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May 7th, 2018 10:44 PM
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Inspecting Septic Systems
Private septic systems are designed to capture waste from the plumbing drains when hookup to a public sewer system is not available.  
 
Your typical Home Inspection includes a very limited evaluation of a septic system.  At most the Inspector can visually inspect the drain field and surrounding areas.  The Inspector will place as much of a water load as reasonably possible on the system during the Inspection as well.  This is done by operating multiple fixtures at the same time and observing any signs of potential backflow or blockage problems.  Common sense tells us that the typical 3-4 hour Inspection is not sufficient to fully evaluate the system under normal daily loads. (Showering, Bathing, Laundry, etc.)  
 
Why not any more invasive than this?  
 
A full evaluation of a septic system can only be performed after the tank is pumped and can only be performed by a Florida Licensed Septic Contractor.  The best method for evaluating systems is when a Licensed Contractor uses cameras to inspect the tank and lines.  Again, a Home Inspector is not properly qualified or licensed to perform these activities.
 
Fees for evaluations such as these range from $350-$500 depending on the location of the property and the Kross Inspectorssize of the tank. 
 
Most experts recommend that this service be performed every three years.  We recommend to ALL of our Home Buyer Clients to have this done during their Contract Inspection period if possible.  
 
Why not wait until the three years is up since the last service on the property? 
 
Things change.  Even if the last septic service was months ago, a Home Buyer cannot be assured that everything is fine.  Many events could have occurred causing a hidden problem (improper materials being flushed into the system, ground changes to the septic field, landscape changes, etc.).  The risk is too great to simply skip the step in order to save money.  "Peace of Mind" comes when a new Home Owner starts off with a "Clean Slate"!  Kross Inspectors can refer a local professional Septic Contractor to perform this service at the same time as our Inspection. 
 
To find out more about how Septic Systems are evaluated during a Home Inspection call us at (239) 677-4403.  
 
A Cool Deal For A Limited Time!
$75 OFF Inspection Fees!
$75 Off From Kross Inspectors!
 
For a limited time, we are offering $75 OFF:
  • Full Home/Condo Inspections
  • Chinese Drywall Inspections
  • Environmental Purchase Packages  
 
CLICK HERE or Call (239) 677-4403
 
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Who's Doing Your Radon Test?
Skipping The Radon Test Is Risky
Kross Inspectors Radon Testing
 
Did you know that 1 out of 5 homes tested in Florida reveal an elevated level of Radon?  That means there is a 20% chance that a home under contract has hidden within it the leading cause of lung cancer among non smokers! (CLICK HERE to see Florida Department of Health Facts.)
 
There is approximately a 2% chance that a home built between 2001 and 2011 has Chinese Drywall. Realtors and Buyers DO NOT skip the Chinese Drywall Inspection with this low risk, so why skip a Radon test with a 20% chance of exposing a family to a known health risk?  
 
CLICK HERE or Call (239) 677-4403 to find out how easy it is to find out if a home has elevated Radon along with your Home Inspection!
 
Weekly Contest
Name That Deficiency!  Win a $25 Publix Gift Card!
Take a moment to review the photo and clue below:
 
Kross Inspectors Weekly Contest
 
Submit your guess by replying to this newsletter or click on the photo in order to view a larger image on our web site.  
 
This week's winner will receive a $25 Publix Gift Card!
 
*CLICK HERE for official contest rules.  
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March 25th, 2018 9:19 AM
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Florida's Leading Provider of Residential and Commercial Property Inspections!
Report Deliveries
Turnaround Times
Kross Inspectors
 
Kross Inspectors provides the FASTEST turnaround times for report deliveries:
  • Home/Condo Report: ON SITE!
  • Insurance Reports: ON SITE!
  • Mold Laboratory Report: By End of 2nd Business Day!
  • Radon Report: By End of 2nd Business Day!
Call (239) 677-4403
 
 
Spring Special!
$75 OFF Inspection Fees!
Thank you for viewing our Newsletter! Through 4/15/2018, receive a special discount for yours or your Client's Inspections!
 
$75 OFF from Kross Inspectors
  • Standard Home/Condo Inspections
  • Chinese Drywall Inspections
  • Environmental Package
*Must mention discount offer at time of scheduling. CLICK HERE or call (239) 677-4403 for more details. 
Kross Inspectors Contest
Name That Deficiency!
Our licensed Inspectors are known for their excellent attention to details!
 
Take a moment and help us determine the deficiency shown in the photo below:
 
Kross Inspectors Contest Photo
 
Submit your guess by replying to this newsletter or click on the photo to view a larger image online!
 
This week's winner will receive a $50 Outback Steakhouse Gift Card!
 
*CLICK HERE for contest details and rules. 
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March 21st, 2018 9:28 AM
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(877) 496-4662
 
Serving ALL of Florida for any job, large or small. Staff available for projects anywhere in the U.S. for Large Site Inspections/Consulting Services.
ADA Compliance Law Suits!
ADA Inspections by Kross Inspectors
 
 
Having helped provide compliance surveys in defense of these law suits since 2012, we have found that the Property Owner AND the Business Owners are often named as co-defendants! 
 
If you think your business is "Grandfathered" or your building is too new to be a target of one of these expensive law suits, ASK YOUR NEIGHBORS. 
 
The best line of defense against an ADA Law Suit is Prevention!
 
Call (877) 496-4662 or CLICK HERE for a FREE Consultation. 
Fastest Turnaround Times In The Industry!
 
Kross Inspectors has a full team of Professionals available to provide the fastest turnaround times in the industry!
 
With a dedicated staff for research and report writing, we are able to provide delivery of completed reports in less time than any other firm!  Check out our average turnaround for these reports:
  • Building Inspection Report (Property Condition Assessment):  Same Day as Inspection
  • Cost Estimate of Repairs: By End of Next Business Day
  • ADA Compliance Survey:  By End of Next Business Day
  • Mold Sampling (Air Quality or Swab Testing): By End of Next Business Day
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment: 5-7 Business Days (from date of deposit)
  • Code Violation Inspection: Within 2 Business Days of Inspection
Time is of the essence for any Real Estate transaction.  Why not chose a firm with the ability to deliver ON TIME!  
 
For more information or a quote, please CLICK HERE or call (877) 496-4662
Commercial Services Offered
Kross Inspectors offers the following commercial due diligence services:
  • PCA (Building Inspections)
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • ADA Compliance Surveys
  • Building Plans/Specs Review
  • Permit Reviews
  • Code Property Inspections
  • Code Violation Lien Searches
  • and MORE....
Kross Inspectors Commercial Services
CLICK HERE or call
(877) 496-4662
 
Ask about how to receive a $500 credit for multiple services!
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Commercial Inspections By Kross Inspectors
Kross Inspectors, Florida's Leading Provider of Commercial Due Diligence Services!
 
(877) 496-4662
Inspection Reports from Kross Inspectors
 
With a diverse team of Inspector backgrounds and the experience of Kross Inspectors performing assessments on over 10 Million Square Feet of Commercial Buildings, we are able to provide comprehensive Inspection Reports on any size of the following types of properties:
  • Retail
  • Office
  • Multi Family Residential
  • Warehouse
  • Industrial
  • School and Institution
  • Government Use
  • Food Processing/Packaging
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel/Resort
  • Medical
  • Long Term Healthcare
  • High Rise Commercial
  • and MORE.... 
Why Kross Inspectors?
  • Appointments Available Within 2-3 Business Days
  • Initial Inspection Report Delivered SAME DAY
  • Repair Cost Estimate Reports Delivered By End of Next Business Day
  • 5-7 Business Day Turnaround Time For Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • $500 Discount For Multiple Services
  • Discretion Trained Professional Inspectors (Able to maintain Client/Assignment confidentiality while interacting with occupants.)
 
CLICK HERE or call (877) 496-4662 for more information or to obtain a Fast Quote!
Commercial Services
  • Building Inspections
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • ADA Compliance Surveys
  • Code Compliance Inspection
  • Building Plans/Spec Reviews
  • Radon Testing For Compliance
  • and MORE
$500 OFF Phase I ESA!
Yes, that's right! 
Kross Inspectors $500 Discount
Order a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment at the same time as a Commercial Building Inspection and receive an instant $500 credit to your invoice!
 
*Turnaround Time for Phase I ESA Report currently 5-7 Business Days from deposit receipt!
Contact Kross
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Phone:
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Email:
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November 25th, 2017 5:08 PM
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FAQs.  What to expect BEFORE you receive your reports!
With over 50,000 Inspections performed since being founded in 2007, Kross Inspectors has developed Inspection processes and packages to fit anyone's needs when purchasing a home.   
 
In order to help Consumers and Real Estate Professional choose the right Inspection Firm for their needs, we have compiled the following list of Frequently Asked Questions.  Please keep in mind that not all Inspection Companies are the same.  The answers to these questions apply ONLY to services offered by Kross Inspectors.  
 
Frequently Asked Questions:
 
Q: What is included in your typical home inspection?
A: Our Basic Home Inspection for purchases include the following elements: Foundation, Structural, Exterior Grading, Swimming Pool & Equipment, Water Equipment, Exterior Roof, Roof Structure, Heating & Cooling, Attic, Insulation & Ventilation, Electrical, Plumbing, and Interior (Including installed appliances & searches for evidence of surface mold). A free Chinese Drywall Inspection will be included on homes built from 2001 through 2010. To review a complete list of items included as well as limitations and exclusions on our Standards of Practice page, CLICK HERE
 
Q: Aren't FEES the only difference between Inspection Companies?
A: NO. Although State Licensing does mandate some minimum guidelines for Inspectors, these minimum guidelines do not always arm consumers with enough information to make decisions. Kross Inspectors offers many additional services within our basic pricing which other Inspectors do not or are not properly qualified to offer. We are so confident that you will receive more services for your money that we offer a PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE. We will meet or beat any other Inspector's fee for comparable services. 
 
Q: Do you inspect for mold?
A: We do include a search for visual evidence of surface mold within our Basic Services. However, this visual Inspection cannot tell if there is a hidden "airborne" problem.  In order to determine if an indoor air quality problem caused by mold exists, air samples must be taken for laboratory analysis.  We offer this type of testing within our Environmental Home Purchase Package. This package includes both Mold and Radon testing at an affordable fee due to significant discounts offered when all services are performed at the same time!. CLICK HERE for more information!  
 
Q: Do you inspect for Chinese Drywall?
A: We include an inspection for Chinese Drywall with home inspections on homes built between from 2001 through 2010 with no additional fee. We also provide stand alone Chinese Drywall Inspections. To find out more about our Chinese Drywall Inspections, click HERE. 
 
Q: Should I have a Radon Test?
A: Radon is present everywhere. Due to the simple fact that Radon levels differ from one property to another, the only way to know is to test!. We have Florida Licensed Radon Measurement Technicians on staff to perform Radon Testing. Knowing the levels of Radon within your home is very important to protecting your family's health. We offer significant discounts on Radon testing when performed within our Environmental Home Purchase Package. CLICK HERE or call us for more information!
 
Q: How long does a typical home inspection take?
A: The typical home inspection takes an average of 3 -4 hours on site for homes up to 2,000 square feet living area, depending on the condition. Larger and older homes may take more time. Our Licensed Inspectors DO NOT take shortcuts. This ensures we are providing you with an accurate assessment in order to make an informed decision.  Keep in mind that Kross Inspectors does deliver Inspection Reports ON SITE.  Your comprehensive report, including photos is emailed direct from the property being Inspected....NO WAITING!  
 
Q: How far in advance do I need to request an appointment?
A: With our full staff of Inspectors, we can book your appointment with only 24 hours notice. 
 
These are only a few of the most common questions.  To view a more comprehensive list or to submit your own question, CLICK HERE or call us at (239) 677-4403. 
Safety During The Inspection
We understand how curiosity gets the best of us, but we encourage Clients and Realtors to follow these basic rules while attending an Inspection:
 
1. If the power and water are OFF when you arrive, DO NOT TURN ON! Your Inspector is specifically trained in assessing possible hazards prior to engaging water and power services. Turning on these services without making the proper assessment not only poses a risk of damage to the property, but can create serious safety hazards to those attending the Inspection!
 
2.  DO NOT OPERATE APPLIANCES! Again, the Inspector is trained to identify and assess any potential hazards or situations that may cause damage to the appliance or property prior to engaging the device!
 
 
 
 
 3.  LOOK BEFORE YOU TOUCH!  Before you reach inside cabinets, turn on light switches, or open doors/windows, look for potential hazards such as broken glass, exposed wiring, or even pests that bite!
 
 
 
Kross Inspectors takes pride in providing a safe environment for our Clients and Realtor Referral Partners during our Inspections.  Please follow your Inspector's Instructions.  Your Inspector will help you in preventing accidental injury or causing damage to the property.  Most important, if you have any doubts, ASK THE INSPECTOR! 
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Name That Deficiency Contest
It's your turn to be the Inspector!  Take a moment to guess what the deficiency is by reviewing the photo to the left.  Reply to this newsletter or click on the photo in order to view a larger image online!
  
This week's winner will receive a $25 Honey Baked Ham Gift Card!  Good Luck!
 
 *Contest Rules
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September 16th, 2017 6:17 PM
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Tropical Storm Maria Update 9/16/2017
Emergency Contact Phone Numbers
Our team of Inspectors and HomeWatch Personnel are here to help.  Please make a note of the following numbers for immediate assistance with the status of your property:
 
Jim Kreider (President of Kross Inspectors): (239) 677-4403
 
HomeWatch Emergency Hotline:  (239) 677-4403
 
Email HomeWatch@krossinspectors.com for non emergency questions. 
9/16/2017 6:00 PM
Good Evening,
 
Please be advised Kross Inspectors is currently monitoring Tropical Storm Maria in the Atlantic. It is too soon to know if this will impact SW Florida and we are certainly hoping it DOES NOT!  
 
The National Hurricane Center has issued Tropical Storm Watches for portions of the Lesser Antilles and additional watches may come tonight and Sunday. 
 
Maria could affect the British and U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by midweek as a Hurricane.
 
We are back on alert to monitor this system's developments and will issue updates as needed.  
 
We understand the timing could not be worse for another storm to affect our area and we are in hopes the models change to send this storm northward into the Atlantic to dissipate.
 
Regardless, we will be ready again to dispatch teams to install shutters should the storm gain forward momentum towards our area. 
 
As we recover from Hurricane Irma in SW Florida, we will be organizing our teams again this week in in hopes it will not be necessary to proceed with installing shutters for Maria.  
 
Please find below the graphic from the new Experimental Arrival Time of Winds from the National Hurricane Center as well.  This helps us gauge when storm force winds may approach our area.  
 
 
National Hurricane Center Link From Kross Inspectors
 
National Hurrican Center Link from Kross Inspectors
 
STORM PROCEDURES:
  • Should your neighborhood fall under a Tropical Storm Warning, we will start making phone calls to you in order to provide verbal status updates on local storm coverage and inform you of our procedures and time frames for preparing your home. 
  • Upon issuance by local authorities of a Hurricane or Tropical Storm Watch, we will activate our team of Licensed Inspectors to begin securing homes.  Our procedures will include storing loose items (yard ornaments, patio furniture, etc.) and installing hurricane protection on doors and windows.  We will take photos of procedures to be provided post storm in a summary report. 
  • Should our area sustain a direct hit of a Tropical Storm or Hurricane:
    • We will perform a damage assessment of your property as soon as safely possible.
      • We will provide you with the damage assessment via telephone immediately and follow up with a short report including photographs via email within 24-48 hours.
  • Should damage be found during our initial assessment, we will make every possible attempt to prevent further damage and secure the property, then coordinate with you to arrange for appropriate contractors to make necessary repairs. 
  • If your neighborhood experiences a power loss and your property is vacant, we will begin daily drive by inspections of your property in order to ensure it is protected until power is restored and alarm monitoring is active. 
  • Rest assured that our offices and Inspectors are equipped to maintain constant communications throughout power outages both via email and telephone.
Please call our HomeWatch hotline at (239) 677-4403 for status updates after the storm. Please also monitor your email closely for updated reports, including photos of your property.
Kross Inspectors • 12155 Metro Parkway, Unit 4 • Fort Myers, FL 33966
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Hurricane Irma Update 9/6/2017 - 8PM
Emergency Contact Phone Numbers
Our team of Inspectors and HomeWatch Personnel are here to help.  Please make a note of the following numbers for immediate assistance with the status of your property:
 
Jim Kreider (President of Kross Inspectors): (239) 677-4403
 
HomeWatch Emergency Hotline:  (239) 677-4403
 
Email HomeWatch@krossinspectors.com for non emergency questions. 
Irma 8:00 PM Update
Good Evening,
 
Not much has changed today in the projected forecast. The cone has shifted slightly to the east today, but still leaves our area in most models as being vulnerable to high winds and rains.  
 
As many of you know, our crews have been working diligently today to install shutters. Unfortunately, we did run into some delays with newer Client homes not having proper floor plans and shutter designations. This is why we encourage everyone to make plans for these events well in advance.
 
We have contracted more labor in order to increase our team efforts tomorrow and Friday to complete our tasks.  We are happy to announce that more than 90% of our routine HomeWatch and Annual Subscriber properties are protected on the first day of our dispatch!
 
We have included a second graphic below (new from the National Hurricane Center this year) as we do anticipate we will be able to continue installation of shutters through midday Friday as well. The graphic shows anticipated time of arrival for tropical storm force winds in the area. This will help us keep on track with the last minute phone calls received from new Clients and non annual subscribers earlier this week. 
 
Thank you for your patience and watch for more updates as we obtain more information from the National Hurricane Center. 
 
 
 
National Hurricane Center
 
National Hurricane Center
 
 
STORM PROCEDURES:
  • Should your neighborhood fall under a Tropical Storm Warning, we will start making phone calls to you in order to provide verbal status updates on local storm coverage and inform you of our procedures and time frames for preparing your home. 
  • Upon issuance by local authorities of a Hurricane or Tropical Storm Watch, we will activate our team of Licensed Inspectors to begin securing homes.  Our procedures will include storing loose items (yard ornaments, patio furniture, etc.) and installing hurricane protection on doors and windows.  We will take photos of procedures to be provided post storm in a summary report. 
  • Should our area sustain a direct hit of a Tropical Storm or Hurricane:
    • We will perform a damage assessment of your property as soon as safely possible.
      • We will provide you with the damage assessment via telephone immediately and follow up with a short report including photographs via email within 24-48 hours.
  • Should damage be found during our initial assessment, we will make every possible attempt to prevent further damage and secure the property, then coordinate with you to arrange for appropriate contractors to make necessary repairs. 
  • If your neighborhood experiences a power loss and your property is vacant, we will begin daily drive by inspections of your property in order to ensure it is protected until power is restored and alarm monitoring is active. 
  • Rest assured that our offices and Inspectors are equipped to maintain constant communications throughout power outages both via email and telephone.
Please call our HomeWatch hotline at (239) 677-4403 for status updates after the storm. Please also monitor your email closely for updated reports, including photos of your property.
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Hurricane Irma Update 9/4/2017
Emergency Contact Phone Numbers
Our team of Inspectors and HomeWatch Personnel are here to help.  Please make a note of the following numbers for immediate assistance with the status of your property:
 
Jim Kreider (President of Kross Inspectors): (239) 677-4403
 
HomeWatch Emergency Hotline:  (239) 677-4403
 
Email HomeWatch@krossinspectors.com for non emergency questions. 
Irma 2:00 PM Update
Irma is getting stronger every day since developing over the weekend.
 
As of the 2:00 PM advisory, Irma is anticipated to make a path towards Puerto Rico and Cuba over the next couple of days.
 
The National Hurricane Center anticipates another turn Northwest sometime Tuesday.  
 
As you can see by the image below, we are not yet in the forecasted track.  However, we will continue to monitor for developments and send new messages out as needed.  (Below the image, you will see a reminder of our protocol in activating emergency procedures for our HomeWatch Clients.) 
 
 
 
National Hurricane Center
 
 
STORM PROCEDURES:
  • Should your neighborhood fall under a Tropical Storm Warning, we will start making phone calls to you in order to provide verbal status updates on local storm coverage and inform you of our procedures and time frames for preparing your home. 
  • Upon issuance by local authorities of a Hurricane or Tropical Storm Watch, we will activate our team of Licensed Inspectors to begin securing homes.  Our procedures will include storing loose items (yard ornaments, patio furniture, etc.) and installing hurricane protection on doors and windows.  We will take photos of procedures to be provided post storm in a summary report. 
  • Should our area sustain a direct hit of a Tropical Storm or Hurricane:
    • We will perform a damage assessment of your property as soon as safely possible.
      • We will provide you with the damage assessment via telephone immediately and follow up with a short report including photographs via email within 24-48 hours.
  • Should damage be found during our initial assessment, we will make every possible attempt to prevent further damage and secure the property, then coordinate with you to arrange for appropriate contractors to make necessary repairs. 
  • If your neighborhood experiences a power loss and your property is vacant, we will begin daily drive by inspections of your property in order to ensure it is protected until power is restored and alarm monitoring is active. 
  • Rest assured that our offices and Inspectors are equipped to maintain constant communications throughout power outages both via email and telephone.
Please call our HomeWatch hotline at (239) 677-4403 for status updates after the storm. Please also monitor your email closely for updated reports, including photos of your property.
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Commercial Property Inspections
$500 Savings!
Request a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment with a Commercial Building Inspection and Receive $500 OFF!
 
Schedule With Only 24-48 Hours Notice!
Our team of Inspectors is available for scheduling with only 24-48 Hours notice!
 
 
Call (877) 496-4662
 
We Know Due Diligence!
Kross Inspectors not only knows Inspections, we realize the importance of organizing a Purchaser's Due Diligence!  
 
Our firm has acquired multiple commercial properties for our own needs and have found that TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE when completing Due Diligence.  
 
This is why we have streamlined the process of our Commercial Inspection Division in order to reduce the stress of ordering Inspections of commercial properties for our Clients and Commercial Realtor Partners.  
 
Make only ONE Phone Call or Submit only ONE online form to obtain quotes for or order all Inspections required such as:
 
  • Building and Site Inspection (Property Condition Assessment)
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • ADA Compliance Survey
  • Property Permits/Plans Review
  • Code Violations Search
  • Mold Testing
  • Radon Testing
Having all services provided by ONE firm not only saves you time in coordinating due diligence, but also saves MONEY! Kross Inspectors offers a Multiple Services Discount as well!
 
By providing multiple services, we can not only provide significant discounts, but we can coordinate and expedite turnaround times for Report deliveries in order to meet even the tightest of deadlines!
 
Call (877) 496-4662 or CLICK HERE to obtain a quote and turnaround time to meet your needs!
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SAFETY FIRST! A Pre Inspection Checklist For Clients and Realtors
With the experience of over 40,000 Inspections, the Inspectors of Kross Inspectors have seen nearly every possible hazard you can encounter before and during a Home Inspection! 
 
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Our Inspectors know what hazards to look for in order to reduce risk of injury to everyone attending the Inspection as well as reduce risk of damage to the property.  Please allow the Inspector to take the lead in preparing the home for the Inspection by following the easy safety procedure checklist below:
 
 
Approach and Entry:
  • Knock/Ring Bell First. Even though the property may be known as vacant, announce yourself before entering. This gives any potential intruder a warning and ample time to escape. (Escaping is better than encountering a surprise!)  If anything looks off about the property and you suspect someone may be inside, LEAVE. Call 911 and get to a safe place in order to wait for Police.
  • Electricity: As tempting as it is, DO NOT turn on the power prior to the Inspector performing a safety walk through check. Turning on the power without a proper investigation can create immediate safety hazards and/or cause damage to the property. 
  • Water: If the water is off, DO NOT turn on until the Inspector has had a chance to investigate. Turning on the water can cause immediate damage to the property. Even small amounts of water damage can easily escalate into thousands of dollars in repairs/remediation. 
  • Appliances: Please do not try to help the Inspector by operating appliances. After completing a thorough installation and safety check, the Inspector will activate theKross Inspectors appliances. Skipping this procedure can cause damage to the appliance/property AND create a safety hazard.
  • Ladders: Please do not attempt to use the Inspector's ladder. The Inspector has had specialized training in using ladders in order to prevent injury and/or damage to the property.
  • Tools: Kross Inspectors arms our team with an arsenal of Investigation Tools and Equipment in order to provide the most thorough Inspection possible. Please do not attempt to use any tools due to risk of damage to equipment and/or property. EXCEPTION; You are welcome to borrow the Inspector's tape measure! (Measuring room areas for furniture placement is a great way to pass the time while the Inspector is hard at work for you!)  
Kross Inspectors takes great pride in the comprehensive Inspections performed by our team. But as you can see by the items above, while we are working hard, we are also keeping an eye out in order to maintain a SAFE environment for everyone during the Inspection!
Name That Deficiency Contest - Win a $25 Home Depot Gift Card!
Take a moment to review the photo below and take another guess as to what's wrong!
 
Kross Inspectors Contest
 
Submit your guess by replying to this newsletter or click on the photo in order to view a larger image online. 
 
 This week's winner will receive a $25 Home Depot Gift Card!
 
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Need Lawn Care?
Kross Cuts
 
In addition to our HomeWatch services, Kross Inspectors is happy to announce we now offer full service lawn maintenance as Kross Cuts!  
 
Quality lawn service provided at competitive fees!
 
 
or Call
(239) 677-4403
 
For Quotes or to Schedule Service! 
 
*Special discounts available for Kross Clients and Realtor Referral Partners...Ask for Jim to get the best deal!
(Residential and Commercial Service Available!)
 
Inspection Schedule
With a full team of Inspectors, Kross Inspectors can meet the tightest of deadlines!
 
Appointments are available within 24 hours and Reports Delivered ON SITE!
 
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or Call
(239) 677-4403
 
Kross Inspectors  •  12155 Metro Parkway, Unit 4  •  Fort Myers  •  FL  •  33966

http://www.krossinspectors.com

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