Delaware Home Inspections was founded to disrupt an outdated and stagnant industry. We are technically proficient and customer focused by explaining our findings in clear, concise, and professional terms.
It is important that we take the time to understand our client's concerns and educate them on how to operate the systems in the home as well as provide home maintenance tips. This unique approach creates confident, happy buyers.
If you are ready to schedule your Delaware Home Inspection, use the online scheduler below to lock in your services. For weekend services please book via phone at 302-285-9836.
You are making an investment of a life time, and time is not on your side when you are trying to navigate a real estate transaction. We offers fast appointments and reports delivered within 24 hours.
No one wants to read an 80 page PDF. Our modern, web-based reports are easy to read and share. This interactive layout presents the vital information you need to make an informed purchase decision. You will sign the required documents, pay, and view the report through our mobile-friendly, secure client portal.
The future of inspections is here. If your current home inspector can’t say the same thing, it’s time to make a change.
Shingles, flashings, skylights, & chimneys
Siding, windows, decks, stairs, & porches
Roof supports, insulation, & ventilation
Windows, doors, & fireplaces
Appliances, fixtures, & cabinetry
Fixtures, shower enclosures, & flooring
Framing, garage door, & door motors
Structure, insulation, & framing
Service meter, distribution panel, visible wiring, & outlets
Visible piping & fixture drainage
Unit operation, fuel lines, & venting
Unit operation, fuel lines, & venting
Radon is a naturally occurring, colorless, and odorless gas. A short term test will be performed to detect radon levels inside the home. All tests are performed in compliance with state and local regulations.
Insects that bore wood (termites, carpenter ants, carpenter bees, and beetles) are common throughout North America. This inspection will examine readily accessible areas for signs of insect activity, prior treatment, and damage.
Quality drinking water is vital to your family's health. The EPA and CDC recommend houses with wells test their water annually. Our standard test will include: total coliform, e-coli, nitrates, lead, and chloride.
No matter how long you've owned the home, there may be unknown issues or even minor repairs that could terminate the deal or extend the negotiation process. Prior to listing your current home, get peace of mind and ensure a smooth transaction with a pre-listing inspection.
The state of Delaware requires a registered vehicle to be inspected every 2 years for safety. There is no requirement on home inspections. Roughly 18,000 people die and over 150,000 are injured in the homes each year due preventable circumstances. Most of these causes could be found and addressed with a routine home inspection. Lack of maintenance can lead to costly repairs and safety hazards. It is recommended to have your home inspected every 5 years.
The rapid growth of new construction, increased material costs, and supply chain issues lead to errors and poor workmanship. Seasons and weather have a singificant effect on newly built homes in the first calendar year. Builder warranties typically cover 1 year after move in and require a written list submitted prior to expiration. Once this warranty expires all repairs are out of pocket. Protect your purchase with a full inspection and a repair request list by scheduling today.
A Middletown native, Kris is a professionally licensed and insured home inspector in the state of Delaware. He is an ASHI Certified Home Inspector and graduate of National Institute of Building Inspectors in New Jersey.
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