Home Spec of NC, Inc.

Your licensed home inspectors & home energy specialists. Owner Verified

DexKnows Rating: 5.0 stars (6)

731 River Cottage Rd
Edenton, NC 27932

Home Spec of NC, Inc.


Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm (show)

Monday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday: closed

Sunday: closed (hide)

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Description: Home Spec of NC has been in the fields of construction, remodeling and building science for more than 35 years and retains its NC contractors and plumbing licenses. Utilizing our 18 years as a licensed home inspection company, we conduct a thorough and complete inspection of residential and commercial properties in northeastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia, including the Albemarle area, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Ahoskie and Williamston.

We are also certified in indoor environmental testing and are able to address such concerns as mold and lead based paint, In addition, we're certified by the state to do septic and waste water system inspections to assure there is no sizing inaccuracies, functional failures or improperly piped systems. All inspections include a digital report with photos.

Major areas of inspection include:

  • Foundation and structure
  • Heating and cooling systems
  • Interior and exterior
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing and baths
  • Kitchens

    Teamed up with Hayman Residential Engineering Services, we are able to collect information needed for Hayman Residential Engineered Services to issue a foundation report that most lenders require for such properties as manufactured homes, certificates for new or existing foundations, FHA/HUD compliant permanent foundations, VA permanent foundations and module homes. We also offer regular inspections of your crawl space and attic for routine maintenance issues.

    Home Spec of NC, Inc. can conduct home energy audits to be able to tell you the efficiency of your appliances, heating and air systems, windows, insulation and air sealing. We will accomplish the complete weatherization procedures that are specified in the home energy audit report. We will also conduct a fully certified Building Performance Institute Building analysis and will guide you in learning where your home is losing or wasting energy, prioritize what changes will make the most improvement and then discuss the cost, payback and return percentage on energy investment dollars.

    We are fully trained in combustion analysis for your safety. Home Energy Specialists has a weatherization crew that is trained in Building Performance Institute standards of practice. Home Spec of NC, Inc. and Home Energy Specialists are the only inspector and contractor team in North Eastern North Carolina that have received this highest level of certification.

    Give Home Spec of NC a call today and schedule a consultation.
  • Payment Methods: Discover, MasterCard, VISA, Debit Cards, Personal Checks, Cash
    Ownership: Locally owned
    Products: Alternative Energy, Consulting
    Services: Repairs, Code Compliance, Home Inspections, Commercial Property Inspection, Structural Inspections, Pest Damage Repair, Wind Energy, Energy Conservation, Mold Removal, Mold Inspections, Radon Inspections, Residential Damage Contractors, Lead Inspections, Industrial Property Inspection, Fire, Smoke, & Water Damage, Solar Energy, Electric Companies
    Specialties: Building Science, Commercial Property Inspection, Electrical, Fire Damage Restoration, Foundation and Structual, Heating and Cooling, Home Inspection, Industrial Property Inspection, Interior, Mold Removal, Pest Damage Restoration, Plumbing/Baths, Kitchen, and Exterior, Smoke Damage Restoration


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    So glad we found you

    by satisfied customer , 03/23/2013

    When we found mold invading the inside of our home, we looked online for information on how to handle the problem. After visiting a few sites, I was sure we'd all be dead within hours unless we paid huge amounts of money for a specialized team of experts to handle the problem.Then we found Tim at Home Spec of NC. He is very knowledgeable and matter-of-fact, and didn't use the scare tactics most other companies seem to thrive on.When we asked Tim what to do first, he recommended tests to identify the types of mold and where they originated. He provided us with an extensive report, including photos, that led us to an easy to understand, step-by-step clean up process that we can do mostly ourselves.Thank you, Tim. You are affordable, trustworthy and definitely an expert in your field.

    Expert in Home Inspections!

    by AAAR Realtor , 03/08/2013

    Tim does an excellent job in every phase of his expertise including home inspections, septic inspections, mold testings and structural reports. He explains his findings clearly to the Buyers both during the inspection and in his written report. He always tries to schedule the inspections to meet the Buyers due diligence time frame. He also does an exceptional job in working with realtors - educating and explaining any questions or concerns we may have. I highly recommend Tim Arn!

    good choice

    by Edenton Realtor , 03/07/2013

    Tim Arn has a long history of doing good business in NE NC. I appreciate his wide range of expertise, and am comfortable recommending him to clients. He is knowledgeable and very confident - and buyers appreciate that. I've enjoyed working with Tim.

    Very Knowledgeable!

    by TERRY , 03/07/2013

    Tim does a great job! Not only is he very knowledgeable, but customers find him personable and easy to talk with. He is a one-stop show, being able to do the home, septic, water qualiy inspections at the same time.

    I tell many of my Clients, "I would bet the souls of my Children on the integrity of this Company".

    by VA2NCRealestate , 03/07/2013

    I am a Realtor in the Northeast North Carolina area and have worked with hundreds of Buyers. HomeSpec is the chosen Inspection Company on most of my homes. HomeSpec works to inspect and detect any issues with the homes, gives an accurate report and is not afraid to get dirty.....HomeSpec truly works for the Buyer--NOT the agents, and they prove themselves time and time again. In regards to Septic Inspections, they go so far above and beyond some Contractors in this area, by actually digging up the tank, inspecting the lid and the interior of the tank. Recently, HomeSpec performed a Septic Inspection for my Client-it was a Foreclosure. When HomeSpec removed the lid, it crumbled in his hand, and the Contractor found the inside of tank to be "unsuitable", without a few repairs. This saved my Buyer, potentially THOUSANDS of dollars in the long run......because a Septic Tank rarely shows signs of there is a problem until there is a BIG problem!!

    Very Thorough!!

    by HappyCustomer , 03/07/2013

    I hired Home Spec, Tim Arn, because he was the most qualified. This translated into a very thorough home inspection. It was money well spent in my opinion. I was very happy with the time he spent to explain the different parts of the house to me and the problem that were found. I would use him again.

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