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Powhatan Home Inspection

Our staff is ready and waiting to help you transition into your newly purchased home with a Powhatan home inspection!

Acquiring a recently purchased property is a huge opportunity. You can let our team at Steve Smallman Property Inspections assist you to concentrate on getting your family ready for the new house. Our staff will take the tension out of your purchase with a complete Powhatan home inspection!

Starting in 2006, our specialists at Steve Smallman Property Inspections have supplied rigorous home inspections for the Powhatan and Greater Raleigh communities.

Home Inspection; What We Search For

With our team, our Powhatan home inspections are provided by trained specialists. Here is what our Steve Smallman Property Inspections staff will investigate:

Powhatan House Window & Door Inspections

  • Exterior doors: We check that the external doors shut and lock successfully
  • Exterior windows: Our home inspection pros check that the window gaskets work effectively
  • Garage door: We work the garage door and make sure that the safety sensor functions properly

Home Siding and Roofing Inspections

  • External walls: Our professionals ensure that the siding or other wall coverings are fit
  • Roof trim review: Our home inspection pros validate that the fascia, soffit, and eaves are fit
  • Roof flashing: Our home inspection pros ensure that joints in the roof decking have a weatherproof seal
  • Pavers and concrete: Our professionals check paths, driveways, and walkways
  • Water flow: Our professionals inspect yard slope, surface water flow, and shrubbery to list any prospective water leak issues

HVAC System Inspection Services

  • Heat & vent system: Our professionals utilize the heater and furnace to make certain the mechanisms are operating successfully.
  • Cooling system: Our professionals view the air conditioning unit, to validate the buttons function correctly.
  • Features check: Our professionals document that your AC and heating systems work effectively.

Basement, Crawlspace, and Foundation Inspection

  • Basements and crawl spaces: Our professionals view any signs of wooden framing in touch with the earth.
  • Water penetration review: Our professionals look over any symptoms of active water leaks.
  • Foundation and concrete review: Our professionals view any rotting of wooden framing touching of foundation shifting, like degradation of sheetrock breaks, brick breaks, out-of-true door framing, and uneven floors.
  • Structural wood inspection: We test any destruction of or drilling of frame wood that might create a structural integrity problem.

Electrical System Inspections

  • Electrical metering review: Our professionals validate that your electric meter and base are operating efficiently.
  • Safety check: Our professionals document that the electrical service is grounded and linked successfully.
  • Security devices: Our home inspection pros verify that your circuit breakers and fuses are working properly.
  • Switches & electrical receptacles: Our professionals inspect several switches and fixtures, which include grounded switches.

Powhatan Plumbing System Inspection

  • Water supply shut off: Our home inspection pros check that the water main supply shutoff is operating efficiently
  • Water heating system review: Our professionals review the venting, energy source, and temperature pressure relief valves (TPRs)
  • Inside water supply check: Our home inspection pros view all faucets and toilets
  • Drainage testing: Our professionals test sinks, tubs, and showers for drains working correctly 
  • Sump pumps check: We inspect bilge pumps that are within reach

Why Hire Steve Smallman Property Inspections for Powhatan Home Inspections

Once you work with our company of Powhatan home inspection pros, you can depend on us to offer outstanding home inspections on a short schedule.

To hear from our Powhatan 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.