Planning to list your home for sale? Buying a home for your family? Whether you’re the buyer or the seller, a home inspection is a key part of the process. All home buyers should schedule a home inspection before signing a contract. Oftentimes sellers will not schedule an inspection before listing their home, but it can be a wise move to hire an expert to flag issues that need to be addressed before putting your home on the market. 

Whatever your situation, when you need a reliable home inspector, call Engine 18 Home Inspections. Engine 18 delivers thorough, reliable home inspection services to homeowners in La Porte County and beyond. 

Avoid Structural & Safety Issues With A Certified Home Inspection From Engine 18

Identify any issues or defects before the sale of a home goes through with a reliable home inspection from Engine 18 Home Inspections. 

A quality home inspection allows the buyer more time to investigate the home and its overall health, potentially saving money — and headaches — down the road by identifying issues before the sale is complete. Home inspections allow the buyer to complete due diligence before signing a contract. 

Limit your chances of moving into a home with structural issues by investing in a home inspection from a certified inspector. Engine 18 Home Inspections offers reliable home inspections throughout La Porte County and the surrounding Northwest Indiana area and Southwest Michigan.

Prompt Response

Thorough report

Peace of mind & safety for your family

For a home inspector you can trust, call Engine 18. Firefighter owned Engine 18 Home Inspections is your licensed, trustworthy Northwest Indiana home inspector. 

When you request a home inspection from Engine 18, you’ll receive a prompt response: every effort will be made to ensure inspections are completed within 24-48 hours of your call when possible. You’ll also receive a thorough report: detailed findings, including images, will be provided to you within 24-48 hours of your completed inspection. 

Most importantly, when you choose Engine 18 for your home inspection, you’ll receive a detail-oriented inspector who treats your home like it’s his. Owner Zach Kanney inspects each home with an eye for safety he’d demand for his own family. You can trust Engine 18 Home Inspections. 

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What’s included in an Engine 18 home inspection?

Visual inspection of all accessible parts of the home, including

  • Attic & Crawlspace
  • Basement
  • Bedrooms 
  • Bathrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Heating & Cooling Systems 
  • Electrical Systems 
  • Plumbing Systems 
  • Roof 
  • Foundation
  • Garage


A detailed report provided to you within 48 hours of the inspection, noting all findings and recommendations.

What is NOT included in a basic residential home inspection?

  • Radon
  • Septic
  • Pool


*$600 is base rate for homes with more than 5,000 sq. ft. Additional square footage beyond 5,000 is $.50 per square foot. 

Extra Buildings (i.e. detached garages) can be inspected for an additional cost 


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