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What We Inspect

What do we look for during an inspection?

From the foundation to the top of the roof, a thorough inspection is performed documenting and photographing all visible defects. We know you expect a quality inspection consultation. We try to inspect as if we were purchasing the home for ourselves, detecting;

  • Moisture/Humidity levels
  • Thermal Radiation
  • Harmful microwave emissions
  • The presence of carbon monoxide
  • Faulty electrical outlets and GFCIs
  • Water pressure
  • See our list of additional certified inspections
  • Radon Testing (additional fee)

 

We use the latest diagnostic tools to inspect the following systems and components:

 
Interior

Doors, Floors, Walls & Ceilings; Steps, Stairways, Balconies & Railings; Countertops & Cabinets; Windows

 
Air Conditioning

Cooling Equipment; Normal Operating Controls; Distribution System

 
Roof

Coverings, Drainage Systems, Flashings; Skylights, Chimneys, & other Roof Penetrations

 
Structural Components

Foundation, Basement, & Crawlspace; Floor Structure, Wall Structure & Ceiling Structure; Columns & Piers; Roof/Attic Structure

 
Electrical

Service Entrance Conductors; Main Distribution Panel & Sub Panels; Branch Circuit Wiring, Breakers & Fuses; Light Fixtures, Switches & Receptacles; GFCIs, Smoke Detectors; Carbon Monoxide Detectors

 
Insulation & Ventilation

Insulation in Unfinished Spaces; Absence of Insulation in Unfinished Spaces at Conditioned Surfaces; Vapor Retarders & Ventilation in Crawlspace or Basement; Kitchen, Bath & Laundry Venting Systems; Attic Insulation

 
Plumbing

Main Water Shut-Off Device; Drain, Waste & Vent Systems; Water Supply, Distribution Systems & Fixtures; Hot Water Systems, Controls, Flues & Vents; Fuel Storage & Distribution Systems; Sump Pumps

 
Radon Testing

For an additional fee, a home can be tested for Radon. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. You can’t see or smell radon. Testing is the only way to know your level of exposure. For more information Click Here

 
Exterior

Wall Cladding, Flashing & Trim; Columns & Piers; Entryway Doors & Windows, Decks, Balconies, Stoops & Steps; Eaves, Soffits & Facia; Driveways, Walkways & Patios; Vegetation, Grading, Drainage & Retaining Walls (with respect to their effect on the condition of the building); Attached Garages

 
Heating

Heating Equipment; Normal Operating Controls; Distribution systems; Vents, Flues & Chimneys; Gas LP Fireplaces & Fire Logs; Fireplaces & Woodstoves

 
Kitchen Appliances

[Build In] Dishwasher(s), Garbage disposal(s,) Range(s), Oven(s), Cooktop(s); Ventilation Equipment & Range Hoods; Permanently Installed Microwave Oven(s); Trash Compactor(s)

 
Water Testing

Based upon the FHA & VA minimum panel for drinking water contaminants. Accordingly, drinking water samples are analyzed for Total Coliform, E. coli, Lead, Nitrate, Nitrite, and Turbidity.

 
Lead Based Paint

Determining if specific areas of the home are painted with lead based paint (pricing includes up to 3 sample areas)

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