Home Inspection Costs- Is It Worth It?

Having your home inspected will give you peace of mind in knowing that your home, or the home you are purchasing is safe, sturdy and sound.  In fact, having a professional home inspector access your home is well worth the cost and is even required by most lenders before approving financing for a home purchase. Home inspectors will access your home’s overall condition and report and identify any problems found.  He will list his findings in a report along with photographic evidence of each, and may even walk through with the home owner to bring each problem to their attention. Ancillary Services Many home inspections companies also offer ancillary services in addition to the standard inspection.  These services may include

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Flexible Gas Connectors Running Through a Wall

Gas piping is a very important aspect that gets evaluated as part of American Verified Home Inspections thorough inspection.  Much of the gas piping is not visible behind walls and finished ceilings in the basement.  What is visible will be evaluated as part of your Cincinnati home inspection.  This picture shows a flexible gas pipe connector being run through a wall which is a safety hazard.  A solid Black iron gas pipe or CSST (Corrugated Stainless Steel) pipe should be run through walls and flooring, as these type of materials can withstand the friction caused by movement of the home, and are much less susceptible to cracking.  This flexible gas pipe connector in the photo was pointed out as a safety

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