411 Home Inspections will perform an inspection of your property in accordance with TREC guidlines and reqirements these following components and systems:
Structural Components: The structural components including foundation and framing. The floor wall and ceiling structure, the under-floor crawl space, the roof structure and the attic.
Exterior: The exterior wall covering, flashing and trim. All exterior doors, attached decks, balconies, stoops, steps, porches, and their associated railings. The eaves, soffits, and fascias where accessible from the ground level. The vegetation, grading, surface drainage, and retaining walls on the property when any of these are likely to adversely affect the building. Walkways, patios, and driveways leading to dwelling entrances.
Roof System: The roof covering, the roof drainage systems, the flashing, the skylights, chimneys, and roof penetrations.
Plumbing System: The interior water supply and distribution systems including all fixtures and faucets. The drain, waste and vent systems including all fixtures. The water heating equipment, the vent systems, flues, and chimneys. The fuel storage and fuel distribution systems. The drainage sumps, sump pumps, and related piping.
Electrical System: The service drop. The service entrance conductors, cables, and raceways. The service equipment and main disconnects. The service grounding. The interior components of service panels and sub panels. The conductors. The overcurrent protection devices. A representative number of installed lighting fixtures, switches, and receptacles. The ground fault circuit interrupters.
Heating System: The installed heating equipment. The vent systems, flues, and chimneys.
Air Conditioning Systems: The installed central and through-wall cooling equipment.
Interior: The walls, ceilings, and floors. The steps, stairways, and railings. The countertops and a representative number of installed cabinets. A representative number of doors and windows. Garage doors and garage door operators.
Insulation and ventilation: The insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces. The ventilation of attics and foundation areas. The mechanical ventilation systems. Describe the insulation and vapor retarders in unfinished spaces, the absence of insulation in unfinished spaces at conditioned surfaces.
Fireplaces and Solid Fuel Burning Appliances: The system components, the vent systems, flues, and chimneys.
You should also expect a professional and knowledgable Professional Inspector that is looking out for your best interest only!
You should expect an inspection report within 24hrs.
Depending on the size of home the time it will take to inspect usually between 2 to 3 hours for inspection on an average size home.
We understand that you may not be able to make it to the inspection, however we would love it if you could be there so that I can explain any major issues face to face. I have done many inspections without the client or agent being present and the report issued on property is always detailed and very thourough.
if you wish to pay by credit card we accept Visa, MC, and Discover for your convienence.
If your warranty is about to expire perhaps you would like 411 Home Inspections to see if your home has any issues that need to be reported to builder.
The following are some typical problems or occurrences to look for in the major components and systems of the home.
SOFFITS AND FASCIA
GUTTERS AND DOWNSPOUTS
WINDOWS AND DOORS
PORCHES AND DECKS
BATHROOMS AND KITCHENS