Key Inspection Service
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Key Inspection Service performs home inspections and commercial inspections in the Mays Landing Area, including Egg Harbor, Ocean City, Ventnor, Margate, and Longport and all over Southern New Jersey. All of our home inspections meet or exceed the state licensing requirements and industry standards. In addition, we can provide related environmental services like mold inspection, radon and termite inspections and also stucco inspections. We work hard to earn the confidence and trust of our clients. When you choose Key Inspection Service your home inspector will go above and beyond to make sure you understand all about the property so you can make an informed decision.

It is our promise to you that we will perform a thorough inspection of the home or business and deliver a professional report that contains critical information regarding the condition of the property. We work hard to add real value to every home inspection by including not only defects found during the inspection, but maintenance recommendations and helpful information about the property. Our inspection reports are delivered on time and are easy to read and contain the information you need to make the tough decisions regarding your purchase.

We are committed to providing our clients with the highest quality professional service in the home inspection industry. Just ask any of our thousands of satisfied clients.

The Principal home inspector in Mays landing, Steven Stafford, is a licensed NJ home inspector, Certified by the ICC as a level 1 and 2 RCS building inspector, certified Mold Inspector, Certified Mold Remediation Specialist and has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry and home inspection profession. We believe in prompt professional service for our clients. Key Inspection Service can help you with pre-purchase diligence and also help home sellers with pre-listing inspections. No matter what your Real Estate needs may be. Key Inspection Service can help you maximize your investment.

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Mold Inspections

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In addition to home inspections, we offer Indoor Air Quality inspections and Mold Inspections for our Clients that require an extra level of information or just want the peace of mind knowing exactly what pollutants are present in the property.

When a new client calls me and says " I want to know if there is mold in my home" I just say, sure there is. What they really want to know is if the home has EXCESS MOLD. A home won't have an excess mold problem unless the home has an excess moisture problem. All excess mold growth problems in an indoor environment are related to moisture issues. It's that simple. Fix the moisture problem and you won't have an excess mold problem.

A home that has had a moisture problem can have excess mold, sometimes hidden from plain view. If the quantity of mold present is large enough these areas can be damaged by the mold growth. All fungal growth feeds on organic matter and slowly destroys the surfaces that it is growing on over time. If these colonies of mold become large they can produce enough airborne mold spores that can cause some people allergic reactions.

Here is what the HUD says about MOLD

Lots of Home Inspectors have gotten into the "MOLD TESTING" field but is simply collecting some air samples during a Home Inspection really a Mold Inspection? No it is not. Sampling is only a small part of a true Mold Inspection, and sometimes it is not even necessary. Can your Home Inspector interpret the lab analysis and tell you why you have a higher number of a certain type of mold spores in the home on a given day? Not without all the other information that goes along with an actual Mold Inspection he can't. 

Key Inspection Service has the experience to perform these inspections and give you accurate information you can trust. Contact us for information, or read more at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Stucco Inspections

in addition to home inspections, we offer Stucco Inspections and EIFS (Dryvit) inspections for the clients who own or who are buying a home with a stucco exterior. We know that people want to be sure that the property that they are buying or selling doesn't have hidden damage or will leave them stuck with costly repairs.Is Your Stucco Home Moisture Free? Contact us about a Moisture Free Warranty for your home.

Moisture damage is the #1 cause of insurance claims in the USA and excess moisture is the biggest enemy of a healthy home. A home with a masonry exterior, whether it be Stucco, Brick veneer, applied cultured stone or EIFS face certain challenges that other homes may not have due to the fact that a moisture damaged home with a masonry exterior may appear to be fine, but have hidden damage under the surface. The only way to know for sure is to have an experienced inspector perform a detailed evaluation that follows strict industry standards.

Key Inspection Service has the experience to perform these complex masonry stucco inspections and give you accurate information regarding the condition below the surface. While other home inspectors tend to shy away from performing these inspections and just tell you the home needs "further analysis by a professional", Key Inspection Service actually provides you with these services and is able to report our findings in an easy to understand format.

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Since 2008 Steven Stafford has been serving the Southern New Jersey market by providing professional service and outstanding attention to detail. Our clients love the way we present our findings at the inspection and the quality of our finished reports. From Cape May to Brigantine our clients rely on the valuable opinion our years of experience brings to each project.

Steven Stafford is a proud member of ASHI being a "Certified" level member, and a member of InterNACHI obtaining the "Certified Master Inspector" designation. Both of these accomplishments are earned through years of training and experience and a commitment to excellence in the profession.

Continuing education is an ongoing process for every professional and the Home Inspection industry is no exception. On a monthly basis our organizations meet and trade education and information that helps keep us up to date on the latest techniques and trends in an ever changing and complex field.

You can trust us for reliable, accurate information regarding your home purchase, home maintenance, or general construction or building questions.  If you have recently had a home inspection and are looking for a second opinion or clarification or the findings in the report, feel free to contact us. If you are experiencing an issue with your home and want an independent evaluation of the condition and methods of repair available to you, please contact us. If you are considering selling your home and want to minimize the potential for your buyer to compile a list of deficiencies call us for a pre-listing inspection.

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