Inspection Services

Kitchen Inspection NestHawk Home Ispections Brantford Ontario

                         RESIDENTIAL HOME INSPECTION

Our residential property inspections will evaluate all major systems and readily accessible components of the home including:

  • Roofing System

  • Structural Components

  • Foundation and Crawl Spaces

  • Basement

  • Grading & Drainage

  • Interior (doors, windows, floors, walls, ceilings, stairs)

  • Exterior (doors, windows, siding)

  • Deck

  • Garage & Carport

  • Electrical System

  • Heating System

  • Plumbing System

  • Air Conditioning system

  • Attic, Insulation & Ventilation

  • Fireplaces

Thermal imaging is utilized along with a moisture meter and other specialized tools as necessary to identify suspected issues that may be difficult to confirm with a visual examination alone. 

The full inspection report will be emailed to you within 24 hours of the inspection.

Additional Services

Additional Services

Pre-Listing Inspection

It is always a good idea to know what condition your property is in before it is placed on the market.

 

Being aware of any possible defects that can be remedied in advance eliminates surprises that could counter a likely sale. 

5 POINT

INSPECTION

This type of inspection only includes major components of the property. This includes the roof, HVAC, foundation, electrical panel and plumbing. 

This type of inspection is only for single-family use homes only. Please inquire about multi-unit homes. 

New Construction Inspections

Hiring a third party inspector for your brand new home is a crucial step to take before having the final walk through with your builder and issuing your final payment.  

 

It is the rare opportunity to catch any defects at this stage of the construction process and make sure your newly constructed home is safe and functional.

TOOLS WE USE FOR INSPECTION SERVICES

Infrared Camera used by NestHawk Home Inspections Brantford ON

Thermal Imaging Camera for Infrared Scanning

We use a Thermal Imaging Camera as needed with our inspection services. The camera allows us to see heat signatures, which we wouldn’t be able to see with the naked eye, and picks up areas of moisture or heat loss. This helps us find numerous issues, like an overheating electrical panel and hidden moisture intrusion.

Horizon Report Writing Software used by NestHawk Home Inspections Brantford ON

Horizon Home Inspection Software

Your PDF report is organized into 3 layers

-  Provides the BIG picture! An executive summary addressing significant issues to help you make a purchasing decision. You should read the full report to get the whole picture.

-  Once you’ve moved in. Outline of major and minor issues, where appropriate helping to protect your investment.

Moisture Meter used by NestHawk Home Inspections Brantford ON

Moisture Meter for Moisture Detection

With a Moisture Meter, we can measure the levels of moisture in all different areas of the home. High levels of moisture indicate an moisture intrusion issue and help us find areas where mold growing or is likely to grow, or cause damage to structural materials. Mold can be dangerous to the respiratory health and you and your family, so it is important to find it and remedy it as quickly as possible.

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Drone Inspections

 Hiring a home inspector who uses a drone gives you a birds-eye view of key areas that are ordinarily inaccessible. With a drone, your home inspector can see and photograph the roof in its entirety, noting any damage that may have otherwise gone unnoticed. The inspector can also focus on different parts of your home, like under eaves that may be too high to see clearly from the ground and outbuildings.