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DAYTON HOME INSPECTIONS.

DONE RIGHT. GUARANTEED.

YOUR LOCAL HOUSEMASTER TEAM

HouseMaster of Dayton knows what it takes to deliver quality service. As part of the oldest and most trusted nationwide home inspection company, we’ve been doing just that since 1979. We provide you with thorough inspections and accurate information, all backed by our Limited Repair Reimbursement Guarantee, to give you the peace of mind to make an informed decision regarding your new home. HouseMaster inspectors are comprehensively trained and tested annually to meet the industry standards of inspection, reporting, and customer service. It’s easy to see why HouseMaster customers and the real estate professionals would recommend HouseMaster to their friends and family. Proudly serving the people of Dayton, Centerville, Kettering, Englewood, Oakwood, Trotwood, Huber Heights, Vandalia, Tipp Citty, Troy and their neighboring communities.

ZAK KARTO

PRESIDENT

<p><br /><br />Zak Karto is the newest member of the HousterMaster of Dayton office serving the Greater Dayton Metropolitan area. He brings a wealth of planning, construction, and real estate knowledge to the team. Zak is a graduate of The Ohio State University&rsquo;s Knowlton School of Architecture with a degree in City and Regional Planning focusing on Land Use and Sustainability Planning. Zak also has advanced Master&rsquo;s course study in Architecture and Environmental Design from Kent State University allowing him to bring an even greater attention to detail to each one of his inspections.&nbsp;Zak has returned to his home state of Ohio after gaining invaluable experience as a Zoning Planner for the county government in Collier County, Fl, where he worked with the county&rsquo;s Growth Management Department to evaluate all residential structures for compliance with local and state building codes and regulations. If you are looking for a home inspector with an attention to detail and great interpersonal skills, you found him. Combining the educational and working experience with his National Institute of Building Inspectors (NIBI) training, you are ensured that your inspection will be comprehensive and meticulous.</p>
SCOTT DOYLE

LEAD COMMERCIAL INSPECTION MANAGER

<p>Scott Doyle grew up and continues to live in Beavercreek, OH. He is a graduate of the Greene County Career Center, carpentry program. He has over 30 years of experience in construction. Scott also been a firefighter/EMT for Beavercreek Fire Department and a home inspector/owner in the past. He is thrilled to join the HouseMaster team. Scott has been a savvy businessman which has taught him how important treating your customers right is. Scott is a jack of all trades, from building residential homes to managing commercial construction. He has always enjoyed being part of building the community. In his downtime, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachel and their four children. The children keep them busy, as well as rooting on the Toledo Rockets&nbsp;and the Beavercreek Beavers.</p>

INSPECTION SERVICES

ROOFING
EXTERIOR ELEMENTS
INTERIOR ELEMENTS
FOUNDATION AND SUBSTRUCTURE
KITCHEN
HEATING SYSTEM
COOLING SYSTEM
ELECTRICAL
PLUMBING
ROOFING

What we inspect: Visible roof covering materials, (shingles), flashings at roof penetrations and valleys, skylights, chimneys, gutters and downspouts. We assess the condition of these elements for proper function; looking for evidence of leakage or worn, damaged, or missing components. Watch us in action!

EXTERIOR ELEMENTS

Here is what we inspect: Visible siding and trim, windows, doors, garages, porches, decks, stairs, and railings. We assess the elements for proper construction and function; looking for damage, missing components or other conditions that might lead to infiltration or functional concerns. Watch us in action!

INTERIOR ELEMENTS

What we inspect: visible areas of all walls, ceilings, stairways, representative windows and doors, and attic areas for signs of leakage and damage, sagging or other structural concerns. Windows will be operated to determine function. In accessible attics, besides assessing structural components, we will note insulation and ventilation conditions. Watch us in action!

FOUNDATION AND SUBSTRUCTURE

What we inspect: Visible load-bearing framing components, foundation walls, slabs, piers and columns and major structural components. Visible, accessible structural components will be assessed for function and presence of damage, decay or defects. We look for water penetration at below grade areas. Watch us in action!

KITCHEN

What we inspect: Plumbing fixtures and built-in appliances. We check plumbing fixtures looking for water pressure or drainage issues and visible signs of leaks. We check basic operational modes of the appliances and ventilators and look at cabinets and countertops for significant deficiencies.  Watch us in action!

HEATING SYSTEM

What we inspect: Visible components of the central AC or heat pump system including condensers and air handlers, and the distribution ductwork. We operate the systemto assess function and condition of the accessible indoor/ outdoor components. The distribution system will also be assessed. Watch us in action!

COOLING SYSTEM

What we inspect: Visible components of the central AC or heat pump system including condensers and air handlers, and the distribution ductwork. We operate the systemto assess function and condition of the accessible indoor/ outdoor components. The distribution system will also be assessed. Watch us in action!

ELECTRICAL

What we inspect: Visible service panels components and household wiring and devices. We assess the condition of readily accessible panel components, note the presence of GFCIs, AFCIs, smoke alarms and check the operation of representative outlets, switches, fixtures and other devices. Watch us in action!

PLUMBING

What we inspect: Visible water supply piping, distribution piping, waste system piping, water heaters and plumbing fixtures. Also includes inspection of the physical condition of piping, kitchen and bathroom fixtures; tubs, showers, toilets, and operation to assess flow, drainage and leakage. Water heating components will also be assessed. Watch us in action!

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

RADON SCREENING
WOOD DESTROYING INSECTS
PRIVATE WATER
NEW CONSTRUCTION
COMMERCIAL /MULTIPLE DWELLING PROPERTY
RADON SCREENING

A short-term test is performed to determine the possible presence of elevated levels of radon gas pursuant to local regulations or practices for real estate transactions. Radon is an odorless, colorless and radioactive byproduct of natural soil decay known to increase the risk of cancer in those exposed.

WOOD DESTROYING INSECTS

A Termite Inspection (also referred to as a Wood Destroying Inspection or Wood Destroying Organism Inspection) includes a visual examination of the readily accessible areas of the home for evidence of wood-destroying insect activity such as termites, or carpenter ants or the visible damage caused by infestations.

PRIVATE WATER

A private on-site water supply (well) system inspection involves an inspection of visible interior pumps, piping, pressure and/or storage tanks and an assessment of the water flow (volume/pressure) from representative fixtures based on a representative water draw from plumbing fixtures. A well inspection does not include inspection of any buried or concealed components, determination of the water supply/source adequacy (yield or well capacity) or water quality.

NEW CONSTRUCTION

Inspections include: draw inspection (verification of installed elements for lender release of funds); phase inspections (conducted at several stages of the construction process); and inspections of new homes ready for occupancy and assessment of the condition of installed components to supplement code compliance inspection provided by local authorities.

COMMERCIAL /MULTIPLE DWELLING PROPERTY

Inspections include: inspection of the visible and readily accessible areas of the roof, structure, mechanical and electric components of the public areas of a building, as well as all or representative individual dwelling or office/store units, as requested by the client.

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