What is Inspected?

WHAT TO EXPECT IN A HOME INSPECTION

The Home Inspection is an unbiased, professional assessment of the condition of the house. It provides you an expert opinion and professional report on the condition of the physical structure and various systems within a house. Giving you peace of mind on what is likely the largest purchase you will ever make.

EXTERIOR

Wall Cladding
Flashings
Trim
Eaves
Soffits
Fascias
Entryway Doors
Windows
Garage Doors
Decks
Balconies
Steps
Areaways
Porches
Railings
Vegetation
Grading
Drainage
Driveways
Patios
Walkways
Pilasters
Installed Lighting

STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Foundation
Floors
Walls
Columns
Ceilings
Roofs
Safely Accessible Crawl Spaces and Attic Spaces

HEATING AND CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING

Heating Equipment
Cooling and Air Handling Equipment
Normal Operating Controls
Automatic Safety Controls Fans
Flues and Vents
Pumps
Ducts and Piping
Dampers
Insulation
Air filters
Registers
Radiators
Fan Coil Units
Convectors
Energy Source
Central Air Conditioning

PLUMBING

Interior Water Supply
Distribution System
Piping Materials
Pipe Insulation
Kitchen Fixtures and Faucets
Bathroom Fixtures and Faucets
Toilets
Showers
Bath Tubs
Leaks in Plumbing Components
Functional Flow Tests
Cross Connections
Interior Drains
Waste and Vent System
Traps
Drains
Waste
Vent Piping
Hot Water Systems
Water Heating Equipment
Normal Operating Controls
Automatic Safety Controls
Flues
Vents
Fuel Source
Distribution system

INTERIORS

Walls
Ceiling
Floors
Steps
Stairways
Balconies
Railings
Counters
Cabinets
Doors
Windows
Separation Walls
Ceilings

INSULATION & VENTILATION

Insulation and Vapor Retarders in Unfinished Spaces
Ventilation of Attics and Foundation Areas
Kitchen Venting Systems
Bathroom Venting Systems
Laundry Venting Systems

ROOFING

Roof Coverings
Tiles
Shingles
Rolled Roofing
Built Up Roofing
Soffits
Observable Underlayment
Roof Drainage Systems
Flashings
Skylights
Chimneys
Crowns
Caps
Spark Arrestors
Roof Penetrations
Plumbing Vents
Interior Vents
Attic Vents
Condensate Drains
Signs of leaks
Abnormal Condensation

ELECTRICAL

Service Entrance Conductors
Service Equipment
Grounding Equipment
Main Overcurrent Device
Main and Distribution Panels
Sub Panels
Amperage Ratings
Voltage Ratings of Service
Branch Circuit Conductors
Overcurrent Devices
Operation of Installed Lighting Fixtures
Switches
Receptacles
Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles
Service Entry Conductor Materials
Service type
Location of Main and Distribution Panel

OPTIONAL SERVICES

Radon Testing
Water Testing
Septic Testing (requires system pumping by others)
Termite Inspection
Mold Inspection
Infrared Thermal Imaging Inspection

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(845) 478-5660

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