To better understand the general condition of your property. So you can fix any issues that can lower the value or slow the sales process of your house.
The following is what we look at in general:
Foundation: The inspection report will report any anomaly, movements, cracks that cause issues with the property
Structure: What we focus on during the inspection report is the general shape. Are there any sagging issues, wall cracks, hard to open doors or windows
Exterior: This part of the inspection report focuses on any issues regarding the siding, the roofing, ventilation access
Roof: One of the most important component of any construction, the inspection report focuses on any possible leaks, displaced flashing, broken shingles and the overall condition.
Plumbing: A vital element of your home, the inspection report will let you know the type of plumbing used, the life expectancy of the plumbing, signs of leaking and any concern for the integrity of property
Electricity: This part of the inspection report focuses on finding faulty wiring, open grounds, exposed wiring, damaged connection and anything that can be visible to the trained eye.
Heating and ventilation(HVAC): Although we do not open the furnace, our inspection report will tell you if the heating system is in working order. We will activate all HVAC units to make sure they are working properly and check for issues that would need to be addressed.
Interior: Here we look at the general points. The inspection report tells you about the windows, the doors, flooring and the overall condition of the property.
Insulation: A very important part of any house, the insulation plays a key role in keeping you comfortable during the cold winter months and scorching heat waves of summer. Our inspection report will give you a better understanding of the insulation for your house, with tips on how to lower your energy consumption.
Basement: The most important part for a home inspection, the basement is where a good majority of issues can be found. Be it water infiltration, insufficient insulation, cracked concrete slab or other problems.
The inspector will go through the property with you and give his opinion on what issues need to be addressed, the pros and cons of either doing the work or adjusting the price accordingly. Also a written inspection report will be submitted within 48 hours.
If possible, we recommend you attend the inspection so that any concerns you may have concerning the building can be discussed directly with the inspector.
A Pre-sale home inspection report is a smart investment that will help you sell faster and at a better price.
*CAHPI, april 2010
The inspection is made according to the Standard of practice of Internachi, North america,s biggest home inspection association, accredited by the OACIQ
The inspection includes a clear, easy to follow, written report complete with pictures, within 48 hours following the inspection.