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Please call and tell Jerry at 248.224.0258 if you are a senior or military family.  You will receive additional consideration.

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Jerry Lootens, ASHI certified inspector, Master Inspector 

Compare the Official Standards of Practice of the 3 largest inspection organizations to those of AwfullyPicky.com, - Inspections Done Right for You:

  • National Association of Home Inspectors, (NAHI)***
  • International Association of Certified Home Inspectors***, (Inter-NACHI)*
  • American Society of Home Inspectors, (ASHI)***

What is required by these organizations: 

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no

no

Require that the inspector take financial responsibility for major errors and omissions made at your inspection that will cost you significant money, (it only seems fair to me, but the big 3 don't think so)

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

yes

no

Report all material defects having a significant adverse impact on the value of your property, (surprise, only one of the big 3 specifically requires it! At AwfulPicky.com we report even more, more of what you want to know in an easy to read format. We also provide you all the photos).

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no**

no**

Report the unreasonable safety risks to people and property observed at the property, (At AwfulPicky.com we report more, more of the foreseeable risks.  You want you to know and avoid physical and financial injury)
AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no

yes

Report any major components that are: at, near, or beyond their normal life expectancy: You need to be prepared for the likely, yet sudden, failure of older, costly major components such as roofing, foundation, heating, cooling, electrical systems, etc.

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no

yes

Make recommendations for correction, monitoring for future correction or further evaluation. You do not want to guess at your options. Buying a property already put you under pressure.

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no

no

Report as a professional courtesy any mold, lead, asbestos, critters and any other known contaminants or infestations observed. You just want and need to know.

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no

yes

Provide a Client Bill of Rights obligating integrity, competency, honesty, confidentiality, objectivity, and an interest in public safety and preserving public confidence in the profession.

AwfullyPicky NAHI NACHI ASHI

YES

no

no

no

Avoid unwanted surprises with a guaranteed better inspection - Call: 248.224.0258 for a guaranteed better inspection.

Our guarantee: The highest quality services: If you're not satisfied, you need not pay - is your inspector an AwfullyPicky.com inspector?

*recent name change due to lawsuit by NAHI

**not property

*** websites containing the Standards of Practice of the 3 largest inspection organizations:

National Association of Home Inspectors, (NAHI), www.nahi.org

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, (Inter-NACHI), www.nachi.org

American Society of Home Inspectors, (ASHI), www.ashi.org

Some inspectors give lip service to providing such information even tough it is outside the Standards of Practice they follow. But why don't they write it down for all to see. Put it in and upgrade their standards and then advertise it?

 

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