Knowledgeable Home and Building Inspection Experts

James  R  Gibb  (Inspector)    

NYS  DoS  ID#  16000006721    

(518)  465-5024     

                         jgibbprospec@gmail.com                      ,

Goal of the Inspection

Goal  of  the  Inspection

The goal of the home inspection is to provide a thorough home inspection and written report that will put the home buyer in a better position to make an informed decision when purchasing their new home. The Home Inspector will inspect and report on those systems and components observed that, in the professional opinion of the Home Inspector, are deficient, not functioning properly and/or unsafe.

Standards Of Practice

NYS Minimum Requirements

Section 197-5.3

(a) Home inspectors shall observe and report on readily accessible, visually observed installed systems and components as set forth in these Standards of Practice. 

(b) Home inspectors shall report on those systems and components observed that, in the professional opinion of the home inspector, are deficient, not functioning properly and/or unsafe. 

(c) If a home inspector has not observed a particular system or major component, he or she shall list said item in the inspection report as an item that was not observed and shall set forth the reasons why said item was not observed. 

- The building inspection is a visual inspection of readily accessible, visually observable installed systems and components of the building. No destructive measures or measures that can damage the property can or will be used during the inspection. A representative sample of building components are viewed in areas that are accessible at the time of the inspection. The inspection and report will identify those systems and components that in the professional opinion of the inspector, are deficient, not functioning properly and/or are unsafe. 

- This inspection is visual only. Not all improvements can or will be identified during this inspection. Unexpected repairs should still be anticipated. The inspection should not be considered a guarantee or warranty of any kind. 

Please refer to the pre-inspection contract for a full explanation of the scope of the inspection. 

Our Services

Home Inspections

 Home Inspection

- The Home Inspector will observe and report on readily accessible, visually observable installed systems and components as set forth by the "New York State Standards of Practice" for home inspections. 

- All components designated for inspection in the New York State Standards of Practice are inspected, including Site Conditions, Exterior, Roofing, Structure, Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, Electrical, Insulation and Ventilation, Interior, Fireplace and Garage, except as may be noted in the "Description" and/or "Limitations of Inspection" sections within this report. 

Pest Inspections

 Pest Inspection

-The pest inspection is a visual inspection and probing of a representative number of exposed framing members in the readily accessible areas of the building. The pest inspection is designed to locate and identify "Wood Destroying Insect" activity and/or damaged materials from their activity,  "Vermin" such as rodents and/or damaged materials from their activity.     

-The pest inspection is limited in scope by restrictions such as access, finished walls, ceilings and floors, furnishings, stored items and insulation. No destructive measures or dismantling of building components is performed. 

-No treatments or repairs are performed as part of the pest inspection.

Radon Testing

 Radon Test

-The radon test is a two canister side by side test conducted in the lowest level of the building that could be occupied. The test canisters are exposed in the test area for two (2) to seven (7) days. Upon retrieving the test canisters they are sent to RTCA laboratory for analysis. The results will be forwarded to your email address when the analysis is complete.