Importance of a Home Inspection

Why a Home Inspectionimportance of home inspector

 If you are looking to buy a home, you should have a professional home inspection conducted. If you are buying a home, a home inspector will ensure the systems and foundation of the home are free from severe damages that may increase your liability in the future.

General home inspection items include:

– Structural elements of the home (walls, ceilings, floors, roof, foundation etc)
– Exterior (landscaping, grading, elevation, drainage, windows, trim etc)
– Roofing (ventilation, framing, gutters etc)                                                                 – HVAC systems (furnace, A/C)
– Plumbing (drain, waste, pipes, toilets, showers, sinks etc)
– Electrical (circuit breakers, main panel, wiring, grounding, exhaust fans, light fixtures etc)
– Appliances (dishwasher, oven, garbage disposal etc)                                                                                                             – Miscellaneous (minor damage to home finishes, building code requirements, fire code requirements etc.)

If you are purchasing a home, you need to know any underlying issues with the home before you close the deal. A professional home inspector will disclose any known problems with the home that may affect your buying decision.