Residential Inspections

WE LOOK FOR EVERYTHING

Our home inspectors are extremely detailed and take their time. Our typical inspection lasts 2-4 hours. During that time we leave no stone unturned. For detailed lists of our inspection Standards of Practice, please send us an email: calipropinspector@gmail.com

Highlights of what is included in our RESIDENTIAL property inspection:*

EXTERIOR

Foundation, patios, driveways, slabs, walkways, grading, drainage, retaining walls, decks, posts, railings, siding, caulking, windows, panes, doors, eaves-soffits, fascia, trim, doors, garage doors, roofing, flashings and components.

INTERIOR

Windows, walls, ceilings, doors, steps, stairways, railings, counters, cabinets, water penetration, fixtures, toilets, tubs, sinks and vanities.

PLUMBING

Water pressure, fixtures, faucets, showers, sinks, spigots, visible pipes, supports, functional drainage, water heating equipment, vents, leaks and hot/cold flow.

ELECTRICAL

Service panels, amperage, breakers, wiring type, conductor materials, connections, conditions, compatibility, plugs, switches, receptacles, ceiling fans, G.F.C.I. operation and general safety issues.

HEATING

Safe operations and control, heat pumps, furnaces, wall heaters, chimneys, flues, exhaust fans, vents, pumps, ducts, dampers and filters.

CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING

Central systems, heat pumps, evaporative coolers, air handler fans, operating controls, thermostat conditions, temperature split, filter conditions and general external conditions.

ROOFING

Cover material type, surface conditions, flashing, valley seams, debris, drainage, ridges, hips, ventilation, penetrations, skylights, chimneys, turbine vents and gable vents.

ATTIC

Insulation type, clearances, framing, trusses, roof sheathing, ducting, wiring, signs of leaks and general safety conditions.

Your home inspector will also alert you of any discovered item that appears to be a safety concern or that might potentially present a hazardous condition to occupants.

Some of these items may or may not fall within the scope of the inspection standards.

* These Standards of Procedure DO NOT apply to Commercial and Mobile Home properties. Please send us an email: calipropinspector@gmail.com