Residential Services

Pre-Listing, Pre-Purchase or Post-Purchase Home Inspections

A Pre-Listing or Pre-Purchase Inspection is a visual examination of the readily-accessible areas of a home to provide an accurate evaluation of the home’s condition.  Didn’t get an inspection beforehand? No worries. Post-Purchase Inspection is an inspection that happens after the sale has gone through.

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Walk and Talk Consultation

During a Walk and Talk Consultation, the buyer focuses on aspects such as first and second impressions, the layout and the esthetics, the consultant is efficiently conducting a visual review as well as leveraging specific techniques to assess the integrity of the structure.

Rental Inspection – Move In / Move Out

As an investor, property manager or renter it is important to assess the current condition of the rental property. The Rental Move In/Move Out Inspection is intended to help educate the Client in the evaluation of the overall condition of the property.

Rental Inspection

Pre-Drywall Inspection

This is an inspection of the underlying structure and component systems prior to the interior walls and ceilings being insulated and drywall installed.

Final Walk-Through Inspection

A Final Walk Thru Inspection provides a report of the recommended items that may require builder attention and/or follow-up prior to closing and taking ownership of the home.

11 Month Warranty Inspection

A home warranty inspection helps you identify and document defects in your home before the builder’s home warranty expires. Even if an elite builder built your home, and you had the pre-drywall inspection, the home may have undergone stresses, seasonal changes, and likely some level of settlement that could reveal additional defects.

Exterior Consultation

An Exterior Inspection is a proactive approach to identifying moisture intrusion points of entry and exterior maintenance/repair items. The home’s exterior systems and components play a critical role in the longevity and serviceability of the home. From the foundation to the highest apex of the roof, the home’s building envelope encompasses all aspects of the structure.

Deck Safety Inspection

Deck Safety Inspections are designed to disclose deficiencies that could materially affect its safety, livability or function. The evaluation/inspection of residential decks requires special knowledge, expertise and experience because of the possibility of the gradual deterioration of structural materials from water, climate factors, and corrosion of structural fasteners and connectors.

Radon Testing

A short-term radon test consists of taking air samples from inside the home during a two day period.  Nearly 1 out of every 15 homes in the U.S. is estimated to have elevated radon levels.

Radon Testing

Mold Sampling & Analysis

An indoor air sampling and analysis by an accredited lab will provide you with detailed information about levels of mold in the air you breathe, as well as what types are present.

Mold Sampling and Analysis

Annual Home Maintenance Inspection

An Annual Home Maintenance Inspection is a proactive approach to understanding the condition of the home. It is based on the visible and apparent condition of the home and its components. The inspection covers the major systems to include, heating and cooling, as well as structural elements, exterior components, and drainage around the perimeter of the house. Decks, if present, are also inspected.

Maintenance/Renovation Inspections

The maintenance inspection provides the big picture of the house condition, focusing on the major systems like roof, furnace, plumbing and wiring.

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Construction Quality Control & Project Management

Construction processes and contracts are often complex.  A comprehensive project management approach will provide you with the schedules to monitor construction activities, owner-centric cost reports to compare actual costs to estimates, analyses to resolve change order situations early, and a review of construction documents to identify inconsistencies and eliminate ambiguities that contribute to complexities.


Construction Draw Inspection

A construction draw inspection is a type of construction loan monitoring service, typically performed for lenders to assist in determining the appropriate release of funds. The draw inspection is designed to reduce risk and give peace of mind regarding the accuracy of the draw request, construction phase completion, on-site material inventory, and assurance the construction work is consistent with the plans and specifications.

Construction Draw Inspection in Ashburn, Virginia

Construction Expert Witness

Our service often begins with a comprehensive construction site inspection to identify construction issues, defects or violations. Biller & Associates works with homeowners, builders, contractors, architects, attorneys and insurance companies to acquire the detailed information required to provide a clear and concise opinion, deposition, or expert witness testimony for construction dispute resolution or litigation support.