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Inspection List


"Inspected Once . . . Inspected Right” is more than just a slogan for us. Listed here are items covered on our complete home inspection. This thorough inspection provides peace of mind for buyers, and provides valuable knowledge of the home if provided for the sellers.

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Our complete inspection includes the following:


Retaining walls (general condition)
Anchor bolts
Basement floor, walls ceiling or sub floor
Columns or pilasters
Basement stairs
Sump pump
Crawl spaces (if accessible)
Exterior covering
Exterior windows and doors
Storm Doors and screens
Garage doors
Entry door hardware and fit
Gutters and downspouts
Drainage, General slope of the lot
Interior walls, and ceiling
Interior doors and cabinets
Interior door hardware and fit
Window operation and fit
Window latches
Floor covering including carpet
Exterior electrical service
Electrical panels, breakers
Electrical outlets
GFCI compliance
Electrical switches and timers
Light fixtures
Exterior and garage electrical outlets
Bathroom fixtures, stools and sinks
Bathroom tubs and showers
Vent stack
Vanities lights and fans
Bathroom windows
Bathroom Faucets and drains
Main water line and shut-off
Supply lines
Furnace and operation/distribution
Testing for deadly carbon monoxide and natural and propane gas leakage.
Furnace filter
Air conditioner, including humidifier if installed
AC coolant lines and wiring
Water heater
Water heater venting
Fireplace damper
Chimney (exterior)
Roof covering
Roof structure
Roof (evidence of moisture)
Soffit and Fascia
Drip edge
Attic (if accessible)
Insulation / Ventilation
Porches and Deck condition
Steps and stairs
Smoke detectors (visual only)
Flooring, tile, vinyl, wood
Counter tops
Kitchen Cabinets, doors, hinges, pulls
Disposal (wiring, operational check)
All traps and drains
Oven (operational check)
Range or cook-top (operational check)
Refrigerator (operational check)
Microwave (operational check)

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