Nathan graduated from the Ohio State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. You may see him around downtown Columbus where he works as an Irrigation Specialist for the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks. Nathan, his wife, and their little boy live in Worthington.
Nathan received his Home Inspection education through Hondros College. He is InterNACHI Certified and is a member of the Columbus Board of Realtors.
As a homeowner himself, he understands the need for honest, ethical inspectors.
A detailed, informative report will be provided within 24 hours of each inspection.
Weaver Home Inspections strives to meet all of your inspection needs.
According to the EPA radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S. and it is the number one cause of lung cancer in non-smokers. Lung cancer caused by radon causes about 21,000 deaths a year. Radon gas decays into radioactive particles that can get trapped in your lungs as you breathe. As they break down further, these particles release small bursts of energy. This can damage lung tissue and lead to lung cancer over the course of your lifetime.
Radon is a radioactive gas produced by the natural decay of uranium in the soil. It is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and chemically inert. The only way to know how much radon is present in your home is to test for it. We test radon levels using a continuous radon monitor. This is an electronic meter that takes hourly measurements of the radon levels over a 48-hour period. These readings are then averaged to obtain the final test results which are available immediately.
For the test to be valid, all doors and windows in the house must be kept closed (except for normal entry and exit) for the duration of the test and for a minimum of 12 hours before starting the test. This is to ensure the test is measuring the maximum levels that can occur.
A pre-purchase, general home or condo inspection is a visual examination of readily accessible mechanical systems such as plumbing, heating, electrical systems; and structural components such as foundation, walls, roof, windows, doors, etc. of a home to identify defects in the property that could affect its safety, livability or resale value. However with a condo some areas might be excluded such as roofs, exterior claddings, and common areas depending on the Home Owners Association. All findings become part of comprehensive report so buyers are fully informed of the home's condition at the time of the inspection.
The pre-listing home inspection is just like the pre-purchase inspection but helps moves the sale process along by giving the seller the time and information to make any necessary repairs or improvements to increase the homes appeal. The pre-listing home inspection allows the seller to take an aggressive position to sell their home faster and for the maximum price possible based on the findings of the report. It also provides the agent information to help set the sellers price expectations and substantiate a higher selling price. It will shorten the process by removing obstacles before they can interfere with a potential sale, attract more buyers and ease stress for all parties concerned.
Even the most vigilant homeowner can, from time to time, miss small problems or forget about performing some routine home repairs and seasonal maintenance. The most important thing to understand as a new homeowner is that your house requires care and regular maintenance. As time goes on, parts of your house will wear out, break down, deteriorate, leak, or simply stop working. An Annual Maintenance Inspection will help keep a home in good condition and prevent it from suffering serious, long-term and expensive damage from minor issues that should be addressed now.
Typically a builders warranty will expire usually within the first year after closing. Many times the one year warranty expiration marks the final opportunity to identify, document, and inform builders of items that need repair or adjustment. All safety hazards, repairs, and adjustments should be professionally documented before the builder is relieved of their responsibility under the one year warranty. I will thoroughly inspect your new home and develop a list of warranty issues that may be covered by the builder. This inspection can reveal items that are safety hazards or are not performing their intended function.
Ninety-five percent of the time a mortgage lender will require that a wood destroying insect inspection are completed on the property you wish to purchase prior to settlement. This will insure that it does not have an active infestation or major structural damage from wood destroying insects. The following insects are classified as wood destroying insects: Termites, Wood Boring Beetles, and Wood-Attacking Ants.
Sprinkler system leaks and failures can lead to high water bills and potential damage to a home or property. Before a home with a sprinkler system is purchased, it should be inspected. Even though most of the sprinkler system is located underground, I will assess the sprinklers operation, including a visual inspection of the controllers, connections, sprinkler heads, pump, backflow, and sensors. Water meters are also inspected as a means of uncovering any possible leaks.
Nate was able to accommodate a home inspection on short notice, came on a holiday and in snowy weather conditions. His finding were very detailed and offered advice on the best and safest ways to fix. He was very prepared with the equipment and tools needed to complete a thorough inspection and provided a well organized report on the same day as the inspection.Michael Herman
I highly recommend Weaver Home Inspections. Nathan did an excellent job on our home inspection. He helped explain everything, and even continued to communicate with us after we got the report to help us make difficult decisions about the house. Even though we didn't end up making the purchase, it was only due to the thorough work that Nathan did to make sure we knew every problem that gave us the proper tools to make that decision. Thank you, and I can't wait to work with you again when we find the right property!Tess Elliott
Nathan's report was great and extremely helpful. He was done in a timely manner and was able to work with my schedule. I would recommend him to anyone I know who is in need of a Home Inspection!Anna Wenning
Nathan did a great job with my home inspection and was very professional!Sarah Comiskey
I was very pleased with my decision to hire Nathan for my home maintenance inspection. He was prompt, professional, and knowledgeable about his field. I was impressed with the use of moisture detection technology that he used in the basement and attic, and was relieved and reassured when no issues were found. Nathan provided a detailed inspection report, with numerous photos and suggestions, which made it easy to read and understand. I would definitely recommend Weaver Home Inspections to anyone seeking a quality home inspector!!Corinne Vaughn
Walked us through the entire house and explained everything in great detail. Great personality and very professional. If you need an inspection use Weaver!!!!Andrew Parker
Nathan was such a professional. From start to finish, he was absolutely great to work with. He scheduled the inspection within days of our first talking to him and completed it efficiently while being incredibly thorough. We received the full report very soon after and it meant a lot to have someone we trust complete it. We'd recommend him all day long!Becca Thomas
Nathan was very thorough and walked us through everything. Also gave great suggestions and how to fix things. Definitely would recommend.Danielle Paskins
Very knowledgeable and professional. Communicated with us every step of the way. Would 100% recommend!Benjamin Fox