New home Inspection & New Construction Inspection in San Bernardino County
New Construction Inspections and are they needed?
Not to scare you but the process of constructing a home today leaves "gaps" that could lead to major problems going undetected.
Essentially, there are a number of different companies that are providing trade services for the builder: site work, masons, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, sheetrockers, roofers, painters etc. These trades people are usually on site for only a few days before moving on to the next work site. They are focused on getting the job done and moving on....often at the expense of compromising quality.
Unless you walk the roof, crawl through the attic, pull the breaker panel and know what you are looking for, there is a good likelihood that missing roof tile, piggy backed breakers, and black mold (like the picture on the left) will be overlooked.
All of these and many more problems have been detected by my inspections of newly constructed homes.
Yes, you should be able to rely on a new home and its warranty but the fact of the matter is most big problems go undetected....until it's too late! The builder will make a big case for you not needing an inspection.....now really, why do you think this is?