What's Included in Your Property Inspection?

What's Included in a Home Inspection
Whether you are buying, selling or maintaining your home, SpectView provides professional and quality service from the moment you contact us. We strictly follow the Standards of Practice for home inspectors established by InterNACHI, the leading home inspection association. We will explain the general condition of the home and its systems with you. We will talk through any major issues that need to be addressed and discuss items that you will want to keep an eye on for deferred maintenance. All of this will be detailed in an easy to read SpectView report.
Roof

Roof coverings, gutters, downspouts, vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, roof penetrations, and the general structure of the roof.

Attic

Insulation and ventilation of unfinished spaces, including attics, crawl spaces, foundation areas and exhaust systems.

Exterior

Siding, windows, exterior doors, flashing & trim, walkways, driveways, stairs, drainage, patios and decks

Structure

Foundation movement, cracks, structural concerns, and indication of water penetration.

Electrical

Service drop, overhead service conductors, service head & mast, main service disconnect, panelboards, grounding, switches, light fixtures, receptacles deemed to be AFCI & GFCI, and the presence of smoke & carbon monoxide detectors.

Cooling

Cooling system, location of thermostat energy source and cooling method.

A home is the biggest purchase most people will ever make, and a home inspection is always recommended before buying a home. It’s important to realize the condition of your investment. While some little quirks may be nothing to worry about, there may be more serious issues that only a professional home inspector can assess.
Appliances

Dishwasher, disposal, range, oven, microwave, refrigerator, exhaust, bathroom heater, garage door, and doorbell.

Plumbing

Main water & fuel supply shut-off valves, water heater, interior water supply, toilets, sinks, tubs, showers, drain waste and vent systems

Interior

Representative number of doors & windows, floors, walls ceilings, stairs, railings, garage door and openers.

Fireplace

Visible portions of the fireplace & chimneys, lintel, damper doors, and cleanout doors & frames.

Heating

Heating system, location of thermostat, energy source, and heating method.

Pool & Spa

Circulation, heating, filtering, electrical, and possible safety issues. *additional fees apply.