What is a Home Inspection?
A home inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and the systems of the home, from the roof to the foundation. Having a home inspection is like giving it a physical check-up. If problems or symptoms are detected, the inspector may recommend further evaluation.
What is ASHI?
The Mission of ASHI is to set and promote standards for property inspections and to provide the educational programs needed to achieve excellence in the profession and to meet the needs of our members.
What is Radon?
The Surgeon General has warned that Radon gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US today. Only smoking causes more lung cancer. You can't see it, but it may be a problem in your home. Radon is estimated to cause thousands of deaths each year.
Can a house fail an inspection?
No. The inspector will not pass or fail a house, but rather describe its physical condition and indicate what components and systems may need major repair or replacement.