Akron Ohio Home Inspector Reveals Why… Over 400 Families Each Year In Northeast Ohio Have Chosen Prestige Home Inspections For Their Home Inspection Needs…

We provide our clients the information they need to make an informed decision about the property being inspected in a clear, concise, professional manner, onsite with digital photographs of defects.

In other words, we provide our Clients “A Truthful Peace of Mind”

“Your Thoroughness Saved Me From Buying a House That Would Require $25,000.00 in Repairs…”

Wow, where do I start! I was walking into a disaster. Your thoroughness saved me from buying a house that would require $25,000 repairs. I think we were looking at the glamour of the home, and not what was behind the scenes. We will be calling you on the next one!

Jen & Paul Spencer, Akron OH

Call now to book your inspection 330-256-6510

Here’s What We Do!

Our Certified ASHI Inspectors will spend three to four hours thoroughly evaluating all aspects of the property you are purchasing, from the roof to the basement and all areas in between.

And you know what; we want you to come along with us during the course of the inspection. Ok, if you’re a veteran home buyer it may not be as important that you’re there the entire time. However, if you are new to the home buying process, it’s very important that you’re there from start to finish receiving the priceless information we give you so you can make an informed decision about the property you are considering purchasing.

We’ll not only inspect the house you’re buying but we’ll share with you what needs to be maintained and why to keep your home in working order. You’ll get a real education about your new home. Don’t worry, we’ll explain everything in terms you can understand. We are a Jargon Free Company!

Our Qualifications

All of our inspectors are Certified ASHI inspectors from the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI). To reach a certified status with ASHI, all inspectors must pass the National Home Inspector Exam, ASHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics Exams, and complete no fewer than 250 fee paid inspections with the inspector’s reports verified by ASHI’s report verification team to insure that the home inspector is following ASHI’s standards of practice and competent reporting methods.

All Inspectors have received their training by the ASHI School of Home Inspection

All of our inspectors are licensed Radon Measurement Technicians

Robert Lawrence, President of Prestige Home Inspections and lead inspector has over 20 years’ experience within the residential construction industry, home building business, and 10 years of home inspection experience.

Prestige Home Inspections is a registered Private Water Systems Contractor with the State of Ohio.

All of our inspectors are required to complete 20 hours of continuing education annually to comply with the ASHI Membership. In addition to the 20 hours, all inspectors are required to complete one hour of continuing education with the owner of the company- Robert Lawrence covering the newest topics in the building and home inspection industry.

Our licensed Radon Measurement Technicians hold a Radon Mitigation Specialist License to better assist our clients in understanding radon and radon mitigation should the problem exist.

Sue, our office manager has attended several home inspections with our inspectors. She is very knowledgeable with inspections, real estate transactions and can answer almost any questions you have.

iafNote from the President: All of my inspectors including myself are full-time professional firefighters within your community. You can rest assured that your home and your family’s safety is our number one concern. From the fire safety aspect to the smallest safety concerns your family will be safe!

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Our Home Inspection Reports

Our Home Inspection Reports are generated by our own custom reporting software. Your report will identify any defects, the location within the home, implications of not repairing the defect, and a time frame for action. Digital photos of significant defects are also placed in our reports.

We also provide you with recommended maintenance items and an E-book of how your home operates along with critical maintenance intervals.

Download a sample inspection report right here on our website! Inspection Reports are normally emailed the next morning post inspection but guaranteed 24 hours after the inspection to your inbox.

We do not provide onsite inspection reports. We consider these types of reports to be precisely vague and do not offer home inspection clients a true piece of mind!

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A SAMPLE INSPECTION REPORT [PDF]

Let Me Mention One Other Issue

Radon gas: Unfortunately the majority of the Akron and surrounding suburbs are located in the EPA’s Highest Radon Zones – Zone 1. Not many people, including most real estate professionals, are aware of this issue and the health problems associated with radon gas exposure.

Radon gas is a radioactive gas that seeps into homes through the foundations. And it doesn’t matter if your home is built on a basement, crawlspace or a slab; this deadly gas can seep in and into the home, doesn’t matter if it’s brand new construction or a 100 year old home.

It’s estimated that Radon Gas kills 24,000 Americans each and every year. As a matter of fact, Radon Gas is the second leading cause of lung cancer, only second to cigarette smoking.
The good news is that Radon Gas can be detected with a simple test and if the home you’re purchasing has elevated levels of Radon Gas, it can be easily fixed and not too costly. The key to the issue is Getting a Radon Test. Then you know if the problem exists and if so, to what degree.

Please know that I personally would not live in a home in Akron Ohio that had not been tested for Radon Gas!

Robert Lawrence, President

Fact: Prestige Home Inspections tested over 175 homes in Northeast Ohio for radon gas in 2011. Over 32% of these homes had elevated levels above the EPA’s action level of 4.0

So How Do We Help?

We send all of our clients a “Home Inspection Tip of the Month”, via e-mail. These helpful tips are designed to keep you in tune with what really needs to happen around your house on a regular basis.

We’ve sent Tips on everything from keeping your Clothes Dryer Vent Line cleaned out in order to prevent a fire, to keeping your furnace in working order!

Oh by the way, the last few months we’ve sprinkled in a few Money Saving energy tips as well! Who else wants to give the power companies less of their hard earned money!

Because we want you as a Client “For Life”, we are delighted to answer any questions that you might have about your home anytime in the future. Just give us a call 330-256-6510

As a matter of fact, we’re adamant about helping you maintain your home so that you can use your home’s equity for your next purchase instead of for repairs.

How Flexible Is Your Schedule?

We know that your schedule is very hectic so we work hard to accommodate you! Our Certified ASHI Inspectors conduct two inspections a day, one at 9 am and the second one at 2 pm, times can be adjusted. This allows ample time for us to do the thorough, quality job you expect and get to our next appointment on time.

Because not everyone can attend the inspection during the week, we also inspect on weekends. Our Sunday inspection schedule is limited, so please let Sue at the office know as soon as possible that you need a Sunday inspection. We’ll do our best to accommodate you!

We Schedule inspections seven days a week as well so feel free to give us a call on the weekend to schedule your inspection! Our schedule fills up fast, especially during the spring and summer months. So please don’t waste time price shopping for the inferior home inspector, you’re already in the in the right place to hire a professional home inspector to protect your future home and family.

We have a full-time office staff (not an answering service) that is available to answer your calls. Sue is our office manager and takes most of your calls Monday through Saturday 8am to 5pm. Our company and especially Sue is so dedicated to our clients that she transfers our office phone to her personal cell phone after office hours to accommodate our clients that need to call after hours and weekends. Need us, call us!

We serve all of Summit County as well as the adjoining counties of Portage, Stark, Wayne, and Cuyahoga. If the property you want inspected is outside this area, please call us we will make every effort to help you.

“When we found the house we wanted to buy, we wanted to find the best to do the home inspection, and Prestige Home Inspections was just that! Rob and his team are thorough, honest, professional, and above all reliable. When doing the inspection, they are willing to take the time to explain what they find, and a detailed report is given to you at the end.

Prestige Home Inspections and Rob are a commitment of excellence and by far the best home inspectors in the Akron area! Thanks to Rob we’re making that house; the second home he inspected for us… our home!!”

Brandy Draper, Uniontown Ohio

My husband and I can’t thank you enough for all you have helped us through. After the first inspection, we really opened our eyes on the next house to what we can’t see, A special thanks for a great save!

Denise Wallace, Akron OH

Your outstanding customer service is appreciated. I was very impressed with your company. Our family will always use your service.
David & Tabitha Rudd, Mogadore OH

What an awesome service you provide. My wife and I greatly appreciate the time you spent with us. Being a 1st time home buyer we learned a lot about home maintenance. We were able to use the report to get the seller to repair what needed fixed- Thank You

Brian Kelps, Barberton OH

Wow, where do I start! I was walking into a disaster. Your thoroughness saved me from buying a house that would require $25,000 repairs. I think we were looking at the glamour of the home, and not what was behind the scenes. We will be calling you on the next one!

Jen & Paul Spencer, Akron OH

Rob, thanks for following up with the water proofing contractor after the inspection. I felt much better knowing that you inspected their work after the repairs were made.

Douglas France, Norton OH

Thank goodness for an honest business person. Throughout this whole process, I think your service provided my family with the best money spent yet. Keep up the good work, providing a service like that is a special gift that not all of us receive from other businesses. P.S- You were correct about the roof, the seller did disclose a previous leak problem during heavy rains, and they are going to fix it!

Tony & Holly Sampson, Cuyahoga Falls OH

Rob, I appreciate you helping my mother get through this tough time. I know you made several trips back to the house, and many phone calls to make this transaction work- A fine job, Best of luck to you and your company. You’re #1 in our home inspection book!

Susan Beckman, Stow OH

Prompt service, a very thorough inspection, and a sound piece of mind are what you supplied us. Thank You

Keith Pulver, Akron, OH

As a first time home buyer I did not know what I was getting into. Rob’s willingness to explain anything and everything to us was beyond helpful. We would recommend you to all of our friends and family.

Mike & Sarah Lowrey, Kent OH

Prestige Home Inspections was very knowledgeable, courteous, and thorough. Rob has great patience, and spent a great deal of time with us. We felt comfortable about buying our dream home. We will be recommending you to anyone who needs a home inspection.

Richard & Maryann Simcox, Akron OH

I could tell in the first 5 minutes of meeting you that you are an educated professional with excellent customer service skills. Thanks for everything-

Allen Fisher, Uniontown OH

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