RESIDENTIAL INSPECTION

RESIDENTIAL INSPECTION

Grounds & Drainage

We inspect for proper grading and vegetation in contact with or close to the structure.

Foundation & Structure

We inspect foundation walls (cracking, settling, water infiltration), rafters, trusses, joists, sub-flooring, and framing.

Exterior

We inspect siding, flashing, soffits, fascia, window frames, exterior doors, steps, decks, balconies, and meters.

Roofing & Chimneys

We inspect roof coverings, gutters, downspouts, vents, flashings, skylights, visible chimney condition, visible fireplace condition, and other roof penetrations. ( We will walk the roof when it is safe and conditions permit.)

Attic & Ventilation

We inspect the attic access, insulation, roof sheathing, electrical, roof penetrations, and ventilation (soffit, gable, roof, and ridge vents)

Crawlspace

We inspect the crawlspace access, insulation, vapor barrier, plumbing, duct work, ventilation, electrical components, water infiltration, structural supports, and overall condition of the space.

Interior

We inspect the walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, handrails, steps, cabinets, countertops, storage areas, water leakage, garage firewalls, garage doors, and safety devices.

Appliances

We inspect permanently installed appliances. (stove, oven, built in microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, garbage disposal, and trash compactors)

Plumbing

We inspect sinks, drains, bathtubs, showers, toilets, supply piping, drain piping, shutoffs, gas valves, and sump pumps.

Water Heater

We inspect the water heater enclosure, heating system, exhaust piping, strapping, relief valve piping, and overall condition and age.

Electrical

We inspect the panels, breakers, fuses, switches, receptacles, GFCI receptacles, light fixtures, smoke detectors, and carbon monoxide detectors.

Heating & Cooling

We inspect the components of the heating system, components of the cooling system, vents, and overall condition and age of the units.