Meet Rich Vetter

For over 20 years Rich enjoyed a career in IT during which he remodeled and flipped homes. Rich loved working in the construction and real estate field so much he decided to become a home inspector. With his years of remodeling experience and the keen sense of detail garnered from his years in the IT field he now enjoys providing new homeowners with piece of mind and confidence in their…

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New Construction

At Vetter Home Inspections we specialize in new construction Buyers receive a comprehensive pre-drywall, pre-closing, and one year home warranty inspection. Each inspections takes between 2-3 hours depending on the size of the home as well as systems to be inspected. After the inspection is complete, I will walk the property with you to review findings and answer questions. A comprehensive report will be provided within 24 hours. Schedule an…

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Reviews

We had Rich handle our pre-closing inspection. He was very professional, prompt and thorough. Our thought process was that we would never regret having an outside inspection done, but we may regret it if we didn’t. Thank you for the peace of mind! Troy Benton Super thorough and very knowledgeable. Rich stayed in touched throughout our entire building process and even stopped to check on things he found to make…

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AC Refrigerant

One of the major troubles we warn customers about when it comes to their home air conditioning systems is signs of leaking refrigerant. The refrigerant in an air conditioner must remain at a constant level, which is known as the AC’s charge, during its lifetime. The air conditioner doesn’t consume refrigerant as it runs (it’s not an energy source, but a heat transference medium), so the only way it can…

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Truss Uplift

Truss uplift is a phenomenon common in homes built with roof trusses. If a house suffers from truss uplift, the top floor ceilings literally lift off the interior walls in the winter. They drop back down in the summer. Needless to say, this is a tad disconcerting to the homeowner. At first glance, one might assume that the floors have settled. Actually the ceiling has gone up – sometimes creating…

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Radon Testing

Radon Is A Radioactive Gas, Every Home Should Have A Radon Test Done To Know The Radon Levels Each year, it is responsible for more deaths than brain cancer, melanoma, or bone cancer. People in every state and in every country on the globe are exposed to it usually in their own homes. And while there are daily news reports about the quality of drinking water and warnings of pesticides…

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One Year Warranty Inspection

Most builders offer a new construction one-year warranty which covers many aspects of repair and replacement throughout the house. Now more than ever, homeowners of new construction properties are taking advantage of having a professional home inspection to assist in discovering unforeseen problems affecting their home.  We understand it is typical for various items within your home to change over a year’s time. Whether it is a structural, mechanical or…

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Pre-Listing Inspection

Have a new listing? You want your clients house to be ready for the scrutiny of potential buyers. You certainly do not want contracts on your clients home to fall through because of potential unknown issues.  Here are three reasons to have VSW inspect your home prior to putting that For Sale sign in the front yard: Identify defects and make repairs ahead of time. By identifying possible defects early…

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Pre-Closing Inspection

This is the most common of all inspections as it is done on both new construction (the pre-closing inspection) and resale homes. Our Internachi certified inspectors will examine and report on all components of the home. We carefully observe and test the following: Structural ComponentsRoofing SystemExterior ComponentsElectrical SystemHeating and Cooling SystemsInsulation and VentilationPlumbing SystemInterior ComponentsAppliancesFireplacesand more… We will report and advise on their condition and potential for failure. We also…

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New Construction Pre-Drywall

This is often a forgotten inspection because people don’t feel it’s as necessary as the pre-closing inspection or the 1 year warranty inspection. However, some of the most critical components of your home are hidden behind the walls. Our Pre-Drywall Inspection evaluates the condition of your new home’s major systems – plumbing, HVAC, electrical, structural – prior to concealment. The Shape of Things to Come We conduct Pre-Drywall Inspections just…

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