224-277-2332

Framework Home Inspections Inc.

1101 Davis Street

Suite 1973

Evanston IL 60204

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Do you perform repairs or do you only perform home inspections?

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No, I only perform thorough, quality home inspections for my clients.  

What items are included in the inspection and what items at not included during the inspection process?

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Your home inspection will be a non-invasive, visual inspection designed to reveal the condition of all readily accessible areas of the home at the time of the inspection. Below is list of areas that are included in your home inspection. For a more detailed description of the inspected areas please use the provided link: Inspected Areas

  • roof, vents, flashings and trim; gutters

  • downspouts; skylight, chimney, roof penetrations;

  • decks, stoops, porches, walkways and railings;

  • eaves, soffit and fascia;

  • grading and drainage;

  • basement, foundation and crawlspace;

  • water penetration and foundation movement;

  • heating systems;

  • cooling systems;

  • main water shut-off valves;

  • water heating system;

  • interior plumbing fixtures and faucets;

  • drainage sump pumps with accessible floats;

  • electrical service line and meter box;

  • main disconnect and service amperage;

  • electrical panels, breakers and fuses;

  • grounding and bonding;

  • GFCIs and AFCIs;

  • fireplace damper door and hearth;

  • insulation and ventilation;

  • garage doors, safety sensors and openers; and much more.

 

Although appliances are not typically included in home inspections, I will try to test appliances that are staying in the home provided the area surrounding the appliances are safe. Additionally, the operation of the appliance should not cause damage to the appliance or pose any risk of harm or injury to me, our clients or the property. For a list of items that we DO NOT inspect, please read Section 3 and 4 of the Service Agreement.  

Are you qualified, licensed, and insured?

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I am a licensed Home Inspector in the state of Illinois and received my training through ICA (Inspection Certification Associates).  I graduated college with a Bachelor of Science/Human Ecology with a concentration in Housing and Design.  Framework Home Inspection, Inc. is  in good standing with the state of Illinois and holds Liability and E&O insurance policies.

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How long will the inspection last?

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Inspection times can vary because of many factors such as size, age and condition of the home.  Because I perform a thorough quality inspection you can expect the average inspection to last between 3 and 4 hours.  

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Can I attend the inspection?

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Not only can you attend the inspection, I highly recommend it!  I really enjoy the opportunity to interact with our clients while educating them about the peculiarities of a property.  So please join me and don't forget to ask questions. Remember, I am here for you and you only. 

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Do you have a sample report I can take a look at?

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Yes.  Please feel free to access a sample report by using the link below.  Once the inspection is complete you can expect your inspection report within  48 hours.  You will receive an email containing your secure and unique login credentials. This will give you unlimited access to your detailed and interactive report.  Upon opening your report, you will be able to interact with an active menu along with countless photos and videos of the inspection.  A copy of your report will always be available to you and remains secure in my reporting system for a minimum of five years.

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How long should I expect to wait for the finished report?

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At Framework Home Inspections, I guarantee a finished report within 48 hours of the start of the inspection.  If I do not come through for you on this promise, you will receive a 100% refund in addition to your fully detailed inspection report.

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How much will the inspection cost?

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As you can guess, this is the most popular question.  Pricing is dependent upon many variables such as the type and size of the property, it's age, condition, the quality of access to crawlspaces, basements, attics and roofs.  Inspection pricing starts at $375.  Contact me today to receive your free quote.  224-277-2332 

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Can I contact you well after the inspection is over to ask questions or seek advice?

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Absolutely.  Once you become a client of Framework Home Inspections,  you automatically become part of what I like to call the "Framework Family".  For as long as you own the home I inspected, you are more than welcome to contact me at anytime.  I always look forward to hearing from you and offering advise.

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Do you perform Radon, Termite, Lead, Mold or Asbestos Inspections?

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Framework Home Inspections has teamed up with some great companies that specialize in these areas.  When you are scheduling an inspection with Framework, let me know what ancillary services I can provide for you.  You can rest assured that I am providing you with the most comprehensive service available.   Contact me today to schedule your home inspection.

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