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Are you looking for a full home inspection or something more specific? We have you covered with inspection services that include buyer home inspections and seller home inspections all the way to completed new construction inspections and Commercial inspections, annual home maintenance inspections and 4 point inspections, Gain greater peace of mind and clarity when buying a home, or ensure a smooth transaction with maximum return when selling your home, Below is a list of all the items covered in your home inspection service provided by Top Shot Home inspections, we go through and detail the interior and Exterior of your home twice to ensure everything is covered, if you have any questions regarding our services please call us!
BUYER AND SELLER INSPECTIONS
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Plumbing: Check faucets and showers, looking for visible leaks as well as testing water pressure. Identify the types of pipes used, if visible. Identify the location of the main water shutoff valve.
Identify the type of wiring, test all outlets and make sure there are GFCIs installed where needed to protect from electrical shock. Inspect the electrical panel for safety issues and fire hazards.
HVAC: (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) Determine the age of the furnace and air conditioner, whether or not they function properly, and possibly recommend repairs or maintenance.
Determine the age of the water heater and check for proper installation. We can also determine the condition and possibly give an estimated remaining life span of the unit.
Check for proper ventilation. A poorly ventilated dryer exhaust can be a serious fire hazard.
Test smoke detectors and ensure that the garage wall, if present, has the proper fire rating and is undamaged. Also check the fireplace for proper installation and maintenance.
Check for visible leaks, properly secured toilets, proper ventilation to prevent moisture related issues, and more.
Attic: If possible, check for structural damage and proper ventilation. Also check insulation and ensure that nothing is ventilated directly into the attic, such as the bathroom.
Check for damaged or missing siding, cracks, and excessive soil contact which can be an invitation for pests. Check for possible foundation failure, indicated by cracks or settling.
Check to ensure that the ground slopes away from the house, which prevents water from entering the house or causing damage to the foundation.
If accessible and visible, check for roof damage or poor installation that may allow for water penetration as well as checking the condition of the gutters.
Test the garage door for proper functionality, check for proper ventilation to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning, and check for risks of explosion from ignition sources too close to the floor.
Great for For sellers
Pre-listing inspections are gaining popularity, and these appointments tend to fill up fast. As a seller you want your home to shine above the rest. Let us do a pre listing inspection so you can address any issues ahead of time.
Preventive maintenance offers owners a number of benafits
getting a preventive maintenance inspection will help prevent equipment failure before it happens. It can also save time, reduce costs, and keep an operation running efficiently and productively for peace of mind.
Are you selling your home?
Let an InterNACHI Certified Professional Inspector® inspect it before you even list it. A Move-In Certified® home has been pre-inspected, which means that the seller can confirm that there are no major systems in need of immediate repair or replacement, and no known safety hazards. A Move-In Certified® Seller Inspection informs you of any defects or problems with your home so that you can address them before prospective buyers discover them. You can then take the time you need to obtain reasonable repair estimates. Show prospective buyers that you are dealing in good faith. Avoid 11th-hour negotiations and delays, and justify your full asking price by having your home pre-inspected now.