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Components of a Home Inspection

When you shop for a home whether you are looking for a fixer-upper, new construction, or one in move-in condition, there are generally essential components that make up a structure and should be inspected.
 

Grounds
  • Service Walks
  • Driveway
  • Porch
  • Stoop/Steps
  • Patio
  • Deck/Balcony
  • Landscaping affecting Foundation
  • Retaining Wall affecting Foundation
  • Hose bibs
Roof–
  • Style
  • Roof coverings
  • Condition of Roof Coverings
  • Flashing
  • Ventilation System
  • Skylights
  • Plumbing Vents
  • Valleys
Exterior
  • Chimney
  • Gutters and Downspouts
  • Siding
  • Trim/Soffit/ Fascia
  • Caulking
  • Windows and Screens
  • Foundation
  • Doors / Weatherstripping
Interior
  • Windows
  • Fireplace
  • Stairs/Steps
  • Smoke / Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Attic
  • Basement  / Crawlspace
  • Drainage
Heating
  • Heating System/s
  • Boiler System /s
Air  Conditioning–
  • Condensor
  • Evaporator
  • Refrigerant lines
  • Air Handler
  • Condensate lines / drain
Plumbing
  • Water Service
  • Pipes/ Supply / Drains
  • Faucets / Toilets / Tubs / Showers
  • Interior Fuel Storage Systems
  • Water Heater
Electrical
  • Service Entry
  • Main Electrical Panel 
  • Sub Panels
  • Grounding / Bonding
  • Service Wire
  • Branch Wire
  • Receptacles (outlets)
  • Switches
Why Do An Inspection?

There are many reasons to do a Home Inspection.  The Most Important reason id for YOUR PROTECTION.
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First Time Buyers FAQ

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