Having a 4-point inspection is vital for anyone buying and insuring a home in Florida. These inspections are typically used for homes that are more than 25 years old and allow an insurance carrier understand what they are insuring before they make an offer to you.
When an inspector comes to your location for a 4-point inspection, they’ll be looking at the HVAC system, your roof, the plumbing system, and the electrical system. They check out the visual aspects of these systems, making sure that they are up to code and in working order. Afterwards, the inspector sends the inspection off to the insurance company and they decided what they are going to offer you. These inspections include all possible items that may be an issue for the insurance company. Each insurance company has different rules for what needs to be repaired before insuring your home. This means that one insurance provider may have a problem with wiring used in your home while the other may have a problem with a conduit and bushing on your water heater. It
When you need a 4-point home inspection in Saint Petersburg, FL, as well other cities in Pinellas, Polk, and Hillsborough counties, you can trust our team to provide you with a quality report.
In our last blog, we discussed reasons why you need our expert new home inspection. For more reasons, please read on!
Protect Your Family from Potential Hazards
With a new home inspection, our experts will ensure that everything is in livable condition for you and your family. If there are any defects, they can potentially cause hazards to your family. For example, if there is a gas leak, our expert can find it and you can have it fixed immediately. Other potential issues are rotted wood, crumbling foundations, and other unstable parts of your home.
While an inspection and any repairs you might need to do will cost you money before you enter the home, by taking these preventative measures, you can save money in the long run. Cracks in the foundation will grow over time and by catching them early, you can save money and a lot of worry in the future. Another example of a minor issue that can cut your costs is if the attic and home’s insulation needs replacement before you officially move in, you can save money on your energy bills in the future.
Protect You At Resale
If you plan to sell your home in the future, a new home inspection can help save you. The reason is because if the buyers of your home do an inspection and they discover issues that you missed because you didn’t do an inspection, you will need to pay for those repairs. It also might drive the buyers away because they do not want to wait for the repairs to be finished and they might lose faith in you as a reputable home seller.
Overall, a new home inspection from Waypoint Property Inspection, LLC can save you money and worry. To schedule a home inspection in Saint Petersburg, FL, and nearby areas, please give us a call today at (813) 486-8551.