Dallas Seasonal Maintenance Inspections

The Importance of Seasonal Home Maintenance: Protecting Your Investment and Ensuring Long-Term Comfort

 

Owning a home is a dream for many, and for those who have achieved it, the responsibility of maintaining it should never be underestimated. Seasonal home maintenance is a crucial aspect of preserving the value of your property, ensuring the safety of your family, and preventing costly repairs down the road. In this blog post, we will explore why performing regular maintenance on your home in the Dallas Ft. Worth metroplex, is essential and how it can contribute to your families’ peace of mind and overall wellbeing.

A home is one of the most significant investments a person can make. Like any investment, its value can fluctuate with the market and the condition it is in. Neglecting seasonal maintenance can lead to deterioration and a decline in the value of your home over time. Routine repair ensures that your property remains in best condition, increasing its resale value and potential for appreciation.

The phrase “prevention is better than cure” is often attributed to the Dutch philosopher Desiderius Erasmus in/around 1500, and this saying holds true when it comes to homeownership. Performing regular seasonal maintenance allows you to identify and address minor issues before they become major, expensive repairs. For instance, a small leak in the roof could lead to extensive water damage if it not repaired, resulting in costly repairs and potential mold growth. Regular seasonal maintenance inspections can help catch these issues early, saving you a significant amount of money in the long run.

Your home should be a safe place for you and your family. Seasonal maintenance plays a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of your living space. Regularly checking electrical systems, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, and fire extinguishers can significantly reduce the risk of accidents and keep your loved ones protected. Moreover, maintaining the structural integrity of your home helps prevent accidents caused by wear and tear, such as loose handrails or cracked stairs.

The Dallas and Ft Worth areas of  Texas experience a wide range of weather conditions throughout the year, from hot summers to chilly winters. Proper seasonal maintenance can help enhance the energy efficiency of your home, saving you money on utility bills. For example, sealing around windows and doors, ensuring proper insulation, and maintaining your HVAC system can lead to substantial energy savings and a reduced carbon footprint.

A well-maintained home not only increases its value but also enhances its curb appeal. Regularly attending to the exterior of your property, such as painting, landscaping, and cleaning, can make a significant difference in its overall appearance. Curb appeal not only leaves a lasting impression on guests and potential buyers but also fosters a sense of pride and satisfaction in homeownership.

Beyond structural and aesthetic benefits, seasonal home maintenance also contributes to a healthier living environment. Regularly changing air filters, cleaning ducts, and maintaining ventilation systems ensure the air quality in your home remains optimal. This is especially important for those with allergies or respiratory conditions, as poor indoor air quality can exacerbate their symptoms.

In Dallas, Texas, and many other places, certain home maintenance tasks are required by local homeowner’s association rules. For example, clearing gutters to prevent water damage and keeping the yard well-maintained may be mandatory. Staying on top of these tasks not only keeps you in good standing with your local HOA but also contributes to a sense of community and a more aesthetically pleasing neighborhood.

Seasonal home maintenance is not just a chore; it is an essential responsibility that comes with homeownership. By investing time and effort into regular upkeep, you can protect your investment, prevent costly repairs, ensure safety and security, and create a healthy living environment for you and your family. Moreover, keeping up with maintenance tasks allows you to enjoy a more comfortable and energy-efficient home while complying with local HOA rules.

Do you need some help on what to do next?

Remember, a little effort and attention to detail now can save you from a world of trouble and expenses in the future. Home maintenance may seem like a daunting task. If you are not sure where to begin with your home maintenance, then let us help. The inspector will consult with you about repairs that are needed. By taking these steps, you can enjoy the benefits of a well-maintained home, both in the short term and for years to come.

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Hana Ruestig
Hana Ruestig
13:24 06 Apr 24
The service with Blackland Home Inspections impressed me from the first phone call. Julie's was so informative, explained everything with great detail and answered all of my questions with ease. Caleb did the inspection amd again I was impressed. He was very knowledgeable, and professional. He explained thi g so that we could really truly understand what we were looking at, and he to was able to answer our questions with ease. I would not only recommend this company, I would use them again in a hear beat. Thank you for making this experience pleasurable.
Kim Jackson
Kim Jackson
01:21 31 Mar 24
Jordyn McKenna
Jordyn McKenna
16:16 29 Mar 24
Julie and her team are amazing. I called and had an appointment in minutes. Julie's knowledge on what she thought we needed done on an older lake home was very appreciated, and her response time to emails is outstanding. The inspector Tom Camlin was very detailed and walked through everything with my husband. Called when he was almost finished to make sure we were coming, would recommend to anyone I know!
Vampeze 29
Vampeze 29
15:18 26 Mar 24
Thorough and very detailed. They did a great job and I would highly recommend them to my friends and family if they decide to buy a house and need a home inspection done.
Bryan Waldrop
Bryan Waldrop
16:50 24 Mar 24
Horace Bradshaw
Horace Bradshaw
18:44 20 Mar 24
Melissa DeLoach
Melissa DeLoach
23:45 15 Mar 24
Caleb executed a great inspection!
Luke Bundick
Luke Bundick
20:29 15 Mar 24
Brigitte Peoples
Brigitte Peoples
12:55 13 Mar 24
A wonderful inspection company who is very thorough and great at what they do. Knowledgeable, detailed, and incredible at explaining things, especially with first time home buyers. I would definitely use them again and recommend them to others.
Dana Galbraith
Dana Galbraith
13:59 11 Mar 24
He was thorough and explained his findings well.
Gwen Bouwkamp
Gwen Bouwkamp
21:11 09 Mar 24
Mike Shows
Mike Shows
01:17 08 Mar 24
Sipriano Lujan
Sipriano Lujan
00:48 01 Mar 24
Danielle Dillard
Danielle Dillard
19:51 28 Feb 24
Very thorough, fast, and great customer service.
Bill Miller
Bill Miller
20:15 21 Feb 24
Fast, thorough and comprehensive.
Cristian Aguinaga
Cristian Aguinaga
19:38 20 Feb 24
Great service, Great owners. Very pleased with my experience.
Renay Smith
Renay Smith
04:08 20 Feb 24
Caleb seemed very thorough in giving me the report since I was not able to be there during it. The sellers are putting a new roof on the house and got a plumber out to fix the master shower and it is draining properly now. We I’ll be adding extra gutters as Caleb suggested as well as extending where they stop right by the foundation. So it looks as though it is going to go through. Thank you all for all the help. It was greatly appreciated. I really didn’t understand the concierge services you mentioned unless it was to recommend contractors and I think we have that handled. Thanks so much.Renay Smith
Lovin' Life
Lovin' Life
02:51 15 Feb 24
Tom was very thorough and acurate in his inspection. You don't have to worry that he will miss something, he is right on top of everything, I highly recommend this company, I am very satisfied.
Aaron Warner
Aaron Warner
13:36 11 Feb 24
Great company to use for your home inspections. I have used twice now and I am very satisfied.
Tamesha Keeton
Tamesha Keeton
19:49 09 Feb 24
Calab of Blackland Home Inspections was VERY professional and thorough. He took his time explaining everything he was going to do. After he finished the inspection, he meticulously walked us through the report highlighting the very important items which needed immediate attention. We will definitely use them again.
Jacob Newton
Jacob Newton
15:40 08 Feb 24
Great service, they were able to do our inspection very quickly and were able to answer any questions I had
Sandra Hernandez
Sandra Hernandez
14:26 06 Feb 24
Shukriyyah Murchison
Shukriyyah Murchison
18:30 03 Feb 24
Julie was amazing great customer service. Caleb the home inspector explained everything to us and made sure we understood everything
Samantha Silcott
Samantha Silcott
20:17 02 Feb 24
Blackland Home Inspections is amazing! As a Realtor, it's important to me to refer great services to my clients, and Blackland has been nothing short of perfect. I have also used Blackland for my personal inspections. Very friendly staff and excellent services.
Bethany Kibor
Bethany Kibor
03:03 31 Jan 24
Blackland Home Inspections was great to work with. They were able to get us on the schedule quickly and our inspection report to us right away. We will be using them again for future inspections. Very friendly, too!!Updated: We have used Blackland several times throughout our building process and they continue to be great to work with! Very responsive and patient!
Steve Knoll
Steve Knoll
19:04 30 Jan 24
Fantastic service that helped me a substantial amount on my repairs. Blackland Home Inspections is a great company that I would highly recommend.
Sarai Esparza
Sarai Esparza
14:14 29 Jan 24
I was very pleased with the home inspection I received from Blackland Home Inspection this last week. The inspector was very friendly and helpful with reviewing the inspection with him. I highly recommend them. Thank you for making this home buying process a priority as everything is time sensitive.
Scott Shambaugh
Scott Shambaugh
23:48 28 Jan 24
Caleb did a great job! He was very thorough and answered all our questions. Our agent has been in the business over 20 years and she was even impressed with his work and the final report that was produced.
Delaney Case
Delaney Case
21:55 26 Jan 24
Blackland home inspection was perfect. Great customer service with plenty of appointment availability. Caleb was very knowledgeable and punctual. Will recommend Blackland to everyone I know.
Terry Garner
Terry Garner
01:29 24 Jan 24
Devon O'Guinn MD, MS
Devon O'Guinn MD, MS
15:39 21 Jan 24
Quickly answered and available for thorough inspection. Went with the top package, definitely no regrets with choosing this company!
Andrea Nobody
Andrea Nobody
01:02 21 Jan 24
Fast, professional, and thorough!
Vikesh Desai
Vikesh Desai
20:40 20 Jan 24
keri sullivan
keri sullivan
14:03 19 Jan 24
Tom was there to do my inspection. He was very thorough and professional. He took the time to explain every item he found. I would recommend them in the future and thank them for yesterday.
Mindy Ehler
Mindy Ehler
23:58 18 Jan 24
Very thorough! I appreciated the honesty and integrity of my inspector! I felt like I mattered and was not just another appointment or inspection. The customer service from beginning making the appointment to going over the findings was top notch! Highly recommend!! I had lots of questions and concerns and everything was answered in plain English and to my understanding. Thank you!!
Natalie Lucas Dowd
Natalie Lucas Dowd
13:25 18 Jan 24
Very thorough, Explained everything in detail. Took time to offer suggestions. Highly recommend!
Paul Colombo
Paul Colombo
02:48 13 Jan 24
Our inspector Tom was fantastic. Thorough and detailed. Thanks so much.
Troy Minch
Troy Minch
18:37 11 Jan 24
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00:43 07 Jan 24
Highly Recommend. Very Knowledgeable. The inspection gives you peace of mind, about your purchase.
Tim Carlson
Tim Carlson
20:53 06 Jan 24
Ron henson
Ron henson
20:38 05 Jan 24
Great company, on time and very thorough. Explained everything to me that they found as well as sending over the full report in two different ways to view it. Will definitely use again if I am looking for another house
Emily Cruz
Emily Cruz
15:10 28 Dec 23
As a repeat (three-peat) customer, I'd say we highly trust and rely on the expertise of Blackland Home Inspections! Scheduling was a breeze (even over a holiday weekend!), and the inspector, Tom, was very thorough and patient in explaining and showing us his findings and deficiencies. He took the time to educate us on his process and procedures and he was honest regarding his recommendations on additional inspection services. I recommend the Blackland Home Inspections team 100%!
Mike Wall
Mike Wall
00:18 28 Dec 23
Stephanie Campbell
Stephanie Campbell
16:41 22 Dec 23
Very knowledgeable, thorough and very professional.
Nat NB
Nat NB
01:26 17 Dec 23
Home Inspection was completed with kindness, patience and expertise. Excellent attention to detail and great customer service throughout the entire process.
Kelly Liptrap
Kelly Liptrap
22:52 16 Dec 23
Proffessional, quick all my concerns were addressed and proff provided. We are back at the table on this home purchase.
Pat Napoli
Pat Napoli
18:50 15 Dec 23
Alyssa Kuether
Alyssa Kuether
20:01 14 Dec 23
Caleb was fantastic. Very very knowledgeable and welcomed any questions we had. Very happy!
Eric Aranda
Eric Aranda
16:48 08 Dec 23
Aaron Pryor
Aaron Pryor
22:37 07 Dec 23
Very thorough, Friendly, professional, and easy to work with. Second time using their service.
David Lott
David Lott
15:03 30 Nov 23
I had a great experience with Blackland Home Inspections...quick response, did what they said they would do, and I had the report the same day. Very impressed! I highly recommend.
Jp Kyle
Jp Kyle
19:50 25 Nov 23
Excellent inspector explained all findings and answered all my questions. Thank you!
Michael Cohn
Michael Cohn
17:21 22 Nov 23
My experience was great from start to finish. The lady that took my call was very friendly and customer service focused. Our inspector Caleb, was right on time. He spent a lot of time at my home and did a very thorough inspection. I wasn’t there so he set up a time to call me and go over everything that he found and was very professional. Great experience all around I would definitely refer this company to anyone I know.
Stacey Hoppop
Stacey Hoppop
23:42 19 Nov 23
This was my second home inspection with Blackland, and I will definitely be referring them to others and using them again if needed. They answered my questions in a very timely manner, and the inspection was extremely thorough, as was my first one ever through Blackland! Caleb explained everything to me in both great detail and in terms I could understand. If I ever need another home inspection, Blackland will forever be my go-to company!!! Thank you!!!
Richard Robson
Richard Robson
19:13 16 Nov 23
We had the seasonal checkup.Tom was very professional, impressively so, thorough, competent, and helpful.
Mark & Ashley Lester
Mark & Ashley Lester
01:19 16 Nov 23
We recently had the opportunity to work with Tom and were extremely pleased at how efficient, thorough, and professional he was! We would definitely recommend Tom and Blackland Home Inspections to our friends and family members looking for an inspector!
Cris Evertson
Cris Evertson
15:08 15 Nov 23
Very thorough and explained everything to me on my new house!
Daniel Mondragon
Daniel Mondragon
20:03 11 Nov 23
Cassye Harrelson
Cassye Harrelson
17:07 31 Oct 23
Aaron Baldwin
Aaron Baldwin
00:20 28 Oct 23
They were great, called and explained absolutely everything! Would highly recommend for anyone needing home inspection!
Uvaldo Salinas
Uvaldo Salinas
03:22 26 Oct 23
Great service
Anourack bui
Anourack bui
21:59 25 Oct 23
This is a great company to get your house inspected by. They were fast and very through on the inspection and provided great explanation on all deficiencies found during the inspection. I highly recommend them to anyone that is searching for a home inspection.
Tina Rodriguez
Tina Rodriguez
14:09 22 Oct 23
Very quick on availability of the inspection appointment . Very thorough. Inspector Kole was very nice and professional, he was readily accessible by phone for review.
Mark Rowell
Mark Rowell
13:05 21 Oct 23
What a great experience we had with Blackland! Tom was very professional, informative, and answered all our questions. The thoroughness of the inspection helped us make our decision. Blackland is top of the list for our next inspection!
fifa boi
fifa boi
21:15 15 Oct 23
Very professional, very detailed report and cost effective
Holly Lemons
Holly Lemons
15:47 14 Oct 23
What a fabulous experience! Julie and Clayton (owners) went out of their way to answer questions and explain offered services. They are exceptionally available for all matters large and small.The inspector, Tom Camlin, was highly recommended and I now understand exactly why. He was so thorough. After the inspection was completed, he went through it with me, item by item. He was willing to explain his findings and answer all of the great volume of questions I presented.Mostly, the inspection was for peace of mind on new construction. We are grateful for Tom's careful eye so we can finish up the construction process with all the details appropriately addressed. Last, so glad to have a baseline on our foundation measurements should we have problems in the future.I could not more highly recommend Backland Home Inspections, its owners Julie and Clayton, and our inspector Tom.
VAN NGUYEN
VAN NGUYEN
14:41 14 Oct 23
Responsive & fast service
Magen Sparkman
Magen Sparkman
21:31 12 Oct 23
Backland Home Inspections delivers great service every time and are wonderful people to work with! Highly recommend!
Katrina Keener
Katrina Keener
20:54 12 Oct 23
Very helpful with details!
Jan Wendt
Jan Wendt
18:02 11 Oct 23
Daniel Campbell
Daniel Campbell
16:49 05 Oct 23
Jacob Waldrop
Jacob Waldrop
01:20 22 Sep 23
Very very detailed
Ron Keable
Ron Keable
13:08 19 Sep 23
Lloyd Locksley
Lloyd Locksley
18:52 16 Sep 23
Tom was fabulous , Great ,Very professional and knowledgeable Great work on the inspection thank you so much .
Barbara Perkey
Barbara Perkey
00:36 15 Sep 23
We were very pleased with the entire process. Caleb was polite, professional, answered our questions & did an excellent job with our home inspection. We certainly will be happy to refer others to Blackland for their home inspection needs. Thank you.Mark & Barb Perkey
Shoeb Bhinderwala
Shoeb Bhinderwala
21:24 12 Sep 23
Highly satisfied with both their work and work ethics. They accommodated a schedule change last minute. Thomas the inspector was very diligent. He covered every aspect of the house thoroughly. All issues found were documented clearly with pictures and the final report prepared the same day. They use great technology for communication and reporting. The report was available online and as a pdf download too.
Linda Johnson
Linda Johnson
18:59 06 Sep 23
Maribelle Taylor
Maribelle Taylor
23:53 04 Sep 23
very informative! very detail
Kathryn Peltier
Kathryn Peltier
13:34 02 Sep 23
Michael R
Michael R
11:37 27 Aug 23
Kimberly Reitan
Kimberly Reitan
20:56 20 Aug 23
Caleb came out right away and spent five hours going through the property. Super thorough and very knowledgeable and communicative:) Excellent service!!
Kelsey Stoehr
Kelsey Stoehr
16:09 17 Aug 23
Samantha Maxwell
Samantha Maxwell
16:14 13 Aug 23
Julie was amazing and so great about explaining the whole process and made everything so easy! She got me scheduled right away and they came out the next day! Our inspector Thomas was very thorough when explaining all of his findings and made it easy to understand! Buying a new home is a scary process and they made this part of it a breeze!! I would highly recommend this company!
Mike McAbee
Mike McAbee
17:37 09 Aug 23
Was able to complete the inspection one day after contacting, which took some pressure off our timeline. Caleb was professional, thorough and friendly.
Heba S
Heba S
13:37 09 Aug 23
Yogesh Kulkarni
Yogesh Kulkarni
14:30 08 Aug 23
Professional, responsive and detailed- what you want from an inspection company
Shanna Allen
Shanna Allen
18:05 05 Aug 23
Ruthie Guajardo
Ruthie Guajardo
13:15 21 Jul 23
Clay and his bunch are a fantastic group of folks! I did my research. I found them to be the most comprehensive in what they offered. They offered all-a-cart services in case you are working within a budget. They were so very professional. I definitely highly recommend them! You won't be disappointed.
Neal Lucas
Neal Lucas
21:14 26 Jun 23
The owner provided great information over the phone about the inspection process and services they offer, and was able to get me on their schedule right away.Caleb conducted our inspection and did a great job. He was very thorough and detailed, and took the time to answer my questions during the inspection, and to go over the report with us at the end of the inspection.They use technology to increase the scope and accuracy of their inspection such as thermal imaging camera and an altimeter to measure any movement in the foundation. And, the report was in my email inbox before we left the property!Being able to add services such as the foundation measurement, septic inspection and testing, pool equipment testing and a termite inspection helps give me peace of mind and consolidates how many professionals I need to schedule to get a solid review of the home I am buying.
Jessi Rose
Jessi Rose
14:11 11 Jun 23
We used Caleb Moore for two separate inspections this year. The initial for a house we thought we wanted, and the inspection went very smoothly. He ended up finding a lot more wrong with the house than we thought and saved us from a bad deal. He just completed our new build final inspection. Everything is so detailed and meticulous. He found things we weren’t aware of and gave us such peace of mind. With a new build, there can be some red flags that we wouldn’t know to see and he found anything and everything and confirmed nothing was alarming. He found items such as random screws that need to be sealed on the roof and screws missing on the new fence. I really suggest using this company for your inspection needs just by how thorough. I decided to stop by while the inspection was happening just to see if anything else popped up that he may not have caught and he found everything I noticed. The report is explained in full and any questions any answered no matter how small. I did not feel like a nuisance while being there, but made sure to stay out of his way.
Chris Jones
Chris Jones
15:09 25 May 23
There are so many wonderful things to say about this company! I first would like to thank Ms. Julie for her detailed and wonderful customer service. Secondly, I would like to thank Mr. Tom our inspector for his detailed and quality inspection for my Wife and I. Lastly, I want to thank the Owner for taking the time and go over the inspection review with my Wife and I. My Wife and I would highly recommend this company to anyone and looking forward to doing more business with them! 5 star ⭐️ service!!!!
Mark Hudson
Mark Hudson
20:19 16 May 23
My insurance agency has used Clay and Julie on several occasions to help customers seeking help with home claims follow up. They are easy to work with and have been flexible with their scheduling. I highly recommend their service.
Buddy R
Buddy R
14:33 07 Apr 23
I appreciate Clayton for his knowledge and expertise. He's friendly, arrives on time, and delivers an easy-to-understand report. I've used him several times and will continue to do so. All the folks at Blackland are great to work with. It's refreshing to do business with a company that is very good at what they do and who knows how to take care of a customer.
Deanna Alexander
Deanna Alexander
01:08 30 Mar 23
Fantastic company for inspections! Extremely happy we chose Blackland for our new home purchase. Owners are friendly, kind, fast and patient. The inspectors, Tom and Caleb, performed an excellent review of the home. Our report results were very thorough and had great pictures to reference.We showed up for the last hour and felt welcomed and prioritized. I was worried we would be in their way but they never made us feel like an annoyance or burden. Tom was very thoughtful and thorough. Answered all our questions and gave easy to understand explanations to ensure we knew what was found. He also helped us understand general home maintenance tips to either remedy or avoid certain things.I'll definitely use this company in the future, as well as, recommend to family and friends! 🙂
KLA Connect
KLA Connect
16:45 22 Mar 23
All great in my book!!! Easy to set up, great response time, clear communication. We had a very pleasant experience with Caleb, the inspector. He was very professional, thorough and knowledgeable. He took the time to explain his findings and the "whys" behind them. I strongly recommend Blackland Home Inspections to anyone needing a home inspection.
Taylor Cromeens
Taylor Cromeens
14:03 22 Dec 22
Blackland home inspections is an amazing company, and they care about providing a top notch inspection experience. They treat the inspection as if it were for a family member and are very thorough! Tom in particular was our inspector and he found some pretty important things that needed to be addressed in the home we are considering buying. He was patient with all my questions and he provided an extremely detailed report on his findings that I believe truly helped us when we went back to the sellers. I am grateful our realtor connected us to Tom and Blackland home inspections, we definitely would trust them time and time again!
Kacee McCabe
Kacee McCabe
20:04 22 Nov 22
Clay is the absolute best hands down!!! Very professional and knowledgeable!!! He made sure I knew every little detail and understood before he left. I felt confident enough to negotiate with seller over certain things. Highly recommend
Ryan Kutz
Ryan Kutz
16:42 08 Nov 22
Let me start by saying how grateful I am I hired Blackland for our home inspection. The knowledge and professionalism they bring to you is second to none. It is because of them and only them we dodged a huge bullet on a previous home inspection. For that reason we hired them again for another home inspection. Their honesty and pride in their craft can not go unnoticed. I recommend Blackland to absolutely anyone and everyone.
K -Smoove
K -Smoove
11:44 23 Oct 22
My inspector Caleb was very knowledgeable and patient with me I asked questions regarding the condition of my home. He made sure to include any and all concerns that I had to the inspection report. Julie was also very pleasant to work with. She took a call from me after hours concerning a scheduling concern that I had. I would definitely recommend this company to any and all who are buying a new or pre-owned home. Peace of mind is priceless. Thank you Blackland!
Cissy Brown
Cissy Brown
18:37 23 Sep 22
Blackland went above and beyond to provide us with amazing service. They rescheduled to accommodate our needs, Caleb called and walked us through his findings after spending a day doing inspections, and Caleb was beyond knowledgeable! He took his time while talking with us and was helpful every step of the way. We could not be more satisfied with our experience and the customer service we received from Blackland Home Inspections. Thank you all so much, you are wonderful at what you do!
Marion Whittington
Marion Whittington
18:59 27 Aug 22
Tom was the Inspector assigned to check out the townhome I'm interested in purchasing. When he had completed his inspection, he called me so I could meet with him to discuss his findings. Tom really impressed me with his knowledge, professional manner and his presentation and advice. I felt more confident about this purchase after meeting with him. The experience with the Blackland Home Inspection team has been a pleasurable worry free and problem free experience. I would highly recommend them to anyone needing to get a home inspection!
John Coomer
John Coomer
22:18 24 Aug 22
Every interaction with the office and the inspector himself was positive. As this was our first home buying rodeo, we needed extra guidance and flexibility. They worked with us when setting the appointment, let us know what was needed and what to expect, and helped us to understand the inspection report. Additionally, and most importantly, the report itself was thorough and illuminated several problems for us. As such, it had a huge impact on the home buying negotiations and preparing us for what would need to be done if we end up buying.All in all, 5 stars, would recommend.
Lyle Robertson
Lyle Robertson
18:42 11 Aug 22
I had never attended a home inspection before. Caleb was super nice and knowledgeable. He also took time to explain things. Julie in the office was very nice and kept me posted throughout the process.
Nathan Weber
Nathan Weber
14:43 03 Aug 22
The folks at Blackland have inspected 4 houses for me over the process of moving twice and purchasing a new home. Their customer service, patience and understanding of schedule changes, thorough communication, and expertise is by far a huge blessing in the home buying process. I would highly recommend them to help with your home buying process. Thank you team for your help once again.
Christopher Venters
Christopher Venters
23:39 21 Jul 22
I was impressed with their service overall. The entire team from the front office to the guys on the ground who completed the inspection where courteous, professional and knowledgeable. They spent four hours going over every part of the home and I felt like they caught everything. The report I was presented was state of the art with pictures and interactive notes. I would highly recommend them to anyone who needs a home inspection.
Rod Johnson
Rod Johnson
14:42 13 Jul 22
My wife and I couldn't be more pleased with Blackland. They provided the inspection for a house we had under contract. Timing was important to us and they were able to inspect the home the next day. From start to finish, the entire team was professional, friendly, and thorough. Crystal was extremely helpful in getting us scheduled. Caleb and Clay not only did a great job at the house, but provided an immediate report of their observations, and even gave a lot of information that was beyond the scope of the report. Julie was helpful and responsive when we had follow-up questions. We enthusiastically recommend Blackland.
Angela Ward
Angela Ward
18:32 06 Jul 22
This is the second time my husband and I have used Blackland. Clayton is professional and just a great guy!! He runs an outstanding business!!Caleb was our Inspector this time. He was extremely knowledgeable and personable to work with! I would HIGHLY reccomend calling Blackland if you are in need of an inspection for your new home!!
Amie Jones
Amie Jones
19:30 15 Jun 22
Highly recommend. Clay and Julie were prompt to respond- even on evenings and weekends- to ensure we could get a last minute pre-pour inspection.Clay took time to answer my questions, was reassuring throughout the process. I appreciate their attention to detail and follow-thru!
Sea Gypsy
Sea Gypsy
14:08 31 May 22
Our inspector Thomas came out on Memorial Day to ensure we had an inspection before our option period had expired. He was informative, thorough and professional. Definitely recommend.
Jessica Green
Jessica Green
17:18 19 May 22
Blankland Home Inspections are AMAZING!!! My husband and I are purchasing a home and needed an inspection conducted within 3 days. They were booked out, but managed to find a way to help. Both Clay and Caleb did an amazing job especially in this heat and took their time going over the findings with us. Would recommend them to anyone that needs an inspection.
Jennifer Dolehite
Jennifer Dolehite
18:15 18 May 22
Blackland is courteous, thorough and timely.It was worth having the inspection done for peace of mind. We had a few areas identified by Caleb that wouldn't be acceptable for a new build. Now we can get the repairs made and love our builder before we close. Thanks for looking out for me.
Christina Swanson
Christina Swanson
16:55 13 May 22
Caleb was very thorough with my new home inspection. He is knowledgeable, patient with all my questions and very professional. I will definitely use Blackland Home Inspections for my 1 year inspection.
Arna Yarbrough
Arna Yarbrough
16:35 08 Apr 22
We requested an inspection before our 1 year home purchase warranty ran out. They responded quickly, made the appointment and were great about communicating throughout the process. The inspector was thorough, professional and took his time to review his findings with us so we would understand his findings/recommendations. I would recommend and use Blackland Home Inspections to anyone!!
Jeremy Young
Jeremy Young
14:00 19 Mar 22
Clay was very detailed in our home inspection. He gave his suggestions and recommendations for continued maintenance on the property being inspected. Honest, professional, last minute response and could not have asked for anything better. Hire this team and please read their reviews. Most are 5 stars but you will have a few one stars. Those reviews were answered with explanations.
Emily Roper
Emily Roper
15:03 08 Mar 22
The staff was so friendly and kind! We have a young daughter we had to bring to the inspection and they were so positive and friendly with her. They identified important issues and took the time to explain what each item meant. Highly recommend!
Meggan Watson
Meggan Watson
20:03 04 Mar 22
Blackland is the best! I have used them twice now and they have gone above and beyond both times. Julie is so sweet and always holds my hand through the process. The team at Blackland are very knowledgeable and professional. We will definitely use them in the future and so should you!
Brittany Carrillo
Brittany Carrillo
14:26 24 Feb 22
Blackland Home Inspection were extremely thorough and detailed in their inspection. Even our construction manager for our new build was impressed and commented how he really liked the inspector and his dedication to stay late to ensure that every aspect of the home was inspected properly and in detail. Both the management office and the inspector were extremely nice and knowledgable! We are extremely happy with our decision to use Blackland. Thank y'all!
Lauren Guy
Lauren Guy
14:30 16 Jan 22
I had a great experience! Very detailed answers and very helpful company! The owners wife answered after hours and did not get off the phone until my questions were answered. Definitely will use them again.
John Standish
John Standish
18:43 16 Oct 21
They were extremely prompt very thorough and presented one of the best inspection reports I have ever seen. When the inspection was complete and we had received our report the inspector called us And went through each negative item. Also the inspector was extremely knowledgeable about all components within the house.I would recommend Blackland home inspections to anyone I know.
Shelby Stanley
Shelby Stanley
01:18 08 Oct 21
They did an outstanding job all the way around! From Crystal who got everything in scheduled and in order, to the educational inspection I had done. Hands down they did awesome! Thanks for making buying my first house a great process!
The Hunts
The Hunts
22:26 30 Sep 21
I had a great experience with this company. They were able to fit me into their schedule last minute when I was really in need of a septic inspection. Tom spent time explaining any issues and didn't rush through the job. I really appreciate the effort he went to to obtain the hard to get photos that were presented in the report.
Geoffrey Houston
Geoffrey Houston
12:05 29 Sep 21
I have used Blackland Home Inspections twice in the past 10 years to inspect my homes. I will continue to use them for all my inspection needs as I appreciate their ability to be thorough and efficient. Their reporting is concise while being detailed. Highly recommend if you want peace of mind on your investment.
Kim Moseley
Kim Moseley
02:43 09 Sep 21
So, I called at 9pm on Friday night on Labor Day Weekend with only 3 days to get my inspection done.... Clayton was there at 8am the next morning! He is thorough, knowledgeable, and patient. He explained everything he noted in a concise no frills way that was easy to understand and also made it plain the items that i should address immediately and others that I just need to keep a close eye on. I am a first time buyer and this process is a bit overwhelming. I feel completely at ease with the condition of the home I chose based on his findings. I will certainly refer Blackland Home Inspections to anyone who asks. They were wonderful to do business with!
Kyle Harrington
Kyle Harrington
19:37 07 Sep 21
Scheduled a home inspection with Blackland and dealt initially with Julie and then Crystal. Both were extremely responsive and flexible. The seller had a hectic schedule he was trying to manage and needed to reschedule the inspection several times. Julie and Crystal took the initiative to change things around to accommodate the schedule every time. In addition, I did not have to do anything to facilitate, they just took care of it. This was critical as we were nearing the end of our option period and I was out of state. Once onsite, Clay (inspector) was very thorough, patient, and took the time to explain everything in detail. And this was around 6:00 PM on a Friday prior to a holiday weekend after they had already been at the property for 4 hours. Written report was very professional and available immediately after the inspection, again saving time prior to our option period ending. Very impressed and I will definitely use their service again.
Paula Cole
Paula Cole
12:59 04 Sep 21
I was referred to this company by my listing agent. I contacted the company and talked with Julie who was very professional and polite. Julie explained the process and answered all my questions. After the service was complete I received a copy of the report promptly and also a thank you from the company. I have used this company to complete 2 inspections fir me over the last 2 months. I will definitely use this company again.
Ashley Pierce
Ashley Pierce
14:01 01 Sep 21
If I could give more than five stars, I would! Julie and Crystal were phenomenal. Crystal proactively resolved a scheduling issue to accommodate our sellers and was wonderful to communicate with. Clayton did a great job of explaining the inspection report to me in a way that was thorough, easy to understand, and not at all condescending— in my experience a difficult trifecta to come by. 10/10 would recommend!
Bill Gerhardt
Bill Gerhardt
01:46 14 Aug 21
Clay performed a very comprehensive and thorough inspection on a property for us. He spent quite a bit of time explaining the findings in layman's terms. I found him very professional and personable. I'm glad he was recommended to us. Thanks Clay.
Mallory Lozoya
Mallory Lozoya
22:05 11 Aug 21
Every interaction I've had with anyone from Blackland has been excellent. Crystal talked me through the details of the inspection and contacted the sales agent, builder, and anyone else necessary to make sure we were good to go for the inspection. The inspector, Tom, communicated with me about the time we needed to meet to go over the inspection, and walked me through everything he noted on the report. Everything was timely and easy to understand. I highly recommend Blackland!
Gabriel Allred
Gabriel Allred
14:32 15 Jul 21
Clayton was so easy to work with, and I'm pretty sure there's nothing he doesn't know! He left us with zero questions. My wife and I can move forward with the purchase of our new home with peace of mind and a complete understanding of what it is we're committing to.
Mr P
Mr P
14:40 10 Jul 21
Blackland provided the services I needed all in one package. I received a detailed report with pictures. They were promt and got the job done in my option period. They answered all my questions which gave me value in my decisions. I we would both use & recommend Blckland Inspections. They are 5 star all the way.
stacie cale
stacie cale
14:51 01 Jul 21
Wonderful, very intricate, timely, inspections done for remodeled homes that I was looking to purchase for myself for my retirement home. the first home I had inspected Blackland was able to arrive on very short notice, and found some serious foundation and other issues, and had I purchased this home without their inspection it would have cost me thousands of dollars to fix. My next inspection with backland on a different home showed me signs of normal wear and tear on a 50 year old remodeled home and a few things that i will call specialists in to check and or repair but that the house was selling at a fair price. I am purchasing this house.Thanks to Chads wonderful very through inspection I will feel safe purchasing and living in my new home and I Highly recommend Blackland Home Inspections for anyone needing a thorough home inspection.
A Demarest
A Demarest
18:35 10 Jun 21
home inspection for purchase (Chad) and termite inspection (Clayton). The inspectors were thorough and professional. Chad covered EVERYTHING and made sure I understood his notes. I had no interaction with Clayton, but his report was thorough. Thank you for the peace of mind on this purchase.
Christopher Skinner
Christopher Skinner
14:14 08 Jun 21
Did a home inspection for us that we are under contract to buy. They did an amazing job with the inspection and report out. Very professional and treated us like family. 10/10 would recommend.
Jerry Howard
Jerry Howard
13:51 26 May 21
Blackland Home Inspection was great to work with. Crystal in the office was very helpful and accommodating, when we set up our appointment. The inspection was done by Thomas, who was very knowledgeable and helpful explaining all his findings. He worked long hours to complete our inspection and was willing to work even longer, to make sure we understood the problem areas. Will recommend Blackland to anyone needing an inspection.
Christopher Turner
Christopher Turner
23:31 25 May 21
Great, professional service that went above and beyond. Answered many questions outside the scope of the inspection that would have been difficult to research online. Great company!
Rita Taylor
Rita Taylor
21:44 23 Apr 21
I need to add this:Chad Percival, did an exceptional Inspection to a property condo that I am in process of buying. I would recommend him for his excellent professionalism, experience and his good eye for details. Thank you Blackland Home Inspections for such an excellent first time home buying experience. Keep up the great work.
Laura Thomas
Laura Thomas
00:39 10 Apr 21
Blackland Home Inspections is the best choice for your home inspection needs! We have used them twice now while searching for our starter home. We spoke with Crystal to schedule both times and she is so sweet and helpful! Tom completed our first inspection and he was extremely thorough and walked me through every little thing and didn’t make me feel ignorant when I asked a million questions. Our second inspection (hopefully our last) is scheduled for the 26th of this month because we aren’t schedule to close until the first week of May as the house isn’t finished yet but I know whoever completes our inspection will be just as good as the last time! We will definitely use them again when we purchase our forever home 🖤
Ralph Drees
Ralph Drees
22:15 04 Apr 21
Backland gave us an incredibly thorough inspection, and a report to match that inspection. They kept my wife and I from making a very costly mistake and saved us over 100k in the process. I would recommend them to anyone who is buying or selling a home. My wife and I are both extremely grateful. The seller and seller’s agent, probably not as grateful.
Jen Du
Jen Du
19:31 11 Feb 21
The team at Clayton Houston and Blackland Home Inspections is absolutely amazing from start to finish. We were in the process of purchasing a house. We had a ton of questions and concerns about the home inspection process. Julie went above and beyond to answer all of our questions and address every concern. She was able to work with our busy schedules to get the house inspection done. She was very thorough, helpful and polite. After speaking with her we instantly knew we wanted them to do our inspection. The inspection process was also great. The inspector was very thorough and took time to explain things to us well. He answered all of our questions and listened to us. He addressed every concern and educated us very well throughout the process. I highly recommend this company and will be advising anyone I come across to get them to do their home inspections.
Ann Christian-Dold
Ann Christian-Dold
17:12 11 Feb 21
The Blackland Home Inspections team provided excellent services, in all areas, for a pre-owned house we were planning to buy. From timely responses, to detailed communications, to thorough inspection — they provided all the information we needed to make the best decision on our proposed purchase. We would highly recommend this business.
Sherry Blake
Sherry Blake
14:58 09 Feb 21
Tom was on time, very professional and extremely thorough. He was respectful of our belongings even though our home is a mess as we’re in the middle of packing up our house.He went through the report with us and made sure we understood it. Thank you Tom for the great home inspection!Julie was fantastic to work with as well. She answered all my questions and she really helped us through this process.
Thomas Farral (Horatius Cocles)
Thomas Farral (Horatius Cocles)
17:06 02 Feb 21
Tom was very professional and explained things very simply for my wife and I to understand. He found several small things that we would not have known to look for that will be good for us to look at when we do our final walk through. The price was a great value for what you get. Would definitely recommend them to anybody. Note, they also did a septic inspection!
derrick johnson
derrick johnson
01:04 30 Jan 21
We are in the process of buying our first home and needed to get it inspected. Thomas was great, the report was detailed. Not only did I get a detailed report Thomas was very informative and even help me to understand some of the minor things I would need to do as a home owner to take care of our new home and investment. I would 100% recommend Blackland
Megan Kerr
Megan Kerr
21:16 03 Dec 20
The staff with Blackland Home Inspections made the entire process smooth and easy from the beginning. I called on a Monday to set up house, pest and sprinkler inspection and they were able to schedule an inspection for Wednesday. Very quick and efficient. On the day of the inspection, they called us an hour before they were done so we could go to the property and discuss in person what was found during the inspection. Everyone we spoke with was very professional and informative. I would highly recommend using this company!
Madalyn Miller
Madalyn Miller
22:34 24 Nov 20
We were so happy to work with Blackland for an existing home we were in the process of buying. Everyone we encountered was so friendly, responsive and professional. We were in a time crunch trying to get prepared for our contract and Blackland did everything possible to help us. We were treated kindly by the inspector and he was very informative and helpful. We would definitely recommend!
Stanley Jarocki
Stanley Jarocki
15:12 20 Nov 20
This is the follow up Blackland inspection for our new house for that critical one year period before warranty. Would not go with anyone else. Detailed, easy to read report, valuable to both us as buyers and the sellers and now the builders. Scheduling everything was a breeze. The report was professional. They also provide a great debrief and as a engineer I appreciated the detail. Would recommend them to anyone that wants a home inspection at a fair price that will save you a bundle in the end. Not to mention the piece of mind.
Chelsea Hernandez
Chelsea Hernandez
16:18 06 Nov 20
Highly recommend!! Clayton did an amazing and thorough inspection on a home we are purchasing. We are currently out of state and he happily spent a good amount of time going over the entire report page by page with me via phone. Friendly and very knowledgeable. We would definitely use again if need be!
jerry gant
jerry gant
18:34 12 Oct 20
This is our second time to use Blackland Inspections. I don't know what else I can say about them except they are the ones to call for any type home inspections. The cost of the inspection is nothing compared to the money they can save you on unnoticed/hidden repairs.Need a home inspection? Who you gonna call...Blackland!If you want an inspection worth your money and one you can trust....Blackland Home Inspections is the place to call. From the initial call, to set up the home inspection with his office personnel to meeting him at the site, everything was great. Not having been involved with home inspections, I was apprehensive as to how thorough the inspection would be. After seeing Mr. Houston go about the inspection, all my doubts were gone. All I need say is no stone was left unturned. If I ever have any other inspections, just know I'll be calling Blackland and will recommend them to others.
Ryan Waedekin
Ryan Waedekin
14:25 05 Jul 19
Brittany was great! She took her time with the inspection and walked my wife and I through the report step by step with great patience. Highly recommend! Clay and Julie were quick and efficient in setting up a date for the inspection. Will recommend to anyone who needs a home inspection.
Walt McKelvey
Walt McKelvey
15:29 04 Jul 19
Very impressed with Clayton and Julie Houston of Blackland Home Inspections. Communication was excellent from start to finish. Clayton is very knowledgeable. He answered all my questions in great detail. I highly recommend Blackland Home Inspections.
Emilia Jagush
Emilia Jagush
14:33 04 Jul 19
Easy to schedule. We were provided with a thorough inspection report and were able to talk to the inspector to explain it. We’ll use them again.
Sheryl Hurd
Sheryl Hurd
19:21 12 Jun 19
Clayton was very thorough when he inspected my new home, explaining everything as he went along. He was also a lot of fun to be around in his 4 hour inspection! I would be glad to tell anyone that needed their house inspected to be sure to use Blackland Home Inspections! This was the 4th house inspection I have been through and he was the most conscientious inspector I have used.
Cory Siegert
Cory Siegert
18:11 17 Apr 19
Very professional and accommodating company with regard to scheduling inspections on short notice. Brittany is a great inspector, who is very thorough and knowledgeable. We would definitely work with them again.
Rich n Sandy Leap
Rich n Sandy Leap
17:02 01 Apr 19
This is my second time using Blackland for a home inspection. Clay inspected the first home and was extremely thorough and very informative as to how to mitigate items that needed repair. Brittany performed the inspection on a second home. She was just as thorough and knowledgeable. Brittany went above and beyond pulling out a shovel and digging an area she had concerns of water leakage. I did not see the water on the surface but somehow she knew it was deep in the ground. I could not be more satisfied with both Clay and Brittany. Also, Julie who schedules the appt. is extremely nice. Excellent customer service all around.
Lacey Crim
Lacey Crim
17:58 13 Mar 19
Highly recommend!! They have wonderful customer service and very thorough with the inspection. We hired them for a new build for phase inspections. Clayton did a wonderful job explaining everything and making us feel like experts as well! Julie was always so sweet and made the scheduling very easy! They made us feel very confident during the whole building process!
Carly Drake
Carly Drake
11:07 17 Sep 18
Highly approve and appreciate my inspector. Professional, organized and informative. I watched her work on every detail for over 4 hours. Thank you and tell her I was impressed!
Dexter Riley
Dexter Riley
15:05 20 Aug 18
We feel very confident in the inspection performed by Brittany. She was very thorough and explained everything to us when completed. I would give your Company 5 stars for a job well done.
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