THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS ARE INSPECTED WHEN VISIBLE AND ACCESSIBLE
Grounds – The grading, driveway, retaining walls and walkways with respect to their affect on the structure, decks, and stairs, patios, vegetation’s affect on the structure, carport areas, etc.
Roof – The condition of the roof covering, visible flashings, roof protrusions (including plumbing stack vents, gas vents, service mast, etc), skylights, chimney, gutterin, and downspouts.
Exterior – The condition of the wall cladding, windows, doors, soffit and fascia.
Kitchen Appliances – Range, cooktop, disposal unit, dishwasher, mounted microwave, trash compactor, etc.
Interior – The condition and operation of a representative number of doors and windows, fireplaces, stairs, and wall floor and ceiling surfaces.
Attached Garage – Including the operation of the garage door, opener, and related safety features.
Heating / Cooling – Visual condition of the condensing unit or AC unit, furnace or interior air handling unit, thermostat, filters, ductwork, registers, and operation of the system in heating and cooling modes (weather permitting).
Electrical System – The service entry, reporting of amperage and volts, main and distribution panels, representative number of receptacles, presence and testing of GFCI and AFCI, visible wiring, doorbell, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, ceiling fans, lights, switches, etc.
Plumbing System – Shut off valve location and condition, pressure reducing valve, water distribution pipes, drain waste and vent lines, fixtures and faucets, water heater, water pressure, spigots, etc.
Attic – Access location and condition, insulation level, ventilation/moisture barriers, roof structure and related framing, etc.
Foundation – Floor structure and related framing, piers, and columns, foundation walls, signs of moisture intrusion, insulation, ventilation, etc.
As an InterNACHI Certified Property Inspector® and Florida State Licensed Inspector, I follow their Standards of Practice found here: Standards of Practice