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HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS

SERVING NEW PHILADELPHIA, DOVER, CAMBRIDGE

MEET OUR TEAM

HouseMaster of New Philadelphia, Dover, Cambridge, and their neighboring communities knows what it takes to deliver professional home inspections. Tens of thousands of homeowners, just like you, have given HouseMaster nothing but 4 and 5-star reviews. HouseMaster of New Philadelphia, Dover, Cambridge is part of the oldest and most trusted nationwide home inspection business, meeting customer needs since 1979. Ron has been able to put his 40+ years of residential building/remodeling, 36 years of teaching experience, and his passion for customer service to good use in the home inspection process. He will provide you with thorough inspections and accurate information, all backed by a Limited Repair Reimbursement Guarantee, to give you the peace of mind to make an informed decision regarding your new home. This is not a third-party service. It is HouseMaster of New Philadelphia, Dover, Cambridge commitment to our customers to get the home inspection done right. We are a full-service inspection service offering radon testing, and wood destroying insect inspection. Ron is certified to run each these test/inspections and will take the time to analyze and explain results so that you can take action when necessary. If you are buying the house of your dreams, multi-unit property or a light commercial building, HouseMaster delivers the confidence. With over 3 million inspections performed, we know that proactive home maintenance is the best way to minimize unanticipated costly home repairs. With their comprehensive home inspection report, Housemaster Cloud Services and package of buyer benefits, we are able to support you long after your home inspection is complete. Yours, complimentary with every inspection. Housemaster Cloud Services in addition to hosting your final report, will also help you: • Schedule maintenance reminders • Track product and appliance recall alerts • Keep a digital inventory of your belongings Drone photography and buyer benefits are complimentary with every inspection. Housemaster home inspectors, have extensive training and certifications and are tested annually to meet the industry standards of continuing education, inspection, reporting, and customer service. It is easy to see why HouseMaster customers and the real estate professionals would recommend HouseMaster to their friends and family. We encourage our customers to attend the inspection to receive an education of the property.

RON GAUDING

OWNER/INSPECTOR

<p>Ron Gauding is the Franchise Owner of this location. His interest in home inspection is deep rooted in his previous career paths. He is retired after 36 years from teaching shop and pre-engineering classes. Ron worked in residential construction and remodeling as a second job for the last 40 + years. His hobbies include spending time with friends and family, taking long walks with his dog Diesel, fishing, restoring tractors, fixing things, and antique tractor pulling. As a lifelong resident of Ohio, Ron has lived in Tuscarawas County since 1985 and grew up on a family farm in Sardis, Ohio.</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

NEW CONSTRUCTION
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.