FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Are you licensed and insured?   Back to top

Yes - ACADEMY HOME INSPECTION is fully licensed, certified, and insured.

Do you inspect the roof with a ladder?   Back to top

Yes. The State of New Jersey only requires a home inspector to carry an 11 foot ladder. We carry 20-30 foot ladders and always climb and walk the roof when physically possible under safe conditions.

How long will the inspection take?   Back to top

A typical 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house will take approximately 3 hours depending on size, age, and condition of the house. ACADEMY HOME INSPECTION will continue the inspection until you are 100% SATISFIED.

Do I need to be there?   Back to top

No but we highly recommend it as the inspection is very educational.

Will you provide estimated remaining life on major systems?   Back to top

Yes. ACADEMY HOME INSPECTION fully evaluates your home's major systems and fully describes how these systems work during your inspection.

Will you provide estimated replacement cost figures on major systems?   Back to top

Yes. ACADEMY HOME INSPECTION provides you with a comprehensive Repair/Replacement Cost Guide with your report.

How long will it take to get my report?   Back to top

Next day via e-mail but often times the same day (includes pictures).

Do you have experience with older homes or historic homes?   Back to top

Yes – we specialize in historic homes. Your Inspector/Engineer, John Leddy, lives in one of the oldest homes in historic Clinton, NJ (1790). He is also an experienced contractor regarding the renovation of historic homes.

Are you experienced with high-end estates?   Back to top

Yes. Given our unique engineering and construction experience, we are sought after by real estate executives to inspect their own estates.

Do you inspect other buildings on a custom home site or estate?   Back to top

Yes – ACADEMY HOME INSPECTION will inspect all buildings you would like inspected.

 

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