"Southern Comfort Home Inspections, LLC sincerely wants to help you in making your new house, your new home. S.C.H.I., LLC strives to provide what other inspectors seem to lack, a servant's heart and a teacher's approach. Let S.C.H.I., LLC serve you as you proceed though your home buying experience." - Brian C. Schaefer, President
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"We have used Brian with Southern Comfort Inspections twice already when looking to buy a home and will continue to use him as many times as he’ll accept us! He is the most thorough, meticulous, courteous, knowledgeable and professional home inspector you’ll find. Thank you for providing such reliable and consistent service to our family." - Rian in Hermitage.
"There are not enough stars in the sky to give this company and Brian a high enough recommendation. He is extraordinarily thorough and knowledgeable, and works harder than I can even explain...." - Eric in Franklin.
"I just want to start by saying that this home inspection far exceeded my previous ones. Brian is a great home inspector and did a great job for us. His professionalism and attention to detail were second to none. I will tell anyone needing this service to call him." - David in Murfreesboro.
"Brian is AMAZING and has completed TWO home inspections for us. I am the absolute most detail oriented person on the planet and thought "Wow, this was a very thorough inspection" when I received his inspection... We were so happy with Brian's inspection that we asked him to come back to inspect our house at the 11 month mark before our 1 year warranty with the builder expired to ensure everything was still in good order.... He is incredibly nice, personable, and genuinely a great guy; I just can not say enough nice things about him." - Amy in Belle Meade.
"I am a real estate professional and use Brian on every inspection that I possibly can. However, this review is based on his inspection of a property I am purchasing for myself. Brian is one of the most courteous, professional, and thorough inspectors that I have come across. He understands the anxiety that Buyers go through at this stage of purchasing a new home and takes great care to explain not only the items that need repairs, but why. It's easy for inspectors to throw out every item that is not perfect, but Brian understands what is most important and how to approach it with the Sellers. I have years of construction experience and education and he is, in my professional opinion, one of the best in Middle Tennessee. I couldn't suggest anyone for your protection more during one of the most expensive purchases that you will make. I put my complete trust in Brian and you should too!!"
Service area from Columbia to White House and in between...
FOR COMPLETE TRANSPARENCY, PLEASE UNDERSTAND:
INSPECTORS FOR SCHI,LLC ARE NOT EXPERTS. S.C.H.I., LLC DOES NOT CLAIM TO BE AN EXPERT IN ANY ASPECT. EXPERTS ARE SPECIFIC TRADE CONTRACTORS IN A GIVEN FIELD. Be cautious of home inspectors claiming to be experts in any given field. Request valid licensing, state certification and insurance if encountered. This is a sales tactic that is deceiving.
WHAT S.C.H.I., LLC DOES NOT DO DURING A GENERAL HOME INSPECTION:
1. SCHI does NOT offer any warranty of any kind or personally make ANY guarantees. These can be deceptive practices other inspection companies will use to get your business. (see Q & A)
2. SCHI does NOT move any personal items, insulation, appliances or storage in the property at the time of the inspection. Can not see behind walls.
3. SCHI does NOT enter areas that are confined, restricted, blocked or deemed hazardous to enter.
4. SCHI does NOT evaluate or test: animal presence, animal urine/defecation or stains caused by sources other than water/moisture. Does not evaluate; buried fuel tanks, geology, fungi, radon (can be ordered separately), mercury, fauna, wood destroying organisms, rodents, pests, insects, carbon monoxide, provide structural engineering evaluations, determine or predict hydro-logical movement or pressure, test for asbestos, test for lead, mercury, treated wood, test fireplaces or chimneys, calculate HVAC capacities, flow rates, volume or efficiency; evaporator housing; or cause of systems to not function. If these are of any concern, seek a environmental testing firm.
5. SCHI does NOT operate systems or inspect areas that are not within the Tennessee Standards of Practice.
6. SCHI does NOT evaluate or test subterranean water supply lines, sewage lines/disposal, septic or other disposal systems; evaluate for proper design, material or size of plumbing. Inspect specialty components or systems not in the TN SOP.
7. See other items not required by the TN SOP; click here.
WHAT SCHI.,LLC WILL DO:
1. Conduct your home inspection in accordance to the TN Standards of Practice for a general home inspection created by the State of TN.
2. Give you excellent service and communication from ordering to delivery.
3. Make every effort to provide same day report delivery*.
4. FREE thermal imaging and moisture meter testing of visible water-related moisture areas.
5. Provide separate PREMIUM WATER & RADON testing services and termite inspection letters for an extra fee if so desired. SCHI.LLC uses NRPP approved CRM radon devices to provide you with a one page report (see tab).
6. Does NOT charge extra for attic or crawlspace evaluations.
7. Provides a stream-lined process online, from order reservation to delivery.
8. Provide a lengthy, detailed report with many photos (please see reviews about what people say) that abides by the TN Standards of Practice.
9. Does NOT charge extra for mileage.
*Pre-inspection agreement(s) must be signed and order paid. Not guaranteed.
Gratefully Serving These Areas of Tennessee: College Grove , Nashville, Mt. Juliet, Smyrna, Dickson, Springfield, Clarksville, Murfreesboro, Spring Hill, Franklin, Brentwood, Columbia, Hendersonville, Eagleville, Joelton, Crieve Hall, East Nashville, Ashland City, Lebanon, Chapel Hill, and Many More Cities in Middle Tennessee!!!