What is Included?

What is included in a typical residential home inspection? Here’s a simple diagram followed by a high-level listing. For a complete run down of InterNACHI’s Standards of Practice click here.
As a InterNACHI member we are required to follow InterNACHI’s Standards of Practice.  Those standards require us to inspect the following items when possible if they are accessible:

Roof including vents, flashing, trim, gutters and downspouts.

Any roof penetrations including skylights, chimneys, vent stacks and other penetrations

Roof eaves and soffits

Landscaping for grading and drainage

Basements, sub-basements, slabs and/or foundation and crawlspaces

Exterior features including porches, walks, stoops, decks, arbors and associated railings

Structure including insulation and ventilation

Kitchen fixtures and connections

HVAC systems including heating, cooling, heat pumps or others

Interior plumbing from main shut off valves to all interior plumbing, fixtures and faucets.

Drainage sump pumps and floats where existing

Hot water heaters and gas/electric/water supply lines

Power service line and electrical boxes/panels, breakers and/or fuses, disconnects including amperage and electrical grounds, outlets and any other electrical features

Fireplaces, dampers and gas supply line where existing

Garage doors and openers plus any safety sensors

Click here for a full list from InterNACHI on scope and definitions, limitations, exceptions and exclusions, and standards of practice.

Contact us today for a home inspection!