Your checklist should include:
- Attic space.
- Rain gutters and downspouts.
- Exterior stucco or paint.
- Electrical panel, light switches, and power outlets.
- Thermostats and heating, cooling, and ventilation (HVAC) system.
- Plumbing fixtures, faucets, and water heater.
What things do home inspectors look for?
Here’s what home inspectors look for that, if found, could impact your home sale:
- Water Damage.
- Your Home’s Structural Integrity.
- Damage to the Roof.
- Problems with Your Home’s Electrical System.
- Plumbing Related Problems.
- Insect and Pest Infestations.
- Trouble with the Home’s HVAC System.
What will fail a home inspection?
Top reasons home inspections fail
Electrical problems: The most common electrical issues include wiring that’s not up to code, frayed wiring, or improperly wired electrical panels. Plumbing issues: Leaky pipes (and resulting water damage), failing water heaters, and sewer system problems are some of the most expensive.
What should buyer do during home inspection?
Here are five reasons why buyers should be present during their home inspections.
- They can ensure they’re getting their money’s worth.
- Inspectors can explain issues in-person.
- Buyers can ask questions.
- Buyers learn their way around the property.
- Buyers can bring concerns to the inspector’s attention.
Do I have to fix everything on a home inspection?
And rest assured, there’s no need for you to fix everything a home inspector thinks could stand for improvement; a home inspection report is not a to-do list.
How long should a good home inspection take?
about 3-4 days