For a more detailed list of all the items inspected and information to be included in our report please see the following link for the Standards of Practice followed by our inspector.
Visual inspection of permanently installed air conditioning units;
Installed heating equipment that is readily accessible, including vent systems, flues & chimneys; fuel storage and fuel distribution systems; exhaust piping; visual inspection of fireplaces or other solid fuel burning appliances
Walls, ceilings, floors, steps, ramps, stairways and railings; representative number of cabinets, doors and windows;
Interior water supply and distribution systems, including all fixtures (toilets, shower stalls, bathtubs, sinks) and faucets; visible drainage systems; hot water tank; sump pumps;
Insulation and vapour barriers in unfinished spaces; ventilation of attics and foundation areas; mechanical ventilation systems; kitchen, bathroom and laundry room ventilation systems
All exterior wall coverings, flashings, trim; exterior doors; attached/adjacent decks, balconies, steps, porches, railings; eaves, soffits, facia (where accessible from ground level); vegetation, grading, surface drainage; walkways, patios, driveways; retaining walls - if they could affect the building; garages/carport, garage doors and operators
Where electrical service comes into the house; electrical panel, main power shut off, breakers/fuses, wiring coming out of the panel; GFCIs & AFCIs; representative number of outlets, lighting fixtures & switches;
If visible (not covered in snow), accessible and will not pose harm to inspector (steep slope) or cause roof damage: Roof covering, drainage, flashing, skylights, chimneys, and anything else that goes through the roof, such as vent pipes, etc.
Visible foundation and framing; roof structure; crawl spaces; cellars;