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Home Inspections -Patch Independent Home Inspections is dedicated to helping consumers when purchasing, selling or maintaining their homes. A home inspection is an unbiased visual inspection conducted by a professional home inspector.  Home inspections are conducted for many reasons but most often conducted in conjunction with a real estate transaction to document the condition of the home on the day of the inspection. Patch Independent Home Inspections is a  home inspector for the Columbus Ohio area and offers services for Buyer Inspections, Seller Pre-Listing Inspections, Home Energy Audits, Warranty Inspections, Foreclosure Inspections, Radon Testing, Thermal Image Infrared Scanning,  A home inspection is an investment to protect your investment.  Patch Independent Home Inspections inspector is a member of NACHI, and Certified by SIRI, InterNACHI, IAC2, CMI, CICPI, Hondos College, State of Ohio for Radon and Pest and fully insured for your protection.

Services  provided by the certified Columbus Ohio home inspector include Home Energy Tune-uPs, Home Inspections, Thermal image scanning with infrared camera and inspections for home sellers, home buyers, maintenance inspections for home owners.  Services also provided are Radon sampling, well and septic inspections and pest inspections. One call gets it all.
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Home inspections are not usually required and they do pose an extra expense. But it's not a corner that should be cut. Otherwise, there is a risk moving into a home that can have potentially serious issues that may cause huge headaches and may create a financial drain in the long run. Don't let your home in Central Ohio be a money pit.

Keep in mind, no home is free of issues.  Think of your current place and how many items we as home owners defer maintenance.  A  home inspector checks for functionality of the homes systems. During the inspection smaller items and cosmetic issues may be noticed and recorded. It is unrealistic to have ALL the items repaired that are listed on the report. Use the report and the expert help of your realtor to create the remedy request that both parties can accept.  Feel confident that home inspections in Central Ohio are professionally performed by our certified inspectors.

If there are problems, a professional home inspector can tell you which problems are small and which ones might be cause for concern. Allow our certified and trained Columbus Ohio home inspector to provide a complete home inspection.

Should I attend the home inspection? It is not necessary for you to be present for the inspection, but it is recommended. You will be able to observe the inspector and ask questions directly, as you learn about the condition of the home, how it's systems work and how to maintain it. You will also find the written report easier to understand if you've seen the property first-hand through the inspector's eyes.


  What is Thermal Image Scanning?

Thermal imaging uses infrared technology to detect very small differences in temperature. Every material has a unique thermal signature and when moisture, heat, cold, or wood destroying insects are introduced into the structure the thermal signature changes. The changes can be subtle or dramatic but with this incredible thermal image scanning technology the thermal signatures are detectable where they wouldn't be able to be seen with the naked eye.

Thermal image scanning technology is now being used to evaluate residential and commercial structures. As a non-invasive testing tool it can quickly help discern where there are suspected issues. This can help to limit the areas where time consuming further evaluation and destructive discovery is needed.  Used in heat loss/air infiltration evaluations.

The legal implications of seller disclosure requirements often put sellers in a difficult position.  If a condition is found after a home has sold and was not disclosed, sellers may be asked to prove they were unaware of the problem. By having your home Pre-Inspected, you have documentation to supplement your Seller Disclosure form regarding what you did, and did not know about the condition of your home.

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Rick A. Harrington

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