WHAT IS A HOME INSPECTION?
A home inspection is a detailed visual examination of a home and its systems from the foundation up to the roof. The inspection will focus on safety and function of all aspects of the home.
DO I NEED A HOME INSPECTION?
A home inspection allows you to make informed decisions about what may be the biggest transaction of your life. The home inspection report gives you a detailed picture of a home's current condition and indicators of potential future issues or maintenance needs.
WHAT DOES A HOME INSPECTION COVER?
The standard inspection is a visual examination of a home's: roof system, siding, attic, visible structural components, visible insulation, electrical, plumbing, doors, windows, walls, floors, ceilings, crawl spaces, HVAC systems, foundations, basements and driveways.
CAN A HOUSE FAIL A HOME INSPECTION?
The inspector does not pass or fail a house. An inspection is an evaluation of a home's current condition to inform the client of any known or potential issues that need further evaluation by a specialist.
DO I HAVE TO BE AT THE INSPECTION?
It is recommended that you attend the inspection, even if you do not arrive until the end. Attending the inspection gives you a chance to see how the systems of the home work, allows you to understand the report better, gives you the opportunity to speak directly with the inspector so you gain knowledge about the home and address any concerns you may have.
WHAT IF THE INSPECTION DISCOVERS PROBLEMS?
Every home has some issues that will be revealed. The purpose of the home inspection is to give you as much information about the home's condition in order to help you make educated decisions. You will be able to evaluate if the issues with a property are more than you want or able to take on. Remember that everything can be fixed.