Home Inspection

Spectro Home Inspections…will provide you with a thorough understanding of the condition of your prospective home. We provide a complete and unbiased visual examination of the physical structure and systems of a house, from the roof to the foundation. The sole intent is to give you the facts you need to make an informed decision about your subject property.

 

What Does a Spectro Home Inspection Include?

The Spectro Home Inspector’s report will cover the condition
of the visible and readily accessible major systems of a home.

Home Components

 

Grounds: site drainage, grade of earth, decks, walks, driveways, porches and patios.

Roof: roofing materials, roof decks, ventilation, flashing, gutters, downspouts

Exterior: siding, trim, windows, doors, screens, vehicle doors and their automatic openers.

HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning): Furnaces and/or heating systems, venting, AC units, exhaust fans, ducting, condensate systems, thermostats and a limited inspection of exhaust vents and fireplace.

Plumbing: Water heaters, gas pipes, water supply lines, waste lines, faucets, valves, vents, and washer / dryer connections.

Electrical: Service lines, grounding, panel boxes, circuit breakers, visible wiring, conduits, lighting fixtures and outlets.

Bathrooms: Tubs / showers, toilets, bidets, sinks, vanitites, cabinets, ventilation, walls, floors, and tile.

Interior: Walls, ceilings, floors, stairs, guardrails, handrails, windows, skylights, doors, attic and visible insulation.

Kitchen: Oven, range, lighting, ventilation, dishwasher, disposal, compactor, flooring, sinks, counters and proper caulking / sealing.

Structure: foundation, framing, insulation, basement, crawl space, below grade moisture.

 

The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)

Publishes a Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

These documents outline what you should expect to be covered in your home inspection report.

The American Society of Home Inspectors have worked to build consumer awareness of home inspection process and to enhance the professionalism of its membership. The ASHI Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics serves as a performance guideline for home inspectors, and is universally recognized and accepted by professional and governmental bodies. Always look for an ASHI Certified Inspector (ACI) for your home inspection.