Home Inspections

Pre-Purchase Home Inspection cover the evaluations of conditions of the properties through visual observations.  The overall measurements are done quantitatively and qualitatively through various methods of measurement.

Pre-Purchase Home Inspection (over 80 items and 400 points!)

Exterior:    

 

  • roofs,
  • roof vents,
  • flashings
  • trims eaves,
  • soffits,
  • fascia,
  • skylight,
  • chimney and other roof penetrations gutters,
  • downpouts and extensions grading and drainage,
  • retaining walls,
  • decks,
  • stoops,
  • steps,
  • porches,
  • patios and railings,
  • fences,
  • gates and barriers,
  • driveways,
  • paths and walkways,
  • meters and shut-off valves,
  • exterior walls & sidings,
  • exterior doors and windows

Interior:

  • Garage, including motorized garage doors (safety sensors and openers), and/or carport,
  • Structure (foundation, framing, interior walls, staircases, railings)
  • Basement and crawlspaces
  • Water penetration and foundation movement
  • Attic
  • Fireplaces

Electrical system:

  • service lines
  • meter box
  • main disconnect
  • service amperage
  • electrical panel
  • breakers or fuses
  • grounding and bonding

GFCI and AFCI

  • Plumbing system, fixtures and faucets
  • Drainage system (including drainage sump pumps with accessible floats)
  • Ventilation and exhaust systems
  • Heating and air conditioning systems
  • Fireplace, damper door and hearth
  • Wood or gas stove
  • Water heating system
  • Laundry room
  • Kitchen
  • Bathrooms
  • And all other interior rooms, hallways, etc.
  • Built-in appliances
  • Additional items and systems unique to a particular house can also be inspected.