Houston Home Inspection Services
Welcome to Houston, Texas!  

History of Houston, Texas
Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Texas. As of the 2009 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a
population of 2.2 million within an area of 600 square miles.  Houston is the seat of Harris County and the economic center of the Houston–Sugar Land–
Baytown metropolitan area—the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. with a population of 5.9 million.

Houston was founded on August 30, 1836, by brothers Augustus Chapman Allen and John Kirby Allen on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou.  The city
was incorporated on June 5, 1837, and named after then-President of the Republic of Texas—former General Sam Houston. The burgeoning port and
railroad industry, combined with oil discovery in 1901, has induced continual surges in the city's population. In the mid-twentieth century, Houston became
the home of the Texas Medical Center—the world's largest concentration of health care and research institutions—and NASA's Johnson Space Center,
where the Mission Control Center is located.

Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in the energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, transportation, and health care sectors and is a leading center
for building oilfield equipment; only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters in the city limits.  The Port of Houston ranks first in the United
States in international waterborne tonnage handled and second in total cargo tonnage handled.  The city has a population from various ethnic and religious
backgrounds and a large and growing international community. It is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits—attracting more than 7 million visitors a
year to the Houston Museum District. Houston has an active visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District and is one of few U.S. cities that offer
year-round resident companies in all major performing arts.

Why is it so important to have your Houston area home or commercial property inspected by a professional Houston Home Inspector?
Whether you’re a seller or buyer of an existing Houston, Texas home, you have tremendous benefits to gain from our professional Houston home inspection
services.  We offer the a full range of Professional Home and commercial real estate inspection services and the best possible prices found in the Houston,
Texas area.  Our customer satisfaction and home inspection reputation is second to none.  Visit out website at
www.atexinspects/reviews to gain a full
appreciation of our excellent customer services, client reviews and great inspection pricing.  We are your preferred property inspector in the greater
Houston, Texas area providing a full range of home inspector’s services.

Houston Home and Commercial Inspections include all of the following inspection areas:

Structural Inspection
- We inspect the entire buildings structural aspects and components. .

Electrical Inspection - The complete electrical system from the electrical service loop in to every last outlet is inspected.

Heating and Air Conditioning Inspection - We assess the capacity of all the existing HVAC equipment and perform functionality test on all the system
components.

Plumbing Inspection - A complete plumbing system, waste and drainage inspection is performed.  This includes visible pipes, drains and fixtures
throughout the home.  The system is inspected for functional flow and life expectancies.  Water Well Inspections, Click Here For Details.
Homes With Septic Systems, Click Here To See More Information About Our Septic System Inspection Services.

Crawl Space/Slab Inspection - If present - all crawl spaces and foundation aspects are inspected.  Type of foundation, foundation function and support
are evaluated.

Kitchen & Appliance Inspection - All appliances are operated and deficiencies noted.

Exterior & Interior Inspection - All exterior and interior walls, windows, doors, floors and ceiling surfaces are scanned for problematic conditions to
include flaws, bowing, evidence of water penetration, other visible damages, potentially dangerous or toxic materials, fire hazards, or security breaches, etc.

The roof will be inspected to include roof surfaces, water runoff controls and drainage.  Entry ways, steps, walks and drives are inspected.

Ventilation & Insulation Inspection - Ventilation and energy conservation aspects are checked and appropriate corrections are recommended.

Nothing is worse that paying for all your home purchase costs at closing, only to discover you bought a lemon that requires several thousands of dollars in
necessary and required repairs. Even worse is when you realize that the necessary home repairs will have to be made, at your expense prior to any hopes
of future home sale.  

If you are concerned or in need assistance with any of the above issues - now is the time to contact Robert at ATEX Inspects, your professional Houston
Home Inspector at 281-216-1171 or by email at:  
robert@atexinspects.com

WHEN SHOULD YOU GET A HOME INSPECTED?  Read this comment from a prominent Realtor:

Each and every time you are purchasing a home or condo, have it inspected by a professional home inspector.  Even if you are purchasing new
construction, even if it is coming with a warranty, have it inspected.  Knowing what problems you may face upfront and having the seller contributed to fixing
them will save you a load of grief, frustration and money later on.

You may wonder why a new house may need inspecting.  More than 20 years ago I purchased a brand new home in a brand new subdivision.  That was a
great house and we had no problems.  Our neighbors on the other hand also purchased their home at the same time and it was also new construction.  
Three to four years later, their home developed the most horrible stink throughout.  They lived with it and burned scented candles and sprayed various
sprays to try and mask the smell but it was so bad that I simply could not go inside without holding my nose.  Eventually their family members and friends
told them that something was dreadfully wrong.  After 4 years, crucial pipe connecting the kitchen garbage disposal to the sewer line was missing.  It had
never been installed.  For 4 years, all their kitchen scraps were landing in their crawl space and rotting.  Get my point?  Get an inspection and make your
purchase and sale agreement contingent upon it.

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