Full Home Inspections

THOROUGH...with attention to every single detail.

 

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Put my 20 years of Inspection/Construction experience to work for you.

What I look at as a Home Inspector

As an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector® and Tennessee State Licensed Inspector, I follow their Standards of Practice found here: Standards of Practice

I inspect the following when visible and accessible:

  • Roof: including all penetrations, flashings, gutters, chimneys, etc.

  • Structural Components: including the Attic / roof structure (truss, rafters, ceiling joists, etc.) Floor Structure (joists, columns, piers, built-up beams, etc.)

  • Exterior cladding, windows, soffit / fascia, doors, etc.

  • Appurtenances: including attached decks, porches, patios, and stairs.

  • Foundation walls, drainage, grading, supports, etc.

  • Attic Insulation and Ventilation.

  • Electrical System: electrical panel(s) and related branch wiring, distribution panels, receptacles for polarity, exposed wiring, GFCI, AFCI, etc.

  • Plumbing System: bathrooms, fixtures / faucets, visible water lines, DWV – drain, waste, and vent pipes, water heater, etc.

  • Heating System: inside furnace / air handler, ductwork, registers, thermostat, filters, etc.

  • Cooling System: condensing unit / AC, compressor, refrigerant lines, etc.

  • Interior Structure: including doors, windows, ceilings, floors, and walls.

  • Built-in Appliances: Oven, dishwasher, garbage disposal, OTR microwave, etc.

  • Fireplaces and Wood Stoves

  • Crawl spaces /Basement: including piers/columns, foundation walls, looking for moisture intrusion, etc.

  • Attached Garage: including Garage door(s)

  • Driveway, walkways, site drainage, grounds

*Home Inspection Reports provided the evening of the inspection (typically 50-70 pages), including several photographs and thermal images.