As an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector® and New Jersey State Licensed Home Inspector, I adhere to the strictest Standards of Practice set forth by the State of New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs which are based on the standards of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI).

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