Jess Alvarez (A Plus Home & Building Inspections, Inc.)

749 E. Washington St.

Morris , IL 60450

A Local, Full Service Home Inspection Co., Providing 11th Mo. Pre-Warranty Expiration, New Construction (3 phase) & Home Inspections. Air Quality, Radon & Mold testing. ASHI Certified Inspector.

Get to know Jess Alvarez

Serving SW suburban areas, including Will, Grundy, Kane and surounding areas.

My mission is perform the best inspection possible for my client. A thorough inspection will help to eliminate some of the stress associated with buying a property. By providing a no nonsence, easy to undertand, home inspection report, with pictures for added clarity.  My concise inspection report enables my client to make an informed decision. 

I am an Illinois, licensed, insured, & ASHI certified, Home Inspector. My previous electrical, carpentry, plumbing, roofing, HVAC, & construction experience, along with my extensive training, & the aptitude to combine these and other disciplines of the building sciences gives my clients a solid choice, and peace of mind knowing an experienced, full time inspector is working for them and only them.

Honesty, Integrity, Objectivity are fundamental principles of the American Society of Home Inspectors' Code of Ethics & of A Plus Home & Building Inspections, Inc.

Note to clients - It is advisable that you assemble a team of highly qualified professionals . . . An attorney, lender, realtor & a home inspector for guidance through the home buying process.

My extensive experience in the building sciences, construction & remodeling all parts of a home gives me a "leg up" when inspecting a home. A neutral & independent perspective of the home or buildings' components, is essential.

Experience, knowledge and communication skills are essential qualifications for a professional home inspector. My attention to detail, comprehensive, yet easy to understand written reports are a few reasons why past clients, attorneys, realtors & lenders give me high recommendations. . . . Just the facts . . . check me out . . . ask around,  look at my website . . .  or

A concise home maintenance manual is provided, and telephone consultation for as long as you own your home as part of my commitment to superior service.

Member of the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce, American Society of Home Inspectors(ASHI).

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American Society of Home Inspectors, Certified Inspector# 246733.

Comprehensive, in-depth inspections, explain the recommended maintenance of built in components in a home. . . I take the time to explain why basic maintenance recommendations are essential.  "The A.S.H.I. Experience - We Speak House".

I am committed to provide the best customer service. It is prudent to learn as much as possible (questions are encouraged) about the property.  I highly encourage my client(s) to be at the home inspection, or at the minimum, the last 30-45 minutes of the inspection, to go over the findings. . . I can adjust the appointment time to accommodate your schedule. Home buyers are especially encouraged to ask questions about any component. . . 

My satisfied clients are our main referral source . . . I am a full time experienced inspector, I am not a franchise company, I will be here for you in the future, if I can help you in any way, or just have a question? Call me @ (815) 931-2233.

I work for you, take advantage of my 30+ years experience in the building sciences.  I will give you my best effort. . . this I Promise.

 Whomever you choose to inspect your new home, be sure they are insured, and above all - an experienced, qualified, licensed, ASHI certified, home inspector - not the cheapest inspector. . . .   This may be the largest investment of your lifetime. . . Protect your investment . . . . Ask co-workers, your attorney, lender or your professional realtor.  Who would they use to evaluate their prospective new home?  Check the Internet: (American Society of Home Inspectors a professional home inspector national organization.

The scheduled inspection time is dedicated to evaluate the property. You will learn things that some people may take years to uncover. . . I believe knowledge is power. . .  The information gathered an inspection will help to provide you with Peace of Mind.

I take whatever time you need to get all your questions answered. I am available for you for as long as you own your home.

Service Areas (4)
  • Morris, IL
  • Plainfield, IL
  • Joliet, IL
  • New Lenox, IL
  • Minooka, IL
Specialties (12)
  • Buyers
  • Condos/Townhomes
  • Investment Properties
  • Luxury Homes
  • Military Relocation
  • New Construction
  • Relocation
  • Residential
  • Sellers
  • Seniors
  • Short Sales
  • Vacation/Resort Properties
Languages (1)
  • English