Services

canstockphoto0297723 AB Home Inspection inspects all the major components of the home looking for safety, function and structure.RESIDENTIAL HOME INSPECTIONS

What We Inspect:

Electrical
Services Services Electrical Plumbing Appliances We look for deficiencies in the main panel, subpanels, branch circuits, connecting devices, lighting fixtures, wiring and outlets.

Plumbing
We check the types of materials used and inspect for proper function, leaks, flow and drainage of all fixtures in the system.

Appliances
We will operate and check all appliances such as ovens, dishwashers, microwaves, refridgerators, and more.

Heating & Air
A/C and Heating Units We operate the systems to determine if they are cooling and heating properly and safely, and try to determine if there are any defects. We routinely screen for carbon monoxide. Fireplaces are also inspected.

Insulation
We inspect the insulation in the attic and determine if it is adequate for the home and spread out properly. We will give you and approximate R rating . We also check storm window, thermo pane windows and etcetera.

Landscaping
We determine if the property is properly graded to insure that water is diverted away from the foundation. Landscaping is also inspected.

Roofing
We inspect the roof for shrinkage, crumbling, cracking, blistering, moisture, and other defects. Interior load bearing walls are inspected for stress and warpage.

Masonry construction is inspected for settling, cracks, water penetration, etcetera. Structure We check the condition of the siding. We check the condition of the caulking to determine if the exterior of the home is properly sealed.

 

COMMERCIAL INSPECTIONSCommercial Inspection. A B Home Inspections commercial inspections are much more than just a residential inspection.  We use the ASTM Standard E2018-08 for guide the your report.  Many commercial property buyers found this a standard they understand and helps them make a decision on the present value of the property they are wanting buy.

A B Home Inspections commercial inspections are much more than just a residential inspection.  We use the ASTM Standard E2018-08 for guide the your report.  Many commercial property buyers found this a standard they understand and helps them make a decision on the present value of the property they are wanting buy.

What is the difference between a Home Inspection and a Commercial Inspection?

Commercial inspection

Based on ASTM Standard E2018-08
Helps investor understand cost of repairs in Short Term and Long Term

Home Inspections

Based on State of Alabama Building Commission
Gives Home buyers list defects found