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HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS

SERVING TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

HouseMaster serving Texas Hill Country 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 Burnet, Copperas Cove, Killeen, Lampasas, Liberty Hill and their neighboring communities.

 

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DARYL HURST-HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS OWNER/INSPECTOR

HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS OWNER/INSPECTOR

<p>Daryl is a retired Lt. Col of the United States Marine Corps. After serving 21 years for our country, he decided to start his own business. He is the owner and lead inspector for HouseMaster Serving Texas Hill Country.</p>
TAMI HURST-HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS, MARKETING/OFFICE MANAGER/INSPECTOR

HOUSEMASTER HOME INSPECTIONS MARKETING/OFFICE MANAGER/INSPECTOR

<p>Tami is in charge of Marketing and HouseMaster Serving Texas Hill Country's Office Manager.&nbsp; In March, she earned her Home Inspection License for the State of Texas as well.</p>
Very thorough, on time and professional. Everything from beginning to the end, plus the cloud were above anything we were expecting. Top notch protection for your home, made super easy.

– Ryan D.
Texas

I can’t rave on housemaster enough. They have taken care of multiple buyer and set the bar high in the inspector profession. Daryl and his wife Tami are not only extremely responsive, but have no problem sitting down and going over an inspection report thoroughly with any buyer. They also have no problem taking calls even late at night. I’m so happy that they came into my previous brokerage to do a little meet and greet.

– Corin D.
Killeen, TX

The team at HouseMaster is world-class! Home buying is stressful but their team took great care of us and took the worry out of the inspection process. They responded to us quickly and set up our appointment. Our inspector, Daryl, was very thorough and did a great job communicating his findings. He gave us peace of mind because we are confident that he checked the important and expensive systems of this new home. I really appreciate that Daryl is a person of integrity; he's a great communicator; and paid a lot of attention to the details. We can't say enough good things about our experience with HouseMaster.

– Stephanie T
Round Rock, TX

Homemasters was very prompt and efficient in scheduling our home inspection and getting it done. They were also very thorough and gave a very specific and easy to understand report. They are very easy to work with, good communicators and even offer assistance for helping get things connected on move in. A very hometown like feel to this company.

– Kathleen H.
Goldthwaite, TX

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 system to 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 system to 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

POOL
SEPTIC/PRIVATE WASTE
NEW CONSTRUCTION
LAWN IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
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 the surface area over the concealed drainage field, observing for any surface bleed out. 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.

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.

LAWN IRRIGATION SYSTEMS

The inspection of irrigation systems is typically not included in home inspection industry standards of practice; however, many standards do provide optional inspection guidelines. In areas where lawn and garden irrigation is very common, most home inspectors routinely offer it as an optional inspection service.

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