Are you planning to buy an old Victorian house? Then it would make sense to hire an inspector that has experience with historic buildings. LKI has inspected historic homes from Maysville and throughout the entire Covington area. Is there any compromise to the integrity of the structure? Some of the home's components that we will inspect include:
- Is the electrical system safe and up-to-date?
- Is the plumbing cast iron into clay?
- Are the floor joists and trusses intact?
- What condition is the slate roof in?
- Do the box gutters need to be repaired?
LKI provides home inspections to clients in the entire state of Kentucky. Some of the areas covered are:
- Trimble County, KY
- Jefferson County, KY
- Meade County, KY
- Henry County, KY
- Shelby County, KY
- Spencer County, KY
- Oldham County, KY
- Bullitt County, KY
- Louisville, KY
- Clinton, OH
Historic homes are wonderful to preserve, and are worth the time and effort to do just this. Many times these structures also present unseen challenges for the buyer. It's important to hire a home inspector that has experience with historic homes and estates. There's more than meets the eye, and there's also many strict guidelines that are necessary to comply to when working with a historic home.
Having a home inspection performed on an old home can be just as valuable to the seller. Problems that exist can be addressed before the house goes on the market. Having a pre-sell inspection performed will expedite the selling process. If you are looking for a home inspection on a historic home, or just an older home for that matter, let LKI satisfy your needs.
Whether you're planning to purchase a historic home, an old home or a Victorian home, LKI can be your qualified home inspector. Knob and tube electrical systems, Federal Pacific electrical panels, lead based paint are just a few of the scenarios you may run into with a home inspection on a historical, or older home. Let us help you be prepared if any of these scenarios arise.