Your home inspection should be more than a checklist and some photos, it should provide you with peace of mind. This requires a quality and comprehensive approach. Quality extends beyond the checklist to help you understand the systems in the home, and sets expectations for future maintenance. Additionally, home inspections as defined by the industry can leave many gaps, so make sure your inspection is comprehensive enough to cover any concerns you may have in your new home.
The principles of historic preservation create excellent guidelines when working on turn-of-the-century and mid-century homes. We look at two primary factors in any project, the investment, and livability. We look at the material cost over the expected service life because generally speaking the cheapest option isn't the least expensive option. Additionally, we're diligent in pursuing the balance in incorporating modern convenience while maintaining the character of the home.