by Tim Nixon, Certified Home Inspector
Serving the mountain communities of Colorado in Summit County, CO and Eagle County, CO including Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, Silverthorne, Keystone, Summit Cove, Wildernest, Copper Mtn., Avon, Minturn, Alma, and Vail, CO.
Please call Tim at 970-368-2668 during normal business hours or text 970-368-2668 or e-mail email@example.com anytime for a free quote.
George Brown of “Summit Home Inspections” has retired and his company is now part of “Dream Home Inspections”.
“I recommend Tim Nixon of Dream Home Inspections to all of my clients. He’s proven to be the right guy for taking over my successful business.”
“Tim’s professionalism is matched with a personal style that makes him accessible and extremely easy to work with, and equally easy to recommend!”
“It was a pleasure to meet you and have you inspect our new home. We really appreciate your thoroughness, given the scope of our investment in this property.”
“It was a pleasure working with you. I work in the realm of construction defect litigation; therefore, when purchasing a vacation home in the Summit County area, I was especially concerned with hiring an inspector qualified to detect issues unique to this high altitude alpine environment. After researching a number of inspectors, we selected Tim because of his credentials, reputation and over 30 years of experience in this alpine environment. His inspection was exceptionally thorough and he was able to provide useful context to identified issues. Tim was especially pleasant to work with and is skilled at explaining issues in layman terms. His infrared scanner was most impressive as we were able to see into the floors at the in floor radiant heating system to detect potential issues. I strongly recommend Tim for anyone considering purchasing a home in Summit County.”
Infrared Thermography Included Free
This helps to find problems like leaking roofs, wet floors, and poor insulation.
An IR camera is the best tool for inspecting in-floor radiant heat. This is so critical for a home inspections that it is included FREE.
Should You Get a Radon Gas Test? Yes for a single family home.
Radon gas is radiation from the earth. A building acts as a vacuum and sucks it in. Over half of tested homes in Summit County are above the EPA safe level. When ordered, this is a required 48 hour radon gas test for real estate transactions with immediate results. The average cost for installing a radon gas mitigation system is $2,000. This becomes a negotiable issue between buyers and sellers when the test results are known. This separate report is $150 when included with your home inspection. Radon testing for condos and townhomes that share a common basement should be the responsibility of the home owners association. Please ask them for a written test result. If there is no documentation and your unit is on the bottom floor, then get the test.
Should You Get a Water Quality Test? What about well, septic, etc.?
If your dream home has a well, I offer a water quality test for $150 with the results available in a few days from a certified lab. Testing the well and septic system beyond normal use during the inspection is for licensed specialists. If the seller does not have recent documentation, then I recommend hiring one of several available local contractors.
A home inspection is like going to a general doctor. If something is suspect then it’s recommended that you consult with a specialist, like a fireplace technician, a roofer, a mold and asbestos tester, to consulting with a structural engineer.
Your Custom Home Inspection Report
A Dream Home Inspections report is perfect for both buyers and sellers. That’s because your personalized home Inspection report features a picture for every comment and concern.
About Dream Home Inspections
Tim Nixon is certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (INACHI) since 2013, and a Colorado Homeowner Builder, since 1986. He personally performs every inspection. As a construction and mechanical generalist who has worked in most every aspect of construction, he has the experience and tools for your home inspection.
No hassle E-mail Contracts, Reports, and Payment Option with Paypal
Your home inspection quote, contract and final report are e-mailed to you. Sign and pay electronically through PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org, or in person at the inspection. Perfect if you’re out of town or available at the inspection.