The Home Inspector Inc.
Buyers Home Inspection
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Certified home inspections include printed reports and digital photos. Reports are e-mailed directly to you the same day as the inspection.
Sellers Home Inspection
Pre-listing Inspections. These inspections allow home sellers the opportunity to repair or replace any items indicated prior to listing. Sellers may choose to disclose items preventing the necessity to negotiate or discount the sale price later.
New Construction Inspection
New home inspections can be done after the home is 11 months old. This warranty inspection allows indicated items to be corrected or repaired under the builder’s one-year warranty.
Apartment Building Inspection
Sq. Ft. of building plus $75 Per unit
Single or Double Wide Manufactured Home Inspection
Manufactured and or modular homes are inspected using the same criteria as stick built homes. In addition, tie down systems, footings, piers and heat tapes are inspected as necessary.
Wood Destroying Insect Inspection
Termite: Wood destroying inspect inspections are preformed to the National Pest Control standards and include termites, carpenter ants, powder post beetles and carpenter bees. Reports are issued using the NPCA-33 form required by banks and mortgage companies. FHA and VA Approved
Wood Destroying Insect Damage Inspection
Wood destroying insect damage inspections and reports satisfy mortgage company requirements when damage is indicated on the NPCA-33 form. Suggested repairs and are included when necessary.
Certified radon testing for real estate transactions are preformed to EPA and PA DEP standards. The test protocol requires that the test be done over a 48 hr. period. We use electronic monitors for fast turnaround. Tests for radon in water are also available.
Single Item Inspection
I.E. Roof, foundation, etc. We will inspect a single item if you like.
Well Flow Test
Well. Well flow tests determine the functional flow of an onsite private water supply after a 30 minute draw down. Type and condition of the well and pump are indicated. Test results are presented in gallons per minute (GPM).
Water. Certified water tests for bacteria only or for over 200 different chemical and biological contaminants. FHA and VA water tests are also available. Test results are e-mailed within 2 -5 days of the sample collection.
Potability: Basic Scan Water Test
Bacteria and nitrates only
FHA Scan: Bacteria (Coliform, E-Coli), Nitrate, Nitrite, Total Nitrate/Nitrites and Lead
Typically required for an FHA loan
VA Scan: Bacteria (Coliform, E-Coli), Nitrate, Iron, Ph and Lead
Typically Required for a VA Loan
Tests for common causes of unhealthy water and low water quality. Choose this test if you need a basic scan for some of the more common contaminants found in water. Test includes: total coliform bacteria, fecal/e. Coli, lead plus: sodium, potassium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, calcium, arsenic, ph, turbidity, color, odor, conductivity, total dissolved solids (tds), sediment, alkalinity, chlorine, chloride, hardness, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, sulfate.
Powerful testing for surface water and deep well sources. Tests for 61 volatile organic compounds (including mtbe) as well as the common causes of unhealthy and low quality water. This is the best test for determining general water quality. Test includes: total coliform bacteria, lead, nitrate, nitrite, radon, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium, chloride, chlorine, color, hardness, ph, total dissolved solids, sulfate, ammonia plus: fecal/e. Coli, alkalinity, odor, conductivity, sediment, turbidity, arsenic and 61 volatile organic compounds.
Comprehensive Plus Pesticides
Includes everything in the comprehensive scan and adds 17 pesticides to the analysis. Perfect for clients near farming areas or who suspect inappropriate use of pesticides in the surrounding neighborhood.
Checks for the most common health risks. Opt for this test to find out if your drinking water contains common health-related contaminants. Test includes: total coliform bacteria, lead, nitrate, nitrite, radon, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium, chloride, chlorine, color, hardness, ph, total dissolved solids, sulfate, ammonia plus: fecal/e. Coli, alkalinity, odor, conductivity, sediment, turbidity, arsenic and 61 volatile organic compounds. Identification of microorganisms to the genus and species level.
A very inclusive test. Consider this test if you’re concerned about industrial / agricultural pollution from either a nearby industry or a landfill or dump. Unauthorized dumping anytime in the past can pollute your water. Call for a full list of the test parameters!
Advanced Environmental Health Scan
Our most inclusive test. This is one of the most thorough scans available today. The scan includes a microanalysis and analysis for semi-volatile organic compounds. Consider this test if you’re concerned about industrial / agricultural pollution from either a nearby industry or a landfill or dump. Unauthorized dumping anytime in the past can pollute your water. Call for a full list of the test parameters!
PSMA Septic Inspection www.psma.net
Contact one of these companies for septic inspection services:
Gerberich and Hoffman Septic Service
John Kline Septic Services
3869 Old Harrisburg Pike
Mount Joy, PA 17552
Walters Services Inc
P.O. Box 340
Grantville, PA 17028
Sonco Septic LLC
Still have questions about inspection services? Call Dave at 717-926-1206
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