Vendor Spotlight: Bill Gunther with BJK Home Inspections

Vendor Spotlight: Bill Gunther with BJK Home Inspections

Each week, we spotlight one of our favorite vendors. While you can always see our complete list of names, categories, and contact information here (constantly updated!), these blogs will give you a deeper understanding of who these people and businesses really are. This week, get to know more about Bill Gunther with BJK Home Inspections. Why should buyers opt for a home inspection? Buying a home is the single most expensive purchase most of us will ever make. For a reasonable fee, our professional inspectors can provide you with detailed information on actual condition of the home and the systems of the home. The true condition of a property may not be apparent to the untrained eye. A properly performed home inspection will make you aware of some smaller and possibly some large or potentially costly problems prior to your closing on a property which leaves you is a position to renegotiate the terms of the sale, ask the sellers to make repairs, or just walk away from the deal. What should we look for in selecting a home inspector? Simply being licensed as a home inspector is a start but not all that should be considered. Being a certified member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) the oldest and most respected name in home inspectors, and / or InterNACHI or other professional organization ensures that the inspector is brought to higher standards of continuing education and training. You should also request to see copies of sample reports to ensure that they are detailed and not simply a check box. What sets you apart from other inspectors? Our primary goals are to provide you with the most comprehensive report to enable you to make an informed purchase and to suggest ways for you to protect your investment. Above and beyond your typical home inspection, we are insured ASHI & InterNACHI Certified professionals using the latest high-tech and sophisticated metering devices and digital gauges, to give you the most accurate and precise inspection of your home’s vital components and operating systems. We also provide you with the most comprehensive multi-page narrative report including pictures of defects, areas of concern or problems detected so you have all the detailed and vital information about your new home. Is there anything particularly common in our area that you see often that can be prevented? Proper drainage of the property including the water from the downspouts is of paramount importance. Improper drainage can lead to structural damage to the foundation and thus the rest of the house. Water that enters a crawl space needs to be able to be drained out quickly and efficiently to prevent the water from turning into moisture, which can lead...

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