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I'm a Certified Professional Home Inspector located in Bettendorf, IA (Quad Cities). I'm a member of InterNACHI and IAC2. I provide inspections for buyers, sellers, agents & lenders in Eastern Iowa.
Jim Hanson CPI®, Bettendorf, IA Certified Home Inspector at Hanson Home Inspections
I have completed the National Institute of Building Inspectors(NIBI) home inspection course sponsored by the University of Iowa.
I'm a member in good standing with the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors(InterNACHI) and the International Association of Indoor Air Consultants(IAC2).
I'm Infrared Certified.
I complete a minimum of 24 hours of continuing education each year.
I follow InterNACHI's standards of practice; and InterNACHI's code of ethics.
I own and use high-tech inspection equipment, such as: infrared thermal imaging camera, combustable gas leak detector, CO detector, borescope camera, etc.
I use the most up to date inspection software to generate detailed yet easy to read reports.
What does a home inspection include?
Buying a home is probably the most expensive purchase you will ever make. This is no time to shop for a cheap inspection. The cost of a home inspection is very small relative to the value of the home being inspected. The additional cost of hiring a certified inspector is almost insignificant. As a home buyer, you have recently been crunching the numbers, negotiating offers, adding up closing costs, shopping for mortgages, and trying to get the best deals. Do not stop now. Do not let your real estate agent, a "patty-cake" inspector, or anyone else talk you into skimping here.
My comprehensive home inspections will include all of the following!
·thermal image scanning
·roof, vents, flashings and trim;
·gutters and downspouts
·skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations;
·decks, stoops, porches, walkways and railings;
·eaves, soffits and fascia;
·lot grading and drainage;
·basement, foundation and crawlspace;
·water penetration and foundation movement;
·main water shut-off valves;
·water heating system;
·interior plumbing fixtures and faucets;
·drainage sump pumps with accessible floats;
·electrical service line and meter box;
·main disconnect and service amperage;
·electrical panels, breakers and fuses;
·grounding and bonding;
·GFCIs and AFCIs;
·fireplace damper door and hearth;
·insulation and ventilation;
·garage doors, safety sensors and openers;
·FREE home maintenance book.
I hired Jim for a home inspection prior to listing my home. Jim was great! He arrived on time and was very helpful identifying minor issues that we corrected before listing . I.M. Davenport, IA
I would not hesitate to recommend Hanson Home Inspections to anyone. P.M. Bettendorf, IA
We had some concerns about a home that we had made an offer on. We had Jim take a look and felt much more comfortable after. Thank you so much Jim! J.J. Davenport, IA
A potentially nerve racking experience actually ended up being fun. Thanks again! S.H. Davenport, IA
Jim was a good hard working associate of mine for many years. I'm glad he has brought his integrity to this profession. E.W. Muscatine, IA
Absolutely Amazing! My family and I were in a tight spot with money down on our first house when potentially serious health and safety issues came up. Not only was he able to come out and do a great thorough job with excellent knowledge and experience but he rearranged his schedule to help us quickly, the very next day from when I called him! He identified the problems and explained in detail and had an immaculate report to us the same day he came out! A life saver, my family including our unborn son, sleep better at night because of Jim. Thank you. T.G. Davenport, IA
Jim, thank you so very much for your very comprehensive inspection of our home. I have passed on your email to the owners and look forward to them fixing issues and moving into our new home.Thank you,we will be sure to recommend you to our friends. J.H. Bettendorf, IA
Very impressive - you do a fantastic job! Thank you for the hard work. C.K. Davenport, IA
If you are looking for a honest & reliable & dependable guy that does a great job. Jim is your guy to call!! I highly recommend him for the job!! P.W. via facebook
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