(314) 238-6639 inspect.stlouis@gmail.com

Our Inspection Services

 

SERVICE OVERVIEW:

  • We provide several professional inspection services for residential properties ranging from small condos up to 4-family apartment buildings.

  • We generally operate within a 35 mile radius of our central St. Louis County office.

  • We specialize in homes valued under $500k and sized between 500 square feet and 3500 square feet.

  • We currently do not perform any services in the State of Illinois and do not perform any commercial building inspections.

  • We are happy to provide names of other inspection professionals who may provide services which are outside our operating areas and parameters.

  • We perform inspections according to the ASHI Standard of Practice. Download a PDF copy of the current Standard HERE.

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CALL US AT (314) 238-6639 FOR CURRENT PRICING!

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General Building Inspections

Systems Included in the Inspection:

  • Foundations
  • Plumbing & Fixtures
  • Roofs & Gutters
  • Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Exterior Walls
  • Water Heaters
  • Doors & Windows
  • Electrical Panels, Switches & Receptacles
  • Insulation
  • Attics, Basements & Crawl Spaces
  • Porches & Decks
  • Installed Appliances
  • Sidewalks & Driveways
  • And More!

Our General Inspections cover all readily accessible areas of the home and focus on the conditions of systems and components relative to general maintenance, structural integrity, occupant health and safe usage. Our reports identify and describe the systems and components of the property which showed various concerns ranging from typical maintenance to significant issues or defects. If not self-evident, our reports will also include an explanation of the potential causes of the deficiencies and some recommended corrective actions.

 

Verbal-Only “Walk & Talk” Inspection Services

We offer our clients the opportunity to check out potential properties through verbal-only “Walk & Talk” inspections.  These inspections are perfect for real estate investors or for homeowners who simply want information about their existing property – but at a lower cost.  These limited verbal inspections provide no written report and can be tailored to the client’s needs. Our verbal-only inspections are an excellent way to get a trained inspector’s opinion of a property but at a reduced fee.  Please contact us for further details, pricing and restrictions pertaining to verbal-only inspections.  Call us at (314) 238-6639. Please note that the Walk & Talk inspections are not recommended for property buyers who are under a traditional real estate contract.

 

WDI, Sewer Lateral and Radon Services

Using trusted and professional third party companies, Moore Home Inspection Services can also provide the following additional services.  These services are typically performed concurrently with our general home inspection services and are included under a single invoice to our clients as a convenience.  This saves time and makes payment quick and easy!

Please call us at (314) 238-6639 for pricing on the following inspection services:

Wood Destroying Insect Inspection (WDI).  Often referred to as a “termite inspection”, this is an examination of the structure to determine the presence of any wood destroying insects.  This service is typically performed at the same time as the general inspection and is performed by a third party State Licensed inspection company. We typically utilize the services of Eagle Pest Control Services for WDI inspections.

Sewer Lateral Video Inspection.  This is a video inspection of the sewer lines which reside below the home (below the slab/basement and exterior grade) and which travel laterally to the main sewer system or septic tank.  This service is typically performed at the same time as the general inspection and is performed by a qualified third party inspection company. We typically utilize the services of The Sewer Pros for sewer lateral video inspections.

Radon Gas Testing.   Radon gas is a harmful gas which can build up to unsafe levels within a home. A radon gas test provides the overall average radon gas levels found within a residential property within a specified period of time. This testing service is most often performed over a 2 day period (either before, during or after the scheduled home inspection) and is performed by a qualified third party inspection company. We typically utilize the services of Midwest Radon Testing for radon gas tests. For more radon information on radon gas, visit the Environmental Protection Agency website at http://www.epa.gov/radon/

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A Note Regarding Third Party Service Providers:

The companies listed below are the preferred third party service providers for termite, sewer and radon inspections, respectively.  However, other service providers may be utilized if these companies are not available. Moore Home Inspection Services is not directly affiliated with any of these companies and they are not under the control of Moore Home Inspection Services. Any concerns with third party services, companies or company employees should be addressed directly to the company performing the service. The coordination and scheduling of such third party services (under a single invoice along with the General Inspection) is done so as a courtesy and convenience for our clients.
Eagle Pest Control    (636) 978-7378   www.eagletermiteandpestcontrol.com
The Sewer Pros    (314) 821-1600   www.thesewerpros.com
Midwest Radon Testing    (314) 591-5453   www.midwestradontestingllc.com