Will my inspector be licensed?
All home inspectors in Texas are required to be licensed by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and follow the TREC standards of practice. In order to stay up to date, Texas also requires its inspectors to earn continuing education credit hours and maintain an active liability and errors/ommisions insurance policy. Iron Star Inspectors are also certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (INTERNACHE) which allows them to inspect homes across the United States.
Will Iron Star inspect my foundation?
Iron Star Inspections includes a comprehensive foundation analysis in every real estate inspection at no additional cost. They measure the foundation elevations using a high precision altimeter. This is an added benefit of every Iron Star inspection that looks for evidence of structural foundation movement.
Is a roof inspection included?
Every Iron Star inspections includes a roof inspection at no additional cost. Unless it is deemed unsafe or might cause damage to the roof, your inspector will physically walk the roof to evaluate the condition of the installed covering.
Is an infrared (thermal) inspection included in the inspection?
Yes, each inspection will include the use of thermal imaging conducted by the inspector at no additional cost. Through these images, the inspector can evaluate possible leaks, electrical concerns, and areas of low/missing insulation.
Does Iron Star Inspections include an examination of the irrigation system?
There is no additional cost for Iron Star Inspections to evaluate the conditions of the irrigation system on residential properties.
Can Iron Star Inspections evaluate the condition of the pool/spa on the property?
Iron Star Inspections does charge an additional fee of $50 to inspect any pool/ spa on property. This charge is due to the extended amount of time spent to inspect the condition of the pool and/or spa.
Will I receive a written report with my inspection?
All Iron Star Inspections include a report with the findings from the inspection. All inspection reports can be accessed digitally in both PDF and HTML formats and will be distributed no later than the day following the inspection. Video walkthroughs of the property may be included in the report upon request at no additional charge.
How does Iron Star Inspections accept payment?
Payment can be processed through cash, checks, or credit cards. Ask about our discounts in honor of military service, first responders, and educators.