Prompt: Steve Carlson does his best to be available to meet you needs. Call or email your inspection needs and we will schedule an inspection that meets your needs. Call or email with any questions you have regarding the inspection process. Link to schedule email address
Professional: Steve Carlson is serious about meeting your inspection needs. From educating you about your home and its systems to providing you with a state of the computer printed inspection report on site, every effort is made to answer your questions regarding the home inspection. Call or email with any questions you have regarding the inspection process.
Thorough: A thorough inspection of the accessible areas of your home can reveal much about the condition of your new home. A Carlson Home Inspection includes inspection of Heating / Cooling systems, Electrical System- Panel / Outlets / Lighting, Pluming System including Supply piping / Drainage piping / Fixtures, Structural elements including Roof / Wall / Floor Structures, Roof Coverings, Interior / Exterior surfaces and Decks / Porches. Also included in Your Home Inspection is a Wood Destroying Insect (WDO- Termites, Carpenter Ants, Wood Boring Beetles) and a Wood Destroying Insect Inspection (WDI- Wood Rot Fungus). Many lenders require you to provide them with a WDI / WDO inspection report. Inspections are performed to, and typically exceed, Oregon’s rigorous Standards of Practice for Home Inspection. The average home inspection lasts 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 hours in length. At this point Washington State does not have a home inspector certification program and inspections performed in Washington are performed to the standards required by the State of Oregon. Home Inspector After more than a decade of deliberation in the State Legislature, Washington State is to have its own Home Inspector Certification program for September of 2009. Here is a link to Oregon's Standards of practice. Call or email with any questions you have regarding the inspection process.