Frequently Asked Questions

Below we have some answers to frequently asked questions we receive, relevant inquires to which we try to respond in a practical and simple manner.

01. How does the Checkhouse service work?
  • Our team, made up of technical experts, is enabled to do a general review to any property and check the quality level of said property.
  • When requested, the Checkhouse team verifies if your property is in perfect condition, running several tests and trials.
  • From the General Audit, a report is made regarding the conditions of the property, as well as a set of preventive and/or corrective measurements for the improvement or maintenance, thus ensuring the property appreciation.
02. What is verified by the Checkhouse Due Diligence?
Checkhouse performs a complete audit to your property by checking what is not visible:

  • Thermal insulation;
  • Installations for electricity, telephones, water, sewage and gas;
  • Coatings for floors, walls and ceilings;
  • Doors, Windows and guards;
  • Sinks, faucets, kitchen cabinets, wardrobes;
  • Fireplace, air conditioning, central heating and other equipment.
03. What are the advantages of having a diagnosis of my property when I'm going to buy or sell?
  • Proof that the property has nothing to hide and, therefore, who buys knows exactly what they’re buying;
  • It’s an impartial instrument, that values the property and can be decisive in the process of buying or selling;
  • Preventive and corrective measures suggested to improve the quality of the property;
  • Increase the speed of sale.
04. Do I always need a complete Checkhouse Diagnosys?
No. “Each house is a particular case”, that is, we perform partial services, as indicated by client pathologies. Most of the work carried out by the Checkhouse, consist of detecting the source of water leakage, caused either by rain water or sewerage pipes which are not up to standards.

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05. My condominium has several problems with infiltrations. I need to know what to do to solve them. Can Checkhouse help me?
Yes. Checkhouse professionals are qualified specialists in the several areas of real estate technical due diligence, that evaluate with accuracy the condition of common areas (Garages; Roofs; Terraces; Entrance foyers and Elevators; Swimming pools, among others), and the fractions of the condos.

Through equipment with the most advanced technology, Checkhouse performs a “check-up” to the quality of infrastructure, visible and not visible, and the equipment of buildings.

06. In the event of a dispute, how can a Checkhouse Report (TDD) help?
Checkhouse reports are often the tie-breaking factor in disputes involving condominiums; apartment owners; contractors and real estate managers. In fact, the technical report produced after the Technical Diagnosis to the property concerned, allows many times to mediate conflicts between the parties. When this is not possible and these cases come to court, the Checkhouse report serves as proof for the source of the problem (be it an infiltration, a cover of a terrace, a fissure, etc.).

07. I have problems with na infiltration, but can diagnosis be performed even though the affected area is already dry?
Yes. Through equipment with the most advanced technology, Checkhouse performs a “check-up” to the quality of the infrastructure, visible and not visible, with a series of non-destructive testing, identifying the source of the infiltration problems.

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