Monthly Archives: February 2018

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25 02, 2018

Roof Coverings

By |2018-03-07T23:16:15+00:00February 25th, 2018|General Home Inspection, Roof Covering Inspection, What's Inspected|

Home Inspectors are trained to identify common deficiencies and to recognize conditions that require evaluation by a specialist. Inspection of the roof typically includes visual evaluation of the roof structure, roof-covering materials, flashing, and roof penetrations like chimneys, mounting hardware for roof-mounted equipment, attic ventilation devices, ducts for evaporative coolers, and combustion and plumbing [...]

25 02, 2018

Attic Components

By |2018-03-07T23:27:47+00:00February 25th, 2018|Attic Inspection, General Home Inspection, What's Inspected|

Inspection of the attic typically includes visual examination the following:roof structure (framing and sheathing); roof structure ventilation; thermal envelope; electrical components (wiring, junction boxes, outlets, switches and lighting); plumbing components (supply and vent pipes, bathroom vent terminations) and HVAC components (drip pans, ducts, condensate and TPR discharge pipes) In accordance with our standards, we [...]

24 02, 2018

Structural Components

By |2018-03-08T00:10:14+00:00February 24th, 2018|General Home Inspection, Structure Inspection, What's Inspected|

The structural elements of a building include foundation, footings, all lower support framing and components, wall framing and roof framing. These items are examined, where visible, for proper function, excessive or unusual wear and general state of repair. Many structural components are inaccessible because they are buried below grade or behind finishes. Therefore, much [...]

22 02, 2018

Exterior and Grounds

By |2018-03-07T23:17:49+00:00February 22nd, 2018|Exterior and Grounds Inspection, General Home Inspection, What's Inspected|

Inspection of the home exterior typically includes: exterior wall covering materials; exterior trim; window and door exteriors; adequate surface drainage; driveway and walkways; window wells; exterior electrical and plumbing components; and retaining wall conditions that may affect the home structure. The potential for dangers/damage associated with trees- such as falling branches or root [...]