Our Services for the Homebuyer

Buying a home can often be a long and confusing process. At NYI®, we're here to help you. Our staff is trained to determine what services you'll need to best evaluate your dream home. Rest assured, we don't try to sell you services you don't need.

Please scroll down for a brief description of our home inspection services.




Includes a visual review of over 500 items in home, including the heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems, as well as the foundation, grading, roof, garage, and interior rooms.

A 12 - 15 page written report is given at the inspection.

*** Soon to be computer printed report on site ***


The Environmental Protection Agency recommends that whenever a house is bought or sold, it be tested for radon.

Electronic Monitor Test; placed in home for minimum of 48 hours. All our senior inspectors have passed the EPA designed radon testing training courses. Our company was the first in the area to use electronic monitors -- Way back in 1993!

Written results usually within 2 hours after pickup. With preplacement, on-site verbal results are possible. Results can be faxed to your agent or your attorney.


Standard wood destroying insect inspection, checking for termites, carpenter ants, powder post beetles, etc.

The approved VA/HUD written report is given on-site.

Water Flow

Testing well flow according to EPA water usage guidelines; usually a two-hour flow test.

Written report given on-site.

Septic Dye Test

Testing septic system according to EPA water usage guidelines; usually a two-hour test using dye.

Written report given on-site.

Water Purity

Standard Potability water test, checking for e-coli bacteria.

Results from lab usually next day.

FHA Water Tests

In Upstate NYS, FHA loans require 12 water tests, including Potability, Lead, Nitrates, and Nitrites and 8 other tests.

Verbal results from lab in 1 to 3 days for some tests.

Lead Tests

Swab testing for Lead based paints.

Written report on-site.

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