St. John is a town that was founded in 1837 and is located in Lake County, Indiana with a population of over 15,000 people. It is a well designed community with excellent pedestrian and bicycle trails that make their way through many nice subdivisions. St. John is close enough to Chicago for city fun but still far enough off the beaten path to seek refuge and quiet living. According to the town’s website CNN voted St. John #48 of America’s Best Small Towns.
Certified Home Inspections has been proudly serving Lake County and St. John for over 10 years now. Our licensed inspectors love the diverse construction styles present in St. John, IN. Many of the older homes/buildings built in the 1800’s are still in existence and standing strong. Certified Home Inspectors have a vast amount of experience inspecting older structures on older stone/brick foundations. Therefore, we can give you an accurate assessment of the condition of any house we are invited to inspect in the St. John area. In addition, newer subdivisions have been erected over the years making for a plethora of styles and designs for us to inspect. Over the last 10 years we have inspected a little bit of everything in Lake County and St. John. Our inspectors are also trained to perform Commercial-Lite(office buildings/warehouse type buildings) inspections upon request. Certified Home Inspections takes pride in providing the home-buyer with a thorough and impartial evaluation of the condition of their home. Therefore, we inspect over 300 items, including electrical/plumbing/HVAC/exterior/grounds, everything from the roof to the foundation and in between. Our inspectors take pictures during this extensive process for the report while covering every square inch of the house during our inspection. Upon completion of the inspection a licensed home inspector will walk you through the house explaining our findings and answering any questions you might have regarding the systems within the home and its foundation/structure.
Our inspectors are qualified to test for Radon, Mold, Asbestos, Lead, and other hazardous materials that were used for building homes in the past. Therefore, we have designed an Environmental Screening inspection especially for those buyers interested in purchasing the older homes that could contain hazardous materials and pose serious health issues. Certified Home Inspections also offers Pest Inspections for the buyer concerned with Termites, Carpenter Ants, Carpenter Bees, and any other wood-destroying insect that could cause damage to the wood in a home. Certified Home Inspections is prepared to meet your every need to ensure the purchase of your new property is a safe and sound investment.