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The cost of this inspection in The Washington D.C. and Maryland area will vary depending on the size and complexity of the home, but will usually lands somewhere in the $200-400 range for a typical residential building.

Most new home builders include a one-year warranty with the purchase of their houses. A homeowner may want to have a professional inspection done on their home before the builder’s warranty expires. The homeowner can then pass the report on to their builder’s warranty department for adjustments, repairs or replacements of home components.


Under 2000 SQFT $500
Radon Testing + $150 - 350 Additional Fee
Sprinkler/Irrigation System Inspection + $250 Additional Fee
Pool/Spa Inspection + $250 Additional Fee
WDI (Wood Destroying Insect) Inspection + $75 Additional Fee
Without home inspection WDI (Wood Destroying Insect) Inspection $100


It will help you engage your home builder to repair any defects the home-building company should be responsible for.

With over 5 years experience and a real focus on customer satisfaction, you can rely on us for your next inspection. We provide a professional inspections with a real focus on customer satisfaction.

  • Heating system

  • Central air conditioning system (temperature permitting)

  • Interior plumbing and electrical systems

  • Roof

  • Attic, including visible insulation

  • Walls

  • Ceilings

  • Floors

  • Windows and doors

  • Foundation

  • Basement

  • Structural components


  • What is a builders one year warranty home inspection?

    A home inspection observes and reports on the condition of a real estate property, usually when it is on the market to be sold.

    A qualified home inspector assesses the condition of the property, including its heating and cooling systems, plumbing, electrical work, water, and sewage, as well as some fire and safety issues. In addition, the home inspector will look for evidence of insect, water, or fire damage or any other issue that may affect the value of the property.

  • What happens during a home inspection?

    The home inspector will assess the physical structure of the home, from the foundation to the roof, as well as the home’s systems. This assessment will determine if the home is up to code.

    A home inspection can tell a homebuyer a lot about a newly constructed home or an existing house, and save them money and aggravation. For sellers, meanwhile, having an inspection done before putting their home on the market can afford them the chance to make structural repairs or upgrade and replace systems that may increase the likelihood of a sale.

  • What happens after a home inspection?

    Typically, a home inspection is done after a sales contract or purchase agreement between a buyer and a seller has been signed. For this reason, it’s important that the contract include an inspection contingency (also known as a “due diligence” contingency), which allows a buyer time to find an inspector, schedule and attend—if so desired—an inspection, receive the inspector’s report, and decide how to proceed based on the information provided.

    Depending on the report’s assessment, which can include everything from material defects that negatively impact a home’s value to minor cosmetic defects, a buyer may decide to proceed with the sale, schedule additional inspections, renegotiate the sale price with the homeowner, ask that certain repairs be made, or cancel the contract. If the buyer requests major repairs, they may also ask for a reinspection with the original inspector to verify that the original problem identified has been remedied.

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