What We Do

PCA Inspections specializes in performing residential and commercial building inspections in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Our inspectors have experience as general contractors and construction investigators gives us a unique practical and professional experience over other inspection companies. We provide a thorough and easy to understand report that allows you to be fully informed on the current status of the property before making a buying or selling decision. We ensure that our inspection is tailored to your needs, fits your budget and schedule, and exceeds your expectations.

When you hire PCA Inspections you’re not just getting a one-time inspection, “you’re getting a construction consultant for life.”  Whether it’s a year or ten years down the road and you have a question about your home, or you need a name of a reputable contractor for a renovation, PCA Inspections will always be there to help.

Earthquakes concern many home buyers.  PCA Inspections is one of the few qualified inspectors in the San Francisco Bay Area that is able to perform Seismic Home Inspections on detached single family homes.  This inspection is designed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and could make your home eligible for insurance discounts.

A Home Energy Scoring Inspection is a great way to be fully informed on how energy efficient a home is.  Our inspectors are able to assess single family and townhomes and provide cost effective suggestions on how to make the home more energy efficient.

Please contact PCA Inspection or just book your Home/Commercial Inspections with our Inspection Request Form.

Home Inspections include:

Foundations, Basement and Crawl Spaces
Exterior
Roofing
Covering
Attic Areas and Roof Framing
Plumbing
Electrical
Heating and Cooling Systems
Fireplaces and Chimneys
Building Interiors

Why Use PCA Home Inspections?

15+ years of experience
Comprehensive Narrative Report
Corrective Action Plan for defective issues
All Reports include a Roof Inspection
Member of CREIA and ASHI
Flexible times and days for inspections
FREE Consulting Services as long as you own the home
100% Customer Satisfaction Guarantee

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Home Inspection?
A Home Inspection is an objective visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a home, from the roof to the foundation.
Do you need an Inspection?
Yes, purchasing a home is the largest investment you will ever make. Gaining insight into the general condition of the building systems gives you the necessary facts to make an informed buying decision.
Should I attend the inspection?
Yes, if at all possible. This gives you the opportunity to ask the inspector any questions you may have about the home.
What if the report reveals a problem?
No house is perfect. If the inspector identifies problems, it doesn’t necessarily mean you shouldn’t buy the house, only that you will know in advance what to expect.
How long does an inspection take?
Typically an inspection takes 2 to 2- 1/2 hours.
How long does it take to receive a report?
24 to 48 hours.
How do I pay for my inspection?
We accept cash, check, or credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express) at the time of the inspection.