A home inspection is an important step in the home buying process – if not the most important step. We keep that in the forefront of our mind as we inspect a home.
We work hard to deliver the most thorough home inspection possible. We inspect the roof, exteriors, lots and grounds, interiors, plumbing, heating, cooling, electrical, Structure, basements, crawlspaces, attics, and much more.
We work to have one of the most thorough home inspections in the area – and our work here at Spotlight Home Inspection “shines through”.
Here are the answers to some of the questions that I am are most frequently asked. If your questions aren’t answered on this website, contact us and we’ll be happy to answer your questions.
Home Buyers – Typically, you should schedule your home inspection as soon as you have a signed agreement. Home Sellers – When you get your home inspection depends on how you plan on using your pre-listing inspection report. If you plan on fixing any defects which may be uncovered, be sure to allow enough time to have the fixes completed.
By all means, yes. Although not required, attending your home inspection can be a valuable learning experience. You will gain a wealth of information about your new home and how the systems in the property work. In addition, you’ll have the ability to ask any questions you may have about the property and get some tips on what maintenance will need to be done.
In addition to uncovering and documenting material defects:•I inspect and describe the roof, siding, structure, heating and cooling systems, plumbing system, electrical system, windows, doors, kitchens, bathrooms and garages. I will visually inspect virtually every accessible nook and cranny of the house, both inside and out. •We will talk about maintenance and things that you may need to budget for in the future. •We will discuss possible upgrades that that may improve efficiency and comfort. •I will answer any questions you may have about the house.
Yes, assuming it is safe. I will not walk on a slate or wood shake roof. However, I will climb a ladder and view the roof from the lower edge as well as with binoculars.