If you are looking to buy or sell your home, it is imperative that you have a Professional Home Inspection.
At USME we know how important it is to have a Home Energy Audit also , so we preform a Home Energy Audit in conjunctio with a Home Inspection that covers every aspect of a property's condition and can alert you of existing and potential problems at no additional cost.
Buying a commercial property? A thorough Commercial Property Inspection is an essential step to make. A Commercial Property Inspection inspects the entire building
for any problems. We make a evaluation of the property from an investor's perspective and limit the cost of this initial inspection to an affordable fixed price.
We offer both residential and commercial clients a full range of Stucco and Exterior many of the water intrusion problems would go undetected by a normal Home Inspection. Knowledge is power... 80% to 90% of all home owners with Stucco or EIFS exteriors experience some degree of moisture problems with their home. Call us today for your prior Insulated Finish Systems (EIFS) Inspections and Testings. We are Certified as a Third Party EIFS Inspectors. This Specialty Inspection is an invasive moisture test & survey of EIFS which is not part of a visual Home Inspection and initial Inspection.
As part of ongoing effort to be on the cutting edge in Property Inspections, USME Inspectors are FFA Commercial Drone Pilots and we are utilizing drone surveying to assist in inspections. Drones provide a powerful way to complete a roof inspection that is in many cases safer and more thorough than a visual inspection. This is especially true when inspecting severely pitched roofs that have inaccessible areas. Our use of drones protects your tile and slate roofs, too!
Our New Construction Phase Inspections consist of two phases. Construction Phase 1 (Pre-Pour). We inspect the foundation support systems prior to installing concrete. This inspection is critical to ensure that all post-tension or re-bar supports are properly installed and that rough in items do not conflict with them.
Construction Phase 2 (Pre-Sheetrock). We inspect the interior and exterior of the home after it has been framed, roofed & partially sided. During this phase all rough electrical, plumbing, heat, air and special wiring has been installed. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make sure that the components in your walls are correct before it is covered.
Warranty Inspections are performed during the 11th month of your 1-year Builder Warranty. The Inspection are performed to verify that proper building techniques were used and that the various components of the home were properly installed.
You will be presented with a completed report at the end of the Inspection along with digital photos taken as needed for inaccessible areas.
New Construction Inspection are performed at the completion of construction, but prior to your finial walk through with the Builder's Customer Service Representative or Superintendent. It is always a good idea to verify that utilities (gas, water, and electric) have been turned on, either by you or the Builder depending on the Builder's policy. The inspection should be scheduled just a day or two before your final walk through with the Builder. This will ensure that the most, if not all, last minute items have been completed prior to your inspection. At the conclusion of the inspection a complete report will be distributed to you.
We make sure your pool and spa systems are running like they should and that the pool deck is a safe structure. We inspect all visible pool components and safety issues, too.
The residential pool and spa inspection is based on the observations made on the date of the inspection, and not a prediction of future conditions.
The residential pool and spa inspection will not reveal every issue that exists or ever could exist, but only those material defects observed on the date of the inspection.
As you make your investment in your new property that has a pool or spa it's imperative to include them in your inspection to make sure all is in proper order and for the safety of your love ones.
Thermal Imaging or Infrared camera Inspections can provide valuable information regarding moisture, energy loss, roof leaks,electrical overloads and even wood destroying organisms in homes and buildings.
At USME we know the importance of the use of the Infrared Camera during an Inspection or Energy Audit, that's why we include the use of it in our inspections and audits, at no extra cost to or clients.
At USME we strive in being the leaders in the industry by going above and beyond the Home Inspection Standards of Practice which the inspector is not required to inspect the irrigation or sprinkler systems.
As property owners we know how imperative it is to have this system working properly this is why we inspect your automated, professionally installed sprinkler system in conjunction with the residential and commercial property inspections at no extra cost.
If you have been in your home for year now or longer, you need to know how the home is doing. Think of this as getting a "tune up" for your house. We all know that periodic service is critical to your vehicle's survival. Your home is very similar, experience shows us that many people have stopped looking at problems around their home and the problems have become part of the background scenery. Let us focus on your maintenance efforts. We will inspect all of the items normally evaluated during a residential & commercial property inspection with emphasis on assets preservation. You get your car tuned up regularly, now what about your home?
Call us today to see how we can help you!
A septic system inspections can be used as a valuable maintenance tool, we recommend anyone purchasing property with a septic system to have the system inspected before the sale goes through. This ensures that if there are any issues with the system, they can be detected before closing, and the new owner does not end up with a system that does not function as it should. USME has one of the best Septic System Contractor’s in the industry on our team to inspect your septic system .