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  • Initially Provider name locked. Savage was a great choice for a home inspection considering he was recommended by someone. I contacted Provider name locked. for a price quote for a single family home inspection and asked about his credentials. He mentioned his certifications and the thousands of inspections completed by him. Well, he responds quickly, maintains a courtesy disposition, and submits professional looking reports. The actual inspection is another animal, this is where things get fuzzy. After the inspection is complete, the contract reads that Provider name locked. only does visual inspections, so no professional detective work is exerted during inspection such as walking on roof (he uses binoculars), pushing on walls (checking for loose screws as sign of wood damage) or nothing else thorough. The inspector's report even conflicted with his own recommendations at times.  An egregious interaction was  he mentioned that the age of the roof could not be estimated (Your insurance will ask for age of roof). According to another professional the roof's age ,that I pressed Provider name locked. for, was 5 years old than which only leaves a 5 year life span on roof. (Holy crap! I could need a roof soon and would have asked for concession from seller). Also mold began to accumulate on basement baseboard  2 weeks after I moved into house. Wait! the seller claimed a mold free home. I hope opening the windows in the lower lever and purchasing a dehumidifier will solve the mole problem. (Note: I waived the mold Provider name locked. testing, because inspector found no visual signs of mold (again, no detective work done like looking at unfinished parts of basement for signs of water levels or any other technique. Provider name locked. 's inspections are too inept for a large purchase such as a home.

    - Jessica M.
  • Provider name locked. and Provider name locked. came out to assess the job within 2 days of my request. 

    They were very thoughtful in helping me figure out the best way to add electricity and the lighting and outlets I wanted.

    They did not hurry me and you would have thought they were doing this for themselves or for a family member.

    Once we agreed upon a price, Provider name locked. had a contract and I gave a deposit of 1/2 the total.

    Provider name locked. did the work in a day and a half.  He had to dig a trench from the garage to the shed for the electrical wires, which was about 8 feet, which doesn't seem long, but there were old tree roots that he had to remove, and that slowed him down.  I had just put some new sod down where he had to dig, and he so carefully moved the sold and put it back that you would never know there was a trench dug!

    He added wiring from inside the garage through the wall, down to the trench and then to the shed.

    Provider name locked.  added the electrical box to the shed.  Then, inside the shed, he put the piping in unobtrusive locations to add a light, switch and two different outlets. His work is meticulous. Everything was spotless.

    Provider name locked. did everything while I was a work, and I thank him that I did not have to take time off to have this done.

    I will definitely call upon Provider name locked. to work with me on future projects!
    - Darla K.
  • We were very pleased with both the owner Jorry and his assistant Ed. We had used them to inspect a different home and ended up not buying it based largely on deficiencies they uncovered. They were on time, thorough, and because there were two of them, it went efficiently and quickly. They explained everything they were doing and pointed out things which the builder of the property agreed to fix. We felt comfortable moving in after the inspection
    - JOHN O.
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