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Termite Inspection

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Radon Testing

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Reviews

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Atlanta property inspections gave me a very competitor quote and stuck to it for final pricing. They were able to get someone out to do the inspection so quickly. Frank and James were very thorough and helpful during the process they encouraged me to look at what they found, the good and bad, so I knew exactly what I am buying.  I couldn't have asked for a better inspection experience!

Erin Medford
Alpharetta, GA
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The inspector was really thorough and was patient in explaining to me what he was observing. He showed me where the shutoff valve was for the water and gave recommendations on various things. The report that was provided made sense and pictures were taken of some things that were found. The inspector was also very personable which put me at ease about asking questions. Thank you, Alex and Atlanta Property Inspections!

Dierra Morrow
Lawrenceville, GA
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Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc. was referred to us by our realtor for our home inspection. Our inspector was Cary Cooper. He really took the time to answer all of our questions about his findings. We didn't feel rushed or that any question was too silly. He gave us peace of mind with a few of our concerns and was honest, even if we weren't to thrilled with the news. Overall, it was a great experience and we would definitely use (and refer)  Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc. in the future for any inspection needs.

Anna Avitia
Johns Creek, GA
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Jeremy was the best to work with! He was on time,  very thorough in his explanations of his findings, and took time with my clients to make sure he answered all of their questions. He was detailed, and provided follow up when we needed additional questions answered. He went above and beyond! Best, quality, customer service I’ve seen in a long time! I’ll recommend him and Atlanta Property Inspections every time!

Nikki Bowen
Marietta, GA
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The inspector Frank came to our house to inspect the deck and provide a list of safety problems. While he was there we asked him to take a look at some termite damage in the attic.  When he went to the attic he spotted problems with a squirrel infestation requiring immediate action to correct for chewed wiring and unsanitary conditions.  We were unaware of this problem.  Frank provided a comprehensive inspection report in PDF format including multiple photos showing deck post deterioration, sagging joists and yes even a picture of the live squirrel in the attic. Frank is totally professional, knows his area of expertise very well and offers sound recommendations on how to correct problems without spending money for unnecessary improvements.  For example he told us the ledger board was in good shape and did not have to be replaced, only secured to the house wall with additional bolts. The small amount we paid for the inspection was well spent because the inspection will end up saving us money in the long run.

Jim Dowdy
Smyrna, GA
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I have hired this company doing inspection on the property that I was planning to purchase in Georgia. I’ve live in California when this was done. Frank Cooper and his team did a great job of inspection and giving me with every details. I really appreciate the advice and the report. Thank you

Joel Ou
Cumming, GA
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Dustin is VERY Detailed Oriented and found items and suggestions on the home that I would have never thought of, the report provided very good insight on how to move forward with the sale of the home!  The staff at API was great to work with!

Ryan Heard
Sandy Springs, GA
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WOW! I can't even make this story up. In this very crazy market (June 2021) it seemingly takes 2 week closing (sometimes with *0* days due diligence!) to purchase a home. Anyway, Frank came recommended by another very reputable inspector, and I was fortunate he came!! The home we were looking at for my mother was a 1975 build and within 1 hour of the inspector being there a FIRE from an electrical panel broke out! Frank contained the fire, and was SO calm, had his team address the matter, was in touch with the agent and homeowner. He said in over 20+ years of him inspecting homes nothing like this had ever happened. Anyway the inspection was VERY thorough and Frank handled all matters very professionally. We will be working with Frank and his team on any home inspections in the future. I highly recommend!

Brigitte Chloe
Dunwoody, GA
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This was my first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections. Alex Sozonov was my inspector. Very oriented details and willing to explained all questions with professional knowledge. Report came into my email box late night. Clearly, it has been covered all details. Plus, show up on time.

Peter Miller
Alpharetta, GA
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Atlanta Property Inspections came to do a pre-purchasing inspection on a home my husband and  I plan to buy! We had a very short due diligence period, but that was no issue for these guys. They fit us in their schedule on very short notice and were such a pleasure to work with. Cary and Riley came to do the inspection and did a fantastic job walking us through the inspection to let us know what they found, and suggestions on how to fix all of the issues! Shout out to Cary, for answering all of our questions and having such a great personality! We truly appreciate you guys taking the time to help us through such a very stressful time. We HIGHLY recommend this company!

Emily Kerns
Atlanta, GA
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28 2024

7 Tips for Balcony & Stairway Maintenance

A balcony is an excellent place to spend time, especially if you want to enjoy the outdoor air while still being in the comfort of your own home. Unfortunately, as balconies are outdoors, they are constantly in contact with environmental elements like wind, water, and dirt. As a result, it needs to be checked regularly to ensure everything is fine and safe. In this article, we will discuss some of the maintenance tips for your balcony and the stairs.

Regular Cleaning

Regular cleaning is important for the longevity of your balcony and stairs. At least once every season, try to do a thorough cleaning. It doesn’t have to be tiring and complicated; simply get a gentle brush and a solution of water and soap and clean up any dust, grime, and cobwebs. Of course, before cleaning, check if there are certain instructions for the particular material of your balcony and stairs, though most of the time, simple water and soap are not an issue at all. If there are additional stains or dirt, you may need to use a bit more force; just make sure not to be too harsh with it, especially if the balcony and stairs are wooden.

Fix Any Fractures Or Damage

Damage to balconies and stairways is frequently caused by moisture. Make sure that appropriate drainage systems are installed and operating efficiently to stop water from entering your house. Before water seeps into the structure, fix any fractures or holes you may notice. Also, screws and bolts may become loose with time as a result of usage and environmental factors. Making sure these fasteners are in good condition and are all tightened up is also important. If you think it’s not something you can handle on your own, you can seek the help of a professional.

Sealing

Your balcony or deck can be shielded from many environmental factors, like rain and sunlight, by sealing it. Every two to three years, recoat your balcony. When applying, make sure to carefully follow the manufacturer's application guidelines. Also, if your stairs are made of metal, you should protect them from rust by applying a rust-preventative coating at least once a year.

Routine Inspections

To find and fix any possible structural problems or safety dangers, routine inspections are necessary. Every few years, have a professional perform a balcony inspection for wear and tear indicators like loose or rotting boards, distorted supports, or rusted metal. Some issues can escape your eye, but they will be much more thorough, and this will protect you from safety risks.

Reliable Inspection Services

Atlanta Property Inspection's qualified home inspectors can assist you in identifying the areas of your house that require upkeep and repairs if you live in the Atlanta region. Though there are other uses for home inspections, they are a crucial step in the purchasing and selling of a property. You will be better equipped to handle maintenance difficulties with the insightful knowledge that home inspectors will tell you about. To find out more or to make an appointment, give us a call now.