Our Santa Clarita home inspector understands the numerous construction considerations that affect this area: population needs, climate, soil, the prevalence of natural disasters, and the various construction requirements. Our inspectors know that building in Southern California means construction that can withstand earthquakes, mudslides, and the damage salty air can inflict. Southern California is an extremely densely populated area; according to the 2010 U.S. Census, roughly 60.8% of California’s total population resides in Southern California, which is home to more than 25.7 million people. With such a large population, durable construction is paramount.
Each year the Southern California area has about 10,000 earthquakes. Most are small and not even felt. However, several hundred are greater than magnitude 3.0, and then there are a handful of really powerful earthquakes with the potential for large-spread destruction. Our Santa Clarita home inspector knows to look for buildings that comply with all earthquake-building standards. Another common home inspection consideration is the pool and home spa. Many homes in this area have backyard pools and spas. Inspecting these facilities to ensure there are no cracks in the foundation, all safety devices are present, and all safety standards have been met is an important part of our inspections.
Our Santa Clarita home inspector is knowledgeable about the challenges and potential issues of the area’s newer and older construction practices and works to ensure all of the homeowner’s concerns are addressed.
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