District Home Inspection Services
District Home Inspection offers an array of inspection services to meet your needs. Each inspection follows ASHI’s Standards of Practice. You are highly encouraged to be present during the inspection walkthrough, so that Scott can help you gain a complete understanding of the condition of the home, and of recommended maintenance procedures. He thoroughly enjoys answering your questions during the inspection and is available to answer questions after you receive the report. Your inspection includes an easy-to-read digital report and access to a convenient feature, called Create Repair List, that allows you to create a list of items that need to be addressed by a contractor or to save for future maintenance projects.
Professional Home Inspection
A professional home inspection is a thorough evaluation of your home, documented in a written report. District Home Inspection will visually inspect the accessible structures, systems and components of the home, from foundation to the roofline, including:
- Roof, Venting, Flashings and Trim
- Skylights and Chimneys
- Gutters and Downspouts
- Eaves, Soffits and Fascia
- Decks, Stoops and Porches
- Walkways and Railings
- Attached Garages
- Grading and Drainage
- Basement, Foundation and Crawlspace
- Insulation and Ventilation
- HVAC System
- Water Heating System
- Electrical System, Panels, Breakers and Fuses
- Fireplaces and Hearths
- Built-In Appliances and Plumbing Fixtures
Radon is a naturally-occurring, odorless and colorless radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in soil, rocks and water. Radon is dangerous. It is the number one cause of lung cancer among non-smokers, according to the EPA. Protect your family’s health with a non-invasive 48 hour radon test from District Home Inspection. Scott is certified by the National Radon Safety Board (NSRB), as a radon testing specialist, to measure radon levels in your home.
Don’t be surprised by items a buyer’s inspector may find! A pre-listing inspection is performed before you list your home on the market, to establish the current condition, and enable you to make necessary repairs before selling. A pre-listing inspection from District Home Inspection offers peace of mind and prepares you for an easier, quicker transaction.
In the competitive Washington DC area real estate market, a pre-offer consultation allows you to walk through a property with a professional inspector. This “walk and talk” consultation is a visual evaluation, and a verbal consultation of the home and its major systems and potential issues. This is a verbal consultation to evaluate a home’s major systems and potential issues, giving you the necessary information to make an informed decision on whether to place an offer on a property.
Home Maintenance Inspection
A home maintenance inspection from District Home Inspection will help you keep your home in the best possible condition with a detailed examination, and a comprehensive report on what needs to be addressed before small issues become expensive repairs. This inspection is recommended every three years to extend the life of your home and systems, which ultimately saves you money and frustration.