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Is Your New Home Up to Par?

Is Your New Home Up to Par?

New construction inspections in Mansfield, Ashland and surrounding OH areas

Many buyers assume that a newly constructed building will be free of defects and other problems. That’s not necessarily the case. There are often several minor issues and sometimes major issues with new construction work.

Ridgebrook Property Inspections LLC has discovered defects with new construction projects in Ashland, Mansfield and throughout Ohio. It’s not to say your property will have problems, but it never hurts to find out for sure. Trust our inspector to examine your new structure, so you can start building a life there.

Make sure your builder didn’t cut corners

Ridgebrook Property Inspections will conduct a complete visual examination of your new property. We’ll examine heating, air, plumbing and electrical systems, as well as the rest of the interior and exterior. From broken circuits to loose siding, our inspector will note any problems at your property.

At the conclusion of the process, you’ll have a detailed report on the condition of the building. It will provide you with all the facts you need to address any issues at hand.

You have one year to have your inspection done before your contractor is no longer required to take care of any problems. If you need a new construction inspector in the Mansfield area, reach out to Ridgebrook Property Inspections of Ohio for your 11-month warranty inspection.

A Full Property Inspection Includes but is not limited to:

  • Roof, vents, flashings, and trim,
  • Gutters and downspouts,
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations,
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, and railings,
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia,
  • Grading and drainage,
  • Basement, foundation and crawlspace,
  • Water penetration and foundation movement,
  • Heating systems,
  • Cooling systems,
  • 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,
  • More components included depending on the structure being inspected.

Sellers can order a Move-In Certified Seller Inspection, benefits including but not limited to:

  • seller can assist in the inspection.
  • seller and agent are alerted to any safety issues and repairs that need addressed.
  • seller may dispute or clarify any misstatements
  • seller may see home through eyes of an unbiased third party
  • inspection may be used as a marketing tool, with the report being available for viewing by potential buyers.
  • reduces need for 11th hour negotiations.
  • may encourage a buyer to waive his own inspection contingency.
  • sales are less likely to fall apart due to last minute revealed problems