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Home Inspection Services

At Professional Building Diagnostics, we provide a variety of inspection services for Chicagoland Area buyers. We’re happy to inspect residential homes of all values, including single-family houses, condos, townhomes, and apartments. 

The Tools We Use

During each inspection, we utilize several industry tools to achieve the highest possible level of accuracy in our inspection reports. These tools include:

  • Thermal Imaging – This innovative equipment enables us to find issues that cannot be spotted by the naked eye. For example, areas of heat loss, improper insulation, and leaks are often found with thermal imaging technology. We use this tool as needed whenever there’s a specific area that’s in question.
  • Moisture Meter – Allowing moisture to accumulate unchecked inside the home can quickly lead to damage, such as mold. We look for areas where moisture has collected with a moisture meter.
  • Gas Leak Detector – If there’s a noticeable smell of gas in the home, we have the technology to help pinpoint the source of the leak.
Thermal Imaging Home Inspection Services
Buyer's Home Inspection Services

Buyer’s Home Inspection

This inspection service is one of the most important things that you can do to protect your financial investment. After all, without a high-quality home inspection, you could easily end up making a purchase that you’ll regret. Our inspection includes most accessible and visible systems and components, such as:

  • Roof
  • Exterior
  • Basement
  • Foundation
  • Crawlspace
  • Structure
  • Heating
  • Cooling
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Fireplace
  • Attic
  • Insulation
  • Ventilation
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Interior

Pre-Listing / Seller’s Inspection

Buyers aren’t the only ones who can protect themselves with a home inspection. This service is geared toward sellers who haven’t listed their home yet. We will conduct a thorough inspection and let you know the pros and cons of your property. Getting this information up front makes it easy to be proactive by fixing areas with serious problems. When buyers see how good the condition your home is, they’ll be more likely to make an offer. Even better, you’ll increase your odds of closing a deal that actually gives you what the house is worth.

New Construction Inspection

Buying a brand-new home that’s been built to meet your specific desires is a truly exciting experience. Don’t let that excitement get in the way of ensuring everything was completed properly, however. Instead, book our New Construction Inspection service for a thorough examination of the home. Keep in mind that finding any existing issues right away can remove the burden associated with getting repairs done after you move in.

New Construction Phase Inspections

With this inspection service, we provide three inspections of a home throughout the construction process. In most cases, this includes inspections during the rough phase, along with a punch-list inspection and a final walkthrough. We are also happily willing to accommodate requests for different and additional phases. Either way, this inspection service makes it much easier to ensure that everything goes smoothly with your new construction project.

11-Month / Builder’s Warranty Inspection

Construction defects happen way more frequently than brand-new home buyers would like to believe. The good news is that builders typically supply a 1-year warranty to help protect you against these defects. To ensure you get the most out of this warranty, we provide an 11-Month/Builder’s Warranty Inspection service. During this inspection, we’ll check for any issues that should be covered by your warranty.

Re-Inspections 

The purpose of a Re-Inspection is to ensure that the home is in the agreed upon condition. Keep in mind that the items noted on your home repair addendum can easily be reported as finished without that actually being the case. When you get a Re-Inspection, you’ll receive the peace of mind that comes from knowing whether the home is as expected before you close on the sale.

Additional Services

Commercial Buildings / Property Inspections / Payout Reviews

With our home inspector’s 35+ years of commercial construction experience, we’re well-equipped to provide Commercial Building Inspections. Restaurants make up the bulk of our commercial business, and we also provide Payout Reviews for hotels. During this specialty service, we visit hotel clients once a month during the building process to review the liens and make sure the work matches the payout check.

Thermal Imaging

We include Thermal Imaging free of charge as needed with our residential inspection services. We’re also able to visit local area homes to provide Thermal Imaging for homeowners who want to check on potential issues. Thermal Imaging offers a closer look at a wide variety of issues ranging from leaks to areas of heat loss or accumulation.

Book Your Inspection with Professional Building Diagnostics Today!

Professional Building Diagnostics L.L.C.
8151 N. Chester Ave.
Niles, IL 60714