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Why get an INTEX home inspection?

What you get with an INTEX home inspection?

What does an INTEX home inspection look at?

How long does an INTEX home inspection take?

Can I attend my INTEX home inspection?

How much notice does INTEX Home Inspections need?

Is INTEX Home Inspections insured?

Do I have to take notes during an INTEX home inspection?

Can I ask questions during my INTEX home inspection?

What should I wear during an INTEX home inspection?

Do I get a written report after my INTEX home inspection?

If  the house is really bad, will you tell us not to buy it?

What qualifications does an INTEX home inspector have?

Can I call INTEX Home Inspections if I don’t understand something in my report?

Does INTEX Home Inspection Services offer warranties?

What does an  INTEX home inspection cost?

How do I get an  INTEX home inspection?



Why get an INTEX home inspection?

  1. We’re professionally trained.

  2. We continually upgrade our skills.

  3. We are fully insured.

  4. We are competitively priced and will tailor the inspection to meet your needs.

  5. We do not charge premiums for inspections outside the Moncton/Summerside/Charlottetown area.


What you get with an INTEX home inspection?

  1. An appointment with 24 hours.  We know time is of the essence when buying a home so we commit to booking an appointment with you quickly.

  2. A customized written report sent to you via email within 24 hours.

  3. A comprehensive report covering over 400 components specific to your prospective home.

  4. Professional service.


What does an INTEX home inspection look at?

  1. We inspect the major, visible systems of the house. These include the roof, exterior, structure, electrical, heating, cooling, plumbing, insulation, and interior. Our goal is to identify any existing major visible problems that may affect a buyer's decision to purchase.


How long does an INTEX home inspection take?

  1. A typical on-site inspection should take 2.5 to 4 hours.

  2. The time your inspection takes can vary depending on the current condition of the home, size, and age.  Nonetheless, each home still gets the same thorough in depth inspection.

  3. We never rush our home inspections. Between the inspection, your walk through, and writing the inspection report we typically dedicate a full day to your prospective home.


Can I attend my INTEX home inspection?

  1. Absolutely! In fact, we encourage it. 

  2. By attending the inspection you will be able to see the conditions of your prospective home firsthand and what will be described in the report.

  3. Ask any and all questions.  We will gladly take the time to explain things so you feel more comfortable with your decision to purchase a home.


How much notice does INTEX Home Inspections need?

  1. We are ready to serve you quickly and offer morning and afternoon appointments, 7 days a week.


Is INTEX Home Inspections insured?

  1. We are fully insured with Errors and Omissions insurance. 

  2. We’d be happy to show you our policy, if you would like.


Do I have to take notes during an INTEX home inspection?

  1. You can if you wish but you don't have to.

  2. We will document everything in a written report so you can feel free to follow the inspector and listen to his comments.  Your inspection is also a great opportunity to ask questions and to clarify any concerns you may have.


Can I ask questions during my INTEX home inspection?

  1. Of course! You may want to prepare questions in advance that you have regarding the home. You should also feel free to stop the inspector and ask questions as you go. If the inspector's comments or explanations are not clear, please ask for further explanation.


What should I wear during an INTEX home inspection?

  1. You should dress comfortably and be prepared to spend roughly 2.5-4 hours walking through the home with the inspector.  Don’t worry, you won't have to climb on the roof or go into the attic if you don’t want to, so your clothes won't get dirty.


Do I get a written report after my INTEX home inspection?

  1. You do receive a written report. The report includes a summary of the condition of the home and details on all the major systems of the home. It is prepared and sent to you by email within 24 hours after the inspection is complete.


If  the house is really bad, will you tell us not to buy it?

  1. No. Our goal is to report on the condition of the house and indicate potential repairs and expenses. Ultimately, it is your decision as to whether or not you buy the house.


What qualifications does an INTEX home inspector have?

  1. We are Efficiency New Brunswick trained.

  2. We have over 10 years experience with home renovations and repairs. 

  3. We know home construction and we know the solutions.

  4. Our inspections are based on technical expertise, integrity and a service commitment second to none.


Can I call INTEX Home Inspections if I don’t understand something in my report?

  1. Yes. If you have questions about your report, feel free to contact us at any time.


Does INTEX Home Inspection Services offer warranties?

  1. After a standard visual examination of your home, subject to the limitations of access, we will tell you what we see, what we think, and what we recommend. We cannot warranty the performance of any component or system, nor can we predict with certainty when any given component will fail to perform adequately.


What does an  INTEX home inspection cost?

  1. Our inspection rate is based on the size, age and the time required to do a thorough investigation of the property. Contact us and we’ll ask you a couple of questions about the home and give you a firm price for your inspection.


How do I get an  INTEX home inspection?

  1. Call Richard Allen at my office at (506) 536-2223 or on my cell at (506) 536-8609 and we'll be happy to set an appointment that fits your schedule. 

  2. If you are calling outside regular office hours, please leave a detailed message, including your phone number, and we will get back to you promptly.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Quick Facts

HOME INSPECTOR Richard Allen

Service area  New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

objective  To ensure you have a professional home inspection so you can live with peace of mind.

qualifications

  1. Completed Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training Program (recognized by the National Certification Program)

  2. Efficiency NB trained

  3. 15+ years of contracting/renovation experience

(506) 536-2223 (office)(506) 536-8609 (cell)