What's Inspected during your home inspection?| Empire Inspectors

WHAT’S INSPECTED DURING YOUR HOME INSPECTION

What’s inspected?

Exterior of the Structure Visible:

Foundation, Roof, Flashing, Chimney, Downspouts, Gutters, Siding, Trim, Windows, Doors, Stairs, Decks & Patios, Grading, Drainage

Interior of the Structure

Ceilings, Walls, Floors, Closets, Electrical Outlets, Windows, Kitchen Cabinets, Counters & Exhaust

Attic

Insulation, Ventilation, Framing, Water Penetration, Accessibility & Storage

Basement and/or Crawl Space

Foundation Materials, Flooring, Supporting Members, Stairways, Water Penetration, Area Ventilation & Drainage

Plumbing

Bath & Kitchen Fixtures, Vents, Water Flow & Shutoff Valves

Domestic Water Heater

Equipment, Capacity, Energy Source & Safety Controls

Heating System

Equipment, Energy Source, Zones, Safety Controls, Ductwork/ Piping

Air Conditioning

Equipment, Zones, Ductwork

Electrical System

Service Entry, Type, Rating of Overload Protection, Grounding, Bonding, Distribution Panel, Circuits, Outlets, Fixtures, Conductor Materials & Branch Systems

Garage or Carport

Overhead Doors, Safety Controls & Fire Protection Materials

Standard Operating Procedures:

New York: Home Inspection Ethics
InterNACHI

Check out our guide to the home inspection process here – http://empireinspectorsguide.com/