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What to Expect

A typical home inspection involves having you join me toward the end of the inspection, but feel free to show up at anytime. This works well because it allows me to focus on the home for a thorough inspection and a valuable report. Then we will be able to discuss the home inspection findings. If you are not able to attend, the full report will be sent regardless and any questions can be asked via phone or email regarding the findings.

Report Information

Some of the more common items reported that are important to know other than potential structural defects include:

  • the condition of the foundation and the roof details(attic condition/age of shingles/how much life remaining)
  • the age of the furnace, water heater and air conditioner along with typical life expectancy so you have an idea of when to expect to replace the units

Other common items include:
  • proper ground slope for rain/melting snow run-off for a dry basement/foundation
  • adequate attic insulation and ventilation for a functional attic
  • GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) receptacles in recommended (wet location) areas as safety precautions
  • appropriate exterior covering to preserve the structure of the house (siding, paint, etc.)
  • condition and function of windows

Matt Gillund

Certified Home Inspector

  • Providing thorough, unbiased reporting of the home's current condition
  • Easy-to-understand inspection reporting software with photos
  • Same-day reporting with quick feedback to keep the home-buying process in motion
  • Additional tips on basic preventative maintenance built into the report
  • Radon Testing Available Upon Request
  • Thermal Imagining Available Upon Request