The inspection involves a complete and thorough visual analysis of all the major systems and components of the property. Inspections typically range from 2-4 hours and you are encouraged to follow along. When the inspection is over, our inspector will review and discuss all pertinent findings and potential solutions. You will also receive a detailed written report within 24 hours.
Our inspections include the following:
Roofing: Shingles, flashings, chimneys, vents, trim and gutters, drip edges, skylights, downspouts, and other visible roof related items.
Exterior: Grounds, driveways, walkways, patios, retaining walls, siding materials, attachments, windows, doors, sashes and lintels, vents, entryways, decks, porches, and other visible exterior related components.
Structure: Foundation, Floor construction, Exterior wall construction, Roof and ceiling construction.
Electrical: Service entry and clearances, service panel, switches and outlets, visible wiring and junction boxes, grounding system, and other related electrical components.
Heating and Cooling: Furnace, air condition, Fuel energy source, distribution, Capacity, Efficiency, Chimney and other visible related HVAC components.
Insulation: Type of material, Amount of insulation, Roof ventilation, Air/vapour barrier,
Plumbing and Fixtures: Water supply source, water pressure, water distribution system, water heater, sinks and faucets, bath/showers and toilets, sanitary system, and other plumbing system components.
Basements and Crawl Spaces: Evidence of leakage, humidity levels, signs of mould, ventilation, drainage, installation of floor joists and collar ties, construction of walls and ceilings, stairs, railings, and overall assessment of basement.
Attic: Insulation, ventilation, rafters, trusses, wiring attachments, skylight installation, and other visible related items.
Interior: Floors and ceilings, walls, stairs (if applicable) and banisters, finishes, sinks, smoke detectors and safety-related items, and other visible interior-related components.