Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspection

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Terms of Use of the Heimer Engineering website

All inspections are performed only after an Inspection Agreement is signed.  If you decline to sign an Inspection Agreement when we arrive at the site, the inspection will not be performed.  You should review the Inspection Agreement prior to ordering an inspection and make sure that you agree with all of the Inspection Agreement's terms.  If you do not agree with the Inspection Agreement's terms, do not order an inspection.  To download inspections agreements, click here.

  1. The Heimer Engineering PC's web site (hereinafter "WEB SITE") is a free service offered by Heimer Engineering PC (hereinafter "HEIMER").  The WEB SITE must be used according to these terms of use (hereinafter "TERMS OF USE").

  2. Copyright © 1997-2015 Harold and Andrea Krongelb (hereinafter "KRONGELB").  All rights reserved.  Used under license by Heimer Engineering PC.  The text, graphics, artwork, and code are the property of KRONGELB and/or are used under license and/or are in the public domain.  Except as provided in the TERMS OF USE, no license or right, express or implied, is granted to any person or entity under any copyright, trademark, or other propriety right.  KRONGELB grants a limited right to use the WEB SITE provided that the WEB SITE is not modified in any way and is used for informational and/or educational use and KRONGELB's copyright notice appears on every page.

  3. The WEB SITE is accessible using the URL www.heimer.com, or any other URL owned or operated by HEIMER under license from KRONGELB.  These TERMS OF USE apply regardless of the URL used to access the WEB SITE.

  4. You may only use the WEB SITE for legal purposes.

  5. HEIMER and KRONGELB shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions contained at the WEB SITE.  The services, all information at the WEB SITE and all third party information is provided "as is", with no warranties or guarantees whatsoever.  All express, implied and statutory warranties, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights, are expressly disclaimed to the fullest extent permitted by law.  HEIMER and KRONGELB disclaim all warranties with regard to the information (including any software) provided, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

  6. In no event shall HEIMER, KRONGELB, their agents, employees, subcontractors, and stockholders (personally), be liable for any damages whatsoever, and in particular HEIMER, KRONGELB, their agents, employees, subcontractors, and stockholders (personally), shall not be liable for special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or damages for lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, (even if HEIMER, KRONGELB, their agents, employees, subcontractors, and stockholders (personally), have been advised of the possibility of such damages) arising out of or related to any WEB SITE or the information contained in it, whether such damages arise in contract, negligence, tort, under statute, in equity, at law or otherwise (including such damages incurred by third parties).

  7. HEIMER and KRONGELB uses its best efforts to maintain the WEB SITE, but is not responsible for the results of any defects that exist in the WEB SITE, or any resulting lost profits, loss of revenue, or loss of use, or other consequential damages.  You should not assume that the WEB SITE or its content are error-free or that the WEB SITE will be suitable for the particular purpose that you have in mind when you accessed the WEB SITE.  HEIMER and KRONGELB may, at its sole discretion and at any time, modify or discontinue the WEB SITE limit, terminate or suspend your use of or access to the WEB SITE and/or make changes to the TERMS OF USE.

  8. Nothing at the WEB SITE shall be construed as conferring any license under any of HEIMER's or any third party's intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise.

  9. Any information provided to HEIMER or KRONGELB in connection with the WEB SITE shall be provided by the submitter and received by HEIMER on a non-confidential basis.  HEIMER and KRONGELB shall be free to use such information on an unrestricted basis.  All such information becomes the property of HEIMER with no further recourse to the submitter.

  10. Sites such as Facebook (www.facebook.com/HeimerEngineering), Twitter (twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=HeimerEngineer), and others may post information from HEIMER or KRONGELB.  Even though HEIMER or KRONGELB  provides some of the information for these sites, HEIMER and KRONGELB do not have complete control over what is posted.  Incorrect information may be posted.  If you use such information, it is at your own risk.

  11. HEIMER and KRONGELB collects and uses email addresses of its clients and their representatives in its regular course of business.  If you choose not to provide us with your email address, we will still conduct business with you.  However, you can expect delivery of reports to take longer if you do not provide HEIMER with your email address.  HEIMER and KRONGELB retains the email addresses, and uses them to provide updates and general information to clients.  You have the opportunity to opt out of our email list at any time.  HEIMER and KRONGELB never shares the email addresses.  HEIMER and KRONGELB do not purchase email mailing lists.

  12. The World Wide Web changes constantly and no human being can possibly keep track of all changes to sites accessible on the World Wide Web.  As a result, HEIMER and KRONGELB cannot and does not guarantee that the outside links (hereinafter "LINKS") contained at the WEB SITE accurate.  HEIMER and KRONGELB cannot and does not guarantee that LINKS contain the same information that was present when HEIMER and KRONGELB added the LINKS to the WEB SITE.  Use the LINKS at your own risk.  Moreover, the LINKS are developed by persons over whom HEIMER and KRONGELB exercise no control.  Accordingly, HEIMER and KRONGELB assume no responsibility for the content of the LINKS.

  13. The URLs www.home-inspection-ny.com, www.expert-witness-ny.com, www.building-inspection-ny.comwww.home-inspection-engineer.com, and www.professional-engineer.com are owned and managed by Heimer Engineering PC under license from KRONGELB.  Even though these URLs may be displayed in your web browser, they point to web pages within www.heimer.com.  The URL www.facebook.com/HeimerEngineering contains material that Heimer Engineering PC manages.  However, parts of these pages are managed by outside entities that Heimer Engineering PC has not control of.

  14. HEIMER and KRONGELB have no control of the order you choose to access the links at the WEB SITE.  HEIMER and KRONGELB have no control over any site that chooses to link to the WEB SITE.  HEIMER and KRONGELB have no control over errors that may occur in the transmission of any page of the WEB SITE over the world wide web.  Therefore, you may incorrectly interpret the contents of the WEB SITE for reasons completely beyond HEIMER's and KRONGELB's control.  HEIMER and KRONGELB assume no liability for any incorrect interpretation of the WEB SITE.

  15. To the best of HEIMER's and KRONGELB's knowledge, there are no LINKS containing inaccurate information.  To the best of HEIMER's and KRONGELB's knowledge, there are no LINKS to any adult sites.  However, HEIMER and KRONGELB have no control over changes made to the LINKS.  If you should find any LINKS inaccurate, inappropriate, or otherwise unacceptable, please notify HEIMER and KRONGELB by sending us an email.  If any LINKS are found to lead to adult sites, please notify HEIMER and KRONGELB by sending an email.

  16. The WEB SITE provides free general information.  However, the WEB SITE is not a substitute for an evaluation and professional opinion from a Licensed Professional Engineer or a Registered Architect.  Therefore, you are specifically prohibited from using any information at the WEB SITE as a basis for deciding on the purchase of a home, building, dwelling unit, condominium unit, or cooperative unit, to decide on a needed repair, to make an alteration to your property, to enter into any contract, to undertake any expense, or to make any commitment.

  17. Since the WEB SITE includes generalized areas of inspection or investigation, no real inspection includes everything that HEIMER and KRONGELB have included in the WEB SITE.  Just because something is listed in the WEB SITE does not oblige HEIMER or KRONGELB to check that particular item.  The Licensed Professional Engineer that performs the inspection will decide how to conduct the inspection based on the conditions at the site and the information provided at the time the order is placed.

  18. Nothing at the WEB SITE constitutes an offer.  Prior to performing an inspection, you will have to sign an agreement.  You can view a printable version of the agreement at www.heimer.com/go/agreements.html.  You will also find additional disclosures of limitations in the inspection report issued based on the inspection.  Prior to ordering the inspection, please review the appropriate contract by clicking on the appropriate hyperlink.  You should also ask your attorney to review the contract.  These contracts disclose the limitations of any inspection.

  19. Any iPhone, Android, Windows, or other apps provided by HEIMER or KRONGELB are subject to the same this TERMS OF USE.  By using the app, you agree to these TERMS OF USE, that HEIMER provides the app as-is, that there is no guarantee that the app will function properly, and that you take a risk regarding all damages caused by the app or caused by the use of the app.  You further agree that the app may not have been tested on the device you use the app on, and may function differently than you expect.

  20. Notifications sent by Constant Contact, email, iPhone Apps, Android Apps, or any other means provide general information of interest to home and building owners.  These notifications are not necessarily applicable to your home or building.  Do not follow these recommendations unless you have verified that they are applicable to your home or building.  In addition, some of the recommendations should only be performed by contractors, technicians, or other experienced and qualified persons.  Do not follow any recommendation that includes personal risks unless you are qualified.

  21. If you use a translated or non-English version of any web page, it is for your convenience only.  There may be significant errors in the translation.  There may be errors in translations that we provide.  The original published English language version of the web page should be considered the correct version.

  22. These TERMS OF USE shall be construed and enforced as a contract in accordance with the laws of State of New York located in the United States of America.

  23. All notices regarding WEB SITE shall be sent to HEIMER and KRONGELB at PO BOX 1078, Commack, NY 11725-2947, and not to any other address.  The venue for any litigation is mutually agreed to be the state or county courts located in Nassau County in the State of New York in the United States of America.

  24. If any provisions (or provision clauses) of these TERMS OF USE shall be held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remaining provisions (and provision clauses) shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.

  25. Emails sent by Heimer Engineering PC are subject to these TERMS OF USE.  Emails also have an additional disclosure.  Any email sent by Heimer Engineering PC should be considered as if it has this disclosure notice, even if you did not receive this disclosure notice in the email

  26. These TERMS OF USE can only be modified by a written consent agreement duly signed by persons authorized to sign it.

  27. There is a link to the TERMS OF USE on every public page at the WEB SITE.  Therefore, you had the opportunity to review the TERMS OF USE prior to accessing pages at the WEB SITE.  By accessing or using the WEB SITE, you agree to all of the TERMS OF USE.

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Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspectionsOur staff is happy to assist you and answer your questions.  To set up an appointment for a pre-purchase inspection, or to find out about other Engineering services or expert court testimony, click below for a contact form, send us an email, text us at 660 200 9155, or call 800.605.1500.  If no staff member is in the office, leave a message.  Remember to ask about our web discount.

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Heimer Engineering serves the Metro New York area, including New York City (Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Staten Island), Long Island (Nassau County, Suffolk County), and Upstate New York (Rockland County, Putnam County, and Westchester County).

Heimer Engineering respects your privacy.  Some inspection firms share information with insurance, landscaping, snow removal, home maintenance, moving, cable, mortgage, and other companies.  Some inspection firms sell email lists of their clients.  These practices are unethical.  You will not receive phone calls or solicitation emails from third parties as a result of providing personal information.

In the event of a life-threatening emergency (fire, building in danger of collapse, facade with loose bricks, debris falling from a building, gas leak, carbon monoxide detector that is alerting to a hazard, etc.) do not call Heimer Engineering.  If there is a life-threatening emergency or other hazardous condition, call 911.  Emergency situations need to be handled immediately by first-responders who can evacuate buildings, contact appropriate utility companies to have the utilities shut off, and take other steps necessary to preserve life.

Heimer Engineering New York pre-purchase home, building, condo, and co‑op inspectionInspections are performed only after the client signs a pre-inspection agreement.  The use of this website is governed by our Terms of Use.  This website is made available for informational purposes, and does not represent a professional opinion of your particular situation.

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Heimer Engineering performs home inspections, building inspections, condominium inspections, and co-op inspections in the State of New York.  We do not perform inspections or recommend Inspectors or Engineers in the areas outside of the State of New York.  We also provide Licensed Professional Engineer consultation services including hurricane and storm damage and damage from adjoining constructionExpert witness services are provided regarding playground injuries, parking lot, walkway, and stairway slip, trip, and fall.

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Heimer Engineering PC f/k/a Richard L Heimer PE PC
2171 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 230
Commack, New York, USA 11725-2947

International Standard of Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities (ISIC) Revision 4 Classification: 71
North American Industry Classification System (SAISC) Classification: 541330, 541350

New York Metro Area800.605.1500
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