Inspections in Bakersfield, Ridgecrest, and All of Kern County
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Bakersfield and Surrounding Areas
Kern River Valley
Indian Wells Valley
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From Bakersfield to Ridgecrest: As an InterNACHI certified home inspector I perform home inspections throughout Kern County. All areas of Bakersfield, the Kern River Valley, and Ridgecrest.
Knowledge is power:
The information contained in the home inspection report, will benefit you by helping you take control of your investment decision and any negotiations in the home buying process. Having this information is critical, both emotionally and financially.
I work only for you: I will work for you and only for you. I will inspect your home as I would if my own family was going to live in it. I will provide you with a fair, independent, comprehensive and objective inspection of your real estate investment.
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How I can help you:
Buying a home is one of the largest investments you will ever make. It can be a complicated and stressful process. An inspection by Kern River Home Inspections will help you with this big decision by:
1 -Identifying any safety or health issues.
2 -Identify components of the house that need maintenance, repair, or replacement
3 -Providing you with a detailed and easy to read report which delivers an accurate evaluation of the properties condition.
Thermal Imaging is not harmful at all. It is showing heat anomalies. Learn more HERE
Types of structures I inspect:
- House Inspections
- Condo Inspections
- Duplexe Inspections
- Apartment Inspections
- Manufactured Home Inspecitons
- Site Built Home Inspections
- Out building Inspections
Picture above: Missing insulation in exterior wall discovered with thermal imaging
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the roof-covering materials;
the vents, flashing, skylights, chimney and other roof penetrations; and
the general structure of the roof from the readily accessible panels, doors or stairs.
readily accessible and visible portions of the fireplaces and chimneys;
lintels above fireplace openings;
damper doors by opening and closing them, if readily accessible and manually operable; and
cleanout doors and frames.
Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure Inspections:
the crawlspace; and
the heating system, using normal operating controls;
the heating method; and
the energy source.
the central cooling equipment using normal operating controls; and
the cooling method.
Attic, Insulation & Ventilation Inspecitons:
insulation in unfinished spaces:
ventilation of unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas; and
mechanical exhaust systems in the kitchen, bathrooms and laundry area.
the service drop;
the overhead service conductors and attachment point;
the service head, gooseneck and drip loops;
the service mast, service conduit and raceway;
the electric meter and base;
the main service disconnect;
panel boards and over-current protection devices (circuit breakers and fuses);
service grounding and bonding;
a representative number of switches, lighting fixtures and receptacles,
including receptacles observed and deemed to be arc-fault circuit interrupter
(AFCI)-protected using the AFCI test button, where possible;
all ground-fault circuit interrupter receptacles and circuit breakers observed and deemed to be GFCIs
using a GFCI tester, where possible; and
for the general absence of smoke or carbon-monoxide detectors.
the exterior wall-covering material, flashing and trim;
all exterior doors;
stairs, steps, stoops, stairways and ramps;
porches, decks and balconies;
railings, guards and handrails;
the eaves, soffits and fascia;
a representative number of windows; and
vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls and grading of the property,
when they may adversely affect the structure due to moisture intrusion.
the main water shut-off valve;
the water heating equipment, including the energy source, venting connections, temperature/pressure-relief (TPR) valves,
Watts 210 valves, and seismic bracing;
interior water supply, including all fixtures and faucets, by running the water;
all toilets for proper operation by flushing;
all sinks, tubs and showers for functional drainage;
the drain, waste and vent system; and
drainage sump pumps, and operate pumps with accessible floats.