Areas & Systems Inspected

Areas & Systems Inspected

All major components of the property will be inspected based on the Arizona Standards of Professional Practice.

We are Arizona state certified & licensed, fully insured, and very experienced.

Your home inspection will typically take between 2.5 to 3.5 hours to complete depending on the size and age of the home or building.

An inspection typically includes the following:

  • Safety: Our #1 concern is for you & your families safety. We pay extra attention to every item we inspect looking for potential safety hazards and reporting these findings to you in our home inspection report.
  • Structural Components: Foundation, floors, walls, columns, ceilings and roofs.
  • Exterior: Wall cladding, soffit and trim. Entry-way doors and windows. Garage door and operators. Decks, balconies, stoops, steps, walkways, porches and railings.
  • Roofing: Roof coverings, roof drainage systems, flashings, skylights, chimneys and roof penetrations, signs of leaks or abnormal condensation on building components in the attic.
  • Plumbing: Piping materials, main shutoffs, leaks, cross connections, main drain cleanouts, waste and vent systems, and water heaters.
  • Electrical: Service entrance conditions. Main and distribution panels. Amperage and voltage ratings of service. Grounding. Main shutoff. Branch circuit conductors and their over-current protection, amperage and wiring compatibility. Installed lighting fixtures, switches and receptacles, polarity and grounding of all receptacles in all rooms, plus GFCI (ground fault circuit interrupter) & AFCI (arc fault circuit interrupter) installations as applicable.
  • Central Heating and Air Conditioning: Normal operating controls. Heating, cooling and air handling equipment. Installed heating/cooling source in each room. Chimneys, flues, and vents. Distribution system, filtration, and attic insulation.
  • Chimney and Fireplace: Attic and roof penetrations, spark arrestors, firebox integrity, hearth and mantel safety, flue operation, glass and screen protection, and gas starters.
  • Living Rooms: Walls and ceilings. Floor coverings, steps and stairways, balconies and railings. Doors and windows. Firewalls and egress, and smoke detectors.
  • Bedrooms: Walls and ceilings, floor coverings, doors and windows, closets, firewalls and egress, heating, cooling, and lighting.
  • Bathrooms: Walls and ceilings, floor coverings, doors and windows, counters and cabinets. Faucets and valves, sinks, drains, piping, functional flow, drainage, bathtubs, showers, and toilets.
  • Common Areas: Hallways, kitchen, laundry room, walls and ceilings, floor coverings, doors and windows, appliances, controls, ventilation, counters and cabinets, sinks, faucets and valves, drains and piping, functional flow and drainage.
  • Pools/Spas: Filtration system and operation, interior pool surfaces, exterior decks and surfaces, cleaning system, plumbing condition, electrical function and grounding, fencing and safety issues.
  • And much more...