Services

Click on the list below for details on the types of inspections we offer!

COVID19 NOTE: We will be taking all safety precautions when entering a home by sanitizing our hands and wearing appropriate PPE.

Maintenance Inspection

Our busy schedules often cause us to overlook general house maintenance tasks. Having your home inspected by an inspector from All Around Home Inspections will be a great opportunity to help you identify what should be repaired, replaced or tuned in order to increase the value of your greatest investment; your home! This may include:
-roof inspection
-furnace inspection
-air conditioner inspection
-fireplace inspection
-plumbing and faucets inspection
-windows and doors inspection
-exterior inspection, and more!

Pre-Listing Inspection

Thinking of selling your home in Ottawa’s hot real estate market? Consider a pre-listing inspection first! This is also called a ‘Seller’s Inspection’. Although they are less common than a buyer’s inspection, a seller’s inspection can help a seller identify flaws before they are identified by a buyer’s home inspector.

This will allow the seller to choose to list the home at a lower price to avoid negotiations and increase their chances of a bidding war, or to complete a few repairs prior to listing the home to increase it’s value. They may also choose to get quotes from various contractors to show buyer’s who want to lower the price more than what is required to complete the repair.

Being prepared for a potential buyer’s counter-offer or purchase conditions will only increase your ability to negotiate, and reduce the shock of what is found during a pre-purchase inspection.

Pre-Purchase Inspection

Also called ‘Buyer’s Inspections’, a pre-purchase inspection helps inform a buyer on any defects and safety concerns a dwelling may have. Although most are usually minor, it’s important to know what may need to be repaired and replaced when making such a large purchase! A home inspector’s report will also inform the potential buyer of any safety concerns (ex. potential fire hazards) and items that are recommended to be repaired/replaced with high urgency.

This is not necessarily meant to turn one away from purchasing a new home, but to make the buyer fully informed. It can help plan out future renovations based on urgency and cost, and to know what they are getting into.

The final benefit of completing a home inspection prior to purchasing a home is that the flaws can be used to negotiate a new price, or to request that the seller completes some of the listed recommended repairs.

In today’s market, many are buying a home while waiving the home inspection clause. Book your home inspection prior to the date sellers are accepting offers, so you can partake in the market’s bidding wars while also having the peace of mind a home inspection provides!

New Home Inspection

First of all, congratulations on your new home purchase! All new homes in Ontario are covered by a Tarion Warranty. Throughout your first 7 years, you’ll be expected to complete warranty claims, to notify Tarion of any defects that are covered and need to be repaired or replaced. We offer 3 different inspections at 3 critical claim stages. These inspections will provide you with a thorough report that includes pictures, detailing deficiencies that you should include in your online Tarion Claim.

Pre-Delivery Inspections

During the construction phase, the home is inspected by municipal inspectors. However, all homes are not inspected in a detailed fashion. Home buyers are offered the opportunity of completing a Pre-Delivery Inspection prior to moving in. It is recommended that they hire a home inspector to accompany you on this inspection. We will be able to point out defects, that will be reported by the builder. They will then aim to complete these repairs prior to moving.

30 Day Tarion Warranty Inspections

Upon moving in, you’ll have 30 days to identify any defects that are found. This inspection can be completed by All Around Home Inspections. We will conduct a detailed, bottom to top and inside out inspection, complete with a thorough report. You can then choose to upload this report to your Tarion account. It is recommended that this inspection be completed approximately 1 week before your 30 day mark, to give you time to review our report and ask any questions prior to submission!

One Year Tarion Warranty Inspections

Many items lose their warranty after 1 year of purchase. Tarion provides the opportunity to submit another claim at this point. This includes initial defects that were never covered, as well as other defects that have risen since moving in (for example, cosmetic issues such as nail pops in drywall as well as structural or system concerns). Book an inspection with All Around Home Inspections to make sure you don’t lose your last chance to make a claim! It is recommended that this inspection be completed at the eleventh month of residency. Our inspection’s thorough report will also include captioned photographs, that you can upload to your Tarion account.

Coming Soon!

Re-visit this page for details on the Septic Tank Inspection we will be providing with All Around Home Inspections!

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Condo Inspection

$280

Taxes Included

Visual and functional Inspection of unit

Detailed report in PDF within 24 hours

Access to the Carson Dunlop Reference book

Option to ask follow-up questions

Home Inspection, 

homes 0-1500 sq ft

$380

Taxes Included

Visual  and functional inspection of home

Detailed report in PDF within 24 hours

Access to the Carson Dunlop Reference book

Option to ask follow-up questions

Home Inspection,

homes 1501-2500 sq ft

$480

Taxes Included

Visual and functional inspection of home

Detailed report in PDF within 24 hours

Access to the Carson Dunlop Reference book

Option to ask follow-up questions

Home Inspection,

homes over 2500 sq ft

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Visual and functional inspection of home

Detailed report in PDF within 24 hours

Access to the Carson Dunlop Reference book

Option to ask follow-up questions