Termite Inspection

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Mold Testing

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Radon Testing

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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

Have used Atlanta Property Inspections several times for my buyers.  Their team is always very thorough and educational for the new home owners.  Much information is shared about past/current codes, potential issues and how to have the issues repaired.  I will continue to use Atlanta Property Inspectors for future inspections, and my clients have been very happy with their services as well!

Michael Crawford
Sandy Springs, GA

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

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

Frank Cooper and his team from Atlanta Property Inspections, Inc were excellent! They arrived on time  and thoroughly inspected all areas of the property I was considering renting. They found things that needed to be repaired by the landlord before we signed the lease. Frank reviewed his findings with us. He explained all of his concerns, and he patiently answered all of our questions. Then the next day I received a very detailed report that included several pictures and detailed explanations. If you want a kind, knowledgeable, and thorough inspector, don’t hesitate to call Frank Cooper with Atlanta Property. I would highly recommend him! Truly a 5 star company!

Janet Quick
Roswell, GA

I called several companies for quotes, and I felt that Atlanta Property Inspections was the most welcoming!  Thereafter, I had a wonderful experience at the inspection. My inspector was thorough, kind, and willing to explain things and answer my questions on site.  He was very knowledgeable and very friendly.  I am glad I did not skip the inspection for this 950 square foot condo, and the review has been very helpful, during my due diligence period in evaluating this potential home.

Norma Reynolds
Milton, GA

Dustin was very knowledgeable and friendly and made my client feel confident in his explanations.  He was quick to point out the positives of the home he was inspecting.  His report was delivered within 18 hours of the inspection and had plenty of photos and very easy explanations in laymen's terms. I highly recommend Atlanta Property Inspections.

Teresa Smith
Brookhaven, GA

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

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

My client used the company for their home inspection during their due diligence period. Jeremy and his partner were very kind and accommodating with answering questions. The report was very thorough and I like that they also note positive things about the homes in their report as well and not just what's wrong with the house. You can read the good and the bad.

Crystal Bream
Suwanee, GA

24 2022

Causes, Effects, And Mitigation Of Mold

Fungi indoors and outdoors are one of the most frequent occurrences in houses. There are many different types of fungi; however, people aren’t still aware of their dangers. Throughout this article, we will look at what a mold is, its causes, its effects, its dangers, and how we can help you avoid those dangers.

What Is A Mold?

The definition of a mold is a fungus that grows indoors. People usually realize it from their smells. To determine whether something is mold, consider these features: a cottony texture and a greenish, yellow, black, and white color. Most of these fungi grow on dead organic matter and reproduce from the pores. They live on wood and paper backing on drywall.

What Produces It?

Molds can be caused by many things. To provide the moisture environment that it is looking for, leaks on roofs are its perfect opportunity. This is the most common form; however, there are others such as groundwater leaks because of clogged rain gutters, plumbing leaks, and stagnant water. The water and constant dampness cause instability of air circulation and indoor temperatures.

Why Should You Care?

The causes may seem like a mold has a small chance of surviving in your house; however, if there is even one leak that you don’t know about, then it can have permanent effects on your house. Most people have allergic reactions, immune responses, respiratory symptoms, cough, and infectious diseases. The unnoticed molds can cause unimaginable effects on your and your family’s health. In addition to the damage to your health, it also causes damage to the infrastructure of the house. If a mold is left unnoticed for a long time, molds can cause the walls and ceilings of your house to collapse. If the fungus is in the infrastructure, then it may cause the whole house to collapse, not just the ceiling and the walls.

Ways to Avoid the Risk

If you have regular air circulation and heating of the house, you maintain a humidity level between 40% and 60%, you regularly check your air conditioners and refrigerators, you discard potential mold growing materials, you open windows and try to eliminate humidity, then there is nothing to worry about. However, if you are just planning on buying a house, then noticing these things can be hard. For this reason, you may want to hire a professional staff specializing in mold inspection to eliminate any risks that you may want to avoid as listed above.

The Savior Is Here

At Atlanta Property inspection, we vowed to serve you the best service for the best price. We are aware of the potential risks that are involved with molds, and we know that not having a professional mold inspection or home inspection may cause serious damage. With our services, skilled staff, modern equipment, and knowledge, we will eliminate all your worries in no time. Don’t avoid the risk. Allow us to help you. Call us today to learn more about our services or if you have general questions.