You’ve spent an incredible amount of time researching… Visiting many different homes over the course of many months… Working with your trusted realtor in searching and finding the perfect home for you and your family.
Now, you’ve finally found THE ONE.
The school is perfect. The neighborhood is fantastic. The price is reasonable. You and your family love the home. You’ve hoped and prayed about it and feel that this is it.
You’ve put in a bid on your home and it’s been accepted – now the home is under contract and pending. You are so excited! You’ve driven by your dream home, looked at it on Google Maps and already figured out the fastest way to get to work everyday.
You’ve even imagined how you will be arranging all of your furniture inside the family room. This is a very exciting time!
Now… you need an experienced, knowledgeable, honest, trustworthy and unbiased home inspector to help you find out if everything is okay. Will your family be safe? Are there any unforeseen problems with the home?
We are here to help you find out.
A thorough home inspection depends heavily on an inspector's own effort. And, unlike most professionals you hire, you probably won't meet us until our appointment. If you honor us by permitting us to inspect your new home, we guarantee that we'll give you our very best effort. We'll inspect your home as if it were our own.
This we promise you.
- Cezar Garcia, CPI MBA
- Angeline Garcia, CPI
Certified Professional Inspectors CPI®
- InterNACHI Certified
- FAA-Certified Drone Pilot
State of Florida Licenses:
FAA Airman Certificate #:
Cezar Garcia 427551
Remote sUAS Pilot
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Wind Mitigation: an examination of your home's weather withstanding features. This inspection can potentially lower your annual homeowners insurance premiums.
4 Point Inspection: an inspection of the Roof, HVAC/Heating, Plumbing and Electrical systems. Insurance underwriters use this report to assess your home's insurability.
Your full home inspection includes the condition of the following:
- Roofing System
- Crawl Space
- Exterior & Structure
- Deck & Patio
- Pool & Spa
- Kitchen & Appliances
- Electrical System
- Plumbing System
- HVAC Systems
- Fireplace & Chimney
We are Infrared Certified®.
Our infrared camera helps us see things that other inspectors can't. That's why we use an infrared camera at every inspection, for no additional fee.
Thermal imaging allows us to identify potential problems other inspectors may miss, such as hidden moisture at:
- Kitchen fixtures
- Bathroom fixtures
All moisture anomalies are confirmed with a moisture meter.
Thermal imaging also can help identify:
- Areas of energy loss
- Inadequate insulation
- Overloaded circuits
- A/C register flow
Look not every man on his own things,
but every man also on the things of others.
~ Philippians 2:4 ~
"Angeline & Cezar: It was great meeting both of you. I appreciate your hard work and dedication to helping us make a well informed decision on the purchase of our home. I have seen many inspection reports in my line of business; however, your report is the most comprehensive one I have ever seen. I appreciate the time and dedication and attention to detail you gave not only to the home I am selling but also to the home I am buying. I will recommend your services without hesitation. I hope you have a great evening!!" ~Aida S.
"My wife and I moved from PA to Orlando and knew very little about the building codes and regulations of our new state. We are so thankful we had Cezar and Angeline to inspect our new home and answer all our questions. Their attention to detail and care with their work is so impressive, they truly treat every home they inspect as if it was their own. They spent several hours checking literally all aspects of the home and then quickly and diligently prepared a full color easy to read report that for us as homeowners is priceless. This report will serve as a great guide for me as the new homeowner for things I can do to improve and make my home last as long as possible. They did this all for us while were still in PA but they kept us updated every step of the way via phone calls and emails. Then they went above and beyond by offering to return to the house free of charge because of one area they weren't able to inspect during the original inspection through no fault of their own. I really can't say enough how much I appreciate them and how I intend to use them for every future house I purchase. Moving is stressful, we all know it, but Cezar and Angeline really care and have provided us wonderful peace of mind for our future home." ~ Nate & Angela L.
"Many thanks to you Cezar and Angeline for the home inspection that you did on our behalf. You were both professional, knowledgeable, personable and very detailed. You inspected the property with organization and precision and we couldn't have asked for a better company to make sure that we were making a good investment. We received our report the same day as advertised and it was well put together and easy to read. I would recommend Prodigal Home inspections to anyone that I know needing a home inspection. May God bless you and your family." ~Denisia V.
"Cezar, Thank you so much for your quick turnaround on the home inspection report! Being a first time home buyer has been a very stressful process, but you have been a bright spot along the way! Your attention to detail and thoroughness was very much appreciated and you eased my worries by explaining your findings throughout the inspection process. Thank you so much for the part you have played in my journey, and I will definitely recommend your services to everyone I can think of in the future!
Thank you again." ~Lorna B.
"Thank you so much for completing our wind mitigation inspection. We appreciate your explanation of how our new roof replacement can help lower our insurance premiums. Thank you for your thorough and outstanding service!" ~Larry G.
"All set, again thank you for your guys work. You made it all so easy for us. It is much appreciated." ~ Jeff N.
"Thank you for your report. It appears to be very thorough and detailed." ~ David S.
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily,
as to the Lord, and not unto men;
~ Colossians 3:23 ~
"Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety." Proverbs 11:14
We are a Christian, family-owned business based in Hunters Creek, FL that provides exceptional home inspections - specializing in pre-purchase, pre-listing, condos, townhomes and new construction. Coming from a background of real estate investing, we understand the expectations of both buyers and sellers and strive to ensure that you, our client, are well informed and educated about the home's needs. We never compromise integrity and honesty and we work hard to protect you and your family as you decide on your home purchase.
Every inspection that we perform is regarded as an honor and privilege because we recognize each real estate transaction as a huge step in your life. Helping you make an educated decision on whether a home is the right choice for your family is our highest priority.
We take great care in helping you gain a full understanding into the condition, safety, and performance of your home's interior and exterior building systems. Further, we prioritize any improvements needed into categories such as major concerns, deferred maintenance, or minor cosmetic issues to help aid you in your decision.
As members in good standing of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI), we are proudly obligated to adhere to their Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Although these are the basic industry standards, please know that we often go well above and beyond these practices when inspecting for our clients.
Angeline received her Master of Architecture degree in 2003 from Parsons School of Design in New York. She acquired her Home Inspection training from InterNACHI. Cezar graduated with an MBA from the University of Central Florida in 2000 and received his Home Inspection training from the American Home Inspectors Training Institute. Both are Licensed Home Inspectors in the State of Florida, and are Certified Professional Inspectors®.
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday: By Appointment
We understand that you usually have only a few days to complete an inspection, and we do our very best to accommodate you. Your Inspection Report is available within 24 hours from completion of inspection.
For Questions, Appointments
Give us a call anytime!
The above image was based on a study done by the National Association of Home Builders & Bank of America. Obviously there is no hard and fast guide as to how long home systems and components will last. Therefore, we have also included an expected lifespan chart compiled by InterNACHI - please see below.
The following chart created by InterNACHI details the predicted life expectancy of appliances, products, materials, systems and components for homes in the state of Florida. While many components and systems in homes located in Florida and the surrounding area have service life expectancies that are comparable to those anywhere else in the U.S., those items that are regularly exposed to the elements, including saltwater, wind, sun and heat, are particularly vulnerable to premature failure compared to items installed in homes located elsewhere. These guidelines attempt to address those differences.
This is what happens when the gutters are missing their downspout. Water was just pouring out onto the stucco. Note the concrete block step cracks forming behind the stucco.
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