Why Choose Rivertowne Inspection?

Steve & Jody McKay are trans-plants from South Texas, with Steve being transferred here with his previous employer, a natural gas pipeline company. They decided to make western PA, near Beaver, their home. Naturally, it's a far cry from down south, but the months that aren't cold and the fall colors are the best. After leaving his previous company, Steve decided to became a Certified Professional Home Inspector and start his own company. 

Listed below separates us from the rest.

  1. Committed to ensuring that THE home buyer is purchasing a safe home.
  2. A Certified member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)
  3. Complies with a Standards of Practice and Code of conduct set forth by InterNACHI
  4. Complies with the InterNACHI continuing education policy and completes 24 hours per year.
  5. He's insured to mandated requirements. Feel free to request a copy for verification.
  6. Has real world and hands on construction experience in both residential and commercial construction.
  7. Has worked on construction projects nationwide and interacted with all construction trades.
  8. Is certified through classroom training from International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI).

As a company, Rivertowne Inspection LLC / Steve McKay meets and EXCEEDS all industry standards set by the State of Pennsylvania.

State Regulations:

  1. Pennsylvania requires that home inspectors are a full member in good standing with a national, not-for-profit home inspection association.
  2. Pennsylvania requires that a home inspector must comply with a code of conduct and attend continuing education as an ongoing condition of membership.
  3. Home inspectors are prohibited from performing repairs on the same house he or she inspected within the preceding 12 months.
  4. The party selling the property that is the subject of the inspection has the right to receive a free copy of the report upon request.
  5. Home inspectors must maintain insurance against errors and omissions and general liability coverage.

(For the state requirements click LINK )

InterNACHI - HONOR

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InterNACHI is so certain of the integrity of our members
that we back them up with our $10,000 Honor Guarantee.

International Code of Ethics

The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) promotes a high standard of professionalism, business ethics and inspection procedures. InterNACHI members subscribe to the following Code of Ethics in the course of their business.

Standards of Practice

The International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) promotes a high standard of professionalism, business ethics and inspection procedures. InterNACHI members subscribe to the following Standards of Practices.
general home inspection is a non-invasive, visual examination of the accessible areas of a residential property (as delineated below), performed for a fee, which is designed to identify defects within specific systems and components defined by these Standards that are both observed and deemed material by the inspector.  The scope of work may be modified by the Client and Inspector prior to the inspection process.
Standards of Practice

3.1.   Roof 
3.2.   Exterior 
3.3.   Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure
3.4.   Heating 
3.5.   Cooling 
3.6.   Plumbing 
3.7.   Electrical 
3.8.   Fireplace 
3.9.   Attic, Insulation & Ventilation
3.10. Doors, Windows & Interior