Inspection Services

Master Home Inspections is dedicated to providing comprehensive home inspection services to home buyers and sellers in Southwest Virginia. We also offer full commercial property inspection services that will give our clients a better idea of an investment’s viability before it’s time to make a decision. All of our inspection services adhere to InterNACHI’s exemplary Standards of Practice.

General Home Inspection

Our residential property inspection is a non-invasive assessment of a home’s visible and readily accessible areas. We’ll take note of a home’s strengths and weaknesses so that you’ll have all of the information you need to continue with negotiations. Your inspection report for all inspection services will be available by login less than 24 hours later.

Inspected areas include:

  • Roofing System
  • Foundation & Crawl Space
  • Structural Components
  • Basement
  • Driveway
  • Deck & Patio
  • Attached Garage
  • Exterior (doors, windows, cladding)
  • Interior (doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings, stairs)
  • Attic, Insulation, & Ventilation
  • Fireplace & Chimney
  • HVAC Systems
  • Electrical System
  • Plumbing System

For inaccessible roofing systems, a Spectoscope will be used to assess the structure’s condition. A moisture meter may be used to qualify suspected areas of moisture intrusion anywhere inside the home.

Commercial Property Inspection services

Commercial Property Inspection

We offer thorough commercial inspections that will diagnose any issues with the primary structure of a building and any installed mechanical systems. We can inspect commercial buildings of virtually any size, ranging from factories to small business spaces.

Pre Listing Home Inspection

Pre-Listing Inspection

This inspection can be a tremendous asset for individuals who are preparing to sell a home. We’ll arrive to the property to evaluate the condition of the home and its various systems, determining if there are any issues that you need to be aware of. This will help you establish a much greater level of trust during negotiations when you disclose known issues to prospective buyers, ensuring that the process goes as smoothly as possible.

New Construction Home Inspection

New Construction Inspection

When construction is nearly finished on your new home, it’s wise to seek the opinion of a third-party, objective home inspector. We’ll assess the materials used to ensure that they’re safe and applied to the structure correctly. We’ll also look over any installed mechanical systems to make sure that there are no defects that need to be addressed by the contractors.

4 Point Inspection

4 Point Inspection

A 4 Point Inspection may be required by your insurance agency if you’re seeking coverage on an older home. The inspection consists of a thorough evaluation of four key areas: the HVAC, roofing, plumbing, and electrical systems.

Loan Draw Inspection

Loan Draw Inspection

This inspection ensures that a construction project is compliant with the terms that were agreed upon when the bank issued their original loan. We’ll assess the materials stored on-site and check for adherence to the proposed budget to ensure that no conditions are being violated. This can prevent stalled progress and preserve a working relationship between the contractor and the lender.

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Re-Inspections

If during our original home inspection, we discovered one or more defective components—then we’ll be glad to return to the property to evaluate any repairwork. We’ll check for safety adherence, proper installation, and to ensure that no remaining issues are present.

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Mold Inspection

Mold is more than just an eyesore—it can cause serious health problems when allowed to thrive inside a home. We’ll investigate a property for any signs of mold or preexisting damage caused by the moisture that feeds it, giving you an opportunity to arrange any necessary mold removal or structural repair work.

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Water Testing

To ensure that a home has access to clean water, we’ll take samples from the well (if applicable) and the tap. A laboratory test will reveal if any dangerous concentrations of bacteria or heavy metals are present—giving you vital information that can be used to determine how to best proceed in negotiations to buy the home.

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Radon Testing

Forming underground from the breakdown of certain types of rock and soil, radon gas is sometimes able to penetrate the foundation of a home. Radon is known to cause various health problems, including lung-related illnesses such as lung cancer. We’re able to test a home for this odorless and invisible gas by utilizing our extensive training and specialized equipment. If we do discover radon, we’ll guide you on the next step that should be taken to ensure that your home and health are protected.

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At Master Home Inspections, we believe that experience makes all the difference. For over 16 years, we’ve helped home buyers understand the ins and outs of any residential property—giving them the power to make an informed decision about a purchase. Contact us today to request your appointment.

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