Electrical Systems

Service entrance, capacity, electrical panel (including circuitry, wiring, breakers, safety items), interior and exterior outlets, including GFCI outlets & switches.

Plumbing Systems

Hot water tank, hot water tank flue, electrical/gas connections, safety overflow valve, safety valve line, combustion safety covers, house piping (where visible), main water valve and main water shut off location.

Heating & Cooling Systems

Type and location of unit, unit condition, including temperature differentials, distribution/duct system, air flow, filters, thermostat.

Interior Areas

Living Spaces – doors, locks, windows, flooring, walls & ceiling, electrical outlets, lighting, ceiling fans, handrails, fireplaces, heating & cooling, closets, stairs. Laundry Area – Plumbing connections, electrical connections, dryer vent, floor, lighting, ventilation and laundry sink.

Kitchen

Ceiling, walls, flooring, windows, sink, faucet/sprayer, counters, cabinets, doors, range, oven, hood light, hood fan, electrical outlets, lighting, dishwasher, built-in microwave, disposal & built-in appliances.

Bathrooms

Ceiling, walls, flooring, tile/grout, tub/shower, toilet, water flow/drain flow, ventilation/fans, doors, locks, lighting, electrical outlets, GFCI safety outlets, cooling and heating.

Structure & Exterior

Exterior walls, parapets, trim, chimney, foundation, slabs, gutters & downspouts, steps & hand rails, patios, decks, entrance doors/locks, lighting, electrical outlets, faucets, windows, siding, & fascia/soffit.

Exterior Site

Grading and drainage, retaining walls, walkways, driveways, patios, decks, porches, fencing & gates.

Garage

Floors (slab), walls, ceiling, overhead door, automatic door opener, safety reverse, fire separation, lighting, electrical outlets & plumbing. Carports would exclude garage doors & openers.

Roof

We walk the roof*! Our inspection includes but is not limited to: roof material & condition, layers, roof edging, valley flashing, waste line venting, furnace flue flashing, fireplace/wood stove flashing, roof vents, tree obstructions, sky-lights, any other roof penetrations. *We do not walk clay tile roofs,safety is at the desecration of the inspector.

Attic Area

Accessibility, roof rafters, roof deck, collar ties, ceiling rafters, ventilation, insulation, electrical, plumbing, air handler, condensate pan/line and related plumbing. Based on visible items/areas.

Additional Services:

Termite Inspections – We conduct both Home Inspections and Termite Inspections. One inspector! (We are licensed under Strike Force Lic #5440)

Pool/Spa – Shell, deck, filter, pumps, piping, blower, electrical including GFCI protection, pool light, heater, safety aspects.

Guest House or Casita Inspections & Multi-Unit Home Inspections. (Additional Fees may be applied).


FREE Services With Every Home Inspection!

We Take A Lot Of Photographs!

We take a great many photos of your new home. Both so you can see areas of the home you might not otherwise, like the Roof & Attica areas, and we take photos to help you better understand the condition of your home. “See What We See!

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