Inspection Services

Ken Dolan Home Inspections provides comprehensive home inspection services and commercial property inspections to Long Island and the surrounding area. Our inspections will not only walk you through the basics of a maintaining a home, but they’ll show you where the strengths and weaknesses lie so that you’re able to make informed decisions as a part of your real estate transaction. We adhere to ASHI’s rigorous Standard of Practice.

Buyers Home Inspection

Buyer’s Inspection

For this inspection service, we’ll conduct a full evaluation of a residential property’s visible and readily accessible areas. The inspection is non-invasive, unbiased, and we take every precaution to ensure that our findings are completely thorough and accurate. A Termite Inspection is included at no extra cost.

We inspect the following areas:

  • Roofing System
  • Foundation & Crawl Spaces
  • Basement
  • Structural Components
  • Driveways & Walkways
  • Grading & Drainage
  • Garage
  • Deck
  • Exterior (doors, windows, siding)
  • Interior (doors, windows floors, walls, ceilings, stairs)
  • Attic, Insulation, & Ventilation
  • Fireplace
  • Electrical System
  • Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Plumbing System
  • Built-in Appliances

Thermal Imaging is available as an add-on service to assist in the investigation of elusive issues such as moisture intrusion, electrical hot spots, and energy loss not visible to the unaided human eye.

Pre Listing Home Inspection

Pre-Listing/Seller’s Inspection

This inspection will allow home sellers to gain a better understanding of a home’s condition before putting it on the market. Knowledge of defective areas of the home will give you time to arrange repairs you deem necessary and to inform prospective buyers so that negotiations can proceed without delay.

New Construction Home Inspection

New Construction Inspection

You should schedule this inspection when construction is drawing to a close on your new home. Before the builder’s final walkthrough, we’ll arrive on-site to provide a qualified third-party opinion about the condition of the property. If we encounter any issues during the inspection, you’ll have time to consult with the builder before final closing.

New Construction Phase Inspection

New Construction Phase Inspections

This inspection can be scheduled for as many phases of construction on a new home as you deem necessary. We’ll check for safety issues and defective materials at key intervals before construction proceeds to the next phase so that the defective area is still accessible and can be repaired without causing major delay or damage due to necessarily invasive techniques.

11 Month Warranty Inspection

11th Month Warranty Inspection

Your new home is probably protected by a 1-year warranty, and it’s a good idea to take advantage of that protection. This inspection will assess the current condition of your home, aiming to reveal any defects that could possibly be covered under your warranty agreement before your warranty runs out.

Re Inspection

Re-Inspections

When a component of a home is found to be defective during one of our inspections, we’ll be glad to return to the property once the problem has been resolved. We’ll thoroughly examine the repaired or replaced component to ensure that the original issue is no longer present and that no other issues have surfaced due to the repairs or other modifications.

WDO Termite Inspection

WDO/Termite Inspection

Although we include this inspection service with a complete home inspection, we also offer it as a standalone service. We’ll thoroughly evaluate your prospective home for signs of termite damage and active infestations—insidious problems that can cost homeowners thousands of dollars.

Commercial Property Inspection

Commercial Property Inspection

We can inspect any commercial property, no matter how big or small the property may be. Whether you’re trying to open a restaurant or you’re looking to invest in an industrial facility, we’ll identify the strengths and weaknesses of the property so that you have the information you need to make a good investment decision.

Proudly Serving Long Island

We offer home inspection services to Nassau County, Suffolk County, and Queens County in New York City.

Weekend and evening appointments are available for your convenience.

At Ken Dolan Home Inspections, we know that buying a home is a process you shouldn’t go alone. That’s why we offer a professional home inspection that will help you know for sure whether or not this home is a good fit for you and your family. Contact us today to request an inspection.