Best Maui Home Inspector with experience
Put your trust in a company with experience in home inspections. My inspections cover top-to-bottom and include a mold inspection.
My name is Matt Fellman and I am the owner/operator of Island Local Home Inspections. After spending my entire life in Oregon, my family and I took a leap of faith a few years ago and landed here on Maui. For more than 20 years I owned and operated a very successful multi-inspector company in Oregon and home inspections are my life. I’ve trained dozens of home inspectors, taught classes to real estate agents, served as board president of the Oregon Real Estate Inspectors Association twice, and even wrote a book on becoming a successful home inspector.
As you look to hire an inspector to help navigate your purchase, I hope you will consider me. From the top of the roof to the bottom of the foundation and everything in between, I can promise you I’ve seen it all before and will give you my complete and honest opinion. Feel free to look around my website to learn more about who I am and what I do. Most of all, please reach out to me with any questions or to discuss your prospective house. Thanks for stopping by and I look forward to welcoming you to the greatest place on earth. Mahalo!
What Does My Inspection Cover?
This is a great question and a topic that is important to be familiar with as you navigate the homebuying process. Your home inspection will be performed in accordance with the American Society of Home Inspectors Standards of Practice including:
- Exterior Building Envelope
- Site Grading and Drainage
- Electrical System
- Plumbing System
- Heating and Air-Conditioning System
- Interior Components
- Attics and Crawl Spaces
- I also include a Mold Inspection with every home inspection
Refer to my Inspection Checklist for more detailed information about the specific areas I focus on during your home inspection:
My reports are clearly worded and include pictures and easy-to-understand terminology. I don’t hand you 20 pages of illegible handwritten comments and confusing checkboxes. Each report is written by me and only contains information specific to YOUR house.
For an example of what to expect on the report after the inspection, take a look at a sample report. You will find pictures and easy to understand comments about the items I found. I really try to write the reports in non-technical, easy to comprehend terms that will help you understand your prospective house.
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Need a Pre-Inspection?
Ready to put your house on the market and not sure what needs to be fixed yet? No worries, I can help with this. Just contact me to schedule a home inspection and let me know that you are interested in a pre-inspection before working with a realtor.
I have been inspecting homes for over 20 years and will help you determine some problem areas that could help you sell your home.
Ungrounded Three-Slot Outlets
One of the larger advancements to ever take place with residential house wiring occurred in the early 1960s. This change was the introduction of a third conductor in a standard electrical cable that acts as an equipment ground (usually just called a “ground”). To make alternating current work, there must be a supply or “load”
Uneven Stair Risers
Most of us go up and down stairways everyday without thinking much about the planning and construction of them. One of the leading causes of injuries in the home comes from slips and falls on stairways. And one of leading causes of these slips and falls is improper design and building of the stairways. You
Nail vs. Screw
While nails and screws may seem to be interchangeable, there is actually quite a difference between what these two common fasteners are capable of. I know often times you are just trying to hang a picture on the wall and either will usually work but sometimes the difference really does matter. Let’s start by talking