Home Inspections

What is a Home Inspection?

A home inspection is a thorough and objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house. A home inspection is NOT an appraisal of value, or an inspection to verify compliance with appropriate codes.

A standard home inspection covers the condition of a home’s heating system central air conditioning system, interior plumbing and electrical systems, roof, attic, visible insulation, walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, foundation, basement, and structural components.


When to get a Home Inspection

If you’re buying home: having a home inspection done is particularly important for home buyers so they may best understand the condition of the structure they are considering investing in. A home inspection may identify the need for major repairs of builder oversights, as well as the need for maintenance to keep the home in good shape.

If you’re selling a home: A home inspection can provide the opportunity for a seller to make repairs and put the house on the market in better condition.

If you own a home: Home inspections can be helpful for home owners as well because they can identify problems in the making and suggest preventative measures that can help a homeowner avoid costly future repairs.


Contact DS Environmental!

It is in the best interest of the homeowner or home buyer to hire a third party home inspector, like DS Environmental, that is familiar with the elements of home construction, proper installation, maintenance, and home safety to ensure the most accurate and non-biased report. Our team will conduct a thorough inspection, provide a clear report, and help clients determine the best next steps.


Call DS Environmental at (303)26-9094 to learn more about home inspections, and if this service is right for you!