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East Raleigh Home Inspection

Our crew is ready and waiting to help you transition into your new dwelling with an East Raleigh home inspection!

Moving into a recently purchased home is a big occasion. Please let our company at Steve Smallman Property Inspections free up your time to concentrate on making your household prepared for the transition. Our staff will take the pressure out of your acquisition with a complete East Raleigh home inspection!

Ever since 2006, our technicians at Steve Smallman Property Inspections have supplied rigorous home inspections for the East Raleigh and Greater Raleigh communities.

Home Inspection: What We Are Checking

Our East Raleigh home inspections are supplied by certified pros. Here’s what our Steve Smallman Property Inspections team will keep an eye out for:

East Raleigh Residential Window And Door Inspections

  • Residential doors: We document that the outside doors close and latch successfully
  • Residential windows: Our home inspection pros validate that the outside weatherproofings work correctly
  • Garage doors: We use the garage door and verify that the optical sensor works correctly

Home Outside Inspection Services

  • Exterior walls: Our professionals inspect that the external walls or other wall coverings are well-maintained
  • Roofing trim review: Our professionals inspect that the fascia, soffit, and eaves are in good shape
  • Roofing sealant: Our professionals verify that seams in the roof decking have an impermeable seal
  • Pavers and concrete: Our professionals check walkways, driveways, and paths
  • Drainage review: We inspect property slope, surface drainage, and vegetation to list any prospective water leak problems

HVAC System Inspection

  • Heat and vent system: We make use of the heating system to inspect the controls are functioning efficiently.
  • Cooling system check: Our home inspection pros look over the air conditioning unit, to inspect the controls operate efficiently.
  • Operations inspection: Our home inspection pros make certain that your HVAC systems operate efficiently.

Basement, Crawlspace, and Foundation Inspection

  • Crawl spaces and basements: Our professionals review any trace of the wooden framework in contact with the earth.
  • Water penetration: We inspect all traces of present water intrusion.
  • Foundation and slab review: Our home inspection pros inspect any degradation of wooden framework contacting of foundation shifting, like a trace of sheetrock cracks, masonry fissures, lopsided door framing, and uneven floors.
  • Integral wood check: Our professionals review any knicks to or penetration of framing wood that can create a structural durability problem.

Electrical System Inspections

  • Electrical metering inspection: Our professionals document that your electric meter and base act well.
  • Security review: We make sure that the electric service is grounded and joined effectively.
  • Protection devices: Our professionals check that your circuit breakers and fuses are functioning correctly.
  • Switches & electric receptacles: We test a number of fixtures, receptacles, and switches, plus grounded switches.

East Raleigh Plumbing System Inspections

  • Water shut off: We make certain that the water main supply shutoff is functioning properly
  • Water heating system: Our home inspection pros view the venting, heat source, and temperature-pressure relief valves (TPRs)
  • Indoor water supply: Our home inspection pros inspect all faucets, fixtures, and toilets
  • Drain testing: Our home inspection pros look over showers, sinks, and tubs for drainage operating effectively 
  • Sump pumps: Our home inspection pros view sump pumps that are accessible

Why Select Steve Smallman Property Inspections for East Raleigh Home Inspections

Once you team up with our company of East Raleigh home inspection professionals, you can count on us to provide outstanding property inspections on a short timeline.

To get our East Raleigh home inspectors for your inspection, give us a call today at 919-669-3639!

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SPECIALIZED INSPECTIONS

Steve Smallman Property Inspections, LLC is pleased to offer these specialized inspection services to our customers.

NEW CONSTRUCTION

If you’re the first-ever occupant of your brand-new home, you have specific inspection needs before moving in. We inspect your new home before your final walkthrough to add an objective set of experienced eyes to help protect your investment. We also do pre-drywall inspections.

11-MONTH WARRANTY INSPECTIONS

New homes may come with a warranty that lasts a year. An 11-month inspection is key in terms of taking advantage of what your warranty guarantees. We check for anything covered by your warranty before it expires so that the proper party is responsible for any repairs.

PRE-LISTING INSPECTIONS

Selling a home? A pre-listing inspection gives you an advantage. Letting us identify maintenance needs before you sell lets your home enter the market in its very best state free from defects that could cause potential buyers to turn away from what could be a golden opportunity for everyone.

MAINTENANCE INSPECTIONS

Life moves so quickly that general and even significant home maintenance can sometimes be forgotten. Furthermore, some routine home maintenance items are difficult to spot without the proper experience. Let our highly-trained inspectors give your home a check-up and help you prioritize regular home maintenance to save money and to help keep your family safe.

TERMITE INSPECTIONS

Termites and other wood-destroying insects cause millions of dollars of damage per year to buildings all over North Carolina. Our inspectors are all Registered Pest Control Technicians with the NC Department of Agriculture Structural Pest Control Division. We are affiliated with Cooper Pest Control to provide the wood-destroying insect reports (WDIR) required by many mortgage lenders.

RADON INSPECTIONS

Radon – an odorless, colorless gas – naturally occurs in most soil. It’s also the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers in North America. We can perform the EPA-recommended radon testing that determines whether or not you are being exposed to safe levels of radon within your home.