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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 2022

Where Do Termites Come From?

When homeowners see a termite in their house, they tend to get worried and even stressed as these little creatures can cause much damage to your property that you won’t be able to notice. However, there isn’t anything to worry about. Throughout this article, we will go through what termites are, where they come from, how to prevent them from entering your house, what to do if they enter your home, and how Atlanta Property Inspection is involved.

What Are These Tiny Insects?

Termites are one of the insects that cause the most damage to your house. They are tiny and can’t be easily noticed unless looked at carefully. Like all insects, they look for the best place to get their food, a suitable environment like moisture and water. So, some of them live in your house. How can they cause damage to your home? Termites like to feed off of anything that contains cellulose. Cellulose is found in your wallpaper, wood, books, etc. So, termites can quickly eat your house up.

Where Exactly Do They Come From?

There are many types of termites in which each has its way of entering and colonizing a house. For example, a subterranean termite likes to live underground, and for them to enter, they must find a hole in a wood or door frame in the ground. Another example is dry wood termites. These termites, as they sound, love it when they find cracked or opened wood in a house. They close the door to themselves throughout winter and use the area to colonize. As they have more and more termites, the risk to your home increases more than ever.

How Do You Prevent Termites from Entering Your House?

Of course, we aren’t hopeless. We have a lot we can do to prevent these tiny insects from eating our houses:

  • We must keep our home clean and eliminate any excessive and unnecessary equipment.
  • It would be best if you tried to keep the moisture in the place as little as possible. This way, in addition to other insects, termites can not like your house.
  • The most critical action you can take is to get a home inspection. With a home inspection, you can ask the inspectors to locate the zones that termites can enter and colonize. You can quickly close these locations and prevent them from entering with the information given by these home inspectors.

What Do You Do If These Insects Enter Your House?

If you locate a termite colony and believe it has the potential to destroy significant parts of the house, you can call a pest control company. This can help you remove all the termites currently in the home, possibly preventing future ones from entering that location.

Atlanta Property Inspection

Termites are tiny insects that every homeowner needs to be careful about. Thankfully, at Atlanta Property Inspection, we are here to prevent any termites from entering your house. With our professional home inspectors, modern equipment, and dedication, termites are no longer a problem for us. Call us today to learn more about us and our services.