The cost of a certified professional home
inspection is minor compared to the thousands of dollars in
repairs that it will save. This inspection is requested by the
buyer before the home is purchased. This is a thorough
non-invasive inspection of all the major components of the home
to help the buyer make an informed decision. Having buyer’s
(pre-purchase) inspection can insure that there will be no
surprises after moving in. This also gives the buyer information
to use in negotiating price or terms of repairing before the
This inspection, done
before or while your home is listed, can insure that your
contract will not fall through after an agreement has been
reached due to the buyer’s home inspection finding problems.
This is a thorough inspection consisting
of the same components as the Buyer’s Inspection.
Let Pinnacle Home Inspection find the problems now so that they
can be corrected, preventing that long awaited offer from
falling through in the end. Buyers are more attracted to homes
that have been pre-inspected. Finding these pre-inspected homes
saves buyers time and gives them peace of mind that the deal
will go through smoothly.
Infrared thermography uses thermal imaging to
locate energy loss, moisture, and faulty wiring inside of a
structure that cannot be seen by a visual inspection.
Pinnacle Home Inspection is certified by The
Center for Basic Applied Science to perform Mold Sampling tests.
Mold can cause a variety of health issues from neurological
damages to common problems such as allergies and asthma. Mold
testing has now become standard procedure in real estate
The EPA recommends that all homes should be
tested for radon gas. Pinnacle Home Inspection is certified by
the National Radon Safety Board to perform radon tests. We use
only the most accurate methods of radon testing; all of our
equipment is yearly calibrated in an independent laboratory in
accordance with the NRSB. Other methods of testing can produce
highly inaccurate results; do not let just anyone test your home
If high levels of radon have been found in
your home it can be lowered. Pinnacle Home Inspection is
certified by the National Radon Safety Board to install Radon
Mitigation systems. Having a mitigation system properly
installed can reduce radon to acceptable levels according to the
Investigative Inspections are most often used
by homeowners who suspects a problem may exist. Pinnacle Home
Inspection is available to call if you are unsure what is
causing an unusual odor or sound, or if your home has recent
storm damage. Your home can give you signs that something is
wrong, Pinnacle Home Inspection can come out and identify those
problems before they get worse.
WELL WATER TESTING
Pinnacle Home Inspection can perform various
tests on your home’s well water, detecting contaminants such as:
Bacteria, Alkalinity, Lead, Manganese, Hardness, ph, Iron,
Turbidity, Nitrate, and Nitrite. If your home has been tested
for radon and has returned a high concentration, your water
should also be tested for radon.
SEPTIC SYSTEM TESTING
Septic system dye testing is performed on
homes with private septic systems. The dye is used to find leaks
in drainage lines as well as the outdoor field lines. Before
buying a home one should have the septic system tested to insure
that there are no hidden problems that can be costly to repair.
Homeowners may also want to test their septic systems if they
are currently experiencing problems or as preventative