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What Does a Typical Home Inspection Include?

A home inspection is a visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a home, from foundation to roof, including:

  • Roof, vents, flashings and trim
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Skylight, chimney and other roof penetrations
  • Desks, steps, porches, walkways and railings
  • Grading and drainage
  • Basement, foundation and crawl space
  • Water penetration and foundation movement
  • Heating Systems
  • Cooling Systems
  • Main water shut off valves
  • Water Heating Systems
  • Interior plumbing, fixtures and faucets
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
  • Grounding and bonding
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • Garage doors, safety sensors and opening
  • and much more

Other Types of Inspections
There are many other types of property inspections offered by home inspectors, depending on your needs:

  • Pre-Listing Inspections
  • Pre-Purchase Inspections
  • New Construction Inspections
  • HUD/FHA Inspections
  • Multi unit Inspections
  • Annual Maintenance Checkup
  • New Home Warranty Inspections

Home inspectors should present the customer with a clearly written, typed or printed home inspection report, which must conform to the accepted standards of practice for the state the inspection is performed in or the standards of practice of the association that the home inspector belongs to.

We are pleased to offer an online scheduler for booking your home inspection.

Able Inspections LLC, dba Quality Home Inspections

Serving All Northern Nevada & Lake Tahoe communities since 1997

(775) 934-6338 (530) 600-0509

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