Portland Crawl Space Inspection

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Recent Review: It went very well. Mark was early and very thorough. He is a very nice fella who knows his stuff and provided great detail!
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Recent Review: Brian did a great job. He showed up on time with all of his tools and supplies. He had everything he could ever need. He walked us through the entire house as well as process and took pictures and great notes along the way. He did a fabulous job explaining everything to us in detail and sent us the report that same evening for us to review.
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Recent Review: Overall, Jeff did a very fine job. Scheduling his time was easy and convenient and he arrived right on time. The finished report was thorough (including color photos) and arrived via email in less than 24 hours. I was pleased with the outcome. I would have preferred to pay a little bit less as the total time spend was around two hours (less than the three anticipated), but his rates seemed competitive in the industry. Overall, I would recommend the company.
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Recent Review: I called to get an inspection of my crawl space, I was concerned about some water when we had the heavy rains in Feb. The inspector came out and did an extensive inspection.  He told me that someday I would have to have the vapor barrier replaced that the small amount of water I saw was normal.  He also showed me where to install some vent wells to minimize the chance of water getting into the crawl space.  He also recommended a service to have my down spouts "scoped". It was a pleasure dealing with a competent professional that did not recommend unneeded work.  I was very impressed and will call M Leon the next time I need this type of service.
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Recent Review: We had a different inspection the day before by a different provider in a different place so a good opportunity to compare. Both were professional but we saw that the other inspector seemed to have a greater service mentality and was willing to inspect the attic for instance, which Bob said he wouldn't do due to insurance liability issues. There were other things he said we would need specialized inspectors to check. He did go into the crawl space which in our case was very disagreeable with some animal skeletons, debris, and moisture so we commend him for that. A few months after when we needed an electronic copy he couldn't find our file right away but eventually located it. He seemed very knowledgable. We would recommend him for this area.
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Business Description: Pacific Waterproofing is a fully licensed bonded and insured contractor serving Vancouver WA, Portland OR and all surrounding areas. We specialize in basement waterproofing and crawl space drainage. Our team of trained professionals are well versed in all aspects of waterproofing and crawl space repair. We pride our selves in doing the job right the first time. Some other services we provide are: crawl space cleaning, insulation replacement, vapor barrier replacement, French drain, sump pump installation, foundation repair and much more. Call today for a free estimate!
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Business Description: We are your foundation experts for all of Western Oregon. Call us to discuss the issues you are having and we'll help diagnose your problems and find the best solution for you. We specialize in foundation repair, basement and crawl space conversions, seismic retrofitting, foundation crack repair, stabilizing leaning walls and new foundations under existing homes. We can expand your crawl space or low ceiling basement to livable, usable space that increases the value of your home. Foundation King also provides structural piering, a permanent way to stabilize sinking foundations. We can also provide general contracting services including drywall, stucco and utility services making Foundation King a one stop shop for all of your basement and crawl space needs. Call Jeff today!
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Recent Review: The inspection went very smoothly. Steve was very friendly from the start. He arrived early and began his inspection of the exterior of the house. Once he finished inspecting the entire exterior he moved inside. The current owner was home and was very interested in Steve's evaluation when he did not agree with the report. Steve handled him in a very professional manner. He inspected the entire house top to bottom, and front to back. He found a leak in the bathroom sink that the current owner did not know about and some air ducts that had fallen in the crawl space. We received the inspection report right there at the property and Steve went through the whole report with us. He answered all my questions no matter how simple they were. He also gave us his contact information in case we had other questions.
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Recent Review: They did the job on time and to specifications.  Did exactly what was quoted on the estimate with no delays or surprises.
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Recent Review: It went very well. Jeff and Ken work well together and make sure to cover all the bases. Inspecting the entire house and going above and beyond even inspecting the flooded out crawl space. I would recommend Doctor J's to anyone looking for a through, honest home inspection.

Reviews in Portland to Inspect Crawl Space

AFENNER HOME INSPECTIONS
Jamie was extremely professional. He brought all necessary equipment, including coveralls and respirator to do the crawspace inspection- he really jumped in there and got dirty. His inspection lasted over 4 hours- during the last hour I toured the property with him and he showed me all of his findings, including doing lots of teaching about our "new" old home. Lots of advice about what needed to be done immediately and what could wait, which is helpful when determining and prioritizing our budget with this new property. Jamie's report was over 40 pages long and included photos of the most significant findings. He provided both a hardcopy report and a pdf within 1 day of his inspection. Interestingly, when other contractors came out to create bids for sewer, plumbing, and electric, they used his report as a jumping off point. His report was very organized, methodical, and will be great guidance for our future home repairs. Would definitely recommend Jamie for others needing home inspection.
- Michelle C....
CNickelsen Home Inspections, LLC
The crawl space was the main thing I wanted inspected but he did not get into the crawl space because he said it was too small. He just looked inside and said it was alright by the smell. He spent a lot of time on his computer doing his reports, but I did like the report I got, it was very detailed.
- David P....
APillar To Post of SW Washington
Pillar to Post would be our first choice in home inspection. They are thorough and miss nothing which could potentially impact a homebuyer in a negative way. The inspector is knowledgeable and honest. We continue to use their services for routine attic and crawl space inspection, making sure we don’t miss any unseen problems.
- Tamalyn P....
AIdeal Property Inspections LLC
It was my best experience yet. He thoroughly worked the whole house from the crawl space to attic everything his eye caught he took pictures and explained why it was a problem. It ended up saving me a lot of money I would highly recommend there services.
- Salvador L....
AHome Inspections Northwest
This is the third home in six years that Lee has inspected for us. He is excellent. His professionalism and prompt replies are superb. He is especially aware of insect and window issues, as well as crawl space details.
- John K....
BSullivan Inspection Service Co
Okay, just okay. She missed some minor, but annoying problems, like missing and broken crawl space vent screens (thus allowing rodents easy access). Didn't feel she had a strong knowledge of construction.
- Mark A....
ANATIONAL PROPERTY INSPECTION
KEVIN WAS VERY PROFESSIONAL. HE WAS PROMPT AND EFFICIENT. I WAS ABLE TO GET A COPY OF THE INSPECTION REPORT AS SOON AS HE FINISHED, AS HE CARRIED A LAPTOP AND PORTABLE PRINTER WITH HIM.
- Lesa C....
ADoctor J's Home Inspections
It went very well. Jeff and Ken work well together and make sure to cover all the bases. Inspecting the entire house and going above and beyond even inspecting the flooded out crawl space. I would recommend Doctor J's to anyone looking for a through, honest home inspection.
- Ross H....
BOREGON WEST INSPECTIONS INC
They were good and through. He quoted us a fee for a full inspection but there was not adequate space to get into the crawl space and they did not adjust the price, which I did not understand. The explanation I got was that that was the price. He said if I could get him access he would come back for only $100 but I felt I had already paid for it and it should have been adjusted.
- Garry S....
COREGON WEST INSPECTIONS INC
We hired Oregon West based solely on the reviews we found here on Angie's List, and I have to say I was disappointed.   Paul arrived on time and began to work his way through the checklist of things he does for any home inspection.  He physically had trouble getting into the crawl space, and then told us that part of the crawl space was not accessible literally as he was walking out the door.  Had he told us hours earlier, we could have resolved it before he left.  Instead we had to resolve it the following day - but he insisted on another $125 to return to inspect the remaining part of the crawl space - a 15 to 20 minute job at most.  He submitted a report to us within 24 hours, but there were many items listed as 'incomplete' because of the crawl space issue.   That was a mistake, in my opinion.  If you're a small business and you want a happy customer - you return for the 15 minutes to finish the job. Since we weren't blown away by the first inspection, we ended up paying a different inspector to finish up and the differences between the two were night and day. UPDATE...  It's now about 2 weeks since our inspection, and the seller of the home we are buying has just reported leaking near one of the fireplaces.  The tuck pointing on the roof needs to be completely re-done -- a $3,500 repair.  As the service provider who came to look said, "this should have easily been found during inspection" but alas... it was not!   My experience definitely did not warrant an "A" rating.
- Laura T....