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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
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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
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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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What You Need to Know About Aluminum Wiring in Your Home

Did you recently purchase or inherit an older property, and you’re unsure of the safety of its electrical system? At one time, aluminum wiring was extremely popular and can still be found in historic homes and office buildings across the US. Unfortunately, this kind of wiring material is extremely dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible to avoid potential fires and other hazards. A quality home inspection can help you identify the presence of aluminum wiring and other potential problems. The professionals at Atlanta Property Inspections proudly offer premium services for local homeowners, businesses, and investors. If you have been searching for reliable home inspectors in the Atlanta, Georgia, area, then call our team to find out how we can help improve the safety of your property.

What is Aluminum Wiring?

Some electrical systems installed in the 1960s and 70s used aluminum as a material wiring. This became more common during this time because of the rise in copper prices. While aluminum was a more affordable alternative, it failed to provide the same level of safety and consistency as copper and is therefore not desirable.

Why Is Aluminum Wiring Dangerous?

While aluminum can conduct electricity, the material also has a lot of issues when used in electrical systems. Its softness makes it more vulnerable to damage, and it can become compressed and warped over time, leading to loose connections. Aluminum also expands more than copper and can oxidize at a faster rate. All of these conditions can combine to create a dangerous mix that can leave properties susceptible to chronic electrical problems and fires. This is particularly true for systems that have been haphazardly combined with the wrong materials over the decades. Aluminum wiring that is connected to the wrong outlets or receptacles can cause heat to build up.

How Can Property Owners Ensure The Safety of Their Electrical System?

The presence of aluminum wiring can be most easily identified by its silver or grey color. Homeowners can also check the wire coating for the words AL, which is usually printed on the sheathing. If you find aluminum in your system, or you’re unsure, then call an electrician right away. They will have the equipment and experience needed to thoroughly examine your system for aluminum wiring and other safety risks, so you can upgrade and repair problems quickly. This will help defend your house against fires and electrical dangers and will ensure that your system is more energy efficient.

Do You Need a Home Inspection for Your Atlanta Area Property? Give Us a Call Today

Have you been searching Google for dependable home inspectors in your area? Then there’s no need to wait. Instead, make sure that your property is safe from fire hazards by scheduling your home inspection today. Contact the team at Atlanta Property Inspections for more information or to book a time with home inspectors in Atlanta, Georgia, or any surrounding metro area community.