Commercial property inspections, also known as Property
Condition Assessments are important for clients seeking to
know the condition of a property they may be purchasing.
Depending on the client's needs, and the property types, some
inspections can be fully technical, requiring some of our
sub-contractors to do in depth inspections of specific items.
Once the inspection or Property
Condition Assessment is completed, a written report also known
as the Property Condition Report, complete with pictures, is
compiled and delivered to the client within an acceptable time
frame. The property condition report may include items such as
concerns observed and recommendations for repairs or further
inspections that may be needed.
The types of commercial buildings that we
We Offer 3 Types of New Construction Inspections
Schools & Daycare Centers
Sometimes things simply go wrong when building a new
building or structure.
Things get broken, not installed correctly, or
non-functioning. There are three times during a new
construction you should/could conduct an inspection:
pre-drywall and upon completion, and then after 11 month of
occupancy before your one-year warranty is up.
Pre-drywall will check to be
certain that electrical, plumbing, and even framing have
been done correctly. A property inspection upon completion can
uncover things such as debris left by subcontractors in an
attic and crawl spaces; non-function bathroom vents; nails
left behind across roofs and in the grass beneath; and
improperly installed doors.
it’s necessary to have a Certificate of Occupancy by
county inspectors, they don’t inspect your property with
the same level of detail as a property inspector would.
Before you release the general
contractor of liability things can go wrong. They do not
always stand the test of time.
Asbestos was a very
common building material up until recently. While great
efforts are being made to remove this exceedingly harmful
material, asbestos can still be found in
commercial buildings. Extended exposure to asbestos is a
recognized cause of malignant mesothelioma and other
seriously health hazards. According to OSHA, the is no
safe level of asbestos exposure, and leaving an asbestos
problem unchecked leaves you liable to the harm it can
After a flood, or
interior water problem, a commercial property
owner starts to think about Mold. When it comes to
diagnosing mold in your commercial property, you
want to use a someone that you can trust, and who will dig
deep to understand your issues. NED Chicago brings over 20
years of experience, and is licensed by the state of
Lead is a well-known
toxin that can show up in many sources in new and old
buildings and industrial facilities. Lead can have
a variety of negative impacts on the body, and is
particularly harmful to children with developing brains
and nervous systems (it has been linked to lower IQ’s and
other development issues).
If these termites encounter your business or building
foundation while foraging they will follow any crack or
crevice with an opening of 1/32" wide into the structure.
Once inside they will seek and destroy their source of
food: lumber, wood panels, flooring, sheetrock, wallpaper,
and any structural elements made of wood.
Clear Perspective has sub-contracted termite
technicians that provide complete inspections for
commercial properties for the detection of
termite activity, conducive conditions that might lead to
activity, and any potential entry areas.
Radon is an odorless, tasteless and
invisible gas produced by the decay of naturally occurring
uranium in soil and water. The EPA estimates that about
20,000 lung cancer deaths each year in the U.S. are
radon-related. Exposure to radon is the second leading
cause of lung cancer after smoking.
moves up through the ground to the air above and into your
building through cracks and other holes in the foundation.
Radon can also enter a building through well water. Your
building can trap radon inside.
Any building can have a
radon problem. This means new and old buildings, well-sealed
and drafty buildings with or without basements.
Nearly 1 out of every 15
buildings in the United States is estimated to have an
elevated radon level.
If you are buying a building...
that you know what the indoor radon level is in any
you consider buying. Ask the seller for their radon test
results. If the building has a radon-reduction system, ask the
seller for information they have about the system.
If the building has not yet been tested, you should have the
If you are having a new building built, there
are features that can be incorporated into your building
during construction to reduce radon levels.
Should Test for Radon...
Testing is the only way to
find out your building's radon levels. The EPA and the Surgeon
General recommend testing all buildings below the third floor