Richmond Weather: Clear 48° Connect With Us:
Schedule a Service Call

Detailed Reports

Schedule a Service Call


Morning: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Schedule an ESA Tune-up


Morning: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Get a Quote


Morning: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Weekend (Must Be Scheduled)

Ask a Technician


Cover All Your Bases With A Detailed Report

When you schedule a home visit with Bradley Mechanical, you can get a detailed report on the state of your building. Homeowners in Richmond and Central Virginia trust us to provide a full detailed analysis of their building conditions. Customers know to expect excellent service when they invite a technician from Bradley Mechanical into their home.

What To Expect From Your Home Visit

At Bradley Mechanical, our detailed reports are created for each client based upon findings uncovered at the site visit. You can expect most visits to take about an hour and a half. It is important that homeowners are present during the site visit as they are a valuable source of information — we even perform a brief client interview with homeowners to establish the main pain points and why they requested the Home Test. Our technicians know how to ask good questions that can document the history behind the issues we see. This will also help us determine building age, type, bedrooms, and square footage.

Your Detailed Report

After the site visit, our technicians will spend an hour constructing the detailed report with the findings and recommendations. Read the list below for all of the conditions and systems we report on:

Crawl space conditions

  • Vapor barrier
  • Air handler/ductwork
  • Insulation levels
  • Plumbing leaks
  • Fuel and condensate lines
  • Quality of hatches

Outside conditions

  • Runoff and moisture management
  • Type/condition of siding
  • Type/condition of roof
  • Venting schemes
  • Characteristic exterior features
  • Orientation of the home
  • Excessive glazing areas
  • Shading effects
  • General maintenance durability

Interior conditions

  • Location of mechanical systems
  • Ductwork
  • Thermostat
  • Returns
  • Room and floor imbalances
  • House leakage
  • Duct leakage
  • Capacity loss of systems
  • System interactions
  • Dryer ducting
  • Bath fans
  • Interior moisture
  • Interior features
  • Major leakage sites
  • Condition of windows and doors
  • Wall insulation
  • Basement areas
  • Duct chases
  • Problem areas

Attic conditions

  • Insulation levels
  • Venting schemes
  • HVAC
  • Ductwork
  • Bypasses and accesses

Boilers and furnaces

  • Size
  • General efficiency
  • Condition of flues
  • Distribution systems and losses
  • Water heater
  • Fridges

Fast Delivery

Before we leave your home we will debrief you on some of the major areas that need to be addressed. We will deliver reports within three to five business days.

Get in touch with Bradley Mechanical to learn more about getting a detailed report of your home.

Weather Releated Topics

Proper Insulation to Prepare for Winter

Not having your home properly insulated can be like throwing money out the window -- almost literally. When you add up all the...

Continue Reading
Ventilation Preparation for Cold Weather

Fall is a great time to start preparing your home's ventilation for the colder months. This time of year is a nice buffer...

Continue Reading
Duct and Window Leaks

One of the simplest ways to improve your home's heating and cooling performance is by sealing air leaks around your windows...

Continue Reading
HVAC Efficiency and Temperature Fluctuations

HVAC Efficiency and Temperature Fluctuations

Continue Reading