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lexington ky home inspection safety issues

Ask anyone why you should get a home inspection when buying a new home. Most will respond, “To ensure that everything is working and there aren’t any major repairs needed,” or some variation of that. At Absolute Home Inspection, we check all parts of the home including wiring and electrical, plumbing, appliances, roof, garage, and the grounds. All of our Lexington Ky home inspections include alerting home buyers to any safety issues.

Our report will note safety and building code violations such as the presence of a hot tub on an inadequately reinforced balcony, improper gas hot water heater ventilation, and blocked exits. We keep informed of the Lexington-Fayette County building codes so that we can report if a hallway is too narrow, stairway treads not deep enough, or if porch railings are not high enough. The seller may unknowingly compromise the home’s safety when making changes such as adding safety bars to a bathroom window or blocking a fire escape. A common safety issue is the use of bare bulbs in clothes closets. Incandescent bulbs get very hot and can start a fire when they come into contact with combustible materials.

If you are in the process of buying a home, choose Absolute Home Inspection to gain peace of mind. Our detailed report will note the condition of the major components as well as any unsafe areas. We deliver the report to you via email within 24 hours and include a summary with photos.

Absolute Home Inspection performs residential and commercial inspections including air quality, termite, and radon inspections in the Lexington and Central Kentucky area. Our professional home inspections enable you to make an informed decision when buying a home in Lexington, Winchester, Paris, Georgetown, Versailles, Midway, Frankfort, Nicholasville, Berea and Richmond, Kentucky. Contact us for your free quote.