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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

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

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

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

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

We are relocating from out of state and we were in need of an inspection with a very tight turn around. We received incredibly thorough reporting and an availability to answer questions quickly. Cary Cooper’s professional and expert insight saved us from a potential health hazard. I would very much recommend Atlanta Property Inspection for any of your inspection needs!

Seema Terry
Roswell, 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

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

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

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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What Products Contain Asbestos?

If you live in an older house and don’t know the materials of some of the most common products, you might be in danger. A lot of homeowners don’t know about asbestos. So, to inform them, we have gathered some information. Throughout this article, we will go through what asbestos is and why it's harmful, a list of products containing it, the home inspector’s role, and how Atlanta Property Inspection can help.

What is Asbestos & Why is it Harmful?

Asbestos was used in many items during the 20th century. It was especially used from the 1930s to 1970s to add strength and durability to the products they were in. The main harm asbestos provides lies in the fibrous and tiny fibers that humans and animals can easily breathe in and have trapped in the lungs. This has resulted in many individuals developing cancers in their larynx, lungs, and ovaries. Unfortunately, some households still contain this material, and identifying them is crucial. Let’s go over a list of products that can contain asbestos.

List of Products Containing Asbestos

  1. Adhesives: Many adhesives used contain asbestos, like construction tapes and mastic, to add durability.
  2. Cement: Cement must be strong and durable to withstand corrosion. So, these items also contained it
  3. Tiles: Asbestos was also used for tiles
  4. Insulation: This material is also used for insulation materials
  5. Ceiling Products: To add heat resistance and durability, ceiling products also contain it.
  6. Vinyls: If you own a lot of vinyls, check what they are made from
  7. Roof Shingles: Shingles provide strength and durability to the roofs.
  8. Spray Coatings: One of the most dangerous materials is spray coatings as they contain a high number of it
  9. Ductwork Connectors: Ductwork connectors are another problem related to asbestos.
  10. Drywall Products: Drywall products are something we can come in contact with every day.
  11. Main Construction Materials: Some of the most common main construction materials are made from it.
  12. Roofing Felt: Roofing felts are an additional layer of protection for roofs.

Home Inspector’s Role In Asbestos

Did you know that if you would like to know whether your house contains a lot of asbestos, you can test it? Home inspectors can use special equipment to check for products in your house that contain asbestos, allowing you to get it removed and providing a safe environment for yourself. A competent home inspection service doesn’t directly check the location of asbestos in a home. However, if you call the service and ask for them to only check if there is that material, they will surely come and look around to see if there is any increase in it that can damage your health.

Atlanta Property Inspection

Are you looking for a professional inspection service that can help to detect asbestos in your house? At Atlanta Property Inspection, we have over 25 years of industry experience in this industry. With our dedicated home inspectors and exceptional customer service, you can get your house inspected easily and in no time. Call us today to learn more about us and our services.