Residential Inspection

Weather you’re buying or selling or in your first year of ownership, an impartial third-party inspection could save you thousands of dollars. Knowing the condition of the property will ensure you are asking or offering fair market value, and will identify any issues prior to the purchase or sale of your home, helping to avoid any renegotiations once the sale is in process. Our home inspection will include the following:

Grounds
·
surface grade directly adjacent to building
· drainage
· walks
· driveway
Exterior Features
·
doors & windows
· attached decks, porches,
patios & stairways
· wall cladding and trim
· eaves & soffit
Foundation & Framing
· foundation system
· floor framing system
· foundation anchoring
· wood separation to soil
· bracing
Roof & Attic
· covering
· drainage & flashing
· penetrations
· skylights
· ventilation
· insulation
Garage
·
door type
· floor type
· fire separation
· exterior type
· ventilation
Plumbing
· water supply piping
· drains, waste and vent piping
· main water shutoff valve & location
· fuel piping
· water heaters
· faucets and fixtures
Heating & Cooling
· Combustion systems
· A/C components
· Energy source
· condensate drainage
· ventilation
· insulation
Electrical
· service equiptment
· circuit wiring
· electrical panels
· GFCI’s, switches, outlets and lighting
· grounding
· circuit protection
Fire Places and Chimneys
· Chimney exterior
· Spark Arrestor
· Firebox
· Damper
· Hearth Extension
Building Interior
·
windows & doors
· floors, walls & ceilings
· stairways/handrails
· absence of smoke alarms
Kitchen & Laundry
· utility gas or electric
· ventilation
· GFCI’s
· appliances
· sinks & plumbing
Bathrooms
· toilets
· tubs
· sinks & plumbing
· GFCI’s
· ventilation

Call 760.685.4550 or click request inspection to schedule an inspection.