Even if you are very familiar with home construction, you still don"t have the knowledge, training and experience of a professional home inspector, not to mention the technology available top inspectors. We"ve inspected hundreds of homes.
Beside the expertise and experience a professional inspector brings, it is important to remember that the inspector remains an impartial non emotional third party.
If you are buying or selling a house, it"s impossible for you to remain completely unemotional about the house, and this may alter your judgment, especially if you are selling as you most likely have lived in this property for along time.
A property inspector will provide an unbiased outside reporting of the facts.