Our Inspection Includes

ProSpec Home Inspection will inspect all property areas in accordance with industry standards of practice for performing a home inspection. Our reports include cost estimates for the necessary repairs. The following is our inspection outline with links to our photo galleries:
 

1. ROOF & EXTERIOR

  • Roof-covering materials;                                          
  • Gutters;
  • Downspouts;
  • Vents, flashing, skylights, chimney, and other roof             penetrations;
  • General structure of roof via accessible panels, doors           or stairs;
  • Exterior wall-covering materials, flashing and trim;
  • Exterior doors;
  • Adjacent walkways and driveways;
  • Stairs, steps, stoops, stairways and ramps;
  • Porches, patios, decks, balconies and carports;
  • Railings, guards and handrails;
  • Eaves, soffits and fascia;
  • A representative number of windows;
  • Vegetation, surface drainage, retaining walls and property grading, where they may adversely affect the structure due to moisture intrusion.

2. BASEMENT, FOUNDATION, CRAWLSPACE & STRUCTURE

  • Foundation;                                                         
  • Basement;
  • Crawlspace;
  • Structural components.

3. HEATING SYSTEM

  • Heating system using normal operating controls.

4. COOLING SYSTEM

  • Cooling system using normal operating controls.
  • Main water supply shut-off valve;
  • Main fuel supply shut-off valve;
  • Water heating equipment, including energy source, venting connections, temperature/pressure-relief (TPR) valves, Watts 210 valves, and bracing;
  • Interior water supply, including all fixtures and faucets, by running the water;
  • Toilets for proper operation by flushing;
  • Sinks, tubs and showers for functional drainage;
  • Drain, waste and vent system;
  • Drainage sump pumps with accessible floats.

6. ELECTRICAL

  • Service drop;
  • Overhead service conductors and attachment point;
  • Service head, gooseneck and drip loops;
  • Service mast, service conduit and raceway;
  • Electric meter and base;
  • Service-entrance conductors;
  • Main service disconnect;
  • Panelboards and over-current protection devices (circuit breakers and fuses);
  • Service grounding and bonding;
  • A representative number of switches, lighting fixtures and receptacles using circuit tester where possible;
  • All ground-fault circuit interrupter receptacles and circuit breakers observed and deemed to be GFCIs using a GFCI tester where possible;
  • Smoke and carbon-monoxide detectors.

7. FIREPLACE

  • Readily accessible and visible portions of the fireplaces and chimneys;
  • Lintels above the fireplace openings;
  • Damper doors by opening and closing them, if readily accessible and manually operable;
  • Cleanout doors and frames.

8. ATTIC, INSULATION & VENTILATION                        

  • Insulation in unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and     foundation areas;
  • Ventilation of unfinished spaces, including attics, crawlspaces and   foundation areas;
  • Mechanical exhaust systems in kitchen, bathrooms and laundry     area.

9. DOORS, WINDOWS & INTERIOR

  • A representative number of doors and windows by opening and closing them;
  • Floors, walls and ceilings;
  • Stairs, steps, landings, stairways and ramps;
  • Railings, guards and handrails;
  • Garage vehicle doors and the operation of garage door openers, using normal operating controls.
10.   NYS Wood Destroying Organism Report (NPMA-33 Form) is included with all 
        1, 2, 3 and 4 family homes at no additional cost.
 
 
ADDITIONAL SERVICES:

Thermographic Inspection - includes infrared thermal
imaging and thermography report. 
 
Testing for Lead Paint / Mold
 
Electro-Magnetic Field (EMF) Testing 
 
** Please refer to "Our Pricing" for our inspection services.
 
 

   

                                 

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