What does a Full Home Inspection include?

A full inspection includes:

  • roof, vents, flashings and trim;

  • gutters and downspouts;

  • skylight, chimney, and other roof penetrations;

  • decks, stoops, porches, walkways and railings;

  • eaves, soffits and fascia;

  • grading and drainage;

  • basement, foundation and crawlspace;

  • water penetration and foundation movement;

  • heating system;

  • cooling system;

  • main water shut-off valve;

  • water heating system;

  • interior plumbing fixtures and faucets;

  • drainage sump pumps with accessible floats;

  • electrical service line and meter box;

  • main disconnect and service amperage;

  • electrical panel(s), breakers and fuses;

  • grounding and bonding;

  • GFCIs and AFCIs;

  • fireplace damper door and hearth;

  • insulation and ventilation;

  • garage doors, safety sensors and openers;

  • and much more.

Water Intrusion in Basement
Water Intrusion in Basement

Water Intrusion in Basement

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Electrical Panel
Electrical Panel

Electrical Panel

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Plumbing Issues
Plumbing Issues

Plumbing Issues

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Water Intrusion in Basement

Water Intrusion in Basement

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Review our Standards of Practice at www.nachi.org/sop.htm for complete details. 

 

PDF reports are typically 50-60 pages in length, and include many photos, comments and descriptions.