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Scheduling an inspection is essential when you’re buying or selling any residential or commercial property. Since 2014, A1 Property Inspection Corp. has offered clients professional advice before they invest. Our home inspector previously worked in construction, so he built a wide variety of structures and understands how to build a home right the first time.

This unique skill set allows our inspector to identify issues in a home or commercial facility that might give you trouble down the road. Partner with an inspector who fully informs you about your home or business, no matter what kind of inspection service you need.

Call today to get your free estimate over the phone. We’ll explain our services to you and schedule a time to come to your property and perform an inspection. Our service area includes Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Pontiac, IL and the entire Chicagoland area.

Home Inspection

Hiring a home inspector will save you time and money in the long run, whether you’re selling your home or exploring the market for a new one. You want to know what’s going on under the surface of a home, so contact A1 Property Inspection Corp. If you’re selling, our home inspector will take a detailed look at your home so that you know about recommended repairs before listing it.

Before buying a new home, schedule a home inspection to find out what issues you might have to deal with in the future. This information allows you to gain leverage in the buying process. For pre-buyers, we offer a free recall check so you can make sure necessary repairs were completed.

A typical home inspection involves taking a close look at many features of the home, including:

  • Roofing
  • Land grade/ponding or pitch
  • Structure and foundation
  • HVAC systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • Electrical systems
  • Interiors surfaces
  • Exteriors surface
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Commercial Inspection

Buying a commercial property involves a big investment for a business owner. You want to know that you’re making the right real estate decisions, so depend on a knowledgeable commercial inspector to carry out your commercial inspection. A1 Property Inspection Corp. specializes in commercial inspections and has many years of experience in the industry. Bob Casey has a proven background in construction with 30 years of experience in commercial construction.

From small to large, our inspector can inspect any size building efficiently. He’ll take a close look at all features of the commercial property, including:

  • Roofing
  • Structural
  • Electrical system
  • Plumbing system
  • Sprinkler systems
  • HVAC system
  • Ventilation
  • Insulation
  • Building envelope
  • Parking surfaces
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Level 2 Chimney Scan

A Level 2 chimney inspection is an in-depth look at the chimney and the fireplace system. This type of inspection utilizes a specific kind of video camera to see and record the condition of the chimney, inside. A chimney inspector must have specialized knowledge to properly determine the safety and usage of the system. The structural condition of the system is also determined.

Level 2 Chimney Scan

Thermal Thermography

While a traditional home inspection can uncover a lot of issues within your home, some things just can’t be seen with the naked eye. A thermographic inspection can detect and find issues hidden deep within your home’s structure.

A1 Property Inspection Corp. uses advanced thermographic technology to find hot spots within your appliances or home structure. From your attic to your crawlspace, our residential thermographer will uncover any hidden issues in your home.

Have a Little More Peace of Mind

When you’re buying a new home, you want to make sure you’re making a wise investment. With a thermographic inspection, you can uncover issues in your home before you buy it.

Our certified residential thermographer will assess every inch of your new home, including your:

  • Water heater
  • Electrical panel
  • Sewer tank
  • Outlets/switches
  • Plumbing lines
  • Insulation

You’ll know exactly what your new home has to offer when we leave. Reach out to us today to get started.

Thermal Imaging

Drone Inspection

A traditional inspection can give you a good overview of your property, but it never hurts to look at it from another angle. This is especially true when it comes to your home’s exterior.

When you hire A1 Property Inspection Corp. to inspect properties, we’ll use a drone to get a better look. We’ll combine our inspection expertise and state-of-the-art technology to provide top-quality footage. Whether you’re a homeowner, a real estate agent or a home seller, you’ll benefit from our drone inspection services. Once we’re done, we’ll give copies of the pictures so you can take a look at them.

As a licensed drone pilot, our specialist knows how to follow all the federal laws during your property inspection. You can count on us to inspect both residential and commercial properties. We have the experience and skills needed to get the job done right.

Drone Inspection

Sewer Scope Inspection

In a sewer scope inspection, a camera is run through the home’s drainpipe, to examine the sewer lines and other underground pipes for any flaws, imperfections or serious issues. This is the only true way in knowing the condition of your plumbing drain lines.

Radon Testing

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. Learn more about it here. If your home has dangerous levels of radon, you’re putting yourself and your family at serious risk. The only way to tell for sure whether you are being exposed to high levels of radon is to schedule radon testing services. That’s where A1 Property Inspection Corp. comes in.

Based in Downers Grove, IL we work with homeowners throughout the Chicagoland area to provide reliable radon testing and radon mitigation services. Call today to schedule an appointment in the Chicagoland area including Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Riverside, & Pontiac, IL.

What If We Detect Radon?

5 Common Strategies for Radon Mitigation

There are several different strategies that contractors can use to help reduce in-home radon levels. Here are five of the most commonly employed radon mitigation methods:

  • Room pressurization
  • Soil suction
  • Heat recovery ventilation
  • Natural ventilation
  • Sealing

When you work with us, we’ll rely on our years of experience and expertise to decide which approach will work best for you. Call today to discuss your options with one of our experienced team members.

Radon Monitoring

Construction Draw Inspections

Draw inspections for banks and lenders verify the completion of a project, or make sure that a portion of a project is done. Our home inspector takes pictures at the home and writes a narrative in order to present the information clearly to the client.

If you want to work with a competent, professional home inspector, A1 Property Inspection is your best choice.

Construction Draw Inspection
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What They’re Saying

Bob knows his stuff. He has a background in construction so he understands the ins and outs of houses, the mechanicals, structure, what it takes to make repairs, etc.

Meredith Lannert

A1 Property Inspection is my go to place for my clients looking to get a home inspection. Bob is very knowledgeable and as a builder knows what to look for while inspecting a home. He is very thorough and trust his services for my clients.

Paul Kludac

I felt really good about the fact that Bob used to be a contractor so he was very knowledgeable about various aspects of my new home and the work that had been performed by the previous owners. He was very thorough in his inspection report and assured me I was purchasing a well-built, nicely maintained home. I would highly recommend his service.

Liz Lorino

Bob was an amazing inspector. Really professional, and very detailed. Our inspection was 4Pm on a Wednesday, and by 11PM I received my full detailed report. I would recommend them to anyone. Quick, Easy, and professional. Not to mention a very nice individual.

Jack Forrest

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