Board Certified Master Home Inspector in Massachusetts for Buyers and Sellers. I serve Massachusetts and S. New Hampshire. Infrared (thermal imaging) inspections, Termite, Radon, Water, Lead, Septic.
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My inspection standards are always amongst the highest in the industry and meet or exceed every standard set by the Master Inspector Certification Board (Home of the best Board Certified inspectors in the world), Commonwealth of Massachusetts and NACHI (National Association of Certified Home Inspectors). I have the extensive training and experience to accurately assess the condition of any home, and I possess the communication skills to clearly describe the inspection results to you. Through my commitment, experience, and expertise, I will establish and personalize a business relationship with you that will last for as long as you own your home. I am also offering infrared inspections (also known as Thermal imaging) to those who are interested. Infrared inspections is basically a non-invasive predictive maintenance technique that uses an infrared imaging and measurement camera to "see" and "measure" thermal energy emitted from surfaces within a building.
I will slowly and methodically walk you through your prospective home and fully educate you on all of its features in order for you to fully understand your property. I will assess those areas where upgrades or replacements may be necessary and screen for those costly defects and safety issues that could lead to serious problems in your future living conditions. I'll locate and identify those problem areas that need attention now and (at the same time) you'll have the opportunity to ask me questions while we view and consider the object of your investment together.
As an added Bonus; along with every Massachusetts Home Inspection report, I will include a complimentary 64 (sixty-four) page home maintenance manual "Know Your Home" (that I have personally written myself) for every one of my clients. This guide contains invaluable information that will fully explain (in detail) almost every concern that you may encounter, pertaining to your newly purchased property. This comprehensive manual has all the answers and is a must for every Massachusetts homeowner.
Before you invest hundreds of thousands of dollars in a Massachusetts Home; be sure you hire Massachusetts Home Inspections to verify that your home does not contain major defects and to minimize the risk of any future complications which could potentially cost you thousands of dollars after you move in.
I am a Certified Master Inspector, State licensed; Nationally Certified and Fully Insured. I can and will reduce the risk of any major or expensive surprises that may happen after you take ownership of your new Massachusetts home.
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BOARD CERTIFIED MASTER INSPECTOR - The Master Inspector Certification Board, Inc. supports the inspection industry's advanced education providers and encourages experienced inspectors to maintain excellence. Certified Master Inspectors® , are the very best of the best.
iNACHI CERTIFIED #03061206 - International Association of Certified Home Inspectors is the world's largest most elite home inspection association in the world. Annual Inspector testing and continued education is a prerequisite. Visit their massive website at http://www.nachi.org/
MASSACHUSETTS HI LICENSE #566 - I currently meet all State approved Home Inspector educational requirements and qualifications. I'm fully approved by the Massachusetts Board of Home Inspectors. VERIFY LICENSE
LEVEL ONE THERMOGRAPHER - ITC (FLIR) Certified - I am an expert who has a solid understanding of heat transfer laws, thermal dynamics and properties of why objects are hot or not or appear to be hot or not. My infrared camera allows me to identify hidden problem areas much faster and (in most cases) can avoid building owners from using invasive and destructive measures in order to pinpoint problem areas behind finished surfaces of their building.
BUILDING SCIENCE THERMOGRAPHER - ITC (FLIR) Certified - When performing thermal imaging on a building, infrared technology provides me with crucial information about issues that may be hidden behind walls, ceilings, roof surfaces or any other inaccessible finished areas throughout your building. In providing this optional infrared service, I am now fully able to detect, interpret and document hidden faults and anomalies for immediate corrective action. I can even prioritize specific repairs to certain concealed areas of your building if the issue is considered serious.
PAST EXPERIENCE - I have performed over 3,000 Home Inspections throughout the State of Massachusetts and New Hampshire with over 3,000 very satisfied clients. Prior to that I spent 20 years in Massachusetts Project Management and Construction Supervision; this included numerous overseas assignments refurbishing government buildings. I've traveled throughout the world to various Countries supervising foreign laborers in the rebuilding of interior office spaces within many United States Embassies (MY WORLD TRAVELS). I have the vast construction knowledge and expertise that my clients appreciate and trust.
HOURS OF OPERATION - I am available Seven days a week, Dawn till Dusk. If there's sufficient daylight for me to complete the exterior inspection, I'll gladly fit you into my schedule.
ALWAYS ON TIME - I'll always arrive at your prospective home 1/2 hour early. I'll complete your exterior inspection and be waiting for you when you arrive. I'll then walk you through the entire property.
ACTUAL TOUR GUIDE - You will literally walk through your prospective home right alongside me. You and I will be there to learn as much as possible about the condition of the property and to jointly engage in the discovery process. This will be the ultimate time for you to get answers to the questions that you may have, concerning the house. Once we finalize the Home Inspection, you will ultimately have a better understanding of the property that you have chosen.
HIGH TECH EQUIPMENT - I refuse to guess on any of my findings. I continue to utilize an infrared camera, advanced high tech natural gas and carbon monoxide leak detectors, temperature sensors, numerous digital meters to include moisture detectors and an array of lasers, in order to confirm any of my findings throughout your prospective home.
SAME DAY REPORT - You will receive your highly detailed comprehensive inspection report immediately following your home inspection (Same day). My reports are highly detailed, very easy to read and categorized for easy understanding.
MAINTENANCE RECOMMENDATIONS - During your inspection, I will include energy saving maintenance recommendations that will help to keep your home lasting forever and your mechanicals in top notch condition.
FREE HOMEOWNERS GUIDE - You will receive a comprehensive 64 page manual - KNOW YOUR HOME (I have personally written this myself) that contains important facts, tips and safety concerns regarding your new home. I've integrated many useful maintenance tips to help you keep your home and mechanicals in great shape for many years to come. At the rear of this manual you'll find a Life Expectancy list of every component in your home.
CUSTOMER SERVICE - If you have questions before or after your inspection, my phone lines are open from 8:00am to 8:00pm. Telephone consultation with me will be available for as long as you own your home. I'll always give you the Personal Service you deserve.
E & O INSURANCE - I carry sufficient insurance required by the state of Massachusetts to cover serious Errors and Omissions and Liabilities and I'm fully Bonded.
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Inspected thousands of homes throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire