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Termite Inspection

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Mold Testing

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Radon Testing

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Reviews

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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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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
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I would like to recommend Brandon for his excellent job during the inspection. He is very professional, thorough and is an expert in his field. I enjoyed his partnership during inspection, the knowledge he shared of the risks of certain issues was incredible. I am very glad that he inspected the house for us and wishing him more success in future.

Ravi Kumar
Atlanta, GA
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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
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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
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Dustin was absolutely amazing. He did such a thorough job and was super friendly and helpful in explaining everything to me as a first-time homeowner. Highly recommend this company! Very timely and professional throughout the entire process as well!

Laura Leap
Buckhead, 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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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
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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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This was our first experience with Atlanta Property Inspections, Frank Cooper was the lead inspector and he was inspecting a new construction one bedroom plus den in Alpharetta for a buyer client of ours. The inspection report was both detailed and comprehensive. We have tried out a few premium home inspection companies over the past year, looking for a good additional inspection resource, and based on our experience with Frank Cooper, I think we have found it.

Julian Rather
Woodstock, GA
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20 2022

How Long Does a Home Inspection Take?

A professional home inspection is usually initiated by the prospective homebuyer during the initial purchase, but periodic examinations are important if you want to monitor the condition of your property. Of course, it is not uncommon for sellers to hire an inspector either. Some sellers choose to secure their sale before advertising the property. Whether this is your first rodeo or not, you might be wondering how long a home inspection takes nowadays. Your friends at Atlanta Property Inspections have the rundown here. Call Atlanta Property Inspections if you have any questions or concerns, or if you would like to schedule a face-to-face meeting.

The Factors to Consider

There is no silver bullet or cookie-cutter answer. The question of how long a home inspection takes depends on a number of variables. Some of the factors to consider include:

  • The Size of the House: Larger homes will take longer to inspect.
  • The Age of the House: Older houses can have outdated plumbing, electrical, and roofing as well as other age-related issues.
  • Accessibility: Is the property difficult to access? Does it include a basement, attic, crawl space, or structures that are difficult to inspect?
  • Local and State Laws: Local governments can set specific standards that affect the length of the inspection.

The representatives at Atlanta Property Inspections are happy to take your call for a consultation. We can work with you to evaluate the property’s specifications and estimate how long it might take to inspect the home. We are ready when you are.

What Does a Home Inspection Entail?

Everyone has an idea of what a home inspection is about, but what does a professional home inspection actually entail? The inspector is not going to focus on cosmetic issues such as cracked paint or peeling wallpaper. Instead, the inspector will analyze the building’s major systems essential to the house’s function. These include the electrical system, plumbing system, HVAC system, foundation, and more. The home inspection also involves testing for health and safety hazards such as lead, radon, mold, and pests.

Cut to the Chase: How Long?

Again, we cannot give you an exact estimate without seeing your property first, but we can give you a rough guess based on our experience. The average home inspection time, based on our unique experience, is between two and three hours. A basic, 1000-square-foot home can take less than two hours and you can add about 30 minutes for every 500 square feet of space.
You are welcomed to call Atlanta Property Inspections to consult with a representative and get a more detailed estimate. Our courteous representatives are always happy to help.

Schedule a Home Inspection Today

Prospective homebuyers, potential sellers, and current residents looking for a professional home inspection company are at the right place. Atlanta Property Inspections is happy to serve the Greater Atlanta Area with premier, reliable, and affordable service. Explore our website to find applicable discounts and coupons before calling in to schedule your home inspection today. We are ready when you are.