Home Inspection: What's Involved
Home Inspection is an inspection and analysis of the building
and its mechanics. We inspect the house looking for common
and/or costly defects, as well as numerous less common
problems. Our job is to make sure our clients know exactly
what is wrong with the house and what can be expected.
Knowing the true condition of the house you're intending
to buy not only educates you, it lets you to take the
guesswork out of buying a house. When you're buying your
next home, don't be surprised... be sure!
A Home Inspection?
Home Buyers - To know what you're buying
Home Sellers - To make your house more
Home Owners - To find out what might
be wrong with your home before costly remodeling
Banks - To know the true condition of
a foreclosed house
Mortgage Companies - Most are making
home inspection mandatory
Home Inspectors Licensed in New York?
As of December 31, 2005, all home inspectors performing
home inspections in New York State must be licensed. Fritz Gunther
was one of the first Home Inspectors in New York to receive
his license due to his extensive experience in the field.
New York State Home Inspection License
New York State Depatrment of State
Home Inspection Code of Ethics / Standards of Practice
American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
Code of Ethics / Standards of Practice
Quickly Can I Schedule An Appointment?
After scheduling on-line or calling our office at (585)
349-3900, most appointments are scheduled within 24 hours.
At the completion of the Home Inspection, the typed report
is explained and given to you for your records. At Gunther
Home Inspections, we understand that once the purchase
offer has been accepted, the buyer may have only a few days
in order to get a professional Home Inspection. We are
able to accommodate you quickly and thoroughly enabling
you to have as much time as possible to make your decision.
How Long Does A Home Inspection Take?
length of our thorough Inspections depends on several
average, most of our complete Home Inspections take approximately
1 ½ hours to complete. If you have many questions, regarding
possible future remodeling projects, repair cost analysis,
etc., our Inspectors are more than willing to accommodate
you and give you as much time as you need.
Do I Get The Inspection Report?
Gunther Home Inspections we use the latest state-of-the-art
equipment when performing our inspections. As information
is collected during the inspection, it is recorded in
a handheld computer and printed completely on-site.
At the completion of the inspection you will have a
complete comprehensive typed report with detailed explanations
of the houses components including a summary containing
items of concern.
SAMPLE OF AN INSPECTION REPORT
Does A Home Inspection Cover?
REPORTS ARE IN COMPLIANCE WITH NY STATE and the AMERICAN SOCIETY of
HOME INSPECTORS (ASHI) STANDARDS of PRACTICE and CODE
Here to view our RATES
Contract / Agreement
The following is a link to our Inspection Contract which
is required to be signed by both the inspector and the
client at the time of the inspection. Please review the
contract and contact us if you have any questions.
Following Inspections Are Also Available
(At An Additional
Areas Of Expertise...
Hot Water Heaters
Termites & Wood Destroying Insects
in the Basement
Roof Leaders and Gutters
Inside & Outside of the Building
Septic Tanks & More!