What is Inspected? Frequently Asked Questions
Is the foundation inspected?
Yes, indicators of foundation movement will be documented in the report and the inspector will provide his opinion of the foundation's performance. Foundation elevations can be added to your inspection for an additional fee. Foundation elevations provide a better overview of the foundation's performance. See link for sample foundation elevations. Visit our quote/schedule page for foundation elevation pricing.
Do you inspect the roof?
Yes, when accessible and safe, roofs are walked. For inaccessible roofs, a Mavic Pro II drone is used. The Mavic Pro II has a camera with a 1” CMOS sensor and provides high resolution photos of the roof. See link for sample drone photo (13MB file)
Do you use a thermal camera?
Yes, a Flir thermal camera with 320x240 pixel resolution is used on all inspections.
Who will perform the inspection?
Tristan Eager, the owner of Eager Inspections, PLLC. Tristan is a Professional Engineer (TX) and a Professional Real Estate Inspector.
Do you look for termites?
Eager Inspections is Licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture to perform Termite Inspections (WDI). A Termite Inspection (WDI) can be added to your inspection for an additional fee. Visit our quote/schedule page for Termite Inspection (WDI) pricing.
How much does an inspection cost?
ricing varies based on the size and age of the home. Visit our quote/schedule page for inspection pricing or to book.
How long does the home inspection take?
Most home inspections take 3 to 5 hours.
When will the report be available?
The morning after the inspection.
Do you inspect the sprinkler system?
What else is inspected?
The inspection is a visual inspection in accordance with the Texas Real Estate Inspector Standards of Practice (TREC SOP). The following components and systems are included:
- Grading and Drainage
- Roof Covering Material
- Roof Structure & Attic
- Walls, Ceilings & Floors
- Fireplace and Chimneys
- Porches, Balconies, Decks and Carports
- Electrical Service Entrance and Panels
- Branch Circuits and Receptacles
- Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning Systems
- Plumbing System
- Water Heater
- Jacuzzi Bathtubs
- Food Waste Disposers
- Range Hood and Exhaust Systems
- Ranges, Cooktops and Ovens
- Microwave Ovens
- Mechanical Exhaust Vents
- Garage Door Operators
- Dryer Exhaust Systems
- Sprinkler Systems
The above list outlines the systems and components that are inspected. For more specific details about the parts of the systems that are inspected refer to the TREC SOP.
Do you test for mold?
No. We do not test for the presence or risk of:
- Lead-Based Paint
- Corrosive Drywall
- Radon or any other environmental contaminants
Feel free to contact our office if you have additional questions!