Buying a home is one of the most expensive investments most people make. Don't go in blind.
A home inspection is your best opportunity to understand the current state of the home you are about to buy. A home inspection will show you if there are any costly repairs needed, reveal any potential safety issues, and provide you peace of mind.
What is Inspected:
We conduct a visual inspection that meets or exceeds the InterNACHI standards of practice. This includes the following:
➢ Including: roof-coverings, gutters, downspouts, vents, flashing, skylights, and other roof penetrations
➢ Including: wall-covering materials, eaves, soffits, fascia, windows, exterior doors, flashing, trim, adjacent walkways, driveways, stairs, steps, stoops, stairways, ramps, porches, patios, decks, balconies, carports, railings, guards, handrails, vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls and grading of the property
➢ Including: foundation, basement, crawlspace and structural components
➢ Including: the heating system, using normal operating controls
➢ Including: the cooling system, using normal operating controls
➢ Including: main water shut-off, main fuel shut-off, water heating equipment, fixtures and faucets, toilets, sinks, tubs, showers, drains, waste and vent systems, and drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
➢ Including: service drop, overhead service conductors, attachment points, service head, gooseneck, drip loops, the service mast, service conduit, raceway, electric meter and base, service-entrance conductors, main service disconnect, panel boards, over-current protection devices, grounding, bonding, switches, lighting fixtures, arc-fault circuit interrupters (AFCI), ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCI), smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
➢ Including: fireplaces, chimneys, lintels, damper doors, cleanout doors and frames
➢ Including: Insulation in attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas, ventilation of in attics, crawlspaces and foundation areas, mechanical exhaust systems
➢ Including: Doors, windows, floors, walls, ceilings, stairs, steps, landings, stairways, ramps, railings, guards, handrails, garage vehicle doors
For a complete list of what is inspected and what is excluded please see the InterNACHI standards of practice.
All of our inspections include a thermal image analysis for free. A $150 value!