC units?
Are you an EPA certified person( refrigerant )?

Here is my suggestion, break it down into manageable portions(ie one heat pump and a few PTAC units every other month) to keep from being overloaded.  
Clean/Replace filters
Check/inspect electrical wiring and connections
Check amperage draw of compressors/motors 
Check capacitance of start and run capacitors
Check contractors/relays for wear/pitting
Check refrigerant levels and record superheated/subcooling
Check external static pressures across air handler(s)
Check deltaT (return and supply air temps) 
Lubricate motors( if applicable)
Inspect Belts/Pulleys( if applicable)
Clean outdoor coils
Clean indoor coils

Start there and HAVE FUN!!! 

Home Inspecting reviews in Franklin

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It went very well. I have talked to basement repair companies in the past, and their focus is on selling basement repair services. Hiring a structural engineer provided me an independent analysis of the condition of my basement. Now I can decide what I want to do without worrying that I am being "sold".
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- ANDREW W.
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Inspected a home that I was purchasing from my grandfathers estate.
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is a really nice guy who is friendly and responsive to emails, texts and phone calls.
Based upon Mr.
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report and the conversation we had following the inspection, he said that the home was in great shape. I moved forward with the purchase of the home. After spending thousands of dollars renovating the home we had a nice little rain which caused the roof to leak. When the roofer came to the home to patch the roof it was brought to my attention that the roof had been patched at least 3 times and that it was in disrepair. I revisited my home inspection because when
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and I had a man to man conversation following the inspection he told me the roof was 5-10 years old and it had plenty of life left it in, that he would have purchase the home if it was his money.
I hired a company to help me get the home leased and as we were doing our walk around it was brought to my attention that we had a major crack on the back side of the home with potential foundation issues which also caused a large crack in one of the windows. Upon reviewing my report there was no mention about the cracks on the side of the home and when we did our walk through he failed to bring this to my attention.
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did admit that he completely missed the crack on the side of the house and the crack in the window.
I finally called Mr.
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to address my concerns. He was prompt to answer and came over the very next day to reinspect the home. I was told that I could have my money back on the inspection which I was glad to take. However, when he pulled out the check book to write me a check I was told the only way I could receive the check is if I signed a waiver of liability. I asked to see the waiver and to my surprise it was hand written on his report. I refused to sign it and he told me that the only way I would receive my check is if signed his hand written wavier of liability.
After filing and insurance claim and complaint with the State Board I was told to review my inspection report next time before I purchase the home, which I found very unprofessional. I spent plenty of time reviewing the report and spent time walking the property with Mr.
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. The patched roof and the cracked wall were not mentioned in the report.
Beware!
- Chelsey H.
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inspected the house thoroughly and provided a report that was informative regarding our purchase. I would definitely recommend him to anyone in need of a house inspection.
- James G.
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We have a great punch list of items to work on to get the house on the
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- Kelly B.
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Inspector was extremely detailed. I was present for the inspection and everything was explained in great detail. This is a good reputable company that I would use again. I looked over the report once it was completed and every issue he pointed out was in the report. It was an honest assessment.
- David L.
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This was my first time using Northwest
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. I have used them again since because I was so pleased. This was to inspect a 32 unit apartment building with retail space, spanning 2 buildings. Coordinating them to inspect occupied units would have been a real challenge (not on their part, but dealing with all the residents), so they looked in a few apartments in critical areas to check for roof damage and I inspected the actual apartments myself.

They used their thermal imaging scanner to look for active and old roof leaks, and to also look for water intrusion in the walls. This was worth the price itself, very very useful knowledge. They thoroughly checked the roofs, and recommended I follow up with a roofer (which I did, I ended up needing to replace them). They inspected all the common areas and utilities. There were a lot of water heaters and electrical panels, and they checked every single one. They inspected the crawlspaces and grounds. All in all, they did an amazingly thorough job. They gave me a 38 page report within a couple days. It had photos of every single problem area and comments on what the problem was. This turned in to my punch list for repairs after I closed on the building. After the inspection, I was impressed because they gave me a very fast turnaround date for when the inspection report would be formally ready, and it was ready exactly on time for download. I am used to this taking forever and I have gotten some strangely formatted and hard to read inspection reports from other inspectors. The report
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gives is clear, concise, and just exactly what you need to know. In general - the reason I keep using
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is because of the depth of knowledge with apartment buildings (
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, the owner, was present in both times I used them for apartment complexes). The inspector I have used for single family homes has also been exceptionally knowledgeable. I love the fact that I can pay online with a credit card, and the woman who sets up the appointment and answers my initial questions was always very friendly and got back to my instantly. During this inspection and subsequent ones, I appreciated that they answered my many many questions about what they were seeing. I highly recommend them. I'm a real estate investor and have used them on every purchase I've made since discovering them.
- Sonja J.
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performed a thorough and professional inspection on the home we intended to purchase here in Virginia. He is very knowledgeable and does a great job. Not only was he able to
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any immediate concerns, he also told us what repairs/replacements would be necessary in two, five, and ten years. The detailed report was easy to understand. Without
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, we would not have known what to expect. Forewarned is forearmed in our case. Buying a home can be expensive, and often there are unexpected expenses that make you wonder what is really necessary. However, a
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Inspection is money well spent and will save you dollars and stress in the end. We were present for the inspection of the home we sold in Indiana and had the opportunity to compare that inspector/inspection to
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- Elaine H.
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He was very flexible in setting up a time and date that worked for me. I also asked him if he could get on the roof and inspect that - he made sure to bring a ladder and went above and beyond to do that. Once we arrived, he explained the process to me a little bit and we got started. He first started with the roof, and when he came down he explained what he found - what next steps I should take, and then documented it appropriately. We moved onto the next part of the house. He answered any and all questions that I had and performed a very thorough inspection. I can't say it enough - but he was so helpful in explaining in detail what needed fixed, who/how I would need to go about having it fixed, when it would need repaired and the estimated cost that it would be - he also provided options. For example, he mentioned that some pipes may need repaired. Then he talked me through the two different types of pipes I could use - one being more affordable and one being more expensive - and what the lifetime of each would be. He helped to prioritize the big items for me so that I could make an educated judgement when asking the seller for repairs. I could not recommend anyone else.
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is the company to look to for home inspections!


- Caitlin O.

All Home Inspectors in Franklin, IN

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20/20 Home Inspection Services

PO Box 1458
Greenwood

A & D Hydra Clean Inc

6440 Michigan Rd
Indianapolis

A HOME INSPECTOR INC

10707 N DIVISION RD
Fountaintown

A&W Exterior Restoration

1845 E 68th St
Indianapolis

Acculevel

9495 N Waldron Rd
Rossville

ACE INSPECTION SERVICES

6697 E HADLEY RD
Camby

Adams Property Inspection LLC

1350-C Southport Road
Indianapolis

Advanced Restoration & Waterproofing

2981 State Road 45
Nashville

Advantage Home Inspections LLC

2290 Wilbur RD
Martinsville

AirMD

7700 Congress Ave

ALLCHECK INSPECTIONS

5225 EMCO DR
Indianapolis

Alpine Maintenance Group Inc

5565 N Tacoma Ave
Indianapolis

AM Home Inspections

3226 Kensington Blvd
Columbus

American Animal Control

11877 N Pine Rd
Syracuse

American Health Network

1111 N Ronald Reagan Pkwy
Avon

American Home Shield

889 Ridge Lake Blvd

American Mold Experts

5250 E US Hwy 36
Avon

AP Inspections & Environmental Services

5868 E 71st St
Indianapolis

Authentic Restoration

811 Pebblebrook Pl
Noblesville

BAXTER PEST DOCTORS

2691 NICHOL AVE
Anderson

BPG Property Inspection Services

12251 Eastcreek Court
Indianapolis

BradBuilt

831 Park Central N Dr, Apt D
Indianapolis

Brickkicker Home Inspection

7351 WildCat Run Ln
Indianapolis

Buyers Protection Group (BPG)

4300 Alexander Drive

Cahaba Scapes

2130 11th avenue north

Capital Environmental Enterprises Inc

3440 S Post Rd
Indianapolis

Capstone Restoration LLC

14350 Mundy Dr.
Noblesville

Carnes Home Inspections

15139 Derby Ct
Carmel

Chapman Property Inspections, LLC

26768 State Rd 19
Arcadia

CLEAR VIEW HOME INSPECTIONS LLC

10734 BRIXTON LANE
Fishers

Cornerstone Inspection Services

443 N Rangeline Rd
Carmel

Cornerstone Restoration LLC

308 S. Main St.
New Castle

Coughlin Home Inspections, Inc.

3017 E. CR 350 S.
Danville

Crawlspace Doctor

1435 Topp Creek Dr
Indianapolis

Crawlspace Remediation, LLC

1015 Southport Dr
Lafayette

David Hazen Group LLC

4861 W 106th Street
Zionsville

Dayton Fire Defense LLC

PO Box 1036
Westfield

DC Contracting

604 East Mill St
Summitville

Dixon's Custom Home Solutions

4395 Silver Springs Dr
Greenwood

dpb Inspections & Consulting Services

1408 Central Ave
Noblesville

DURHAM ELECTRIC INC

8169 LONG WALK CT
Noblesville

Eagle Eye Home Inspection LLC

10975 Limbach Ct
Indianapolis

EAGLE EYE HOME INSPECTION, INC

10975 Limbach Ct
Indianapolis

Eagle Home Repairs

3825 Denwood
Indianapolis

Edgewood Home Inspections

1636 E Legrande Ave #33324
Indianapolis

Estate Services LLC

8330 Seabridge Way
Indianapolis

Eternity Construction

8015 Ridgegate E Dr
Indianapolis

Express Property Inspections. Inspections $199

4886 S co rd, 1275 East
Crothersville

Fentress Builders Inc

6006 E 38th St
Indianapolis

Foerster Construction

13830 Painter Ct
Carmel

Foundation Doctors

1618 Columbia Ave
Fort Wayne

From Top To Bottom

1120 N Euclid Ave
Indianapolis

GENE LUNSFORD'S REAL ESTATE SERVICES

12209 DUNBAR CIR
Indianapolis

Goals2Green LLC

5760 Brockton Ct
Indianapolis

Godby Heating Plumbing Electrical

7852 Moller Rd
Indianapolis

GREEN DUCTS

660 E 82nd St
Indianapolis

Green Smart Solutions

9465 Counselors Row
Indianapolis

Guardian Chimney Service

269 Oxmoor Way #F
Avon

Guidance Home Inspections LLC

176 Logan Street #177
Noblesville

Halstead Home Inspections LLC

309 Parkview Dr.
New Castle

Handy Repair Guys, LLC

1389 W. 86th Street
Indianapolis

HEARTLAND CARPET AND FLOOR SERVICES

PO BOX 34254
Indianapolis

HHI INSPECTIONS

10975 ECHO TRL
Indianapolis

Home Inspection Services

10750 e 550 n
Wilkinson

Home Chek

7928 Barlum Dr
Indianapolis

Home Inspections Plus, LLC

9030 N 200 W
Fortville

Home-Aid Residential, LLC

P.O. Box 68095
Indianapolis

Hometown Inspectors

6245 Lakeland Ln.
Indianapolis

Hoosier Permanent Coatings

5731 W 85th St
Indianapolis

HORNADAY INSPECTION SERVICES

4544 W RUNYON LAKE DR
Greenwood

HouseMaster

8206 Rockville Road, #275
Indianapolis

HouseMaster

12918 Double Eagle Dr.
Carmel

INDIANA FLAT FEE

Indianapolis

Indy Inspection Service Inc

PO Box 199300
Indianapolis

Indy Pro Inspection Service, Inc.

484 E. Carmel Drive
Carmel

Infrared Technologies

6531E 200N
Greenfield

Inside Out Property Inspection LLC

809 Ironwood Trail
Greenwood

Klean Restoration, Inc

2176 N Meridian St
Indianapolis

Krieger's Home Repair

2429 Baywood Ct
Greenwood

M & T Inspection Services

8838 Rocky Hill Rd
Indianapolis

MC2 HOME INSPECTIONS LLC

P.O. BOX 280
Plainfield

MICRO AIR

6320 LA PAS TRL
Indianapolis

MIDWEST INSPECTION

141 N. VINE ST
Plainfield

Mold Inspection & Testing Indianapolis IN

465 Gibson Ave.
Indianapolis

Moss Roofing

4600 Ingleside Lane
Indianapolis

New Start Inspections Corp

283 N Restin Rd
Greenwood

NOVA Home Inspections, Inc

4129 N 75W
Franklin

Overseers

8 Casey Rd

Peace of Mind Inspections, LLC

3802 E 3rd St
Bloomington

Peak Exteriors

One Court Place

PETERSON HOME INSPECTIONS

128 1ST CT
Carmel

Pillar To Post Inc

6081 First Watch Way
Mc Cordsville

Premier Home Inspections Llc

572 s cr 250 east
Columbus

PREMIUM INSPECTION SERVICES

7605 FOREST DR
Fishers

Principle Home Inspection Services

8519 Shelbyville Rd
Indianapolis

PRM ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AIA

8640 SWIFTSAIL CT
Indianapolis

Pro Inspections LLC

1639 Maple St
Columbus

R Moore Home Inspection

904 Baronne st.
Lebanon

Rembrandt Enterprises Inc

156 E Spring Valley Pke

Robert D. Young Construction, Inc.

1645 W Edgewood Ave
Indianapolis

S & S QUALITY HOME INSPECTIONS INC

7872 HICKORY RIDGE LN
Mooresville

Security Home Inspections

13277 Illinois St
Carmel

See It Clean Again

55 S. State St. Suite 301
Indianapolis

Service Plus Heating Cooling Plumbing

11771 Technology Dr
Fishers

Sherlock Homes Inspection

3901 East Hagan St
Bloomington

Silcox Home Inspections

10906 Brigantine Dr
Indianapolis

Silver Creek Engineering Inc

7225 Woodland Dr
Indianapolis

SM Inspection Services LLC

11157 Ridgewater Cir
Fishers

Smoot Contracting

112 Bartlettsville Rd
Bedford

Statewide Roofing & Restoration

824 University Woods Dr
New Albany

Steve Harmon

90 Frostwood Ln
Greenwood

Sundance Roofing and Exteriors, LLC

5222 S. East Street, B-6
Indianapolis

Talon Property Inspections LLC

11807 Allisonville Rd
Fishers

Taylor Electrical, LLC

329 W Penn St
Shelbyville

The Fireplace Specialist

103 East Iroquois Street
Kentland

The Haas Group LLC

2215 Plank Road

The Mad Hatter Chimney Service

5132 E 65TH ST
Indianapolis

Thermo-Scan Inspections

4650 Killarney Dr
Carmel

USA INSULATION

2101 W US40
Greenfield

Watchtower Property

9322 shady bend lane
Indianapolis

Wise Buy Property Inspection, LLC

1858 S State Rd 267
Avon

Wren House Inspection LLC

4827 Spring Flower Ct
Indianapolis

Young's Inspection, LLC

9540 Indian Creek Rd S
Indianapolis

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