Commercial Building Inspection
Services in Renton
Renton commercial property, it’s paramount to learn about the
condition of the building, including its roof, siding,
copings, penetrations, and overall structure before engaging
in any commercial transaction.
commercial buildings, for instance, have flat roofs, often
with HVAC systems mounted on them. These types of roofs have
a shorter life cycle than sloped roofs and are prone to roof
infrared technology, Pacific Northwest Building Inspections recently
discovered close to 30 leaks in a 28,000 sq ft building
where the roof looked completely intact based on an
exterior examination. The repair for these discovered
leaks would have exceeded $300,000, or 30% of the
proposed selling price.
Pacific Northwest Building Inspections also recommends that a mechanical, electrical, and
plumbing contractor inspect HVAC systems, electrical
systems, and sewer systems respectfully.
Typically, HVAC systems are roof mounted, leading to
frequent leaks at their attachment points.
• A video
analysis of a sewer system can detect damaged pipes and
save thousands of dollars (even up to $100,000) in the
repairs of a commercial drain line caused by
unsuspecting but very corrosive drain cleaners.
Electrical systems typically are added to over time,
sometimes by qualified electrical contractors, but other
times, by part-time plant maintenance people. Not only
could these repairs be costly, but also the system may
not be up to code and there may be serious fire hazards.
power and the proper knowledge of the Renton commercial building you are
purchasing could save you hundreds of thousands of dollars
Thorough Renton Commercial Inspections
Pacific Northwest Building Inspections will
examine every aspect of your Renton commercial property, including:
• Retaining walls
• Parking areas
• Driveways and walkways
• Basement and crawl spaces
• Roof and gutters
• Siding and trim
• Doors and windows
• Electrical panels*
several more data points.
* Included only with an Infrared Inspection
Renton is a
wonderful place to live with terrific neighborhoods,
friendly people, diverse housing choices, and beautiful
parks. The City recognizes and supports our neighborhoods as
one of the primary reasons Renton residents enjoy such a
high quality of life.
is a city in King County, Washington, United States. A
suburb situated 13 miles (21 km) southeast of Seattle,
Washington, Renton straddles the southeast shore of Lake
Washington. The city's population was 50,052 at the 2000
census. The State of Washington Office of Financial
Management estimates the City of Renton's population to be
78,780 as of April 1, 2008. The population increased
dramatically with the recent annexation of the Benson Hill
communities directly southeast of the city. According to the
data from the Office of Financial Management, Renton
currently contains the 11th largest population in the state,
and 5th largest in King County.