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Home inspection Katy TX

Schedule your Katy home inspection with Houston's Edge Home inspections affordable, highly rated, exceptional service and incredibly detailed reports.

Welcome smart buyers

Houston's Edge home inspections provide home inspection services in Katy, Texas.

When it comes to home inspections in Katy TX, Houston's Edge home inspection is your trusted source for home inspection services. We offer comprehensive home inspection services to the entire Katy TX region. I'm a very experienced and licensed inspector that's familiar with the fast-growing west Houston Katy Texas area and can provide potential homeowners with all the information they need to make an educated buying decision.

  • Hire with confidence

    I have witnessed innumerable imperfections which have furnished me with the aptitude to become one of the finest inspectors in the Katy Texas area.

  • professional inspector

    I hold a professional inspector license with the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC), which is the highest level of licensure issued. License #10393

  • Advance Technology

    I use advanced tools from my report software to the high-tech tools I use. Couple this with my experience it's a win-win for the client.

Home Inspection Katy TX Katy Home inspections in west Houston and included Cinco Ranch community
  • 13

    Years of Experience

  • Over

    3,000 inspections completed

  • 10

    Year InterNachi member

Residential inspections

Clients get the information they need to make a smart buying decision.

As home inspectors, our job is to provide you with an in-depth and comprehensive overview of the condition of your Katy house. We inspect all aspects of the property, from the roof to the foundation, and everything in between. Our goal is to identify any potential issues that may need attention or repair, as well as provide you with an overall view of the home’s condition.

  • Inspections report

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  • Zip Level

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  • Roof inspection

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  • Moisture meter

    Moisture damage
  • Thermal Imaging

    Thermal imaging missing insulation
  • Ten Years as an InterNACHI member


Thorough reports

Report writing matters 5-star reports

Easy-to-read inspection report

My reports serve as a way to give the client all the information in an uncomplicated fashion that individuals outside of the construction and real estate industries can comprehend. The commentaries are exceedingly precise, even recording specific points where noteworthy imperfections exist. Your report shall be complete with countless pictures. I think photo representation aids a customer to comprehend discoveries more effortlessly. I provide delivery the following day, but not exceeding 24 hours—this ensures me time to compose a personalized report. Sent through email in a PDF form.

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" My husband and I are in the process of closing on our first home and John did such a good job inspecting our new house! Very thorough with his inspection! Very happy we went with him!"

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"I would Highly Recommend John Fish for home inspections. He is very responsive and on time, reasonable price and thorough with his work. Also detailed reports always come on time."

Veny Widjaja

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"My real estate agent recommended John and highly recommended him. They are very detailed and take time to explain the findings. Very professional and highly recommend them if you are purchasing a home or real estate. Five stars!"


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Quality home inspections

What type of inspection do you need?

I provide critical information about a home to home buyers, sellers, and investors. This helps them make an informed decision when purchasing one of the biggest investments of their life. My comprehensive report provides guidance throughout the buying process, ensuring the best results.

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Home Buyers inspection

I provide service for experienced home buyers, first-time home buyers, and even investors buying properties
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Pre-Listing inspections

Don't put your home on the market until you have it inspected and become aware of potential deal killers.
1 year old home

11-month warranty inspection

Last chance to get defects fixed before your 1-year warranty is up. Make sure repairs are made on the builder's dime.
New construction Home

New construction inspections

Don't let new construction defects go undetected have your new home inspected before closing and have items fixed.

Below are some of the neaby areas I service

Katy home inspector John Fish

Cypress Texas

Get the same high quality inspection that Katy clients have come to love in Cypress Texas

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Richmond Texas inspections

Providing the same great inspection services in the Richmond areas that clients have come to expect from Houston's Edge Home Inspections.

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Home inspections in FulshearTexas

Get outstanding inspection service in Fulshear Texas. Fulshear Texas is located close to Katy and Richmond Texas.

Frequently asked questions

Past questions from some of my former Clients of Katy TX.

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Check out the Katy Inspection Checklist. Below are the areas you can expect a home inspector to inspect during a home inspection.

  • The Foundation will be visually inspected an opinion will be noted from the inspector in the report about the performance of the foundation if a significant settlement is determined then a Professional Structural engineer will be recommended to evaluate before the buyer’s option period expires.
  • Grading and drainage
  • Roof Coverings
  • Roof Structure
  • Walls
  • Ceilings and Floors
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Stairways
  • Fireplace and Chimney
  • Porches, decks, Carports
  • Service entrance and Panels
  • Branch Circuits
  • Heating equipment
  • Cooling equipment
  • Ducts and vents
  • Plumbing Supply Systems
  • Drains, Waste, and Vents
  • Water heating equipment
  • Hydro-Message Therapy Equipment
  • Gas distribution systems and gas
  • Dishwashers
  • Disposal
  • Range Hood
  • Ranges Cooktops and ovens
  • Microwave
  • Bath fans
  • Garage door
  • Dryer Vents

It is strongly recommended that you schedule a home inspection as soon as possible. It is best to do so early in the option period so that you have enough time to negotiate with the seller if any serious issues are uncovered during the inspection. A home inspector can provide an in-depth analysis of the condition of a home and alert you to potential problems that may need further investigation and obtain cost estimates for repairs or replacement.

  • It is highly recommended that you attend to get an overall picture of the condition of the property. A professional home inspector will provide you with a detailed report, but attending in person can give you an additional layer of understanding about the condition of the home. Additionally, it is a good opportunity for you to ask questions and gain more information about specific aspects of your potential purchase.

A professional home inspection is a comprehensive evaluation of the structure and systems of a home. This includes an examination of the exterior and interior components, as well as basement or crawl spaces, attics, roofing, and other areas that are not easily visible. The inspector will assess the condition of items such as plumbing, and electrical systems, Check the temperature drop for the Air conditioning unit, Heating unit, insulation, and ventilation. They will also check for safety issues, such as smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. The inspector may also provide recommendations for repairs or replacements for items that are not up to code or at the end of the expected life span. The inspector will also provide a full report noting any defects or safety hazards. Many inspection reports have photos, comments, and sometimes even videos.

  • Termite evaluations are recommended even on new construction.

Home inspections typically take 3 hours, though this can vary depending on the size, age of the house, and experience level of the inspector.

Home inspection price calculator

Hassle-free inspection quote that's right. Complete all the required fields from drop-down menus. Choose any optional inspections you may need. It's that easy no email sign-ups or phone #'s needed. this is an instant hassle-free quote. I'm not the cheapest but my prices are fair for the experience I have and the services that are included in every home inspection. Like your quote give me a call to schedule. Information that is required below Square Footage of the home, the Manufactured year of the home, type of foundation.

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Accurate inspection

Advanced Tools & Techniques Used During the Inspection

Home inspections have come a long way from the traditional flashlight and notepad routine. As technology develops, inspectors can now provide more comprehensive and detailed information about the condition of a home. In Katy, TX, home inspectors use an array of advanced tools and techniques to ensure that buyers have all the information they need to make informed decisions.

Infrared Cameras

One of the most powerful tools in an inspector’s arsenal is an infrared camera. These cameras allow inspectors to “see” through walls and detect temperature variations, which can indicate insulation issues, electrical problems, or water leaks. By using infrared technology, inspectors can quickly identify potential issues that might be missed through traditional inspections, leading to more efficient and accurate assessments.


Drone roof inspections can be use to get a unique perspective of a property’s roof and surrounding areas. Utilizing this technology, can be used to examine hard-to-reach locations and capture high-resolution images and videos. Drones can help to identify any potential problems with roofs, chimneys, or other hard-to-reach areas.

Moisture Meters

A moisture meter is a tool that measures the amount of moisture in various surfaces throughout a home.Licensed home Inspectors in Katy, TX use these tools to detect moisture in walls, floors, and in ceilings. Moisture can indicate a variety of problems such as mold, rot, or water damage, and by using these meters, inspectors can detect potential issues before they become major problems.

Foundation elevation survey

During a foundation elevation survey, a home inspector uses specialized equipment to measure the height of the foundation at various points around the home. By taking these measurements, the surveyor can determine if the foundation is level or if there are any areas of concern. The measurements can be saved by the buyer and used as a benchmark for any future movement.

Advanced tools and techniques used by preferred property inspectors in the fast-growing Katy area allow for a thorough and comprehensive assessment of a home’s condition. By using the latest technology, experienced home inspectors can identify potential issues that might not have been discovered during a traditional inspection. With the help of these advanced tools, buyers can confidently make informed decisions about their investment in a home. I utilize 3 out of 4 of the above technologies and drone roof evaluations will be offered soon.