Scope of inspection
A real estate inspection is a visual and operational assessment of the home. This involves a close look at the various aspects of the structure, roof, electrical system, basic operation of the heating and air conditioning*, plumbing and fixed appliances.
Inspector Norm has acquired multiple certificates and licenses to provide a top quality home inspection. Foundation elevations are included with every inspection.
*Central air conditioners cannot be inspected when outdoor temperature is below 60° for conventional systems and 65° for heat pumps (cooling mode).
Standard home inspections include:
Foundations, grading and drainage, roof covering and structure, walls, floor and ceiling structure, windows, doors, stairways, fireplace and chimneys, porches and carports.
Main service and branch circuits, Heating, Ventilation, and Cooling (HVAC). Heating and cooling systems, ductwork.
Dishwashers, disposers, cooking exhaust systems, ranges, cooktops, ovens, bathroom exhaust and heaters, garage door openers, dryer exhaust.
These services are optional and require an extra fee.