Home Inspections

A home inspection will determine the present condition and functionality of the home’s major systems such as Roof, Electrical, Plumbing, HVAC and Structure. It also includes our home inspectors inspecting the exterior, sprinkler system, interior bedrooms, bathrooms, living spaces, garage and attic. All of the areas will be based on a visual inspection of accessible features. At True Definition Inspection Services, our home inspectors will look for these issues and more to ensure your property is safe to live in and worth the investment.

​If you are interested in receiving a home inspection, call us today!

Condo Inspections

Condo inspections are a limited subset of a standard home inspection, and it includes the electrical system, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, roofing, windows and door operation throughout the interior. It also includes our inspectors inspecting the balcony, storage rooms and attics. With our years of experience, you can trust you are in good hands.

If you are interested in receiving a condo inspection, call us today!

Mold Inspections

When was the last time you had a mold inspection? If you don’t know the answer, it’s time to call Jacksonville’s most trusted Mold Inspector, True Definition Inspection Services! We provide a VISUAL mold inspection with each home inspection we do at no additional charge to the customers. Mold is a basic type of fungus that thrives on bad moisture problems or any water intrusion issues that may be going on at the property, often in places you can’t see. Any mold related issues that found in a property can decrease the value of your home significantly. Mold spores get in the air and travel throughout the property, which might cause or worsen allergies, resulting in the need for a mold inspection.
If you are interested in receiving a mold inspection, call us today!

WDO Inpsection

Termite control services are key to maintaining your home, especially in Florida, where the warm, humid climate makes dry wood and subterranean termites a problem year-round. Each year, termites cause billions of dollars in damage not usually covered by homeowner’s insurance. Termites feed primarily on wood but are known to consume products like furniture, books and even insulation. The first step to protecting your home is to get a comprehensive termite inspection from a licensed termite extermination professional to identify any existing damage and potential threats.

If you are interested in receiving a WDO/Termite inspection, call us today!
*Provided by a licensed pest control company.

4 Point Inspection

A 4-point inspection is typically required on any property that’s 30 years old or older for insurance purposes. A 4-point inspection covers ONLY the Roof, Electrical, AC & Plumbing. Insurance companies wants to make sure that these 4 major items are functional, damage and hazard free before they insure the property due to the fact that the property is older. With older properties sometimes pose older related issues or items.

If you are interested in receiving a 4-Point inspection, call us today!

Wind Mitigation

A Wind Mitigation inspection is normally recommended on any property built before 2002 and the roof has been fully replaced with a permit. A Wind Mitigation let’s the insurance company know how a property is going to stand in the means of a hurricane. Meaning what year was the roof replaced? What size nail was used to nail down the sheets of wood? What shape of roof is on the property? Are the windows, doors and garage door hurricane protected? All of these questions are equivalent to discounts that you could receive from the insurance company to lower your insurance premiums for the year. Which could result in you as the new homeowner saving anywhere between $200-$400 annually over the course of you owning your property.

If you are interested in receiving a wind mitigation inspection, call us today!

About Us

True Definition Inspection Services in unparalleled compared to other companies because of our dedication and customer commitment. It is our credo to offer top quality customer service in each interaction with our customers. True Definition inspection Services offers extensive and financially valuable inspections, to provide consistent results for the customer and realtor. When you hire True Definition Inspection Services, you as the customer are valued first before your business. We offer full service inspection packages based on the customer needs and property details including termite inspections by a licensed termite company.

Trust that we will send out a licensed inspector to inspect your home or building. We look for potential problems in roofing, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, structure, and much more. Never assume that the seller has disclosed all of the issues or has maintained the property up to acceptable standards. We will make sure they aren’t selling you a sub par home. From home inspections to insurance inspection, we’ve got you covered every step of the way. Hiring True Definition Inspection Services guarantees you’ve made the right decision and one step closer to achieving the american dream of home ownership. Don’t hesitate to call us today for our exceptional home inspection services. With over 6 years of experience and great customer service, you can trust you’re in good hands.

Certifications

  • State licensed home and mold inspectors
  • FL State termite/WDO Inspection*
  • Certified wind mitigation inspectors
  • Certified infrared inspectors
  • NACA certified inspectors
  • Certified 4-point inspectors

“We are dedicated to giving you the best inspection that you can possibly receive. Our main goal is to make sure that when we inspect, you are totally satisfied. Our promise to you is that you will be our top priority.”

Antwan Richardson
Owner

Reviews

Antwan and the True Definition crew are phenomenal! As a Realtor in the Northeast Florida area, I can't tell you how important it is to have a detailed inspection during the home buying process. I've worked with True Definition for many of my transactions and will continue to do so. Exceptional service, thorough inspections, and trusted results - you can't ask for better!

- Shannon M

I am a real estate agent in Jacksonville, Fla. and all of my customer's that have chosen True Definition have expressed to me that they have been very pleased with his services. I am pleased with his services because I know that he will be prompt, courteous and thorough. The reports are easy to decipher, detailed and to the point.

- Kimberly D

I have used Antwan with True Definition for several of my client’s home inspections and I can’t say enough about how professional and knowledgeable he is. He delivers the results fast and the reports are very detailed. I will continue to recommend my clients to Antwan whether here in North Florida or any other part of the state. If you want a GREAT home inspector, give him a call!
- Danielle H

Antwan has to be the hardest working inspector on the market. He is always available to answer questions regarding any inspection report. He is always on time and provides reports within 24 hours, which makes the transaction that much smoother. Before you invest you better let True Definition inspect.
- Saul H

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHY DO YOU NEED A HOME INSPECTION?

A home inspection gives the buyer more detailed information about the overall condition of the home prior to purchase. In a home inspection, a qualified inspector takes an in-depth, unbiased look at your potential new home to:

  • Evaluate the physical condition: structure, construction and mechanical systems
  • Identify items that need to be repaired or replaced
  • Estimate the remaining useful life of the major equipment, structure and finishes
SHOULD YOU ASK FOR A HOME INSPECTION?

A home inspection will only occur if you arrange for one. FHA does not perform a home inspection. Decide early. You may be able to make your contract contingent on the results of the inspection.

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AN APPRAISAL AND A HOME INSPECTION?

An appraisal is different from a home inspection and does not replace a home inspection. Appraisals estimate the property value of the property for lenders.  Home inspections evaluate the condition of the home for buyers.

DOESN’T FHA GUARANTEE VALUE?

If you find problems with your new home after closing, FHA cannot give or lend you money for repairs, and FHA cannot buy the home back from you. Ask a qualified home inspector to inspect your potential new home and give you the information needed to make a wise decision.

WHAT ABOUT MOLD AND RADON GAS TESTING?

The United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Surgeon General of the United States have recommended that all houses should be tested for radon. For more information on radon testing, call the toll-free National Information Line at 1-800-SOS-RADON or 1-800-767-7326. Ask your home inspector about additional health and safety tests that may be relevant for your home, such as a mold inspection if one has not been administered recently.

HOW DO I BECOME AN INFORMED BUYER?

It’s your responsibility to be an informed buyer. You have the right to carefully examine your potential new home with a qualified home inspector. To find a qualified home inspector ask for references from friends, realtors, local licensing authorities and organizations that qualify and test home inspectors.

HOW MUCH DOES A HOME INSPECTION COST?

The cost of a home inspection is all based on the square footage of the property and what type of structure is being inspected. Never let cost be the reason you choose to have your home inspected or when choosing your home inspector. The information you will learn from getting a home inspection is priceless. Choosing a less expensive and inexperienced home inspector in most cases is an unwise decision and saving a few dollars now will surely cost you later. When choosing your home inspector, pick one that is well trained with numerous years of experience, continuing education and professional affiliation.

HOW LONG DOES AN INSPECTION TAKE?

The amount of time per inspection varies by the type of inspection, as well as the amount of square footage of the home being inspected. Below are the averages for each type, based on a 2,000 square-foot home.

Home Inspection - On average, a home inspection for a 2,000 square-foot home takes 2-3 hours but may vary based on square footage of the home.

Condo Inspection - Most condo inspections take 1-2 hours but may vary based on square footage of the condo be inspected.

Mold Inspection - An average mold inspection normally takes about 1 hour but they can take up to 2 hours depending on the property.

WDO Inspection- The standard WDO inspection takes about 1 hour for a 2,000 square-foot house but may vary based on the square footage of the home.

4 Point Inspection - A 4 point inspection can typically be accomplished within 1 hour for the standard 2,000 square-foot home.

Wind Mitigation - Most wind mitigation inspections take about 1 hour but may vary based on the home.

HOW LONG BEFORE I GET MY RESULTS?

True Definition Inspections guarantees same day report summaries and that issues will be reported within 24 hours of the inspection preformed.

DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?

At True Definition Inspection, we value our first responders and offer discounts for all military, police, firefighters and first responders and teachers. Please call for more information.

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