What We Do – BHI Services

We provide inspections of both homes and commercial properties. We have prepared the information below to give you a brief overview of the inspections that we provide. If you have any questions, please contact us prior to scheduling your inspection and we will be happy to answer your questions.

Your inspection will be followed by a detailed comprehensive report that will be easy for you to understand. Reports will include pictures complete with informative narratives that will highlight deficiencies as well as strengths of the inspected property. If you have any questions about your report, we can be reached at 570.586.6800 or 570.586.7960.

Structural Inspections – $250

This inspection consists of an evaluation of the structural components of the entire dwelling. This includes everything from the roof to the foundation in addition to the heating, plumbing, and electrical systems. Your report will include many pictures with corresponding descriptions that are comprehensive and easy to understand.

Roof Evaluation:

  • Roof coverings
  • Framing
  • Insulation
  • Ventilation
  • Water infiltrations (leaks)
  • Flashing
  • Gutters, etc.

Plumbing Evaluations:

  • Distribution Lines
  • Waste Lines
  • Fixtures
  • Water pressures, etc.

Structural Evaluations:

  • Foundation
  • Beam and Pier support
  • Visible Footers
  • All framing components ie. studs, floor joice,sheeting, etc.

Heating Evaluations:

  • Main Heating Systems
  • Operating Controls
  • Circulation and Distribution
  • Domestic Hot Water, etc.

Electrical Evaluations:

  • Accessable switches
  • Outlets
  • Lighting
  • GFI
  • Interior of panel box
  • Exterior service entrance, etc…

Exterior Inspections:

  • Coverings such as siding, stone, brick, stucco
  • Porches and decks
  • Driveways, retaining walls, sidewalks
  • *All additional detailed structural buildings are an extra charge

Interior Inspections:

  • All visible interiors such as Walls, Floors, Door& Window function
  • Kitchen Cabinetry Installation, etc.

Radon Inspection - $110

Radon is a naturally occurring gas that has been linked to lung cancer. If measured radon levels exceed the state limit, the Pa DEP suggest mitigation to lower radon levels. We are state-certified and use state of the art tamper proof testing equipment.

Septic Inspection - $150

A septic inspection consists of a “Stress Probe and Dye Test” performed in accordance with the Pennsylvania Septic Management Association protocols.

Wood Destroying Insect Inspection - $80

This inspection is done to find destructive insects including Powder Post Beetles, Carpenter Ants, and Termites.

Bacterial Water Inspections – $70

Samples are taken to labs for testing. If bacteria is present, a chlorination can be provided for an additional fee.

Chemical Water Inspections – $130

Samples are sent to a lab for testing. This inspection includes 6 water tests such as:

  • Turbidity – measures the clarity of the water
  • ph – measures the acid/alkali. Too much acid will corrode pipes including old lead soder
  • Iron – commonly found in well water. It is not a health hazard, however will create brown staining.
  • Nitrate – found in fertilizers and can be harmful if above 10.0 mg/l
  • Nitrite – is a byproduct of nitrate
  • Lead – lead poisoning is dangerous to your health

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BHI Hours

  • Monday - Friday
  • 9AM - 5:00PM
  • Saturday
  • BY APPOINTMENT
  • Sunday
  • CLOSED

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