Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. No home, old or new, is exempt from the threat of Radon. Superior Inspection Services uses state of the art electronic monitors for same day results. We are the Superior choice for Radon Testing in Rochester NY.
Mold is one of the most common causes of allergic symptoms and certain types of mold can cause health disorders. Mold tests are taken via air and/or surface sampling in order to determine the types and amount of mold present, and if any health risks may exist. The samples are then analyzed by a professional laboratory and a report will be issued within 2-4 business days.
Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO'S), can destroy the structural integrity of a building. Our WDO pest inspections are performed by a New York State DEC Certified Pest Professional using the NPMA-33 form. This is the standard for FHA and VA loans
Natural and propane gas are commonly used to fuel water heaters, furnaces, clothes dryers, and cooking appliances. A handheld combustible gas leak detector is used to trace leaks at the accessible and visible gas piping in the home or building. Gas leak detection is included with a standard Home Inspection and also offered as a stand alone service.
Well water quality testing is required in order to verify that the water in your home is potable and not contaminated by bacteria, lead, nitrates/nitrites, or heavy metals such as arsenic. Water quality tests should be performed regardless of whether the water comes from a public source or a private well.
An infrared camera detects differences in temperature that can help identify problem areas. Some of the issues thermal imaging can help detect include; moisture intrusion, lack of insulation, plumbing, air, and duct leaks, electrical hot spots, malfunctioning fixtures and appliances, and pest infestations. Our inspector is a Certified Residential Thermographer and trained to locate and identify problem areas.
If your home was built in or before 1978 there is a high probability that it contains lead based paint. Lead based paint can cause serious health issues. Superior Inspection Services is an EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm and qualified to oversee and manage residential renovations in accordance with the EPA's Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule.
Is the air you breathe at home healthy? Superior Inspection Services can test your homes indoor air for airborne contaminates such as Carbon Monoxide, Mold, Radon, Allergens, and VOC’s. If found, we’ll help pinpoint their source and provide recommendations on eliminating them. Know what’s in the air your breathing at home and have your homes Indoor Air Quality tested by Superior Inspection Services.