Serving all of the East Tennessee Area
At Wise-up Home Inspection, Inc., we know that your home is more than just an investment. Let us help you make the safe choice! A home is more than just four walls and a roof. It is a place where you and your family will feel safe and secure. You need to be sure that your home protects your family and your financial investment. At Wise-up Home Inspection, Inc., we will help you make the right decision. Get that peace of mind that only a certified home inspection can provide!
Wise-up Home Inspection, Inc will gladly test for Radon gas in your home. Basically Radon is a colorless, odorless soil gas that comes from the natural disintegration of radioactive heavy metals uranium and thorium below the earth’s surface. Radon is the LEADING CAUSE OF LUNG CANCER among non smokers.
Thermal image scanning technology is now being used to evaluate residential and commercial structures. As a non-invasive testing tool it can quickly help discern where there are suspected issues. This can help to limit the areas where time consuming further evaluation and destructive discovery is needed.
This service determines if the furnace and water heater in the home are releasing harmful levels of carbon monoxide. Exposure to carbon monoxide reduces the blood's ability to carry oxygen. Often a person or an entire family may not recognize the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. The chemical is odorless and some of the symptoms are similar to common illnesses. This can be particularly dangerous because carbon monoxide's deadly effects are rarely recognized until it is too late.
This inspection is performed by a sub-contractor. This inspection is a limited visual inspection to determine if termites/wood destroying insects (active or prior activity) are present in the structure.
Exposure to bacteria and fungus in indoor air has emerged as a significant health problem in residential environments as well as in occupational settings. Molds and mildews are names given to thousands of species of filamentous fungi. The molds have clusters of spores that are located on the end of tiny stalks. The spores are the reproductive product of the mature mold.
This inspection is performed by a sub-contractor. This inspection is a limited visual inspection, performed by a sub-contractor. The septic tank is visually evaluated for evidence of failure and above evidence of ground septic breakout. Clear failure of the septic system is the only evidence of problems as most components are underground.
This inspection is a limited sampling of certain water systems and components using normal operating controls. The purpose of the Inspection is to provide you with information about the condition of quality of the water of the home at the time of the Inspection. The test will be performed in accordance with the Laboratory and/or manufacturers guidelines for the collection of water samples.
This inspection is performed by a sub-contractor. Lead is ever-present in all urban environments due to its pervasive use for industrial, automotive, and household used over the past 100 years. It remains a common element in older homes, either as paint, dusts, or in the sites soil. The presence of lead can only be determined by a professional assessment of the physical characteristics of the material, such as its susceptibility to damage, and the potential for contamination.