Single Family and Multi Family Home Inspection
Blue Ladder strives to stay up-to-date on the newest construction standards, using the tools that help find the hidden problems. Unlike many inspectors, all home inspections by Blue Ladder include thermal imaging.
Infrared (thermal imaging) is an advanced, non-invasive technology that allows the inspector to show clients things about their homes that can’t be revealed using conventional inspection methods.
Infrared (thermal imaging) allows visibility to true issues other inspectors might miss. Many inspectors do not use this technology. With Blue Ladder Home Inspections this service is provided at no additional cost.
Blue Ladder sewer scope inspection service can be scheduled as part of a general home inspection or as an independent service. The sewer scope service includes a color recording of the entire process, as well as a written unbiased report, which provides the sewer scope’s findings and elements that may need to be repaired.
Blue Ladder Home Inspections radon testing service uses the latest in state-of-the-art continuous radon detection equipment to measure the ongoing level of radon in habitable areas of the home. The radon levels will be measured over a 48-hour period and you will be given a detailed report that shows the levels on an hourly basis.
Mold testing by Blue Ladder Home Inspections can help you determine if your new home contains hidden mold and other toxins that could jeopardize the safety of your family.
Taking the additional step of ordering mold testing and mold sampling for your home inspection can help find hidden sources of mold before it impacts your family.
City of Portland
Home Energy Scores
To support the city of Portland’s ‘Climate Action Plan’ to reduce carbon emissions, all homes listed after January 1, 2018, will need to be scored by a Certified Energy Assessor.
Oil Tank Sweeps
Oil Tanks and their potential liabilities are a major concern in residential real estate transactions. Leaking oil tank issue can impose a serious financial burden on homeowners. Therefore, it is highly recommended that every property purchaser performs an oil tank sweep to protect themselves from this open ended liability.