What's Inspected


A home inspection, as defined by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI),  is a non-invasive, visual examination of the accessible areas of a residential property to include the following:

  • Roof, vents, flashings
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways and railings
  • Eaves, soffits and fascia
  • Grading and drainage around house
  • Basement, foundation and crawlspace
  • Heating system(s)
  • Cooling system(s)
  • Main water shut-off valves
  • Water heating system(s)
  • Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
  • Electrical service line and meter box
  • Main electrical disconnect and service amperage
  • Electrical panel(s), breakers  or  fuses
  • Grounding and bonding
  • Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter’s (GFCI)
  • Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter’s (AFCI)
  • Fireplace damper and hearth
  • Attic Insulation and ventilation
  • Crawlspace,  insulation and ventilation
  • Garage doors openers and  safety sensors

 

Click here for a link to the InterNACHI Standards of Practice
Click here for a link to the InterNACHI Code of Ethics