Inspections Include

Inspections Include

  • Comprehensive Inspections Include:* Roof, vents, flashing, and trim.
    * Gutters and downspouts.
    * Skylights, chimney and other roof penetrations.
    * Decks, stoops, porches, steps, and railings.
    * Eaves, soffit and fascia.
    * Siding / Wall coverings.
    * Windows and doors.
    * Walkways and driveways.
    * Grading and drainage.
    * Basement and crawlspace.
    * Visible foundation walls and framing.
    * Crawlspace ventilation and vapor barrier.
    * Water penetration and visible foundation movement.
    * Heating systems.
    * Cooling systems.
    * Main water shut off valves.
    * Water heating systems.
    * Interior plumbing fixtures, showers, and faucets.
    * Washer and dryer connections.
    * Visible water piping.
    * Visible waste piping.
    * Plumbing drains and vents.
    * Drainage sump pump.
    * Electrical service line and meter box.
    * Main disconnect and over current protection.
    * Electrical panels, breakers and fuses.
    * Electrical system grounding and bonding.
    * Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI).
    * Lighting fixtures and electrical outlets.
    * Smoke detectors.
    * Fireplace damper door and hearth.
    * Interior walls, ceilings, floors and floor coverings.
    * Stairs and railings.
    * Kitchen and built-in appliances.
    * Attic framing and insulation.
    * Visible evidence of roof leaking, both previous and existing.
    * Attic access and ventilation.
    * Garage doors, safety sensors, and openers.
    * And much more.
    Review the nc-standards-of-practice

North Carolina

  • hhttp://www.ncdoi.com/OSFM/Engineering_and_Codes/Documents/HILT_Documents/HomeInspectorLicensureActStatutesandRulesMay12013.pdfttp://www.ncdoi.com/OSFM/Engineering/HILB/Documents/NCHILBStatutes.pdf
  • http://www.npiweb.com/grant/SCSOP.pdf     for complete details in South Carolina.