For people either buying or selling a home, home inspection services are commonly utilized. However, for homeowners interested in preventative maintenance, home inspection services can be a great tool. During their inspections, home inspectors cover the roof all the way down to the floor, where they evaluate the structure, electrical system, plumbing system, HVAC system, and so much more. Home inspections are an excellent tool, no matter if you have concluded a remodel, are considering some renovations, or simply want to ensure your home is in tip-top condition or tackle the minimal issues before they become catastrophes. As a part of your preventative home maintenance, we at JMark Inspections would like to elaborate briefly on using home inspection services today.
What Do Home Inspectors Check?
While preventing potential electrical fires or serious flooding from busted pipes, home inspection services can determine if your electrical or plumbing systems are in need of upgrades, in general. Your inspector can identify any potential threats that you can better replace now before serious damage or hazards occur. Ultimately, you save money, the home inspector can detect any problems with attic vents, or window trim that needs replacing in an effort to save you money down the road. Looking for roof infractions, wall structure, foundation, and service to room, appliances, service utilities, structure, windows, fixtures, cabinets, cupboards utilities on the exterior, professionals are thorough during the home inspection process. They are very detailed to help homeowners find any possible issues they can find as they complete the inspections from roof to the bottom on the exterior. All are vigorously inspected, while inside the inspectors will evaluate the rooms, drawers, cabinets, appliances, floor material durability, and so much more. As they help homeowners with their proactive preventative maintenance, below you will find a basic checklist professional home inspectors use.
Exterior Home Inspection Checklist
1) For quality and if any are missing, the roof’s tiles or shingles are inspected.
2) The gutters overall condition.
3) The threat the landscaping may have to the structure.
4) Exterior painting condition.
5) Inspect the hose faucets.
6) Along with trim, stucco, and siding, the caulking around windows.
7) Basic performance of the HVAC system.
Interior Home Inspection
1) In addition to the security of the locks, the window and doors’ opening and closing abilities.
2) The efficiency of sealing, polishing, and overall condition of the tile and grout’s and its cleanliness.
3) Cabinetry’s condition and protection.
4) Weather stripping around the windows and doors, and quality of the indoor caulking.
5) The baseboards and trim’s quality.
6) HVAC system function.
7) Home’s carpeting.
8) Performance of garage door.
9) Dryer vents
10) Overall condition of the chimney dampers and fireplace.
11) Around the sinks, showers, tubs, walls, and thresholds of the caulk and grout is assessed.
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A home inspection consists of these general examples. They can help you find any issues and which problems should be your priority as they walk through and assess the quality, performance, and condition of your home and home’s systems. To schedule your home’s preventative maintenance inspection, call JMark Inspections today!