3. Foundation -
The inspector will observe and evaluate the general slope of site including the grading for drainage of soil at the
foundation. The type and condition of the foundations floors, walls, lally columns, girders, and floor structure will
also be evaluated.
4. Roof – The roof type and style are noted. The
roof flashing/s, vent caps, and skylights are evaluated for general condition, structural integrity and safety.
5. Plumbing -
Plumbing components throughout the building will be tested and reviewed for type and condition.
6 & 7. Heating/Cooling – The condition of the systems and it’s venting,
combustion air, burners, distribution, and air filters will all be evaluated in accordance with the standards of practice.
8. Electrical – The electrical service, main panel, and wiring in the building will
be evaluated. The electrical panel will be evaluated by observing electrical
connections and over-current protection devices. A sampling of electrical
outlets will be tested.
9. Interior – The interior floors, walls, ceiling,
doors and windows are evaluated for condition. A sampling of doors and windows will be tested for operation. Ceiling
fans and smoke detectors will be tested for operation. Laundry facilities will be evaluated. The attic is inspected
for adequacy of ventilation, insulation, integrity of framing, and evidence of weather.
10. Garage – The garage door operators
are tested for reversing capabilities. Cautions are addressed for
fire rating and carbon monoxide (CO) gases. The garage is evaluated
for structural integrity and the electrical components are evaluated for electrical safety.
11. Kitchen – Plumbing and electrical for the kitchen sink, disposal, dishwasher,
as well as, ground fault circuit interrupters, range, hood, and fans. Integrity of
cabinets and countertop.