Specific Inspections

Before you sign, get an un-biased third party

opinion from qualified professionals.

 

Storm Damage

Exterior inspections after a recent storm for insurance claims, help identifying problems before they turn into problems or peace of mind will keep your home the envy of the neighborhood.

  • Exterior wall coverings
  • Grading/drainage
  • Roofs
  • Driveways
  • Sidewalks
  • Exterior doors/windows
  • Exterior lights/receptacles
  • Foundation

Water Damage

Water is the number one enemy for any home structure or components; it is the one thing you don’t want to put off until tomorrow (or next year)! Once water enters your home it enables a variety of destructive processes such as rotting of wood, growth of possible mold, rusting of steel and deterioration of other components of your investment.

  • General inspection of the areas of concern
  • Wall coverings
  • Exterior grading/drainage
  • Gutter systems
  • Foundations
  • Foundation windows/doors
  • Possible plumbing leaks

Mechanical Maintenance

Every part of your home requires general routine maintenance that can be performed one your own, potentially saving you thousands of dollars each year. Learn all the mechanical components of your home and how to properly maintain them.

  • On-site overview of all of your HVAC systems, water heaters, pressure tanks/well pump systems
  • Learn how to change the filter on the furnace and A/C units
  • Complete scan of all exposed gas lines in your home for leaks
  • Includes a Radon test

Roofing

The roof could be considered one of the most important components of your home; after all it shields you and everything in your home from the effects of weather. A leaky roof gone undetected overtime can cause major problems to the attic area and structural support of your home. When was the last time you were in your attic?

  • Identify type of roof construction and overall condition
  • Identifying roof coverings that are nearing there end of reasonable life
  • Maintaining proper roof ventilation
  • Flashings & Chimney areas

*Does not guarantee roof condition or certification of roof, roofing materials or framing

Electrical

You turn the light switch on and the lights come on, right? That’s all you really need to know if your electric is working properly, no. There are many connections in your house to keep the electric flowing the way it should be and many of these connections can fail, be improperly installed or disrupted; possibly sending electric to places you don’t want it to be.

 

 

 

  • Review of service entrance line
  • Main panel
  • Proper grounding
  • Circuit breakers
  • Types of wiring
  • Proper operation of receptacles, ceiling fans and light fixtures

Plumbing

When was the last time you were crawling around in your crawl space looking for plumbing leaks? Plumbing is a system of pipes and drains that were installed in your home to move potable water and waste water throughout your home. A leaking pipe could cause havoc for structural components of your home; not to mention the health hazards that can be associated with waste water leaking from drains.

  • Identification of plumbing materials
  • Search for possible leaks and water damage
  • Drain waste vent pipes and traps
  • Operation of showers, toilets, sinks, faucets
  • Can include a septic dye test if you have a private septic system

*No inspection can guarantee or certifiy any components of a home.

Contact Information

A. Murray's Home Inspections

2073 Friendsville Road

Friendsville, MD 21531

 

Adam Murray

Certified Real Estate Inspector

Licensed and Insured in

Maryland & West Virgina

MD #31766 WV#HI6167399-0813

Phone: (301) 616-7399

Toll Free:  888-918-5134
Email: info@amurrays.com 

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