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Home Inspection Services

The Home Inspection Services offered by Mystic Home Inspection go beyond the state’s Standards of Practice (SOP), covering virtually every component of the property. A Home Inspection can be performed on any dwelling, including single family home, multi-family building, and condominium. You will receive a detailed electronic report with color photos and detailed recommendations within 24 hours, but usually early the following morning.

  • Exterior
  • Roof
  • Chimney
  • Structure
  • Heating system
  • Electrical system

  • Plumbing system
  • Interior
  • Insulation/Ventilation
  • Appliances
  • Garage
  • Thermal Imaging as needed

Deck Inspection

Infrared Thermal Imaging inspection services
Deck failures resulting in personal injury and expensive repairs are becoming more an more common. A thorough deck inspection IS INCLUDED with Home Inspection Services. A deck-only inspection is also available for home owners that do not need a full home inspection. Mystic Home Inspection inspectors are registered deck inspectors with the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA).

Pre-Listing Inspection

Pre-Listing Inspection
If you are selling a home, a Pre-Listing Inspection could help you prepare the home and get it in its best possible shape before putting it on the market. During the inspection, we can offer our advice about ways to repair and upgrade the home as needed.

Home Maintenance Inspection

Home Maintenance Inspection
As a responsible homeowner, it is important to have your home routinely inspected. This ensures that no defects or damages in the home go unnoticed, protecting you from having to make major and costly repairs down the line.

New Construction Inspection

New Construction Inspection
Buyers of new homes also benefit from having an independent home inspection. While the inspector may not find old equipment, the type of things we do see include components or systems that are missing, incomplete, improperly installed or defective in some way. Mystic Home Inspection also offers Builder Warranty Inspections for new homes within your one-year warranty period.

ADDITIONAL INSPECTION SERVICES:

Radon Testing

Radon Testing

Radon is a radioactive gas that is known to cause lung cancer in people who have been exposed to it. The gas is tasteless, colorless, and odorless, so professional equipment is required to determine if it is present in your home. We offer the following two methods of Radon Testing:

  • Liquid Scintillation Canisters: Two small vials are placed four inches apart and are exposed to the air in your home for 48 to 72 hours. We then send them to a laboratory for analysis.
  • Continuous Radon Monitoring Machine: We place a radon-measuring machine in the home for 46 hours. Every hour, the machine records levels of radon detected in the air.
Termite Inspection

Termite Inspection

An optional Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) inspection will inspect for infestations, damage, evidence of past treatments and repairs of wood-destroying insects, including termites, carpenter ants, carpenter bees and powder post beetles. Our inspectors are Registered Wood Destroying Insect inspectors with the National Pest Management Association.

Water Quality Testing

Water Quality Testing

Water quality testing is strongly recommended for homes with private drinking water wells. We will collect and send samples from your drinking water source to a reputable laboratory for analysis. Three options are available, including Basic, Comprehensiveness and Health Scan. Contact Mystic Home Inspection for more information these options.

Consulting

Consulting

Have a component or system of your home that you need professional advice about? Mystic Home Inspection offers hourly consulting services for any specific elements of your home, so that you can proceed in a wise and cost-effective manner.

Neighborhood Environmental Report

Neighborhood Environmental Report

The EDR Neighborhood Environmental Report is the most comprehensive environmental report available to the residential real estate industry. Many residential properties and neighborhoods are clean, but even the most pristine and affluent areas can have environmental issues that affect health and home values. The EDR Neighborhood Environmental Report assists your due diligence in searching recorded contamination from common occurrences such as hazardous waste sites and leaking fuel tanks. Area maps showing a radius around the property displays flood zones and other general information.

Contact Mystic Home Inspection today to request a professional inspection in the Metro Boston area.