If your home has some stucco used in its construction, then you may benefit from a stucco inspection (moisture probe test). Basically, this involves one of our inspectors making an initial visual inspection of all the stucco present around your home. They will look for staining, cracks and any other common signs of moisture having penetrated within the material. When moisture gets in and behind the stucco, it can cause damage to the structure.
If signs of moisture are spotted along with vulnerable conditions, the inspector may recommend additional intrusive yet nondestructive methods to identify if moisture has penetrated various portions of the stucco construction in an attempt to determine the level of concern that may or may not exist. This can include drilling small holes and inserting a moisture probe, which gives the inspector critical information. We’ll then fill the hole back up using an elastomeric/acrylic material. While we cannot guarantee a perfect color match, but it will be close and in most cases is not discernible. Upon determining the level of moisture infiltration, if any, the inspector will provide you with a full report and give you the options you have for handling any uncovered issues.
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Because of the level of financial investment your home represents, you want to ensure it’s maintained and that any problems with its structure or systems are accurately diagnosed. At Inspection Professionals, we have over 25 years in the inspection industry. In this time, we’ve completed over 8,000 inspections for satisfied homeowners and commercial property owners. This gives you the confidence of knowing your inspection will be handled professionally and accurately. Best of all, after we’ve performed our inspection, we provide you with a comprehensive report. This report will detail and prioritize any problems that we may have discovered, so you can make the best decision for your situation as to how to proceed. In addition and also as important, we will share with you all the terrific signs of great workmanship.
At Inspection Professionals, our inspectors are licensed and/or certified in the states where they perform inspections. We conduct inspections of residential and commercial properties in Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware to the Standards of Practice of the American Society of Home Inspectors. You may be buying a home and need to know if it’s structurally sound before closing on the deal or perhaps you’re selling and want a heads up on any repairs you may have to do before listing the house. With our team of trained and responsible inspectors, you can count on an accurate inspection that correctly assesses the state of the home within the bounds of the specific type of inspection you’re having done.
Most Popular Questions
You don’t. This is why you should have an expert come out and check it for you. Of course, you don’t want to randomly shell out money for inspections you don’t know you need, but especially if you’re buying or selling a property, you’ll want a heads up about its condition.
Simply fill out the contact form here on our website or give us a call, and we’ll schedule one of our professional inspectors to come out to your home.
Our company is expert at doing inspections for wood-destroying insects, radon testing, well flow, sewer scope inspections and pre-concealment (pre-drywall) inspections. We also do construction consultation and conduct lectures and handle training for companies, schools, builders, homeowners associations and more about the systems and components in buildings and homes.
We provide you with a comprehensive, easy to read/understand report of any issues that we may have uncovered. It will be clear and concise, so you’ll know exactly what, if anything, is wrong incorporating many pictures.
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Our team at Inspection Professionals is ready and waiting for your call. We can handle a variety of home inspections. We’ll check your stucco for moisture, and if you need other inspection services, we provide them as well. Please contact us today, and we’ll set up an inspection appointment at your earliest convenience.