4 Benefits of Infrared Home Inspections

As a homeowner, it is essential to ensure that your property is always in good condition. Whether you are considering a renovation or simply maintaining your home, it is crucial to know what problems need to be addressed. This is where infrared inspections come into play. Infrared inspections use special technology to detect temperature differences on surfaces and can help uncover hidden issues in your property. But they can also uncover so much more. So, here are some benefits of infrared inspections from TEK Inspections.

Your Guide to a Successful Residential Inspection

Getting a residential inspection before selling your home can be an overwhelming experience, especially if it’s your first time. But don’t worry, it doesn’t have to be stressful as long as you know what to expect and how to prepare. TEK Inspections shares everything you need to know to have a successful residential inspection.

3 Key Inspection Standards for Commercial Properties

Purchasing a commercial property is a risky investment if you choose not to have a commercial inspection conducted. TEK Inspections recommends following a due diligence process to ensure you make a wise investment, not purchase a literal money pit. The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), of which TEK Inspections is a member, sets standards to guarantee that inspectors perform thorough and accurate property evaluations. We recommend choosing a commercial inspection company that follows these three key inspection standards when assessing commercial properties.1. Hire a Professional Commercial InspectorWhen it comes to commercial real estate, many buyers don’t have the experience to know if a building is sound or in need of repair. Because of this, InterNACHI recommends hiring a professional commercial property inspector. In addition to their experience, commercial inspectors have a vast knowledge of complex properties such as multi-family buildings, warehouses, schools, and hotels.2. Follow a Commercial Inspection … Continued

What Is a Builder Warranty Inspection?

Builder warranty inspections, also known as 11-month inspections, protect new construction homeowners from being financially responsible for deficits or damages that are found within the first year of home ownership. These inspections are cost-effective as they can potentially save homeowners thousands in repairs. TEK Inspections has been providing this service in Reno since 2006. Learn more about our builder warranty inspections, what they include, and why you should schedule one today.What Is a Builder Warranty Inspection?When you build a new home, the contractors typically include a one-year warranty that covers damages or defects that are found in the first year. The warranty details what is covered, what is not covered, and sometimes, how the repairs are to be completed. Coverage may be limited, depending on the particular warranty, but usually include workmanship and materials that were used to build the home.Why Schedule a Builder Warranty Inspection?Because the builder warranty is … Continued

The Importance of Radon Testing for Commercial Properties

One of the most dangerous health hazards found in commercial properties is radon. This radioactive gas can find its way into any commercial building – schools, multi-family units, office properties, hospitality services, and many more. For this reason, TEK Inspections recommends radon testing for commercial properties in the Reno area. Learn more about the importance of this specialized testing for Reno businesses and industries.Different Sources of RadonColorless, odorless, and radioactive, radon is a naturally-occurring gas that results from decaying elements deep underground. It can be found in rocks, soil, and water. Radon becomes dangerous to individuals in your commercial property when it seeps into the building through tiny cracks and holes in the floors and walls. If your building relies on well water, there is a high possibility that radon could be entering your property through the plumbing system.Health Dangers of RadonThe Environmental Protection Agency, along with the American Medical … Continued

Why Have Your Commercial Roof Inspected by a Drone

Has it been some time since you’ve had the roof of your Reno, NV, commercial building inspected? Thankfully, TEK Inspections can efficiently examine your roof in record time with our cost-effective commercial roof drone inspections. We can provide an abundance of information for several industries, including agriculture, oil and gas, power generation, and more. Keep reading to learn why you should schedule a commercial roof drone inspection and how it can greatly benefit your business.

3 FAQs about Commercial Infrared Inspections

Purchasing a commercial property can be a wise investment. Knowing the full condition of that property before you sign the purchase agreement is essential. One of the most effective ways to discover any issues is with an infrared inspection. These evaluations use non-intrusive technology to check for concerns such as moisture intrusion and overheating circuits. Learn more about why you should have TEK Inspections perform an infrared inspection for your commercial property.

4 Benefits of a Pre-listing Home Inspection

Home inspections are not only meant for houses that you are intending to buy. They can also be performed on a home that you are planning to sell. A pre-listing home inspection can make a huge difference in how quickly the home sells and for how much it is priced. Not only that, armed with the knowledge of the complete condition of your home, you can make repairs as you get it ready to place on the market, making the sales process simple for all involved. TEK Inspections has experience conducting pre-listing inspections throughout the Reno area. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of these valuable inspections.

3 Steps to Take If You Suspect Radon in Your Home

If you suspect there’s radon entering your Reno area home, there are steps you can take to protect yourself and your family. The problem with radon is that you can’t see, smell, or taste it. So how do you know if it’s causing your family harm? At TEK Inspections, we recommend taking these three steps to discover if there’s radon in your home and to safely keep it from harming your family.

Mold May Be Causing These 5 Health Symptoms

Mold that is growing unnoticed in your home can cause a multitude of health issues. These health problems can range from a minor skin rash to a major neurological disorder. If you find you or your family are experiencing these issues, TEK Inspections highly recommends you schedule mold testing for your Reno home.