JC, Fredericksburg Va.
Chris did an excellent inspection! He really took his time, showed me everything as he went, suggested fixes, estimated costs, and answered most any question I asked. The house had a bunch of out buildings and over an acre of land to inspect and even though the entire thing took almost five hours, I never felt he was rushing to finish. The report was thorough. Even if the sellers don't fix things, I have a personalized guide with pictures to do the work myself.
Joseph, Lorton Va.
"Chris Kolb provided excellent service from start to finish. I called him on a weekend and he was able to come the next day. Chris was very detailed in his inspection and did not hesitate to write down every little detail in his report. Chris spent 4-5 hours in the home and explained everything to me in a manner that made sense to those less knowledgeable in home maintenance. He was very personable with me and my wife and helped us not only understand what every issue was, he also helped us understand how everything worked in the home and what we need to do for minor fixes, regular maintenance, and even what socket connected to which breaker/switch. His knowledge of roofing helped us save over $5000 in potential repairs if we didn't call it out prior to purchase. My wife and I HIGHLY RECOMMEND Chris Kolb to anyone that needs a home inspection that is not only detailed, friendly, and knowledgeable but, also cost effective."
Matthew and Lida, Haymarket Va.
"During the inspection, Chris diagnosed several items that were in need of repair. When items were in need of repair, he explained why they were wrong, and what remedies may be available. He also took the time to show my wife and myself why certain items in our home were set up the way they were, even when not in need of repair.
Chris determined that the attic required special attention in our prospective home. He shimmied on his stomach to a far corner so that he could get a better grasp of the situation. He used photography and took notes of all problems and documented both good items and poor items in the home report.
He even delivered the report the same evening! The report outlined items such as the age of certain appliances and their respective average lifespans. He used the report to recommend updates, repairs and changes for the property. Using his clearly detailed home inspection report, we were able to work with the seller and our Realtor to make our new house into a new home."