- Preformed in the 11th month of occupancy
- Slightly more detailed than a standard home inspection
- Your new home still should be free of defects after 1-year
- Builder’s tend to cooperate more often when there is an inspection report
- Interpretation of the warranty document can be difficult
- Receive a report that you can submit to the builder for notice of repair requests
- Hire a 3rd party certified inspector to represent your interest
- Don’t let your warranty expire without calling Conley Home Inspections, LLC
An 11th-month Builder Warranty Inspection is essentially a typical standard home inspection that makes observations of the visible and apparent condition of the home including the structure and all the major systems and components of the home, but it also looks for some of the more minor issues unique to new homes. The inspection should be conducted during the 11th month of your occupancy and prior to the expiration of the builder’s warranty, which most builders offer for a 1 year period. It certainly is wise and you will benefit greatly in several ways when you decide to have an 11th-month warranty inspection.
Builders tend to be more cooperative and receptive to repairing items if they are listed on a certified home inspector’s report. As a new home owner within the 1st year, you have every right to expect your home to be free of defects and problems due to improper installation and material failures. The warranty document the builder provides sometimes is difficult to interpret. Conley Home Inspections, LLC is familiar with and understands the terms, parameters, standards and tolerances of materials as described in these documents.
After a certified inspector thoroughly examines your home, you will receive a comprehensive report, complete with photos and listed defects. It will be in a format that you can submit notice to your builder for realistic repair requests of the existing issues, prior to the expiration of the warranty. The report will help hold the builder and its subcontractors accountable and streamline the repair process. Please don’t attempt to perform the 11th-month warranty inspection yourself or just allow you builder to do it for you. You need a professional 3rd party certified inspector to look out for you. If you allow your warranty to expire and problems arise later, correcting these defects could cost thousands of dollars. So don’t wait, contact Conley Home Inspections, LLC today for your 11th-month Builder Warranty Inspection and protect your dream home.