ABOUT TONY ELIASEN
Since 1985, Tony has been building, remodeling, flipping, repairing, drafting, and maintaining homes. His "eye" for detail has been developed to see the things others might miss. He wants every home owner to better understand how to protect themselves during and after purchasing their home and has produced fun and free educational videos to do just that.
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We are committed to helping you make the best choice in choosing a home inspector. To help you determine if Eli Inspections is right for you, please see an example of the quality report we produce by clicking the link below:
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We take the time to answer whatever questions you may have, and provide FREE support well after the inspection is completed. In fact, we provide FREE re-visits and re-inspections (some limitations apply). We can offer this because we're confident that you'll be pleased enough with the original inspection that you won't need us back!
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Sooner or later you'll need the services of a home inspector in Bentonville, AR. You don't want to hire the first one you come across. Instead, take these tips into consideration because they can help you find the best home inspector.
If an inspector wants you to be around during the inspection, then this is a good sign. However, if they don't allow you to be present throughout the entire home inspection, then you may want to consider finding another one. The key is to get as much as you can out of the inspection, and you can't get much from it if you simply show up at the end, just so you can receive the report. Always choose a home inspector that actually wants you there.
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A good home inspector will provide you with their home inspection reports or the reports will be available to look at on their website. If the reports are property formatted and can be clearly understood, then this is a good side. A good report will identify defects and explain why the defects matters and what should be done to repair those defects. Reports should include photos too. If a report cannot be read clearly or if the inspector refuses to provide you with a sample report, then find another inspector.
Experience And Certificates Matter
When looking for a home inspector, make sure you ask about experience and certificates that they have. The best inspectors will have been in business for a longtime or have conducted many inspections from the time they entered the industry to the current date. It's important to hire an inspector who does it full-time and not just someone who does it for extra cash or as a part-time job. Also, inquire about any specialized courses they may have undertaken. The more educated and the more experienced they are, the better off you'll be if you hire them.
The final thing you want to do is read reviews on 3-4 different review sites. Make sure the sites you check out are reputable and known for verifying reviews. The best inspectors will have many positive reviews or only a handful of negative reviews. It's a good idea to read reviews that the inspector doesn't controlled because you want to read honest reviews and not ones that have been manipulated. Just remember, it doesn't matter how good an inspector is, they are bound to have a few negative reviews, but if there are more positive than negative ones, then this is fine. You'd want to think twice if they had an equal amount of bad and good reviews.
There you have it, you just have to read reviews, ask about experience and certificates, request a sample report and use someone who wants you there during the inspector. Those are all things the best home inspector in Bentonville will do or have. Compare a few inspectors with the above tips in mind and you'll eventually find the best one.
Tony and Kristi Eliasen