Foundations, grading & drainage, basements, walkways, and floor, wall and ceiling structures.
About Our Home Inspections in Northbrook, IL
Whether you are buying, selling, or maintaining your home, Home Inspection Geeks provides professional and quality service in Northbrook, IL and surrounding areas. Our licensed home inspectors will walk through your home with you and teach you as much as you want to learn. We strictly follow the Standards of Practice for home inspectors established by InterNACHI, the leading home inspection association.
After we walk through the home together, we will personally explain the general condition of the home and systems with you and your agent. We will talk through any major issues that need to be addressed sooner rather than later. We will also mention the items that you will want to keep an eye on for deferred maintenance. All of this will be detailed in our easy-to-read report, which will be delivered in HTML and/or PDF format. From that report, you’ll be able to see the items we discussed, with images for reference.
Typically, Northbrook homes are 60 years old. For any project that requires plans be submitted, an Illinois licensed design professional must sign and seal all documents as is required by the State of Illinois. The only exceptions include decks, or patios and driveways where the drawings are done utilizing industry standard drawing conventions. Every transitional service facility shall be located in a single family dwelling of the type permitted in the district where the facility is located. The type of construction shall be in compliance with the Village building code. No alteration of any such single family dwelling that would prevent its future use as a single family dwelling shall be permitted.
Northbrook is a northern suburb of Chicago, in Cook County, Illinois. It’s city is on the border with Lake County, IL. The city was incorporated in 1901 after Frederick Schermer donated land to build the first train station in the area. The crime rate is relatively average to most cities. It’s about 20 miles outside of Chicago, and is rated one of the best places to live in Illinois. Visit Northbrook’s Site.
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