What a Geoff Stewart Inspection Covers

Geoff Stewart Inspections offers inspection services to the residents of Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Neskowin, Pacific City, Waldport, Yachats, Tillamook, Grand Ronde, Willamina, Rose Lodge, Siletz, Tidewater, Toledo, and South Beach.

While most people have an idea what a home inspector does, they may not know what  thorough home inspection services cover, and that’s important information to have.

 

Our inspections provide a visual examination of the major systems of the property and represent an independent opinion or assessment of the condition of the property at the time and date of the inspection only. Based on my findings at the inspection, I may at times recommend further evaluation from a licensed contractor specializing in a field of expertise related to the issue observed.

 

 

 

 

 

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General home inspections include a visual examination of the following components:

  • Structure
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Electrical Systems
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Foundation
  • Basement/Crawlspace
  • Roofing and Flashing
  • Attic and Ventilation
  • Exterior Finishes and Windows
  • Garage, Carport, Driveways and Sidewalks
  • Patios/Decks/Balconies
  • Structural Inspection of Interior Floors, Walls, Doors, Ceilings and Water Penetration
  • Fireplaces
  • Kitchens and Bathrooms
  • Built-in Appliances
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The Oregon Standards are employed during inspection services.

Pre-Listing Inspections

Pre-Listing Inspections

If you are selling a home, you are faced with numerous options. You can wait for the buyer’s inspection and respond to the findings at that time, or you can get an inspection yourself before and learn about your home’s defects in advance so that you can take action on your own timetable. A Geoff Stewart Pre-Listing inspection allows you to make repairs before listing the home, and can help you and your real estate agent more accurately price the home. This inspection will not only help you build trust with potential buyers, but it could save you money.

11-Month Warranty Inspection

11-Month Warranty Inspection

If you are under the impression that nothing should go wrong with a newly-built home, you may want to think again. The truth is that a home inspection before you close on your home doesn’t guarantee that the systems will work at optimal performance levels after the first year of ownership. An inspection conducted at 11 months after occupancy helps you address these problems so that your builder can make repairs before your warranty expires.

WDO or Wood Destroying Organism Inspections

WDO or Wood Destroying Organism Inspections

Most everyone is familiar with termites and the potential damage they can do to a home, but they are not the only pests that might try to feast on your home. There are beetles and borers that love to nibble away, too. If evidence of a Wood Destroying Organism (WDO) is discovered during this inspection, you can contact a professional pest control service to help rid you of the unwanted invaders.

New Construction Phase Inspections

New Construction Phase Inspections

A new home inspection, also known as a construction or phase inspection, is an invaluable service for anyone who wants to have a reliable, unbiased professional opinion about the quality of and the installation practices being utilized during the building process. I’ll provide you with a thorough inspection conducted during 3 phases – before the concrete foundation is poured, after the framing is finished, but before the interior walls and insulation are installed, and a final inspection after the home is finished, but before the final walk-through with your builder.

Asbestos Testing

Asbestos Testing

I’ll examine your home for evidence of asbestos-containing materials, such as siding tiles, floor tiles, duct wrap or tape, ceiling tiles or popcorn ceiling texture. I’ll take a sample of the material, have it analyzed, and provide you with a report.

Small Commercial Building Inspections

Small Commercial Building Inspections

From apartments and office condominiums to warehouses and small retail centers, my commercial inspections include a comprehensive evaluation of all major components of the building, including the structure, roof, electrical system, interior and exterior elements, heating & cooling systems, plumbing and more.

Foundation Certification

Foundation Certification

As a Foundation Inspector for Harrison Engineering, LLC, we provide foundation inspection services for manufactured home loans for FHA, HUD and VA compliance. Foundation inspection services are available to mortgage lenders, real estate agents and private entities.

Your Home Inspection Report

Our inspection reports are generated using industry-leading HomeGauge Software. After logging in to your account, you may view your report online using any smartphone, tablet, or desktop computer. In our media-rich comprehensive home inspection report, you’ll find the following:

Full Color High-Resolution Digital Images
Detailed notes from your home inspection
Documentation of any issues using video, as needed
Create Request List™ Tool (CRL™): CRL is an interactive tool unique to HomeGauge inspection software that allows you to note from within the report how you’d like to resolve any issues discovered at the time of your inspection. You may also use it to create a future project list if there are items you wish to handle yourself. CRL is an invaluable tool that streamlines communications between all parties during the closing process.

We are committed to providing the highest level of service in Lincoln City and the surrounding areas. Please contact us today for your next residential or commercial inspection!

Why Wait Another Day?

We hope we’ve convinced you how essential home inspectors and the work we do is to your peace of mind as a home buyer or seller. The team at Geoff Stewart Inspections is honored to be a part of this industry. Request to schedule your home inspection today, or simply call 541-921-1339 for a quote, and let Geoff Stewart Inspections be your partner in confidently pursuing the property of your dreams. It will be my privilege to serve you!

Geoff Stewart Inspections
Certified Foundation Inspector for Harrison Engineering