HouseMaster Home Inspections serving York County, SC
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YORK COUNTY, SC HOME INSPECTIONS.

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MEET YOUR LOCAL HOME INSPECTION TEAM

Each HouseMaster home inspector in York County, SC knows what it takes to deliver the highest quality home inspection. We provide you with accurate information to help you make informed decisions regarding your new home. It’s what we’ve been doing since 1979, and it is part of what makes us the oldest and most trusted nationwide home inspection company. It’s easy to see why we are the preferred home inspection partner for real estate industry. Proudly serving the people of Fort Mill, Rock Hill,  Indian Land, Lake Wylie and their neighboring communities.

BRIAN WETZEL

OWNER/INSPECTOR

<p>Brian started working with HouseMaster family in 2003 as a home inspector with the Charlotte HouseMaster Office and became a franchisee in 2009 for the York County, SC Area. Brian is a licensed NC &amp; SC Home Inspector, a certified NIBI member and a NACHI member as well as a registered pest control tech which allows HouseMaster to perform termite inspections and issue the required state approved forms for real estate transactions. He is also a Licensed NC Electrical Contractor and certified in Mold &amp; Mildew. Brian has a construction &amp; electrical background spanning over the last 20 years. He has experience in a variety of building/construction jobs and has performed electrical jobs ranging from residential to commercial &amp; industrial.<br /><br />Brian has completed over 5000 home inspections in this area. Brian attended Pfeiffer University pursuing a dual Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice &amp; Business Administration. He also has volunteered his expertise with Habitat for Humanity of Gaston County and is currently involved with the Make-A-Wish foundation. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children.</p>
KEVIN HAZELTON

KEVIN HAZELTON, HOUSEMASTER INSPECTOR

<p>Kevin became a NACHI member and started&nbsp;a career as a home inspector in 2007, then&nbsp;started working with HouseMaster in 2013 as a home inspector with the York County&nbsp;HouseMaster Office. Kevin&nbsp;is a Licensed NC &amp; SC Home Inspector, a Certified NIBI Member and a Registered Pest Control Tech which allows him to perform termite inspections and issue the required state approved forms for real estate transactions under the HouseMaster Office. Kevin&nbsp;has a construction &amp; electrical background spanning over the last 30 years. He has experience in a variety of building/construction jobs from small residential remodels to project leadership positions including SeaWorld Orlando Dolphin Arena Renovations and has held supervisory positions on&nbsp;military contract work as well as positions with Tampa Electric Company.&nbsp;Kevin&nbsp;has completed over 1300&nbsp;home inspections in this area. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and anytime he can work&nbsp;in his&nbsp;wood shop.</p>
CHAMP DETAMORE

CHAMP DETAMORE, HOUSEMASTER INSPECTOR

<p>Champ has been working as an inspector since 2015 and joined HouseMaster in February of 2016.&nbsp; He&rsquo;s better known as Champ and has lived in the York County area since 2007. Champ has an eye for detail and a background in home building and interior trim carpentry.&nbsp; Champ is a certified NIBI member and a NACHI member as well as a Registered Pest Control Tech which allows him to perform termite inspections and issue the required state approved forms for real estate transactions under the HouseMaster Office. He has experience in a variety of building/construction jobs and has performed inspections on all types of homes in the surrounding York County area.<br /><br />In his spare time, he enjoys golf, coaching his son&rsquo;s baseball teams, reading, building things and spending quality time with his wife and four sons. &nbsp;&nbsp;</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
WATER TESTING
POOL
SEPTIC/PRIVATE WASTE
PRIVATE WATER
MOLD SCREENING
NEW CONSTRUCTION
COMMERCIAL /MULTIPLE DWELLING PROPERTY
PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION
THERMAL IMAGING
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.

WATER TESTING

Water testing services include taking a water sample following accepted protocols with analysis of samples performed by a certified lab. General options include a basic water Potability test for Coliform (bacteria) and other elements such as Nitrate/Nitrite, Hardness, Acidity (pH). Expanded testing options may include volatile organic compounds (fuels), heavy metals (lead, etc.) or other elements required or recommended by local authorities or common practice such as when a property is located in close proximity to agricultural land, mining, dry cleaning establishments, gas stations, industrial facilities, landfills, or other known or suspected local hazards exist.

POOL

What we inspect:  Inspection includes the visible (above water) pool and or spa elements including assessment of the physical condition of accessible decking, coping , walkways, and other surfaces. exposed electric and plumbing components, the filter and heater, if applicable. Watch us in action!

SEPTIC/PRIVATE WASTE

What we inspect: water flow of the interior drain system and area over the drainage field. Determine whether the water flows freely into the system from the house and readily apparent defects. Does not include inspection of buried or concealed components, soil testing, excavation of system components or opening or pumping of the tank.

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.

MOLD SCREENING

Screening includes: air and/or surface (bulk) sampling to determine presence of elevated levels of mold spores or verify presence of a mold growth.  Includes one air sample in one interior area and one outdoor control sample, with surface sampling of random or requested suspect mold growths. Processed by a qualified lab to determine results.

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.

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE INSPECTION

This inspection involves: a review of the condition of the exterior and interior components of a home and the systems. Includes review of the roof, flashings, insulation issues, heating and air conditioning units, grading, the proper function of appliances and plumbing, electric components, smoke alarms for deferred maintenance and recommended action. 

THERMAL IMAGING

Thermal imaging services make use of an infrared imaging camera that can detect the thermal energy (heat) emitted from an object. Thermal imaging measurements indicate temperature differentials that may help diagnose a myriad of potential concerns in a home or building such as heat loss or gain and waste leakage.