Inspection Services

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Home & Commercial Inspections for Southwest Florida

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Buyer’s Inspection

Starts at $350

With our Buyer’s Inspection service, you’ll learn everything you need to know about your future home. We’ll visually inspect everything accessible, including:

  • Structural System
  • Exterior
  • Roof System
  • Plumbing System
  • Electrical System
  • Heating System
  • Air Conditioning System
  • Interior
  • Insulation and Ventilation
  • Fireplace
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Pre-Listing / Seller’s Inspection

Starts at $350

Receive the exact same inspection service as a buyer! Book this appointment before you list your home. You’ll get all the info you need to sell your house, including tips about what areas to repair/replace.

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Commercial Building / Property Inspection

Before you purchase a new building for your business, contact our team! We will thoroughly inspect the property to ensure it’s a good purchase. Whether you need a heavy building (warehouse, industrial) or a light building (storefront, strip mall), we’re here to help.

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New Construction Final Inspection

Make sure your newly constructed home is in tip-top shape with this inspection. We’ll carefully review everything in your home for common issues, including contractor shortcuts. When you discover issues before moving in, it makes it much easier for the contractor to fix them.

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New Construction Phase Inspections

We offer New Construction Phase Inspections to keep your project on the right track. With this service, we’ll visit the property multiple times during construction. We’ll also verify that the contractor is following your blueprints.

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4-Point Inspection

Starts at $150

If you’ve decided to purchase an older home, your insurer may require you to send them the results of a 4-Point Inspection. This isn’t a replacement for the Buyer’s Home Inspection service, but it will help you with the home’s four most major systems: HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Roof

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Chinese Drywall Inspection

Starting at $200 ($400 for a Sample)

Chinese drywall can come with a whole host of problems. Not only does it smell awful, but it can also deteriorate some appliance connections and AC systems. Any home built between 2004-2008 can have drywall from China. Let us check for this potential issue before you invest in a home.

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Re-Inspections

Booking our Re-Inspection service is the best way to protect your investment. We’ll do one last inspection before you close on your home. Make certain the seller took care of your home repair request list.

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Wind Mitigation

$150

Living in Florida requires that you obtain a Wind Mitigation inspection for all homes with a building permit applied for prior to 3/1/02.  As an added bonus, many insurers will give you a discount for newer homes by providing a Wind Mitigation inspection.

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11-Month/Builder’s Warranty

Book our 11-Month Warranty service to make sure you get the most out of your warranty! We will inspect everything that’s covered and advise you about any claims you should make. Be sure to book this service for the 11th month, so that you’ll have time to make any claims.

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Water Testing

$325

If the home you are buying is on a well for drinking water you want to make sure that the water is safe for human consumption. We recommend having a water treatment company to inspect the water treatment equipment. This is a service, we can provide for you as a minor addition to the cost of doing the home inspection. They will test to make sure the correct equipment is being used for the specific water coming out of the well.

They will test for:
• Hardness
• Hydrogen sulfides or sulfur
• Iron
• Total dissolved solids
• pH
• Tannins or color

In addition to the above, we offer more extensive testing as listed on our price list for Bacteria (E. Coli +Total Coliform), Chemical (Nitrates + Nitrites), and Lead.

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Radon Testing

Starting at $195

Radon isn’t a substance that you want to be exposed to. In fact, it’s the second leading cause of all lung cancer deaths. Since you can’t see it, hear it, smell it, or taste it, we’ll check your future home for the presence of radon. According to the Florida Department of Health, 25-33% of homes in Southwest Florida have elevated levels of radon.

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WDO/Termite Inspection

Starting at $95

Did you know that most people are unaware they’ve developed a termite infestation until the damage has already been done? Don’t let this happen to you. Instead, book a WDO/Termite Inspection to give yourself peace of mind. WDO/Termite inspections performed DL pest control.

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Mold Testing

Starting at $250

Mold is a serious issue for homeowners. Not only can it cause several health issues, but it can also be very expensive to remedy. We’ll take air samples and let you know if mold is an issue in your future home.

Poorly constructed foundation of a house

Structural Inspection

Starting at $350

We’ll conduct a Structural Inspection to make sure your future home is structurally sound. Having owned a general contracting firm for 25 years, and having a bachelor of science degree in structural engineering, we are uniquely qualified to inspect structural problems.

Our Service Area

Golden Rule Home Inspections provides services to Lee County, Collier County, and Charlotte County.

Cities serviced include Ft. Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero, Naples, Golden Gate, Immokalee, Ave Maria, Marco Island, Sanibel, Captiva, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, St James City, Bokeelia, Matlacha, Punta Gorda, & Port Charlotte.

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