Entries by Spectora

Over 20 Years Construction Experience

Our inspectors have years of experience in the construction field which gives us a greater knowledge of systems than other inspectors. Understanding the construction industry allows us to more efficiently and knowledgeably inspect the homes components and provide your clients with a report that highlights the items of true concern.

New Construction Package

Buyers receive a comprehensive pre-drywall, pre-closing, and one year home warranty inspection for one low price. Although we give you a package price you pay at the time of each inspection. Our package simply locks you into the rates quoted. Each inspections takes between 2-3 hours depending on the size of the home as well […]

Ten Common Reasons for Roof Leaks

Roof leaks can cause significant damage to a home if the underlying cause isn’t discovered and repaired promptly. Since water can travel outward from the point where a leak occurs, it may be difficult to pinpoint the exact cause. Check your roof for some of the most common causes of leaks to stop an existing […]

Common Gas Fireplace Issues

Unusual Odors This common gas fireplace problem can be a source of panic for homeowners – the combination of a gas appliance and a strange odor can be terrifying! Fortunately, it many cases, the odors aren’t as problematic as your initial fears may suggest. There are several non-threatening sources of gas fireplace odors:• Pet dander/fur• […]

Mold Surface Testing

Surface testing involves taking samples from household surfaces to find the amount of mold growth and spores deposited around the home. Samples are typically collected by swabbing or tape lifting. The sample is then examined in a laboratory. Like with air testing the results can vary because mold growth and spores aren’t spread evenly across […]

Air Quality

We will take one sample in your home and one sample outdoors so that we can let you know if the general level of mold spores in the home is abnormal.  This will paint a general picture of the mold spore types and quantities that you may be breathing in. We have chosen the industry […]