Why Should You Have A Certified Home Inspector?

Why should you have a certified home inspector? It's important to have your house inspected by a home inspector that is certified by the American Society of Home Inspectors. A lot of states require a home...

A lot of states require a home inspector to be certified and some do not. I live in Georgia and we do not require that at all. But, by all means, you should have a certified inspector. That typically means that they have been enrolled in formal education that is certified or adhered to by the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). The ASHI standards are the pinnacle of the home inspection business. If you are certified, that means that you perform your inspection by ASHI standards.


Certified inspectors look for defects like ceiling cracks, unprotected wiring, double-tab breakers, panels and exposed wiring in the service entry - just a lot of different things. That's the difference between a certified inspector and one who is not.


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