Pre-Purchase Home Inspection
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Buying a home in Louisiana is an exciting process.
This is a time when an expert, professional home inspection is needed most. Criterium-Dormady Engineers can provide you with a detailed report to help you learn about the house you want to buy and avoid costly surprises in the future.
A careful examination of a house is not easy. Criterium-Dormady Engineers provides home inspections by Professional Engineers who are licensed by the state of Louisiana and adhere to the highest legal and ethical standards.
Our inspection is a limited visual inspection consistent with the standards of practice of the National Academy of Building Inspection Engineers (NABIE), designed to identify significant deficiencies and/or repairs needed in the major systems of a home (structural, heating, air conditioning, plumbing, electrical, roof, exterior) and to provide a general understanding of the property's current condition.
We look at the following areas during our Standard Home Inspection :
|Roof surfacing||Plumbing fixtures|
|Basement water problems||General energy efficiency|
|Settlement||Gutters and downspouts|
|Overall structure||Storm windows|
|Heating unit||Retaining walls|
|Water pump||Wood destroying insect inspections|
|Heat distribution||Chimneys and fireplaces|
|Air conditioning||Fire/safety hazards|
|Water heater||Septic system|
|Piping||Swimming pools/tennis courts|
|Electrical capacity||Hazardous materials (visual scan)|
Call Criterium-Dormady Engineers for our pricing structure, which is determined by the property's size, age, location and the service you request.