New Construction Home Inspections

To Inspect Or Not To Inspect?

Do you hear what this "new home" is saying?  Can you see the defect?Indianapolis Home Inspector New Construction
That's O.K.,  we "speak house"!

This home was scheduled for an afternoon closing but the home inspection revealed that the attic was missing insulation and the furnace chimney did not extend through the roof.
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And this "new home" was scheduled for closing the following day. Our Home Inspection revealed that there was no hot water at the kitchen sink.

While most of the time a Home Inspection on a new construction home goes pretty well, there have been many times that it does not. We have found standing water in crawl spaces, mold (belive it or not), a water leak in the main water supply line under the concrete slab, attics with no insulation (the day before closing), issues with plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and even foundation and roofing issues.

Our inspectors are trained to "listen" to the home you are about to purchase before you make that final decision.


The reality today is that most home builders don't even have tools and equipment. The fact is most new home builders are financiers and occasionally job site managers.

Who actually builds your new home are the sub-contractors that the builder hires to do the work. So whether your new home is built correctly and complies with the current building code strictly depends on the knowledge and skill of the sub-contractors. And speaking candidly, the quality of the sub-contractors varies greatly. And many sub-contractors are unlicensed and unregulated, so who's looking over their shoulder?

Even though all of the parts of the house you come in contact with each and every day appear fine, there's a lot more to your house than meets the layman's eye. Here's the real issue; were the mechanical and structural components of the house put together properly?  And truthfully, most homeowners don't have the knowledge or skill to judge that aspect of a new home.
So here's what happens in many cases.  You go to sell your new home sometime in the future.  The buyer hires a home inspector to evaluate the property for them.  And low and behold the buyer's home inspector finds lots of things that were done improperly by the sub-contractors and now the buyer wants you to make the necessary repairs.
Why should you pay for someone else's mistakes? Hire a Profesional Home Inspector before purchasingthat that new home.

While many of the new construction inspections we perform go off without a hitch (other than punch list items for the builder) there have also been the ones that have turned up major deficiencies.... which one are are you about to buy?
So give us a call today and we will evaluate your home from the foundation to the roof and all areas in between and produce a list of issues that you can give to your Builder. Don't get stuck holding the bag for future repairs.


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