Purpose of Inspections
The purpose of a home inspection is to get an honest and impartial report of the condition of the home, to be informed of any problems and upcoming repairs, and to avoid unpleasant surprises. The home inspection is a thorough, in-depth VISUAL EXAMINATION of the structure and operating components of a home, inside and out, from top to bottom.
Why it is Important
Emotion often affects the buyer and makes it hard to imagine any problems with their new home. A buyer needs a home inspection to find out all the problems possible with the home before moving in.
RADON is a cancer-causing radioactive gas. You cannot see it, smell, or taste radon but it may be a problem in your home. When you breathe air containing radon, you increase the chances of getting lung cancer. In fact the Surgeon General has warned that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States today. If you smoke and your home contains high levels of radon, you have a higher risk for lung cancer. Radon is colorless, chemically uncreative inert gas, it is the densest gas known.