Home Straight Inspections offers home inspections in the following areas
in Southwestern Ontario:
Cambridge, Galt, Preston, Hespeler, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Breslau,
Elora, St. Jacobs, Fergus, Stratford, Elmira, Woodstock, Erin, Brampton, Mississauga,
Oakville, Burlington, Toronto (West), Paris, New Hamburg, Ayr, Listowel, Arthur,
Baden, Wellesley, New Dundee, Acton, Innerkip, Dundas, Tavistock, Halton Hills,
Hamilton, Rockwood, Milton and Brantford.
Home Inspection Services:
· Pre-Purchase Inspections
· Pre-List Inspections
· Home Warranty Inspections
· Pre-Delivery Inspections
· Home Maintenance Inspections
· Single Item Inspections
Toll Free: 1-888-497-8143
Our home inspection is a detailed visual examination outlining the current
condition of all the major systems in your home.
· Roofing - flashings, valleys, covering, chimney, eaves troughs
· Exterior - wall cladding, grading, walkways, decks, porches
· Foundation and Structure - crawl spaces, attics, beams, columns
· Electrical - panels, wiring, main service, grounding, switches and
· Heating - cabinet, burner, ducting, vent connection
· Air Conditioning - condenser, evaporator coil, refrigerant lines
· Plumbing - fixtures, supply piping, drains, water heater
· Interior - stairs, floors, walls, ceilings, doors, windows, fireplace
· Insulation and Ventilation - attic insulation, roof ventilation,
· Safety - smoke alarms, GFCI's, carbon monoxide issues, handrails
A typical house inspection takes approximately 3 - 4 hours depending on the
size, age, and condition of the property. It follows the Standards of Practice
of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI) and covers
all the visible areas of the house. A detailed inspection report with photos
is provided within 24 hours.
We encourage clients to participate in the inspection so that we can better
address any of their questions and concerns. During our walk through together
we can point out and explain our findings.
This inspection prior to purchasing includes a thorough inspection of the major
systems of the home to provide peace of mind and help you make the right decision.
It will familiarize you with each of the house systems and how they work. It
will explain the maintenance and repairs that may be required and will make
you aware of any major issues that may be present.
Having an inspection before you put your house up for sale eliminates any surprises
and last minute re-negotiations. Deficiencies may be corrected before you list,
if you wish. Or the problems can be disclosed to the buyer in advance. It shows
the buyer that you are proud of your home. It can help it sell faster, and may
help it to sell for more money.
Tarion New Home Warranty Inspection
The Tarion New Home Warranty program provides warranty coverage for owners
of newly constructed homes. We will inspect your new home after eleven months
of occupancy so that you are able to complete and submit the Tarion Year-End
Form before the first year expiry date.
Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)
Our Pre-Delivery (PDI) inspection will help identify any damaged or missing
items and other deficiencies before you take possession of your newly constructed
home. We will provide you with the information needed to complete the Tarion
Our Maintenance inspection is for home owners wanting to be sure they are keeping
up with necessary maintenance so that they can keep their home looking good
for many years. This inspection includes a detailed report including photos
delivered both by email and regular mail.
Single Item Inspection
If there is an area of concern that you wish to have inspected, such as the
roof or the foundation, we will inspect this area at a reduced rate.
Our home inspector, Ralph Kors, will provide you with the information you need
to make the correct decision regarding your home purchase. Please
call Ralph at 1-519-497-8143 for more details or to book your home
AHIT Certified Home Inspector
Registered Home Inspector of the Ontario
Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI)
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