Residential Vs Commercial Inspections: What’s the Difference?

August 28, 2023 | Commercial Building Inspections

Are you looking to buy a property for personal or business use? Whether it’s a house or a commercial space, it’s always important to get a thorough inspection before you make a deal. This is where residential and commercial inspections from Valley Building Inspections come in. Understanding the key differences between the two can help you make an informed decision before purchasing the property.

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Why Commercial Inspections are Crucial

May 24, 2023 | Commercial Building Inspections

Investing in real estate can be a lucrative venture, particularly in Phoenix, AZ—a city with a growing population, strong economy, and desirable living conditions. One of the most exciting aspects of the real estate market here is the abundance of new construction properties. However, as an investor or property manager, it’s essential to remember that new doesn’t always mean perfect. To ensure that your new construction investment is sound and up to code, it’s crucial to have a professional inspection done by Valley Building Inspections. So, let’s explore why commercial inspections are essential and what they entail.

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4 Must-Haves on Home Inspection Reports

April 25, 2023 | Home Inspection

So, you’re buying a house for the first time, but you’re not too familiar with the home inspection process? Well, you’ve come to the right place! As the number one home inspector in Phoenix, AZ, Valley Building Inspections understands the importance of providing a thorough and detailed report that reflects the true condition of the property. However, not all inspectors mimic our standards. So, we’re giving you all the details on what we consider good home inspection reports today.

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3 Common Installation Issues in Commercial Buildings

March 25, 2023 | Commercial Building Inspections

Installing a new system in a commercial building can be a daunting task. It requires careful planning and numerous inspections and checks throughout the entire process to ensure that everything is working correctly. Unfortunately, there are some common installation issues in commercial buildings that contractors have to look out for when working on sites. Here are just a few Valley Building Inspections runs into on occasion.

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3 Factors Affecting Your Home’s Air Quality

February 24, 2023 | Air Quality Inspection

Air quality is a major concern for homeowners in Arizona. Poor air quality can lead to health issues like allergies, asthma, and respiratory illnesses, so it’s important to know what factors are affecting the air inside your home. Let’s take a look at three common contributors affecting your home’s air quality. And, remember: You can always get an air quality test from Valley Building Inspections.

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Home Security 101: The Best Types of Home Security

January 25, 2023 | Home Inspection

The safety of your home should be a top priority. With the right security measures in place, you can rest assured that your family and possessions are safe from harm. In fact,  Valley Building Inspections looks for security systems during a home inspection. But, what are the best types of home security? We’ve got the answer!

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A Homeowner’s Guide to Finding Quality Contractors

December 30, 2022 | Home Inspection

Building a new home is an exciting and rewarding experience. You get to pick out your favorite features, make all the big decisions, and watch as it comes together right before your eyes. However, there’s one crucial step that homeowners often overlook when taking on a home build – finding quality contractors who can bring their vision to life. So, as the most trusted home inspector in the area, Valley Building Inspections is here with a few tips and tricks for how to find the perfect contractor for your new home build.

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Why the Foundations of Luxury Homes Fail

November 27, 2022 | Home Inspection

There’s something about luxury homes that seems to make them irresistible. Maybe it’s the promise of a life of glamour and ease, or maybe it’s the allure of living in a palace. Whatever it is, people are always drawn to luxury homes. And, for the most part, these homes deliver on their promises. But even the best-built homes can experience problems – and when they do, it’s usually with the foundation. Thankfully, you’ve got a professional team on your side at Valley Building Inspections, and we’ll never shy away from telling you why or how foundations can fail, even with luxury homes.

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3 Things to Know When Buying a Gas Station

October 15, 2022 | Commercial Building Inspections

When it comes to high-traffic areas, a gas station or convenience store is at the top of the list. Not only do these businesses see a lot of foot traffic, but they’re also often targeted by unfriendly activity. That’s why business owners need to take measures to protect their property and employees. So, here are three things Valley Building Inspections wants you to know before you get an inspection and purchase that building.

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Commercial Building Inspections: What to Expect

August 24, 2022 | Arizona

Commercial building inspections are an important step in the process of buying or leasing a property. By hiring a professional inspector from Valley Building Inspections, you can get an accurate and unbiased view of the condition of the building. We’ll even identify any potential problems that may need to be addressed. But there’s more that you can expect with our inspections.

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