Commercial Inspections
(Standard or Exhaustive)
Structural Inspections
FHA and VA (HUD) Permanent
Foundation Inspections
Special Inspections (Structural, Roof, Pool, Foundation, Mechanical, Electrical)
Code Compliance Inspections
In-Phase Construction Inspections

Architectural & Engineering

Design/Construction Consultation
Plan Review
Repair Design
Construction Monitoring
Construction Quality Review
Construction Forensics
Project Management


Phase I Environmental Assessments
Property Condition Assessments
Reserve Studies
Transition Studies


Owner Representation
Expert Witness

What Do We Inspect and Test?

Historic and Landmark Buildings, Industrial Structure, Commercial Building, New Construction, Well and Septic, Swimming Pool and Spa, Health Clubs, Radon, Mold and others as requested by the clients.

Inspection Techniques:

Our inspection team conducts thorough non-invasive inspection of the visible and readily accessible systems and components of the property. When necessary, we use very sensitive carbon monoxide detectors for checking combustion in your furnace, gas leak detectors to check minute leaks in gas pipes, moisture meters to determine under floor or behind wall moisture problems, digital amp and volt meters to diagnose electrical problems, GFI testers to test electrical ground fault safety, digital dual trace thermometers to check the efficiency of HVAC system and other non invasive tools.

How About Commercial Structures Inspection?

Commercial inspection varies. Items may include Driveway and Parking, Curbs, ADA compliance, Gates, Walkways, Storm Drainage, Fencing, Landscaping, Exterior Lighting, Signage, Foundation, Structure, Roof, Building Exterior, Building Interior, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Fuel System, Elevators, and various other items.

Standards That We Follow:

We follow ASTM standards for commercial inspections. We do not bid on any repair services on the property we inspect. We check for proper installation, proper functioning and safety. Aesthetics is not part of our inspection.

When Do I Get My Report?

For commercial clients – a report may take one day to two weeks depending on the amount of work involved.

Insurance Coverage:

In addition to liability insurance, we carry $300,000 single occurrence and $600,000 aggregate E&O insurance. Real Estate Agents and Lending Institutions are additionally insured by our E&O policy. We provide a professional inspection that is designed to preserve the real estate value and prevent litigation in the future.

Cost of Inspection:

Commercial and industrial buildings, the average cost will vary so please call to get a firm price.

Home & Building Inspection Specialist

Althea or Ralph G. Baca, P.E. BBaca Engineering, LLC