We offer three types of inspections to suit your needs. If you are in the process of buying a house, and want to make sure your dream home is what it seems, a Buyer's Inspection is for you.

If you are selling your home, a Seller's Inspection (or pre-listing inspection) is the right inspection for you. It takes the stress out of selling a home by allowing your to decide if you want or need to fix items before listing your home, and can often streamline the contract process!

If you've recently built or purchased a new home, you most likely have a one years builders warranty. If your time is about to expire, this is the inspection for you. We'll take a careful look of your home, and make sure everything is in working order before your warranty expires.

Buyer's Inspection

Purchasing a new home is one of the largest investments most people will make in their lifetime. The process of buying a home is an exciting and fun time but is also very emotional and most of the time very stressful. This emphasizes the need for an unbiased, third party home inspection which can bring perspective and peace of mind to the process. A well trained, experienced home inspector can save potential home buyers literally thousands of dollars in repair cost for deficiencies in the home that were either not disclosed or not evident.

Our inspectors at Three of Harts Home Inspection are able to identify deficiencies which are present in the home, can recognize prior repairs which have been made, and in many cases can see the potential for future problems that may exist. We encourage buyers to accompany us on the inspection and to ask questions as we move through the inspection process. This enables us to familiarize you with the house and educate you on the operations and maintenance issues of the various systems in the house.

Our property inspection reports are thorough, clear and concise, with digital photos and a report summary, for quick reference and to aid in preparing a repair list for the sellers. Reports are always delivered within 24 hours, generally the same day of the inspection. Reports are emailed to the client and realtor (at your request) in PDF format for easy delivery, printing and storage.

Allow us to help reduce your risk as you make one of the largest purchases of your lifetime. We cannot guarantee to uncover every single deficiency, but with our experience and desire to complete the most thorough inspections possible, you can rest at ease knowing your new home has been thoroughly inspected. After the inspection, we remain available for any questions or follow up that may be required.

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Seller's Inspection

Are you preparing your home to place it on the market? Most informed buyers will probably have a third-party inspection performed on your home prior to closing. An inspection will almost always reveal the need for some deficiencies to be corrected before the buyers move forward on the purchase of the house. This could place you, as the seller, in a position to do some quick, hasty repairs to meet time constraints of the sales contract, which could cost considerably more than if you had time to do the repairs in a leisurely manner. Getting your home inspected before you put it on the market will help eliminate these kinds of surprises and could save a lot of money on repair costs.

A pre-listing inspection is also a great sales tool. Having a pre-sales inspection performed will ensure the potential buyers that you are concerned about their interest in the transaction and will give them more confidence to complete the purchase.

A pre-listing inspection gives you the ability to list your home with confidence. It can also relieve considerable stress for you and your family during the sales process and buyer’s inspection should they choose to have one performed. They may not order an inspection if you have already provided one for them. This could greatly streamline the process and create plenty of goodwill.

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Warranty Inspection

If you own a new home and your 1-year builders’ warranty is about to expire, you should consider having your home inspected by a professional residential home inspector. Quite often problems and deficiencies in a new home will begin showing up in the first year of the home’s life. Having an inspection done a few weeks to a month before your warranty expires will give you time to notify the builder of items that are in need of repair. These repairs should all be made at the builder’s expense possibly saving you many times the cost of the inspection. If no problems are found, you will have the peace of mind knowing your home is in great condition for years to come.

Your inspection will be accompanied by a complete and thorough written report with descriptions and digital pictures of deficiencies found in your home. The report can serve as documentation of the work that is required, which should be covered by the builder’s warranty.
Your new home is a large investment in your future. Proper care and maintenance are of great importance and will increase the life span of your home and it’s systems. Having your home inspected will increase the enjoyment of living in your new home, knowing that all systems are in good working condition.

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What Do We Inspect?

Structural Systems

  • Foundations
  • Grading and Drainage
  • Roof Covering
  • Gutters and Downspouts
  • Roof Structure and Attic
  • Walls – Interior / Exterior
  • Ceilings
  • Floors
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Fireplace/Chimney
  • Porches and Decks
  • Carports
  • Steps, Stairways, and Railings
  • Balconies

Electrical Systems

  • Service Entrance and Panels
  • Wiring
  • Equipment Disconnect
  • Outlets
  • Switches
  • GFCI (Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter)
  • Fixtures and Fans
  • Smoke Alarms and/or Carbon Monoxide Alarms


  • Dishwasher
  • Food Waster Disposer
  • Range Hood
  • Range, Ovens, Cook Tops
  • Microwave
  • Trash Compactor
  • Bath Exhaust Fans , Heaters
  • Garage Door Operators
  • Doorbell, Chimes
  • Dryer Vents
  • Other Built In Appliances
  • Refrigerators (If Requested)

Plumbing Systems

  • Water Meter
  • Gas
  • Kitchen Sink
  • Laundry Connections, Sink
  • Wet Bar
  • Sinks
  • Tubs
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Exterior Faucets
  • Drains, Wastes, Vents
  • Water Heating Equipment
  • Whirlpool Tub
  • Septic Systems Functionality

Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems

  • Heating Equipment
  • Thermostat
  • Cooling Equipment
  • Condensate Drains
  • Condenser Coil
  • Ducts, Vents

Optional Systems

  • Irrigation Systems
  • Swimming Pools and Equipment
  • Shops and Outbuildings

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