Mold Inspection 

Mold Inspection Most if not all of us have heard the horror stories associated with mold in a home and it is absolutely true that an elevated condition of mold in a home is a health danger. Certain mold spores can lead to respiratory disease, allergic reactions, and other health issues.  All mold and the conditions for […]

Foundation Inspection 

Foundation Inspection All Home Inspections include a visual inspection of the foundation as a minimum requirement.  At A-Pro we understand that a home’s foundation condition ranks very high with our clients relative to concerns about a property and we go over and beyond to inspect the foundation. The A-Pro Inspection includes a foundation level survey […]

Commercial Inspections 

Commercial Inspections   A commercial property is defined as the building structures?and improvements located on a parcel of commercial real estate.? These may?include structures such as buildings with residential units operated for profit, mixed-use buildings, strip malls, motels, factories, storage facilities, restaurants and office buildings. A commercial?inspection requires the inspector to make observations, conduct research, […]

Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) report aka Termite Inspection 

Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) report aka Termite Inspection   There are many types of Wood Destroying Insects but termites are the most common and cause the most damage.  A WDI Inspection is often referred to as a Termite Inspection when really all wood destroying insects are inspected for. Whether you’re buying, selling, or refinancing your home, there is […]

Carbon Monoxide Testing and Inspection 

Carbon Monoxide Testing and Inspection Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, toxic gas and all fuel (gas, oil, kerosene, wood or coal) burning appliances have the potential to produce CO to some degree due to incomplete combustion. Appliances (including fire places) that are not installed, maintained, and used properly run the risk of causing CO accumulation to dangerous levels. Extreme CO exposure can cause […]

Lead Paint Inspection 

Lead Paint Inspection The use of Lead Paint in homes was eliminated in 1978.  If your home was built prior to 1978 getting an Inspection specifically to detect lead paint could be advisable but is critical before you do any type of home improvement projects that require even mild demolition.  Many of our A-Pro locations are certified […]

HUD Inspection 

HUD Inspection   There are specific forms associated with HUD homes and their inspections. A HUD home is a property acquired by HUD (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) as a result of a foreclosure action on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD becomes the property owner, offers it for sale and then sells it at market […]

Looking for Kansas City Home Inspector You Can Trust?

Aren’t all Home Inspection Kansas City Inspectors Created Equal? ____________________________________ Believe it or not, many home inspections are little more than an educated opinion about a home’s condition. What happens when an inspector overlooks something? Or doesn’t document something in the report when a potential problem exists? All too often, those unexpected repairs come out of the new homeowners […]

Checking Window Seals

Inspecting  Window Seals   Many newer windows have more than one pane of glass. The area between each pane is either airtight or filled with an insulating gas thus creating a temperature barrier.  If the seal around the pane is “broken” it can allow air and/or moisture to enter and reduces the thermal efficiency of […]

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