What is a Home Inspection
As a home buyer, the home inspection is your last chance to uncover defects with the house — and potentially get the seller to pay for them — before sealing the deal.
Additionally, if a professional home inspection reveals serious problems with a property, potential buyers can back out of the home purchase or renegotiate the sale price, provided they have a home inspection contingency in their purchase agreement. reference
What we look at
During a home inspection, we will will thoroughly examine the visible systems and components of the home, including the roof, foundation, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems. We will also examine the exterior and interior of the home, including the crawlspace, attic, walls, floors, ceilings, and windows.
The roof is an important aspect of a home inspection, as it protects the home from the elements. We will check for any visible signs of damage, such as missing shingles or leaks. We also check the flashing, gutters, and downspouts to ensure they are in good condition.
The foundation of a home is structural element, as it the support for the entire property. We will check for any cracks or damage to the foundation, as well as the condition of the crawl space or basement.
The plumbing system is also a key aspect of a home inspection. We will check for any visible signs of damage or leaks, as well as the condition of the water heater, functioning of toilets and faucets. We also test the water pressure.
The inspector will check the wiring, outlets, and switches to ensure they are in good working order. We will also check the service panel and any visible signs of damage or wear.
HVAC – Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
The HVAC system is responsible comfort in a home, so it is important to ensure it is in good working order. Our inspector will check the furnace, radiant heating system, air conditioner, and any other related systems to ensure they are functioning properly.
In addition to examining the various systems and components of the home, our inspector will also take a close look at the exterior and interior of the property. We will examine the exterior and interior of the home, including the crawlspace, attic, walls, floors, ceilings, and windows.
Overall, the goal of a home inspection is to identify any issues or deficiencies that may need to be addressed before you close the deal. It can help protect your investment by identifying any potential problems early on.
Give us a call at 406-201-1576 if we can answer any questions or you can book an inspection here