Types of buildings inspected

  • Single family
  • Multi-family
  • Condo
  • Townhouse

Structural Component

  • Foundation
  • Floors
  • Walls
  • Columns
  • Ceilings
  • Roofs
  • Safely Accessible Crawl Spaces and Attic Spaces

Insulation & Ventilation

  • Insulation and Vapor Retarders in Unfinished Spaces
  • Ventilation of Attics and Foundation Areas
  • Kitchen Venting Systems
  • Bathroom Venting Systems
  • Laundry Venting Systems

Exterior

  • Wall Cladding
  • Flashings
  • Trim
  • Eaves
  • Soffits
  • Fascias
  • Entryway Doors
  • Windows
  • Garage Doors
  • Decks
  • Balconies
  • Steps
  • Areaways
  • Porches
  • Railings
  • Vegetation
  • Grading
  • Drainage
  • Driveways
  • Patios
  • Walkways
  • Retaining Walls
  • Planters
  • Fencing
  • Pilasters
  • Gates
  • Installed Lighting

Plumbing

  • Interior Water Supply
  • Distribution System
  • Piping Materials
  • Compatability Supports
  • Pipe Insulation
  • Kitchen Fixtures and Faucets
  • Bathroom Fixtures and Faucets
  • Toilets
  • Showers
  • Bath Tubs
  • Leaks in Plumbing Componenets
  • Functional Flow Tests
  • Cross Connections
  • Interior Drains
  • Waste and Vent System
  • Traps
  • Drains
  • Waste
  • Vent Piping
  • Hot Water Systems
  • Water Heating Equipment
  • Normal Operating Controls
  • Automatic Safety Controls
  • Flues
  • Vents
  • Fuel Source
  • Distribution system

Electrical

  • Service Entrance Conductors
  • Service Equipment
  • Grounding Equipment
  • Main Overcurrent Device
  • Main and Distribution Panels
  • Sub Panels
  • Amperage Ratings
  • Voltage Ratings of Service
  • Branch Circuit Conductors
  • Overcurrent Devices
  • Compatibility of Ampacities and Voltages
  • Operation of Installed Lighting Fixtures
  • Switches
  • Receptacles
  • Garage Recpticals
  • Polarity and Grounding of Receptacles
  • Operation of Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter Receptacles
  • Carport Receptacles
  • Exterior Recpeticals
  • Service Entry Conductor Materials
  • Service type
  • Location of Main and Distribution Panel

Roofing

  • Roof Coverings
  • Tiles
  • Shingles
  • Rolled Roofing
  • Built Up Roofing
  • Soffits
  • Observable Underlayment
  • Roof Drainage Systems
  • Flashings
  • Skylights
  • Chimneys
  • Crowns
  • Caps
  • Spark Arrestors
  • Roof Penetrations
  • Plumbing Vents
  • Interior Vents
  • Attic Vents
  • Environmental Systems Installed
  • Condensate Drains
  • Layered Materials
  • Wear of Materials
  • Signs of leaks
  • Abnormal Condensation

Heating and Central Air Conditioning

  • Permanently Installed Heating Systems
  • Heating Equipment
  • Normal Operating Controls
  • Automatic Safety Controls
  • Fans
  • Flues and Vents Heat Distribution Systems
  • Pumps
  • Ducts and Piping
  • Dampers
  • Insulation
  • Air filters
  • Registers
  • Radiators
  • Fan Coil Units
  • Convectors
  • Presence of Installed Heat Source in Each Room
  • Energy Source
  • Operate Systems Using Normal Operating Controls
  • Open Normal Access Panels provided For Routine Homeowner Maintenance
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Cooling and Air Handling Equipment
  • Distribution System Presence of Installed Cooling Source in Each Room

Interiors

  • Walls
  • Ceiling
  • Floors
  • Steps
  • Stairways
  • Balconies
  • Railings
  • Counters
  • Cabinets
  • Doors
  • Windows
  • Separation Walls
  • Ceilings
  • Doors Between
  • Dwelling Unit and Garage