The Real Seal, LLC Offering Free Foundation Inspections for Home Buyers
Chicago-based foundation repair company The Real Seal, LLC stresses the importance of correctly identifying foundation problems during home inspection
"Many people experience trouble with home inspectors who are not familiar with issues in the foundation,"
Home inspectors have been known to point out problems in a foundation that aren't major issues in need of repair, Werner says. This leads many prospective homeowners to unnecessarily worry about the repairs their house will need.
"One such example was an inspector's report that noted water stains over the top of the foundation as a seepage issue that needed to be fixed," he says. "When we got there, we found that the stains were the original stains from when the foundation was poured at the time of construction. We wrote them up a report reflecting this, and they were able to follow through with the sale without further issue."
Because spring and summer are the most popular seasons for buying a new home, Werner says now is a great time to take advantage of The Real Seal, LLC's free foundation inspection offering.
"Spring and summer are common times for home inspectors to identify more problems," Werner says. "Mostly, this is because homes tend to sell better during this time, and if an inspector doesn't find anything, they will usually write something down anyway."
Werner says that homeowners and hopeful home buyers alike are welcome to take advantage of this opportunity to have a company experienced in examining foundations look at their home.
"Do not panic if this happens to you. We deal with it often and know what the selling and buying homeowners and homeowners-to-
The Real Seal LLC has been in business since 2010. Located in Barrington, IL, The Real Seal LLC provides basement waterproofing to the Chicagoland area. For more information, please contact 847-756-7987 or visit www.therealsealllc.com.
Austin Werner, Owner