A home inspection is a non invasive, visual inspection of a house including those items that are readily visible in plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling, interior, exterior, attic and basement or crawl space.
Are you buying or selling in the Bitterroot Valley, Missoula or anywhere in northwest Montana? Let us inspect your home for you. Our home
inspection services will be tailored to your budget and needs. Whether you are a buyer or a
seller our easy-to-read and well described report will help you to make a better informed buying
We can provide pre-listing inspections at different cost points to help the seller know what will be found by another home inspector so they can correct as many problem areas as they are able to. This will prevent any surprises during the sale process. We use the FHA Minimum Property Standards as guidelines for pre-listing inspections.
Here in Montana many houses get their water from private wells. Since this is the case, we are
often asked to perform water samples during the inspection. This is sometimes required by the
lender and they will have specific requirements for testing. I believe that it is prudent to
know what is in the water you and your family will be drinking. Water tests range from only
testing for bacteria to a compete water analysis and the fees from the lab are priced
accordingly. Water samples are priced according to lab fees and postage to get the samples
to the lab. Please see section on water samples for a description of each
For other than the bacteria test, the results come back in two weeks.
If the results are required sooner the lab has the following "RUSH" fee schedule:
Additional fees can apply to inspect these systems:
There are many other types of property inspections offered by home inspectors, depending on your needs:
Home Inspectors should present the customer with a clearly written, typed or printed home inspection report, which must conform to the accepted standards of practice for the state the inspection is performed in or the standards of practice of the association that the home inspector belongs to.