||What is an Inspection?
An inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure
and systems of the home and surrounding property.
The primary purpose of the inspection is to educate the buyer on
the real condition of the property they are buying.
What is inspected (but not limited to):
- Basements & crawlspace - moisture, stains, rotted wood
- Electrical - panel box, amp rating / wiring, fire hazards
- Exterior - roof, gutters / downspouts, drainage, siding / brick
- Garage - floor, fire wall, overheard door
- Grounds - landscape, patio, deck
- Heating & Air Conditioning - fireplace, furnace, boilers,
condensing unit / coils
- Interior - windows, doors, walls, insulation
- Kitchen - appliances, sink / disposal
- Plumbing - waste / supply pipes, bathrooms, water heater
- Structure - foundation, framing, floor system, attic / ventilation
When to have a property inspected:
- When building a new home
- When buying a pre-owned home
- When new home warranty is about to expire
- When selling a home