Why You Should Get an Inspection for Your New Construction Home

Job site conditions are ever-changing. As a homebuyer, you want to know that the quality of your new construction home is up to your standards. A professional home inspection protects your interests by providing an unbiased evaluation of the property. Here’s what you should know about getting an inspection for new construction.

It’s common for buyers to have a home inspection on a resale property. But did you know that you should also get an inspection for your new construction home? Even if your builder offers a warranty, it’s still in your best interest to have a certified professional evaluate the quality of your home. Here’s why:

Job site Conditions are Ever-Changing

The weather, subcontractors, and even the construction workers themselves can affect the quality of your new home. That’s why it’s important to have someone who can evaluate the workmanship on an ongoing basis. A certified inspector will know what to look for and can spot potential problems before they become major issues. 

At Sound Structure we feel that a home inspector should have extensive construction and trade background before moving into inspections. With over twenty years of construction, maintenance management and HVAC, you can rest knowing that Sound Structure has the experience needed to properly inspect the job site. 

Warranties aren’t Always Enough 

Builder warranties cover defects in materials and workmanship, but they don’t cover everything. Most builder warranties only cover problems that arise within the first year or two after move-in. After that, it’s up to the homeowner to pay for any repairs that are needed. An inspection can identify any potential problems so that they can be addressed before they become expensive repairs down the road. 

You Deserve an Unbiased Opinion

A professional home inspection provides you with an unbiased evaluation of the property. The inspector works for you, not the builder, so you can be sure that you’re getting an honest opinion about the quality of your new home.

Sound Structure Reports are completed within 24 hours of the start of inspection. We provide photographs and diagrams of damaged areas to help explain home conditions and make sure that you understand all the information included. 


Getting a professional home inspection is one of the smartest things you can do when buying a new construction home. An inspection protects your interests by identifying any potential problems with the property before they become major issues. Make sure you hire a certified inspector who has experience with new construction homes so that you can be sure you’re getting an unbiased opinion about the quality of your new home. Contact Sound Structure today to schedule your inspection.