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Expert Home Inspection Services in Dayton, OH

Dayton Home Inspection

Welcome to LiteHouse Inspect, your trusted partner for comprehensive home inspections in Dayton, OH.

Whether you're buying a new home, selling your property, or need a routine check-up, our professional and friendly team is here to ensure your peace of mind. With our detailed inspection services, you can make informed decisions about your home with confidence.

Most Common Home Inspections in Dayton

Buyer’s Home Inspection

If you're diving into the homebuyer journey, this one's for you!

Our detailed inspection covers all the nooks and crannies—roof, foundation, electrical systems, plumbing, and HVAC. It's like giving your future home a complete health check-up. Plus, with our comprehensive report, you'll have all the info you need for peace of mind and a smart investment.

No more sleepless nights wondering if the roof will cave in!

Seller’s Pre-Listing Inspection

Ready to sell?

Our pre-listing inspection helps you spot and fix those pesky issues before you hit the market,  boosting your home's appeal and maybe even its price. Fixing problems upfront gives you a leg up against the competition and makes your home irresistible to buyers.

New Construction Inspection

Building a new home? Make sure it's perfect from the ground up!

With our new construction inspection, we check everything—from structural elements to the tiniest finish work—to ensure it meets current building codes and is move-in ready.

Builder’s Warranty Inspection

Is your builder’s warranty ticking away? Before it does, let's make sure you're getting your money's worth.

Our builder’s warranty inspection identifies any covered issues that need attention. Squeezing every last drop out of that warranty lemon! We'll help you get those defects or unfinished projects fixed before the coverage ends, saving you from future repair bills.

Rental Property Inspection

Owning a rental property is great—until it isn't.

Keep your investment in tip-top shape with our regular rental property inspections. We’ll help you nip maintenance issues in the bud, avoid costly repairs, and ensure your property is safe and compliant with regulations. Happy property, happy tenants, happy you!

 

Get Ready for Your Home Inspection with These Tips

Clean and Tidy Up

Who doesn’t love a spick-and-span home? Not only does it look inviting, but it also helps inspectors move around easily to get their job done right. So, grab that duster, fire up the vacuum, mop those floors, and declutter away!

Ensure Accessibility

You know those hard-to-reach places like the attic, basement, and garage? Make sure they’re easily accessible. Move any obstacles blocking electrical panels, HVAC units, water heaters, and other crucial spots. This means shifting furniture, boxes, and whatever else might be in the way.

Provide Documentation

Got a stack of repair invoices, maintenance records, and warranties? Gather them up! This paperwork helps the inspector get the full picture of your home’s history and current condition. Plus, it also shows you’re on top of things, which can help speed up the inspection process.

Check Utilities

Make sure all utilities—water, gas, electricity—are up and running. Inspectors need to test appliances and systems so check that these are doing their job. This ensures you’re not caught off guard by any unexpected hiccups.

Address Minor Repairs

Take care of those little annoyances like leaky faucets, loose doorknobs, or burnt-out light bulbs. Fixing these minor issues shows the inspector you’re proactive about home maintenance and can keep small problems from being highlighted during the inspection.

 

How to Choose the Best Home Inspector in Dayton

Check Credentials

First things first, make sure your inspector is legit! They should be licensed and certified Home Inspector by a well-known organization, like the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) or the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). You wouldn't want just anyone poking around your future home, right?

Read Reviews

Don't forget to do a little detective work online. Check out reviews and testimonials from past clients. A good inspector will have a trail of happy customers singing their praises.

Ask for Sample Reports

Ever wonder what a real inspection report looks like? Ask for samples! Note that a top-notch report will be thorough, easy to read, and packed with photos. It's also like getting a sneak peek into their work ethic.

Experience Matters

When it comes to home inspections, experience is gold. Choose someone who knows the Dayton area like the back of their hand. They’ll be savvy about local building codes and the typical issues homes in the region might have.

Compare Services and Costs

And lastly, do a bit of comparison shopping! Look at the services offered and their costs. You want to get the best value without compromising on quality. Quality should always be top priority, but hey, who doesn’t love a good deal?

 

FAQ

Where is Dayton?

Dayton is a vibrant city nestled in southwestern Ohio. Known for its rich aviation history, it's the hometown of the legendary Wright Brothers and proudly hosts the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

Do I Need a Home Inspection in Dayton?

Absolutely, you do! Whether you're buying, selling, or just want to keep tabs on your current home, a professional inspection is your best bet to protect your investment. And it's not just about checking for issues; it's about making smart, informed choices. After all, peace of mind is priceless, right?

 

Got more questions? Contact LiteHouse Inspect today. Let's work together to unlock the secrets of your potential Dayton home!

How We Can Help

Comprehensive Home Inspections

We inspect all visible and accessible areas of your home, including your roof, fireplace, structural components, electrical system, attic, ventilation & insulation, exterior cladding, porch & deck, attached garage, driveway, foundation, basement/crawlspace, plumbing system, HVAC system, and even interior elements like your built-in appliances, ceilings, floors, walls, windows/glazing, and doors too.

Latest Tools and Technology

To offer you the most accurate assessment, we, leverage both advanced tools and technologies--going beyond what your naked eye can see. This includes thermal imaging to detect any hidden issues like heat loss, any insulation gaps, and even concealed water damage.

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Interactive Inspection Process

We not only welcome you but encourage your presence during our inspection. We are more than happy to explain our process and all findings and even point out important maintenance items for you to fully understand the state of your potential investment as well as allow you to ask your questions on the spot.

Easy-to-Understand Report

After our detailed evaluation, we then compiled our findings in a very user-friendly report complete with high-resolution digital photos. You can expect to receive this via email within 24 hours, allowing you to ultimately make timely decisions. We are also available for any of your follow-up questions or any clarifications you may need.

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OUR SPECIALTY SERVICES

Radon Testing

Unseen doesn't always mean safe. That's why we ensure your home is free from this hazardous gas. If high levels of radon are detected, we can guide the next steps, including radon mitigation options.

Air Quality & Mold Testing

Designed to identify issues that may compromise the healthiness of your indoor environment. If mold is found, we'll guide you through the mold mitigation process to effectively restore your home's indoor air quality.

Termite & WDO Testing

Don't let pests eat away at your investment. We'll help you understand the extent of any infestation and as well as advise you on the best course of action to address this problem.

Thermal Imaging

This advanced technology can detect disparities in temperature, indicating potential problems like leaks or even electrical issues. Spotting these issues early definitely helps you avoid costly repairs down the line.

Sewer Line Evaluations

A damaged or blocked sewer line can lead to very expensive and even disruptive repairs.  A detailed report will be provided to you. If an issue is found, we also give you both practical and effective solutions to save you from any unexpected costs and even headaches in the future.

Why Choose LiteHouse Cincinnati
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Flexible and Convenient Scheduling

We understand how hectic life can get–and finding time for your home inspection can sometimes be a challenge. Your time is valuable, which is why we offer evening and as well as weekend appointments to suit your busy lifestyle.

Advanced Inspection Techniques at No Extra Cost

We include thermal imaging in all our inspections (as needed). The best part? You receive this top-notch service without any hidden charges.

Your Reports, Accessible Anytime, Anywhere

With our online report portal, you can conveniently review all your inspection reports in one place, anytime you need them–all at your fingertips.

Expertise Backed by InterNACHI® Training

Trained by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, we have the knowledge to spot issues that others might miss, from material flaws to installation errors and even workmanship issues.

Thoroughness Is Not an Option; It's Our Standard

We always adhere to comprehensive Standards of Practice–from the foundation to the roof and everything in between, we cover it all! No stone unturned here. We give you a complete and accurate picture of your property's condition.

A Strict Code of Ethics That Prioritizes You

We always put your interests first and protect your rights as a consumer. With us, you're not just getting an inspection--you're getting a partner in your home-buying journey.

Questions about your Cincinnati area property inspections?

Reach out and we'll be happy to connect!

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