What’s inspected in a home inspection?

As Certified Master home inspectors in Ontario, our Windsor home inspectors visually inspect the entire house during a home inspection. Our digital home inspection report documents the condition of the home, as well as all systems within the home and notes any needed repairs.

I will attempt to inspect all the following (when accessible).

What’s inspected in a home inspection List:

A Full Home Inspection Includes but are not limited to the following:

What's inspected in a home inspection? Mold is one very important part of the inspection process and is inspected in a home inspection.

What’s inspected in a home inspection? Mold is one very important part of the inspection process. This picture display a wall with a Moisture content reading 30.7%, mold grows in your home at 20%. This is dangerous to you and your family’s health!

  • Roof, vents, flashings, and trim
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Skylight, chimney, all exhaust vents and all other roof penetrations
  • Decks, stoops, porches, walkways, steps and railings
  • Eaves, soffit and fascia
  • Grading and drainage
  • Basements, foundations and crawlspaces
  • Flooring
  • Exterior and Interior walls
  • Water penetration, foundation movement and foundation cracks
  • HVAC systems: Heating and Cooling systems (Boilers, forced air and electrical heating systems, etc.)
  • Main water shut off valves
  • Water heating systems
  • Interior plumbing fixtures and faucets (ie: sinks, toilets, tubs, showers and drains)
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats
  • Electrical service line and meter box
  • Main electrical disconnect and service amperage
  • Electrical panels, breakers and fuses
  • All Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) and Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter (AFCIs)
  • Light switches, receptacles and fixtures
  • Fireplace damper door and hearth
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • Garage doors, safety sensors, and Garage door openers
  • And much more…

Our inspectors will also perform these extra inspections:

So what’s inspected in a home inspection? Everything!

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Written by Dean White

Dean White

Dean White is a Certified Master (home) Inspector (CMI) and Owner of Direct Check Home Inspections and Thermal Imaging, servicing the Windsor to Chatham-Kent area. He specializes in Thermal Imaging (infrared), Home Energy efficiency and Mold and Radon testing.

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