Home Inspections

Home Inspections in Chardon

Pre Purchase Home Inspections

A Pre-Purchase home inspection is a visual inspection of all items typically used in a home. Items are tested and/or operated to verify proper operation or installation. Doors and windows are opened and closed, roofing materials inspected, air-conditioning and heating systems operated. (weather permitting) Sinks, tubs,and toilets will be operated and evaluated for proper draining and flow.  Upon completion, a report will be sent to you informing you of conditions found.

Items Inspected

  • Roof, Vents, Flashings and Trim
  • Gutters and Downspouts
  • Skylight, Chimney, and Other Roof Penetrations
  • Decks, Stoops, Porches, Walkways and Railings
  • Eaves, Soffits and Fascia
  • Grading and Drainage
  • Basement, Foundation and Crawlspace
  • Water Penetration and Foundation Movement
  • Heating System
  • Cooling System (Weather Permitting)
  • Main Water Shut-off Valve
  • Water Heating System
  • Interior Plumbing Fixtures and Faucets
  • Drainage Sump Pumps with Accessible Floats
  • Electrical Service Line and Meter Box
  • Main Disconnect and Service Amperage
  • Electrical Panel(s), Breakers and Fuses
  • Grounding and Bonding
  • GFCIs and AFCIs
  • Fireplace Damper Door and Hearth
  • Insulation and Ventilation
  • Garage Doors, Safety Sensors and Openers
  • And More See Our Standards of Practice for All Items Inspected 

Standard of Practice and Code Of Ethics

InterNACHI SOP and COE-Dec 2015 (pdf)