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Home Inspector John, LLC  

200 W. 2nd St. #2013 - Royal Oak, MI 48068
I operate a full service residential and commercial inspection company. I perform a variety of inspections and ancillary testing including:
Mold, Lead, Radon, Water, Well and Septic, and asbestos.

John Rice - 248-298-9763  

Owner

My Expertise
I offer thorough yet affordable home & commercial inspection services including written & verbal inspection reports, Free 90 or 120 day home warranties, Free lifetime enrollment in RecallChek (appliance safety recall service,) and an industry leading "We'll buy your home back" guarantee which simply states that if I miss anything during your inspection, even something as small as a $10 GFIC receptacle, I will have your house bought back from you, at the full purchase price.

My services also include the following testing:
lead,
mold,
radon,
indoor air quality
and water quality.

I'm InterNACHI cert. #13090706 with an IAC2 certification in both Radon and Mold.

Services
Air Quality Consultants
Asbestos - Inspection and Testing
Commercial Real Estate Inspection Services
Home Inspection Services
Mold - Remediation & Removal
and more...

Years Experience
13 years

Licenses
InterNACHI #13090706

Insurance
General Liability Error & Omissions

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John's Qualifications

INSPECTION QUALIFICATIONS: •I am a member in good standing of InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors) •I am a member in good standing of IAC2 (International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants) •Cetified in both Radon and Mold through the IAC2 •As a Senior Inspector, I regularly participate in the training and apprenticeships of Junior Inspectors •Annually complete over 30-40 hours of continuing education credit to maintain my certifications •I am a member in good standing of the IHINA (Independent Home Inspectors of North America) •Passed the National Home Inspectors Examination® (required for licensing in most states) •Passed the InterNACHI Inspectors Examination (required for Certification and Membership) •I abide by InterNACHI's strict Code of Ethics •I adhere to InterNACHI's Standards of Practice •I actively lobby for the licensing of Home Inspectors in the State of Michigan and the betterment of my profession
Construction Experience

22 YEARS OF PAST CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE: •Held position of Superintendent for a local custom home builder for 4 years •Completed 4 year/8000 hour apprenticeship program Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters Local #687 •Held position of Journeyman Carpenter for Local #687 for 8 years •Owned and Operated a Detroit area Home Improvement Company for over 10 years •Current Real Estate Investor (Rentals and Flips) •10+ Years experience as a Certified Residential and Commercial Property Inspector in the State of Michigan •Extensive training in Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing and HVAC (Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning)
Testimonials
"John was extremely thorough and patient with us. Since we were first time buyers, he took the extra time to walk us through the general maintenance and preventative procedures of all of the systems in our home while answering all of the questions that we had." ~James D. West Bloomfield
"John is the best. He not only provided us valuable insights to the condition of our new home, but his Home Energy Report was an invaluable tool in our final home buying decision. We recommend him to everyone." ~Tammy G. Chesterfield
"As a first time buyer, I had never experienced a home inspection and had many questions...John was great. He took the time to thoroughly answer them all and he demonstrated a knowledge base that I found comforting as I never realized everything that can be learned during a home inspection." ~ Denise A. Ann Arbor
"My husband and I were living in our home for almost five years before we had our (Safety & Maintenance) inspection. Our furnace has what is called an electrostatic filter. Being first time buyers, we had no idea what it was or what to do with it. At one point we actually thought that since it was made of all metal and not cardboard like most other filters that it did not to be touched. We couldn't have been more wrong! As it turns out, you wash it once a month in the dishwasher. Who would have thought?!? Well thanks to John, the furnace is working better than ever and I am not having to dust near as much. That alone was worth the cost of the inspection. ~ Michael M. Flint
"John was extremely thorough and patient with us. Since we were first time buyers, he took the extra time to walk us through the general maintenance and preventative procedures of all of the systems in our home while answering all of the questions that we had." ~James D. West Bloomfield
How We Charge For Our Services
Air Quality Consultants
- $149.00 to $299.00 per square foot
My testing equipment covers 1200 sqft before requiring additional cassettes (testing media for air samples.) This requires not only more time, but also extra costs for material and lab fees for larger homes. I have a base price for up to 1200sqft and then $75 more for each additional 1200sqft up to 3600 sqft. Above 3600 sqft the home design changes and additional testing and materials could be needed.

Asbestos - Inspection and Testing
- $199.00 fixed fee for residential inspection
I charge a flat rate of $199 for an asbestos inspection and then the required lab fees which will vary, depending on the type of sampling method. Also rush results cost more as labs charge extra.

Commercial Real Estate Inspection Services
- $125.00 to $250.00 per hour
I charge an hourly rate of $125/ hour for commercial property inspections. That rate becomes $250/ hour when I must use an independent consultant or secondary inspector.

Home Inspection Services
- $199.00 to $299.00 for less than 2,000 sf house
- $349.00 to $599.00 for 2,000-4,000 sf house
- $599.00 to $899.00 for +4,000 sf house
- $349.00 to $399.00 for 2,000 sf house (most typical)
My average home inspection fee is $349. I do charge additional for homes over 50 years old and additional dwellings on the property. Also, ancillary testing such as mold or radon is extra.

Mold - Remediation & Removal
- $40.00 to $50.00 per hour (plus materials)
The cost for mold mediation varies depending on the specific project. The average cost is between $40-$50 per man hour plus material.

Mold - Testing or Inspection
- $229.00 to $299.00 fixed fee for residential mold inspection (includes 2-3 samples for lab testing)
My fixed rate averages about $229 for a typical mold inspection and includes 2 air samples. Additional sample cost $39 each (swab, tape or cassette) and may have extra fees if demolition or other techniques must be used to retrieve the samples.

Pool - Inspection
- $50.00 to $150.00 for inspection and report (standard size residential pool)
I charge a flat rate of $50 for a pool inspection performed as part of a home inspection or $150 for a standalone inspection.

Radon Gas - Mitigation & Containment
- $999.00 to $2,500.00 for typical residential system (fan-based)
The cost of Radon gas mitigation depends on the type of system and the size of the home as this will dictate the cost of the equipment needed. The average Radon gas mitigation system runs between $999- $2500

Radon Gas - Testing or Inspection
- $149.00 to $179.00 fixed fee for radon test (typical four bedroom home)
I charge a flat rate of $149 for Radon gas testing when part of a home inspection or $179 as a standalone service.

Roof - Inspection
- $125.00 to $150.00 per visit (two story home with typical roofline)
I charge an average of $125-$150 for a roof inspection depending on the size of the home, the pitch of the roof, and the distance to the inspection.

Structural Inspections - Residential or Commercial
- $125.00 to $150.00 fixed fee - flat rate
I charge an average of $125-$150 for a residential structural inspection depending on the size of the home and the distance. Commercial inspections are $125 per hour.

Toxic Lead - Testing or Inspection
- $125.00 to $199.00 fixed fee for on-site sampling and lab testing (up to 5 samples)
My fee is $125 for as an add on service to any inspection or $199 as a standalone service. This includes up to 8 samples. Additional samples are $10 each.

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