Inspection Overview

overviewA home cannot fail an inspection. A professional home inspection gives you an independent, unbiased view of any problems and their solutions, so that you will have all the facts you need to make a sound, informed decision “We Provide Our Clients A True Peace Of Mind”

Depending on the size and condition of the home, a thorough home inspection will take no more than four hours, usually completed in three hours. Ideally, you will accompany us during the Inspection, so that you will have visual reinforcement of your written report.

We take our inspection reports seriously. Every inspection is a complete and thorough analysis of all the major systems and components in the home. The report includes a clear description of what is found with any problem areas noted, with digital photos so you can easily identify them. We also provide a free telephone consultation after your inspection should you have any questions.

A thorough home inspection will include the following:

  • Roof: shingles, flashings, chimneys, vents, trim and gutters, drip edges, skylights, downspouts, and other visible roof related items
  • Attics: insulation, ventilation, rafters, joists and collar ties, trusses, wiring attachments, and other visible related items
  • Plumbing and Fixtures: water pressure, water distribution system, hose bibs, sinks and faucets, bath/showers and toilets, sanitary system, and other plumbing system components
  • Interior: floors and ceilings, walls, stairs (if applicable) and banisters, finishes, sinks, cabinets, shelving, built-in appliances, smoke detectors and safety-related items, fireplaces and other visible interior-related components
  • Heating and Cooling Systems: furnace, air cleaning parts, ductwork, electronic carbon monoxide testing, electric gas sniffer testing, air conditioner and lines, and other visible related HVAC components
  • Electrical Systems: service entry and clearances, service panel, switches and outlets, visible wiring and junction boxes, grounding system, and other related electrical components
  • Basements, Crawl Spaces, and Foundation: insulation, ventilation, posts, vapor barriers, utility attachment, structural items, floors, walls, and columns
  • Exterior: siding materials, attachments, windows, doors, sashes and lintels, vents, entryways, decks, porches and other visible exterior related components

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