NJ Home Inspections, Structural Issues
Structural issues can be revealed through NJ home inspections. The foundation of a home is important. As a result, making sure a home is structurally sound is instrumental for a sound investment. A New Jersey home inspector knows how to examine the foundation and structure of a home to ensure that a home is both safe and healthy.
The foundation is an important part of a home, after all it is its base. However, not all cracks are created equal and it is possible for a crack to not be a big deal. A NJ home inspector knows when a foundation requires an examination by a specialist and when a crack is merely a crack. A visual inspection may lead to speculation requiring a deeper look.
Other structural issues include load bearing walls. It is important that load bearing walls remain in place, as engineered. If they are altered or removed a home’s safety can be in jeopardy. An experienced NJ home inspections should reveal whether load bearing walls have been removed. If an inspector has any question he will suggest that a structural engineer examine the home further.
NJ home inspections reveal signs of structural damage
There are other telltale signs of structural damage or interference with a home’s structural integrity. Pooling water is one such sign. The important thing to remember is that a knowledgeable NJ home inspector will know what to look for. The health and safety of a home is at the forefront of any home inspection.
Contact our team at Sherlock Home Inspectors today to learn more about the New Jersey home inspection process. Our goal is to ensure that our clients understand what is included in a home inspection. Let our knowledge and experience serve as your guide to NJ home inspections.
Click here to read “10 Structural Red Flags” from REALTOR Magazine.
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