When we first opened our doors in 2003, we never expected to reach all the way over to Dyer. Maybe we didn’t dream big enough. Maybe it’s the mass migration of Chicagoans. Maybe it’s the town’s consensus to upgrade, maintain, and grow.
Or maybe, just maybe, it’s a combination of many, many things, culminating Dyer’s near-perfect mix of new construction, commercial buildings, and classic houses built in early 1900’s that draw buyers and sellers and with them, us.
Our home & property inspections in Dyer, IN come with the following features:
- Full 300-Point Property Inspection
- Free Pest Inspection
- Free Mold Inspection
- Video and / or Pictures for Samples
- Same-Day Emailed Reports
These features are included for all property inspections: residential, commercial, and vacation.
Types of inspections we’ve performed in the Dyer, IN area:
Over the years, the inspections performed in Dyer have included that iconic mix of old and new homes. We’ve also inspected multi-family units, a few strip mall & commercial retail properties, a restaurant, and a 20,000-square foot medical facility.
A quick case study of a signature inspection in Dyer.
We inspected a house built in 1927 that had hidden Termite damage.– Jim Ullom
Termites need water to survive. Therefore, they nest in wet, shady areas. Often, negative grade around the foundation and poor gutter systems can create wet conditions for their survival. Whenever we discover these conditions are present our inspectors are already thinking about the possibility of termite damage before we even enter the basement to inspect the structure. Inspecting every square inch of the complete beam, floor joist, and rim joist system we found small mud tubes running along each gap (same color as the wood framing members). This repair on structural framing and support members can be extensive, approximately $30,000 in structural repairs on this one. The buyer was thankful that we discovered this major hidden expense and structural defect prior to their purchase and they instead choose to walk away.
Dyer, IN inspection testimonial.
“Very professional and helpful! If I had questions, they had answers. Thorough review and shared pictures of every single thing necessary. I definitely recommend them for your home inspection!”– Daniel Ormos
From the founder, Jim Ullom:
“Most don’t know Dyer is home to the Chi-Town Shooters, a minor league professional hockey team and member of the All American Hockey League. It’s always a blast to go to their games.”
Note: EPA radon maps shows high levels in Lake County.
We are certified & experienced to conduct radon testing and measurement throughout Indiana. We are equipped to handle the high demand of radon testing requests with multiple continuous radon monitors on hand. Our clients receive quick turnaround results emailed typically within 2 business days.
For more information on why top government agencies are concerned with radon, read this article.
In “Dyer” need of great home and property inspections.
Contact us today to learn more how we can help you will all your home and / or property inspection needs.
Whats Included With Every Inspection?
Mold, Pest, and Infrared Thermal Imaging are included with every home and commercial property inspection. In addition, CHI provides each client with a 5-Year Roof, Sewer, Foundation/Structure, and Mold Warranty for FREE!
Every Inspector is InterNachi Certified and maintains an active license with the state of Indiana by completing annual continuing education as building codes do change over time.
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